Assistant Professor of Business; Dept Chair of Business
Irene Barkman is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience in public accounting. The blend of practical experience with her academic pursuits presents a unique learning opportunity for the students of Sterling College.
Mark Clark serves as Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music at Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas. His responsibilities include directing the choral ensembles and teaching choral classes and music theory. Mark holds degrees in music education from Wichita State University and Friends University. His primary teachers include Dr. Bud Boughton, Dr. George Gibson and Dr. Cecil Riney.
Mrs. Gidget Dinkel teaches instruction and assessment along with reading and writing in the content area at Sterling College. She is a Salina, Kan., native who has taught grades K-6 for many years in the public school setting, along with instructing Upward Bound Courses at Kansas State University.
Gidget and her husband, Adrian, have a little boy, McCabe. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her son, spending time with her family, reading and watching her husband coach baseball.