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Hanging of the Greens Events at Cottey
The holiday season is in full swing as Cottey College prepares for the Hanging of the Greens celebrations. This three-part festivity includes an informal Holiday Sing-a-long on Thursday, November 30, at 5:30 p.m. in Raney Dining Room; the Hanging of the Greens on Friday, December 1, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel; and the … More "Hanging of the Greens Events at Cottey"
Co-Motion Dance Performance Fri-Sat, Nov. 17-18
The Cottey-in-Motion (Co-Motion) Dance Company will present its fall concert on Friday, November 17, at 8 p.m., and on Saturday, November 18, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. The concert is free and no tickets are required. With a theme of “Games … More "Co-Motion Dance Performance Fri-Sat, Nov. 17-18"
Comedian Adam Grabowski to Perform Nov. 16
Comedian Adam Grabowski will perform at Cottey College on Thursday, November 16, at 8 p.m. in Raney Dining Room. Named by college campuses as the 2015 Comic of the Year, Adam Grabowski has performed at over 500 colleges in 45 states. He wowed the judges on “America’s Got Talent,” and has been voted the nation’s … More "Comedian Adam Grabowski to Perform Nov. 16"

Current Events

  • Thanksgiving Break

    Nov 22
    Nov 24

    No classes are held and all offices are closed.

  • Classes Resume

    Nov 27

    Welcome back!

  • Basketball

    Nov 28

    Cottey vs St. Mary JV

    6:00 pm 
  • Holiday Sing-a-Long

    Nov 30

    The Cottey Chamber Singers will lead diners in a sing-a-long of holiday tunes.

    5:30 pm