Category Archive for "News"

Cowley alumnus now a respected international oil and gas consultant

With 35 plus years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Al Şehsuvaroğlu is equally at home in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. The former nuclear engineering graduate turned global strategist currently resides in...

Alumni We’ve Heard From

1940s Edward Galle, Class of 1948, and his wife, Genevieve (Goff), live in North Oaks, MN. The couple have been married 65 years and have four children, Pamela Galle 59, John Galle 58, Diana (Galle) Sanny 57, and Judi (Galle)...

Cowley PTK named Five Star Chapter

Cowley College’s Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently received Five Star status for a sixth consecutive year, while the organization’s vice president, Will Weeks, was presented with the Distinguished Chapter Officer Award at the regional level. In order to...

Anderson named Outstanding Student

One month after being named Cowley College’s March Student of the Month, sophomore Allison Anderson garnered an even bigger honor as she was named the Outstanding Student of Arkansas City for 2014 during a banquet held Monday, April 28 in...

Golden Tigers celebrate 40 years

Starting in 1974 under the leadership of Mary Margaret Williams, the Institute of Lifetime Learning (now Golden Tigers) provided a successful enrichment program for senior citizens. Now 40 years later, under the direction of Margaret Neal, the program is still...

2014 Student Athletes and Booster honored

With Cowley College athletics continuing to enjoy tremendous success, a crowd of more than 330 people attended the college’s 2014 Athletic Awards Banquet Tuesday, April 22 in the Arkansas City Agri Business Building. Cowley College athletic director Shane Larson, along...

The Nomad

When I was growing up, I learned home was wherever I made it. Sometimes that was in my Great Bend home with my parents. Sometimes, it was in a motel room because we couldn’t make rent. And sometimes, it was...

Endowment Supports Student Art

Cowley College freshman Jazmin Lara had one of her photographs purchased by the Cowley College Endowment Association during the Life: Through Words and Lens event. Lara, who is a student in the college’s digital photography class, had her photograph of...

Dan Spangler Memorial Scholarship

Wanting to do something in the memory of her late husband, Dan Spangler, Jan Spangler recently established the Dan Spangler Memorial Scholarship at Cowley College. Dan graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1950 and proceeded to attend Arkansas City...

2014 Student Of The Year

Kara Thomas, a sophomore art major with a 4.0 GPA, was presented with the Student of the Year award at Cowley College’s annual Honors and Awards ceremony held Tuesday, April 15 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. Thomas, along...