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Cornhole tournament raises funds for new Paramedic Scholarship

The inaugural Play for Paramedics Cornhole Tournament benefitting a new paramedic scholarship at Cowley College was held the summer at this Broadway Sports Complex. Sixteen teams played in the tournament, raising $1,011.50 for the new scholarship fund. The fundraiser was...

27th annual Tiger Skins/Brian Groves Golf Tourney raises money for scholarships

In honor of former Cowley College golfer Brian Groves, the 27th annual Tiger Skins/Brian Groves Memorial Golf Tournament was held Saturday, August 20, at Ark City Golf & Fitness. Brian Groves (Class of 1998) was a member of the Tiger...

Maci Cole awarded Brian Groves Memorial Scholarship

In honor of former Cowley College golfer Brian Groves, Cowley College sophomore Maci Cole was named this year’s Brian Groves Memorial Scholarship recipient during the 27th annual Tiger Skins/Brian Groves Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Ark City Golf & Fitness....

Family of former Lady Tiger volleyball player donates $50,000

Looking to provide other volleyball players at Cowley College the same experience as their daughter, Erin Thompson had at the school, Keith and Tracy Thompson recently donated $50,000 to the Cowley College Foundation to be used for endowed scholarships. Erin...

Cowley College Foundation raises $1 million

The Cowley College Foundation secured just over $1 million in charitable gifts during the fiscal year that ended June 30, capping its most successful year ever. The Foundation was founded in 1968. “Almost 300 donors from 20 states made gifts...

Cowley College Foundation awards 218 scholarships

Working with the Scholarship Committee, the Cowley College Foundation awarded 218 scholarships totaling $79,776 during the 2021 fall semester. For more information about scholarships please contact scholarship coordinator Lisa Grose at scholarships@cowley.edu. Fall 2021 Foundation Scholarship Recipients: Full Name Scholarship...

Virden’s named recipients of Outstanding Tiger Alumni Award

Cowley College graduates Glen and Lisa Virden have gone on to forge successful careers and have the College to thank for it. The couple were recently honored for their work by being named the recipients of Cowley College’s Outstanding Tiger...

Cowley College Foundation receives $150,000 gift

The Cowley College Foundation was generously gifted a $150,648.91 donation from the Anne Maurine Marnix Living Trust. “We are so grateful for this significant gift from Ms. Marnix’s Trust,” Dr. Kori Gregg, president and CEO of the Cowley College Foundation...

Widow of W.S. Scott leaves nearly $400,000 to Cowley College Foundation

JoAnn Scott Newman, the widow of former Cowley College Dean of Academic Affairs William S. Scott, and later Earl G. Newman, principal owner of Newman Dry Goods of Arkansas City, passed away in late 2020. Through the generous donation of...

Cowley College Foundation awards 485 scholarships

Working with the Scholarship Committee, the Cowley College Foundation awarded 485 total semester scholarships during the 2020-2021 academic school year. The scholarship committee actively collects and analyzes data for both institutional and foundation scholarships. The mission of the committee is...