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Cottey was founded by a woman who wanted to create a college where women were the center of attention. Today, almost 130 years later, that legacy continues. As a student you experience the support and connection with a sisterhood that lives on after you graduate.

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Cottey Music and Dance Performances
The Cottey College departments of music and dance have upcoming performances that are free of charge and open to the public. All performances will be held in the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts, with the Chamber Singers performing in the Missouri Recital Hall and the Wind Ensemble and dance concerts being held … More "Cottey Music and Dance Performances"
Cottey Gains Membership in NAIA
Cottey College was granted full membership into the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) on April 17, 2018, at the 77th NAIA National Convention held in Kansas City, Missouri. Describing the 10-month application and approval process, Cottey President Jann Weitzel said, “Cottey College has taken another major step forward by being accepted into the National … More "Cottey Gains Membership in NAIA"
Whosah to Perform April 21
Musical group Whosah will perform on Saturday, April 21, at 8 p.m. in Raney Dining Room on the Cottey College campus. Known for their creative blend of unique sound and musical versatility, Whosah balances its original material with cover content ranging anywhere between Ben E. King and Beyoncé. With a sound described as a dance-pop … More "Whosah to Perform April 21"

Current Events

“C” for Yourself! Weekend
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day

During Cottey’s “C” for Yourself! Weekend you’ll spend two nights in one of our suites, meet faculty and current students, experience our stellar facilities and student life, and receive the latest information about admission and financial aid.

Student Recital @ Missouri Recital Hall
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Student Recital Monday April 23 at 7:00 pm in Missouri Recital Hall

Cottey Chamber Singers Concert @ Missouri Recital Hall
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This spring concert will be under the direction of Prof. Theresa Forrester Spencer. The featured music will represent a wide variety of styles and eras.

Cottey Wind and Jazz Ensembles Concert @ Auditorium
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This band concert will feature the Cottey Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble performing music from a variety of styles, under the direction of Dr. Jackie Lordo and Prof. Gary Johnson.

Informal Dance Concert @ Auditorium
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This informal event will feature performances by students in the Cottey dance classes.