Tag: Wichita

Community turns out to meet new Golden Tigers coordinator Somerville

Members of the community turned out for a meet-and-greet reception with Adriana Somerville, the newly hired alumni relations and Golden Tigers coordinator at Cowley College, on Sept. 19 in the college’s Earle N. Wright Community Room. Somerville will be responsible for connecting alumni to the college, while also planning outings, […]

Former Cowley criminal justice student Trobaugh receives police awards

WICHITA — Codie Trobaugh, a former Cowley College criminal justice student, recently was named the recipient of two awards from the Wichita Police Department. Trobaugh received the Officer of the Month award for the Patrol East Division of the Wichita Police Department in both June and July. He received the […]

Meet-and-greet reception set for new Golden Tigers coordinator Somerville

The community is invited to attend a meet-and-greet reception for Adriana Somerville, the newly hired alumni relations and Golden Tigers coordinator at Cowley College. The reception will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room on the Arkansas City campus. Somerville graduated in […]

Commissioners name four unsafe structures, hear passenger rail update

The City Commission of Arkansas City voted 4-0 on Sept. 5 to declare several structures in Arkansas City as unsafe and dangerous. The structures all are in a state of disrepair. Many need work to the foundation or roof, or mold removal. Six structures — located at 215 North B St., 306 North […]

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 […]

Ark City woman airlifted to Wichita following accidental shooting Aug. 28

The Arkansas City Police Department is investigating an apparently accidental shooting Aug. 28 that left an Arkansas City woman wounded in her upper left leg. The 25-year-old female was transported to South Central Kansas Medical Center for treatment and later was airlifted to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita for further […]

Rittle, other education leaders take part in Wichita Business Journal panel

WICHITA — Cowley College President Dennis Rittle was among a panel of experts discussing the opportunities and challenges facing education during an education round table Aug. 25 at the Wichita Business Journal. The other panelists were former Cowley College Vice President of Academic Affairs Sheree Utash, who now is the […]

RooJax brings fun, whimsical homemade items to downtown on Sept. 1

RooJax, a family-owned company, will celebrate its grand opening Sept. 1 in downtown Arkansas City. “My own grand opening is (Sept. 1) and (Sept. 2) we will be having free cupcakes, and giveaways of shirts and cups and door prizes,” said owner Shelly Gatton. The new storefront, located at 316 […]

Eleven new Cowley College Singers announced for 2017-18 school year

Personnel for the 2017-18 Cowley College Singers were announced Aug. 16 after auditions were held earlier that day. Group members were chosen from 20 Cowley students who auditioned. The 2017-18 Cowley College Singers are Stephan Harris, of Oxford; Unique Watson, of Topeka; Tristan Barragan, Jon Lee, Jacob Michaelis and Matthew […]

Golden Tigers conduct fall enrollment at Cowley College; trips still available

Many community members turned out Aug. 22 for the Cowley College Golden Tigers fall enrollment inside the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The Golden Tigers is a popular program for men and women aged 50 or older. Classes are offered in September through November. Those still wishing to enroll for […]