Cottey Alumna Fights Wildfires Out West

Jan 17, 2019 | Cottey College
Meagan Duffee-Yates ’07, a private land conservationist for Barton and Jasper counties with the Missouri Department of Conservation, answered the call when the wildfires began in California and Oregon. Her answer was, “Yes!” “I got the call to go....
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New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Amber Morczek, Criminology

Jan 07, 2019 | Cottey College


Dr. Amber Morczek is one of the newest faculty members to join Cottey College. With her background in criminology and her expertise in gender-based violence, Professor Morczek was the perfect candidate to assist in building Cottey’s expanded....

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Cottey Business Student Shines in Internship at Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis

Nov 28, 2018 | Cottey College


Landing a top-notch internship is never an easy feat, and for international students, residency restrictions can pose an extra hurdle. But Blessing Gandawa, a business administration and management major at Cottey and an international student, was....

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Strengthening the Bonds of Our Humanity

Nov 05, 2018 | Cottey College

The flags at Cottey College recently flew at half-mast after another senseless shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue, and today we learn of a shooting at a yoga studio in Tallahassee. “Senseless” is a word we often use after one of these events....

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Dr. Nancy Kohn Joins Cottey’s Biology Department

Sep 24, 2018 | Cottey College
Do salamanders have social lives? Do they remember? Do they learn? Do they ever invite the whole extended family over for an old-fashioned salamander shindig? Cottey’s newest biology professor can answer all those questions — and more. Dr. Nancy....
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Cottey Student Named a Newman Civics Fellow

Aug 29, 2018 | Insider
Cottey College student Jemimah Nasara is one of 268 students named as a 2018 Newman Civics Fellows. Newman Civics Fellows are chosen by   Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization. Nasara will participate in a one-year experience....
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Cottey's New Brand

Aug 29, 2018 | Insider

What is a brand?

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Cottey Friends Lift Each Other Up

Aug 29, 2018 | Cottey College
In early January of 2009,  Clare Wade-Callihan ’64  prepared to do what no parent should have to do – say farewell to her child. Clare’s daughter, Tanya, who was diagnosed with endometrial cancer was losing her battle, and Clare’s mother’s cancer was....
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Field Trips Offer a Fresh Perspective on Tourism

Jul 31, 2018 | Insider

“Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints” is the classic advice for being a respectful traveler. But what does that really mean?

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New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Diya Paul Leads Cottey’s Environmental Studies Program

Jul 13, 2018 |


Dr. Diya Paul, visiting assistant professor of environmental studies, joined the Cottey College faculty in fall of 2018. An expert on political ecology and land use science, Dr. Paul is teaching introductory and advanced courses in environmental....

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