Tag: Harold Arnett

Andreo named recipient of KCWE Leadership Inside the Field Award

Eddie Andreo, Cowley College’s associate vice president of distance learning and site management, recently was named the recipient of the 2017 Kansas Council for Workforce Education (KCWE) Leadership Inside the Field Award, in recognition of his work with Cowley faculty in securing Quality Matters certification for selected technical courses. The […]

Cowley sees 60% rise in algebra success rate for developmental students

Cowley College received some good news recently when its mathematics faculty reviewed the performance agreement report for 2016-17, which showed a 60-percent increase in the success rate for developmental students taking college algebra. Based on the 2013 numbers, Cowley is in the 91st percentile for college algebra success. Statistics also […]

New report: Cowley College graduates thriving at Emporia State University

New statistics show graduates of Cowley College excel at the four-year schools to which they transfer. A recent example of this was provided through a transfer report from Emporia State University. It showed 97 Cowley College graduates posted a cumulative 3.29 grade-point average (GPA) during the spring semester at Emporia […]

Cowley College student who perished to be awarded honorary degree

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted unanimously April 17 to award a posthumous degree to former sophomore Garrett Misora. Misora died in a motor vehicle accident late last November. He was attending Cowley College on an ACT Scholarship. He was a Winfield native who graduated from Winfield High School […]

Spring enrollment up at Cowley College, Board of Trustees learns

With the first day of spring classes under way at Cowley College, the school informed the Cowley College Board of Trustees of an increase in full-time students from this time a year ago. The information was shared during the monthly board meeting held Jan. 17 in the McAtee Dining Center. […]

Cowley College, chamber of commerce approved for grants totaling $91,998

Cowley College recently received some good news when it was awarded a pair of grants totaling $91,998. Cowley received approval for a machining grant totaling $25,998, as well as $66,000 in college and other local funding. The Kansas Department of Commerce’s (KDOC) Jobs and Innovative Industry Skills Training grant totaling […]

New internship program with chamber announced at college board meeting

Cowley College is working with the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce to create a new internship program. Mark Flickinger and Mark Dykes are working with chamber CEO Kammy Downs to create the program, which will provide students with experience in graphic design, web design, management and marketing. These internships […]

Cowley College EMS Program director receives KCWE Leadership Award

Chris Cannon, Cowley College department chair for health and human services and EMS Program director, received the KCWE Leadership Award (Inside the Field) from the Kansas Council for Workforce Education (KCWE) on Nov. 4 in El Dorado. The award recognizes any KCWE member who has developed model programs, provided leadership, […]

Christmas in the City kicks off Nov. 21 with Merry Monday, continues Dec. 10

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the City event will kick off today/Nov. 21 with Merry Monday. Beginning at 4 p.m. at Ben Givens Center City Park, located at Central Avenue and Summit Street, vendors will serve food and horse-drawn carriage rides will continue until 7 p.m. […]

Cowley College soars in credential attainment, trustees learn

The Cowley College Board of Trustees was provided with an update on the recent Kansas Association of Community College Trustees/Council of Presidents quarterly meeting, attended by President Dennis Rittle, during the monthly board meeting Sept. 19 in the college’s McAtee Dining Center. Rittle reported there were two areas of focus […]