Cottey News

The Cottey College Comets softball team is the 2017 Region XVI champions after their 9-7 come-from-behind win against St. Louis Community College in the deciding game on Sunday, May 7. Cottey College hosted the region tournament, but few gave the home team much of a chance of winning the title as they were the fourth … More “Comets Win Region XVI Tournament”


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May 5, 2017

Dr. Tara Stuart, Commencement Speaker

In addition to the traditional recognition of student accomplishments, the 2017 commencement ceremony at Cottey College will include a special presentation. At the 133-year-old private women’s college in Southwest Missouri, graduates will receive a unique gift from commencement speaker Dr. Tara Stuart, Class of 1952. Dr. Stuart as a member of the World Peace and … More “Dr. Tara Stuart, Commencement Speaker”

May 5, 2017

Cottey 133rd Commencement

Cottey College is preparing for Commencement and other related activities. As these important events draw closer, drivers on Austin are asked to take note of the increased pedestrian and visitor traffic and to drive safely. The public is invited to attend the following Commencement weekend events. The weekend begins Friday, May 12, with the Merry … More “Cottey 133rd Commencement”

May 2, 2017

Cottey Receives $1.75 Million Gift to Science Programs

Dr. Jann Weitzel, president of Cottey College, announces that the College has received one of the largest gifts in its 133-year history in the amount of $1,750,000. The gift will provide a significant boost to Cottey’s growing science program through the creation of scholarships in any science field. Beginning in 2018-2019, scholarships will be awarded … More “Cottey Receives $1.75 Million Gift to Science Programs”

April 7, 2017

Co-Motion Dance Concert April 21-22

The Cottey-in-Motion (Co-Motion) Dance Company will present its spring concert on Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, at 8 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. The program includes a ballet piece choreographed by Cottey alumna and adjunct lecturer Rebecca Whitsett with the theme of time. Student choreographers Tori … More “Co-Motion Dance Concert April 21-22”