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Chamber Singers Spring Concert on April 22

The Cottey College Chamber Singers will perform their spring concert on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Missouri Recital Hall of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. No tickets are required and admission is free. Masks are optional. Titled Indigenous...

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Co-Motion Dance Company to Perform April 15-16

Cottey College’s dance company, Cottey-in-Motion or Co-Motion, will present “Musical Theater Moves” Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Center for the Arts. Students and faculty from the Music Department will also be performing....

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Edilawit Mehari Named to All-USA Academic Team

Edilawit Mehari, a student at Cottey College is one of 20 college students named to the prestigious All-USA Academic Team and will receive a $5,000 scholarship. More than 2,200 students were nominated for this award. Mehari will be recognized during the American...

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Exhibit by Veronica Watkins on Display

Ceramicist Veronica Watkins will exhibit her art at Cottey College, February 17 through March 4, in the P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery. Watkins noted that she has a fascination with formal exploration and utilitarian objects. “The wonder of pottery is that it has the...

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Cottey Adds Two New Majors

Cottey College announced that it will add two new baccalaureate majors to its current list of Bachelor of Arts offerings. Students will be able to enroll as history and theatre majors beginning with the fall 2022 semester. “We are so pleased to expand our...

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Faculty Recital on February 6

The public is cordially invited to a faculty recital hosted by the Cottey College Department of Music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 6, in the Missouri Recital Hall. The recital will feature the talents of John Ross, assistant professor of music woodwinds, Dr. Jackie...

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Exhibit by Wolken on Display Through February 11

Missourian Jennifer Rose Wolken has an exhibit, titled Coping with Mortality, on display in the P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery through February 11. Jennifer Rose Wolken is a mid-career interdisciplinary artist whose work can best be described as sculptural artists’...

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Cottey Joins American Midwest Conference

St. Louis, MO. – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) announced today the addition of Cottey College (Nevada, Missouri) as its 11th member for the 2022-23 academic year. “We are excited to welcome Cottey College as the American Midwest Conference’s 11th full member...

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Cottey Announces Enrollment Increase for 2021

Cottey College is pleased to announce that enrollment for the fall semester is up for the second consecutive year led by an incoming class of 135 new students which is a 12 percent increase over first-time freshmen last fall. The total student population represents 34...

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Annual Multicultural Festival on October 3

Cottey College will host its 12th Annual Multicultural Festival and International Bazaar on Sunday, October 3, from 4–6 p.m. The festival is organized by Cottey College faculty, students, and staff as a way to highlight world cultures, celebrate diversity, and...

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Cottey College Highly Ranked Again

Cottey College Highly Ranked by The Chronicle of Higher Education and U.S. News & World Report for the Midwest Region Cottey College was again confirmed as one of the top colleges in the Midwest region. The Chronicle of Higher Education listed Cottey as the #1...

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President Dr. Jann Weitzel Announces Retirement

Cottey College President Dr. Jann Weitzel announced on August 16, 2021, that she would be retiring effective June 30, 2022. “After thoughtful consideration and consultation with my family, I have come to the conclusion that it is time to retire,” said Dr. Weitzel. “My...

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Annual Community Picnic and Partner Fair

Cottey College, together with the City of Nevada and the Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce, will host the 2021 Community Picnic and Partner Fair on  Friday, August 20, from 6-8 p.m. at the Franklin P. Norman Community Center. Local businesses, civic...

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Comets Athletic Department Adds Coaches

Cottey College is pleased to announce the addition of three new coaches to its staff. Matt Harder was hired as the head coach for flag football and sports information director; Even Belk was hired as the assistant basketball coach, assistant sports information...

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Ndambakuwa Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Wadzanai Ndambakuwa, a student at Cottey College, is one of 72 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The highly competitive national scholarship will provide Ndambakuwa with up to $40,000 a year to complete her...

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Cottey Dedicates New Center for Campus Life

On March 27, Cottey College dedicated the new Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Campus Life. The date is particularly noteworthy as it also celebrated the 173rd anniversary of the birth of the founder, Virginia Alice Cottey, and was held in conjunction with annual...

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