Christopher Steen

Chris Steen 2012
Web and Visual Arts Specialist

Christopher graduated from Friends University in 2011 with a degree in graphic design. While at Friends he was a graphic designer for student affairs, served in student government as Executive Publicist, and was a sprinter for the track team. Christopher joined the SC community in June 2011 as graphic designer for the marketing department. Outside of work he enjoys reading, cooking, painting, watching movies, running fast and daydreaming.


Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from Friends University


Third Floor, Cooper Hall

Caitie Stineman

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Executive Assistant to the Office of the President and the Human Resources Specialist

Caitie Stineman graduated from Sterling College in May 2012 with a B.A. in Business: Marketing and Leadership Management. While she attended SC, Caitie was a member of both the Women’s Volleyball and the Women’s Basketball team for two years. She served as a Resident Assistant in Evans Hall for two consecutive years and enjoyed being a part of the STEP ministry team on campus. Caitie was also a part of a mission trip team that went to Ukraine during the summer of 2010.

Jordan Stineman

Admissions Counselor (Theology and Ministry, Mathematics, History, Business)

Jordan is a recent graduate of Sterling College, earning a major in Christian Ministries with a double minor in General Business and Management Leadership in May 2012. He currently works as an Admissions Counselor where he works primarily with students interested in Theology and Ministry, Mathematics, History and Business.

Jordan enjoys making connections with students, tossing around the frisbee and following sports in his free time. He lives in Sterling with his wife, Caitie.


Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries from Sterling College

Mitzi Suhler

Mitzi Suhler 2012
Director of Financial Aid

Mitzi attended Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.  Mitzi is married, lives in Lyons and has 3 children. She enjoys reading, doing crafts and being with her family.


Kelsey Hall

Contact Information

Phone/Extension: (620) 278-4226

John Summitt

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Resident Director of Douglas Hall

John Summitt is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministry with an emphasis in Missions, and a minor in Business Administration. He is the Resident Director of the Douglas Residences, and comes to Sterling College with a heart to see students grow in Christ, in life, and in joy. He and his lovely wife Tiffany just welcomed their first child, Emily, at the beginning of the 2013/2014 school year, and are looking forward to seeing her grow into her Sterling family!

Brooke Sutton

Brooke Sutton 2012

Brooke has been a part of the Sterling College family since 2007. She was an adjunct English instructor for two and half years and has been serving in Mabee Library since fall of 2009. Brooke attended Emporia State University for both undergraduate and graduate school where she studied Renaissance literature and fine-tuned the research skills she now enjoys sharing with SC students via research instruction and one-on-one help in the library. Brooke's husband and best friend is Sterling College writing professor Gentry Sutton.

Rebecca Swartz

Rebecca Swartz 2012
Marketing Writer

Rebecca Swartz graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2006 with a degree in mathematics education. She credits her writing and editing abilities to her mom, an editor, who always made sure she did equally well in grammar as in mathematics and to her English teachers throughout middle and high school for emphasizing grammar and writing.

Addie Swihart

Addie Swihart 2012
Resident Director of McCreery Hall

My name is Addie Swihart and I am so excited that I get the opportunity to serve the ladies of McCreery Hall as their Resident Director. I am a 2011 graduate of Sterling College with an Elementary Education degree and a minor in Christian Ministries. While taking classes in these areas, I realized my passion is for people. I have thoroughly enjoyed the lasting relationships built over this last year as an RD and look forward to more this year!

Sara Taverner

Sara Taverner 2013
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Sara Taverner graduated from York College in York, NE. in 2012 with a major in Psychology. She is now serving as the Assistant Director of Financial Aid here at Sterling College.

Sara enjoys spending time with her family, singing, and playing tennis. She is also excited to see where her new position here at Sterling takes her in the future. Sara lives with her family in Chase.


Bachelor of Science in psychology from York College


Kelsey Hall

Will Teufel

Will Teufel 2012
Director of Online Programs


A former public school teacher, Will made the decision to work in higher education by working for Sterling College. His favorite aspect of Sterling College is the friendly campus atmosphere and the privilege of helping adult learners reach their educational goals. In his spare time, Will enjoys family time, writing and arranging music, playing instruments, web design, and computing.



Contact information

Phone: (620) 278-4249