Thompson-Ferrari Endowed Business Chair; Professor of Business
Kwa is actively involved in helping small businesses get started in Sterling by sitting on the board of the E-Community program that grants low-interest loans to small businesses. He comes to Sterling with vast experience in real estate, international business, management and many other concentrations within the business field (details are provided below under Professional Experience).
Dr. Farai Kwaramba received a Ph.D. in Organic and Organometallic Chemistry from Oklahoma State University with a research emphasis on utilizing organometallic and organic synthesis technologies in the advancement of nanotechnology. Dr.
Jeremy developed a passion to resource learning communities as he served in ministry, the auto industry, and higher education. In each context, he eagerly sought to deepen a love for learning. His graduate research focused on embedded librarianship as a means of addressing student learning needs through an integrative educational experience.
Associate Professor of Athletic Training; Clinical Coordinator; Co-Chair of the Exercise Science Department
Erin Laudermilk began working at Sterling College in the fall of 2007. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D in education from Northcentral University. She and her husband, Wes, welcomed their first child, Avery, to their family in December 2012.
M.S. in Health and Human Performance from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
B.S. in Biology from Saint Joseph's College
Frank has over 30 years of experience in education. He taught grades 4-6 for seven years as well as various social studies classes at the junior high and high school levels. Leone has served as an administrator for 27 years at both public schools and private Christian schools, overseeing K-6 and K-12 schools, most recently serving as administrator of Flint Hills Christian School in Manhattan, Kan. He has also served as a curriculum director.
Dr. Mills earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University; two M.A. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, one in Marriage and Family Therapy and the other in Religious Education, a M.A. in Family Ministry, and a B.A. in psychology from Friends University. An experienced professor, he is currently Pastor at Moundridge United Methodist Church. Brian is a single father of three children and enjoys working out, reading and KU sports in his free time.
Dr. Randal Newhouse teaches physics, physical science and physical chemisty. He is a native of Washington State. Randal has authored several papers and has contributed talks to several scientific conventions such as the 2011 DIMAT conference in Dijon, France. His areas of research include materials, atomic diffusion and spectroscopy.
In his free time, he enjoys video games, board games and cooking. He is an avid singer who has performed with such groups as the Palouse Choral Society and Sunnyside Community Men's Chorus.