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7/24/2014 -: NPD TO USE COTTEY FACILITY FOR ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING
Cottey College wishes to inform its neighbors that the Nevada Police Department, in conjunction with the Joplin Police Department SWAT team, will cond

7/9/2014 -: COTTEY COLLEGE APPROVED TO OFFER ADDITIONAL BACHELOR DEGREES
Cottey College has been approved by its accrediting agency, The Higher Learning Commission, to offer baccalaureate degrees in the life sciences and ph

6/13/2014 -: COTTEY HIRES NEW BASKETBALL COACH AND ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
Cottey College is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephanie Beason as the new athletic director and head basketball coach. She replaces Dave Kette

5/13/2014 -: COTTEY RECEIVES $1 MILLION GIFT FROM DONOR
Dr. Judy Rogers, president of Cottey College, is pleased to announce that Cottey College is the recipient of the single, largest gift in its history.

5/6/2014 -: COTTEY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF PRESIDENT JUDY R. ROGERS
“It is with mixed emotions that the Cottey College Board of Trustees announces the retirement of President Judy R. Rogers,” wrote Janet Brown, Chair o

5/2/2014 -: COTTEY HOLDS 130th COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY MAY 18
Cottey College is preparing for Commencement and other related activities. As these important events draw closer, drivers on Austin are asked to tak

4/22/2014 -: COTTEY DEP’T. OF THEATRE PRESENTS CHILDREN’S PLAY ON MAY 3
The Cottey College Department of Theatre is proud to present its children’s theatre production Saving Sherwood Forest at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, in

4/22/2014 -: COTTEY END-OF-YEAR PICNIC ON MAY 3
The end of the semester and academic year is upon us, and Cottey is celebrating with a picnic and performance on Saturday, May 3, at 5:45 p.m. at BIL

4/18/2014 -: COTTEY DANCE CLASSES TO PRESENT INFORMAL CONCERT MAY 2
The Cottey College Department of Dance will host an informal dance concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 2, in Hinkhouse Gymnasium. There is no admission f

4/16/2014 -: PROF. MICHAEL DENISON TO SPEAK ON APRIL 30
Cottey College cordially invites the public to attend a lecture in the Blanche Hinman Dow Honored Speaker Series on Wednesday, April 30, at 8 p.m. in

4/15/2014 -: COTTEY HOSTS TWO MUSIC CONCERTS, APRIL 25 & 27
The Cottey College Department of Music will host two concerts at the end of April. On Friday, April 25, the Cottey College Chamber Singers will perfor

4/10/2014 -: COTTEY STUDENT NAMED TO ALL-USA ACADEMIC TEAM
Cottey College second-year student Shannon Kreutzer, of Tucson, Arizona, was named to the All-USA Community College Academic Team, one of only 20 two-

4/9/2014 -: COTTEY TO HOST LUNAFEST ON APRIL 22
For the second consecutive year, Cottey College is a host location for the LUNAFEST film festival, featuring nine short films by women cinematographer

4/7/2014 -: COTTEY DANCE COMPANY SPRING CONCERT APRIL 18-19
The Cottey-in-Motion Dance Company (Co-Motion) will present its spring dance concert on Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, at 8 p.m. in the Auditorium

4/7/2014 -: COTTEY TO BREAK GROUND FOR FINE ARTS FACILITY ON APRIL 18
The faculty, staff, administration, and students of Cottey College cordially invite the public to the groundbreaking of the new Fine Arts Instructiona

4/2/2014 -: COMEDIAN JESSI CAMPBELL TO PERFORM APRIL 16
Comedian Jessi Campbell will keep the audience laughing on Wednesday, April 16, at 8 p.m. in Raney Dining Room on the Cottey College campus. Campbell

4/1/2014 -: COTTEY TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE APRIL 15
Community Blood Center (CBC), the provider of blood services to local hospitals, will conduct a blood drive at Cottey College on Tuesday, April 15, in

4/1/2014 -: P.E.O. SPEAKER SERIES APRIL 15 FEATURES REV. DR. SOOMEE KIM
Cottey College’s P.E.O. Speaker Series is pleased to present the Reverend Dr. Soomee Kim who will speak on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in the Missour

3/24/2014 -: FINAL SPEAKER IN 2013-2014 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES ON TUESDAY, APRIL 8
Kathleen M. Lawrence, LMFT, is the seventh and final speaker in the 2013-2014 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey College’s Institute for

3/20/2014 -: COTTEY TO HOST EDUCATION & ENROLLMENT EVENT FOR ACA ON MAR. 25 & 27
The deadline to sign up for the new health insurance options made available under the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as Obamacare) is March 31,

3/19/2014 -: COMETS LOOK TO “STRIKE OUT CANCER” SAT., MARCH 22
Join the Cottey College Comets as they take the field to “Strike Out Cancer” on Saturday, March 22. There will be special activities for both kids and

3/18/2014 -: MUSICAL GROUP THE STRIVE PERFORMS MARCH 29 AT COTTEY
Pop-indie musical group The Strive will perform at Cottey College on Saturday, March 29, at 8 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Haidee and Allen Wild Cent

3/18/2014 -: COTTEY SIGNS FIRST CROSS-COUNTRY/TRACK RECRUIT
Austin Bunn, coach of the Cottey College Comets Cross-Country and Track team, is pleased to announce the very first signee for the new athletic prog

3/3/2014 -: COTTEY OFFERS NEW SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FOUR-YEAR DEGREE STUDENTS
Cottey College is pleased to announce a new scholarship, called the Opportunity Scholarship, available for students pursuing one of the four-year degr

3/3/2014 -: FIVE-YEAR CAMPAIGN FOR COTTEY COLLEGE SURPASSES GOAL BY $5 MILLION
Cottey College officials are pleased to announce that Cottey has successfully concluded its five-year comprehensive campaign, A Defining Moment: The C

2/27/2014 -: COMETS HAVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE WEEK
For the second consecutive week, the Cottey College Comets have had a player named “Player of the Week” by the National Junior College Athletic Associ

2/27/2014 -: TERRI FALLIN AWARDED CERTIFIED FUND RAISING EXECUTIVE (CFRE) DESIGNATION
CFRE International has named Terri R. Fallin as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Fallin, director of development for Cottey College, joins o

2/14/2014 -: COTTEY HIRES NEW CROSS-COUNTRY COACH
Cottey College is pleased to announce the hiring of Austin Bunn as the coach of the new cross-country program. He has already begun recruiting for the

2/11/2014 -: STOSZ, SIXTH IN SPEAKER SERIES, TO SPEAK ON FEB. 25
Rear Admiral (RADM) Sandra L. Stosz is the sixth speaker in the 2013-2014 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey College’s Institute for Wom

2/11/2014 -: WILLIAM JEWELL HANDBELL CHOIR TO PERFORM AT COTTEY FEB. 23
The Handbell Choir from William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, in the Missouri Recital Hall on the

2/7/2014 -: DAILY ICONOGRAPHY NEW EXHIBIT IN COTTEY GALLERY
Daily Iconography is a new exhibit by Robin VanHoozer opening on February 13 in the P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery on the Cottey College campus. It wil

2/7/2014 -: COTTEY DEP’T. OF THEATRE PRESENTS THE SERPENT, FEB. 21-22
The Cottey College Department of Theatre presents The Serpent: A Ceremony on Friday and Saturday, February 21 and 22, in the Auditorium. The curtain w

2/4/2014 -: COTTEY TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE ON FEB.18
Community Blood Center (CBC), the provider of blood services to local hospitals, will conduct a blood drive at Cottey College on Tuesday, February 18,

1/30/2014 -: Hypnotist to Perform at Cottey on Feb. 14
Hypnotist Josh McVicar will be mesmerizing the audience in the Auditorium of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts at Cottey College at 8 p.m.

1/24/2014 -: CHATHAM BAROQUE TO PERFORM AT COTTEY ON FEB. 7
Chatham Baroque, a musical trio, will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 7, in the Auditorium of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts on t

1/21/2014 -: BORGESON, FIFTH IN SPEAKER SERIES, TO SPEAK ON FEB. 4
Jacquelyn L. Borgeson is the fifth speaker in the 2013-2014 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey College’s Institute for Women’s Leadershi

1/16/2014 -: THE FANTASTICKS COMES TO COTTEY JAN. 31
A Steampunk version of The Fantasticks comes to Cottey College on Friday, January 31, at 8 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center

1/16/2014 -: MENDE MASKS FROM SAFARI MUSEUM ON DISPLAY AT COTTEY
Mende masks from the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute, Kansas, will be on display in the P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery on the Cottey ca

1/10/2014 -: LIGHT IT UP DANCE PARTY ON SAT., JAN 25
Light it up! It’s the first dance of the semester at Cottey College and it begins at 9 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, in Hinkhouse Gymnasium. This mas

1/10/2014 -: FACULTY RECITAL, GRAZIE, TO BE PERFORMED ON JAN. 19
Members of Cottey’s Fine Arts faculty will present a recital, titled Grazie, on Sunday, January 19, at 6 p.m. in the Missouri Recital Hall of the Haid

1/9/2014 -: PEARSON, FOURTH IN SPEAKER SERIES, TO SPEAK ON JAN. 21
Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D. and D.Min., is the fourth speaker in the 2013-2014 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey College’s Institute for Wo

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