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In the News
Cottey End-of-Year Picnic on May 5
Cottey College students will celebrate the end of the academic year with a picnic and a performance by Haeley Vaughn at B.I.L. Hill and Lodge on Friday, May 5. The picnic will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the performance following immediately after. Haeley Vaughn is on her way to becoming country-pop’s next darling with a … More "Cottey End-of-Year Picnic on May 5"
Additional 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. Both performances will be held in the Auditorium of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. On Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m., the Cottey College Jazz Ensemble and Cottey College Wind … More "Additional Music and Dance Performances"
Cottey selected as a 2017 Best Value School
Cottey College has been selected out of nearly 8,000 postsecondary schools as a recipient of the 2017 Best Value School award.  The award is issued by University Research and Review (URR) at, a company dedicated to improving the process of how a student selects a postsecondary school. “In the last two years, Cottey has … More "Cottey selected as a 2017 Best Value School"

Current Events

  • Instrumental Music Concert

    April 30 - 3:00 pm

    This band concert will feature the Cottey Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble performing music from a va...

    at Center for the Arts
  • Online Classes

    May 1

    Registration is now open for online summer classes. Read more at

  • Informal Dance Concert

    May 2 - 8:00 pm

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

    at Center for the Arts
  • Picnic Featuring Haeley Vaughn

    May 5 - 5:30 pm

    Haeley Vaughn is on her way to becoming country-pop’s next darling with a genuine optimism and ent...

    at B.I.L. Lodge
  • Softball Tournament

    May 6
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    One event on May 7, 2017 at 12:00am

    Region 16 DII tournament

    at Vanek Family Softball Field