Incredible Opportunities at the Kolderie Center

The Kolderie Center is home to a host of services which help you enrich your academic experience. This includes

Senior Sophie Marie Powell

Senior Sophie Marie, peer tutor in the Writing Center, is an English major who is working on a Writing Studies minor.

Disability Services, Academic Advising and Student Success

We focus on helping you succeed in the classroom by coordinating programs and services which may benefit you. This includes disability services, academic advising, and a variety of student success programs including the Learning Center. Programming includes peer tutor training and development, the peer tutoring program, academic skills workshops, the Strategies for Success course, as well as individualized assistance to help you develop academic and self-advocacy skills.

Career Services and Experiential Learning

We provide career planning assistance for each student by developing a career path utilizing self-assessment and exploration, internships, undergraduate research, service-learning and volunteering. We prepare you for the professional world in career classes that include resume writing, interviewing skills, professionalism, job search techniques and career fair excursions. Additionally, we assist students with graduate and undergraduate transfer.

International Education

We promote study abroad and connect you to resources to help you plan your semester-long overseas experiences including programs and scholarship opportunities. In addition, we help international students navigate federal regulations in order to maintain legal status in the U.S. We also help students planning to intern or work overseas and have information on post-graduation international opportunities such as the Peace Corps and Fulbright Student Program.

Student at Career Fair

Representatives of businesses interested in hiring Cottey students visit campus for the career fair.

Students in Barcelona

Students traveled to Barcelona, Spain, in spring 2019.

Two students

Anita Kamwendo ’19 and Mason Keefe ’19 studied in Osaka, Japan, for a semester. They visited sites around the area, including Japan’s first capital, Nara. The city has many temples and artwork dating to the 8th century. The Shinto shrine Kasuga Taisha, which dates to 768 A.D., has more than 3,000 lanterns

Tarisai Dahwa

Senior Tarisai Dahwa visited with prospective employers at the 2018 Career Fair.


Bern Mulvey
International Education Coordinator
417-667-8181 ext. 2132
E-Mail: bmulvey@cottey.edu

Renee Hampton
Coordinator of Career Services and Experiential Learning
417-667-8181 ext. 2184
E-Mail: rhampton@cottey.edu

Heather English
Disability Support Services and Student Success Coordinator
417-667-8181 ext. 2131
E-mail: henglish@cottey.edu

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