Tag: Phi Theta Kappa

Fuentes named December Student of the Month at Cowley College

Despite working 40 hours a week and taking 23 credit-hours this semester at Cowley College, Edgar Fuentes somehow manages to find time to be an involved student at the main campus in Arkansas City and maintain a 4.0 grade-point average. The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) president and Student Ambassador was […]

College publishes notice of Regnier’s vacancy after secret discussion

The Cowley College Board of Trustees voted Nov. 20 to publish notice of the vacancy on the board caused by Sid Regnier’s March 13 resignation. The notice of the vacated seat was printed Nov. 22 in the Cowley CourierTraveler — 254 days after the vacancy originally occurred. The vote to publish […]

Brylee Burroughs stepping off court, onto stage as Queen Alalah candidate

After growing up around Cowley College, Brylee Burroughs will fulfill a dream when she takes the stage as one of five finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVI. Coronation is set for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the college’s Robert Brown Theatre. Burroughs is the daughter of Darren and Carolyn Burroughs, of […]

Cowley’s Emily Lundblom named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Cowley College’s Emily Lundblom, of Mulvane, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members to defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate’s […]

Cowley College-Mulvane has Swing for the Stars Charity Golf Tournament

MULVANE — The Mulvane Beta Phi Upsilon (BPU) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society was host to its first-ever Cowley College Swing for the Stars Charity Golf Tournament on Sept. 23 at Hidden Lakes Golf Course in Derby. It was attended by teams of local business and individuals, […]

Cowley sophomore Whitcomb named September Student of the Month

Cowley College sophomore Kelsie Whitcomb recently was named the September Student of the Month in recognition of her service as a leader on the Arkansas City campus. She is the daughter of Chris Whitcomb and Debbie Hamm. She has a sister, Elizabeth Jacobs, 25, and a brother, Jeremie Whitcomb, 17. […]

Cowley College president shares thoughts on state of higher education

WINFIELD — Cowley College President Dennis Rittle joined Southwestern College President Brad Andrews in sharing their thoughts on the state of higher education as it relates to their respective institutions during the Lunch Bites on Aug. 31 at the Winfield Area Chamber of Commerce. “The purpose of this Lunch Bites […]

Cowley College’s Lamb runs for International President of Phi Theta Kappa

MULVANE — Mulvane student and Phi Theta Kappa Beta Phi Upsilon chapter vice president Amira Lamb has announced her decision to represent Cowley College and run for the office of International President of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international society of two-year colleges, elects five new international […]

Mulvane Phi Theta Kappa hosts inaugural induction ceremony

MULVANE — The Beta Phi Upsilon chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society was host to its chartering and first induction ceremony Dec. 11 at Cowley College in Mulvane. The event was a spectacular success, with a small brass ensemble from Southwestern College in Winfield, and a standing-room-only crowd […]

College’s Beta Phi Upsilon chapter attends Honors in Action conference

LINCOLN, Neb. — Six students and two advisors of the Beta Phi Upsilon chapter of Phi Theta Kappa on the Mulvane campus attended a regional conference Nov. 4-6 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The three-day conference featured seminar groups to discuss the rising cost of education and FAFSA (Free Application for Federal […]