Sterling College is welcoming back new and old acquaintances on Saturday, Jan. 25, for Robert Burns Night. Recognizing the achievements of Robert Burns, Scottish poet and songwriter, this event will be one of many similar events held around the world on Jan. 25 to celebrate Burns’s birthday. Tickets for the event, which includes a traditional Scottish meal, are available to the public for $18.
On Oct. 18, 2013, Sterling College faculty, staff, students and guests attended the inauguration of Sterling College’s 12th president, Scott A. Rich. The inauguration was held at 9:30 a.m. in a packed Culbertson Auditorium.
Nominated for his many accomplishments and contributions to his Alma Mater, Dr. Alan Cureton was awarded the 2013 Sterling College Alumni Award at the homecoming alumni banquet on Saturday, Oct. 19. Cureton is currently the president of University of Northwestern – St. Paul.
The installation ceremony for Sterling College’s 12th president, Scott A. Rich, will be held in Culbertson Auditorium in Spencer Hall on Friday, Oct. 18 at 9:30 a.m. Rich will deliver his inaugural speech, “A Call to Extraordinary Service,” along with music sung by the Highland Singers and a charge led by Chair of the Board of Trustees Heather McCreery ’90.
This year Sterling College is opening its Summer Term session courses to high school students interested in obtaining college credits over the summer. Sterling will be offering a number of online courses during its Summer Term session from May 16-June 24.
Determining what direction to take after graduation can be a tough experience for a college senior. For Sterling College student Matt Jaderston, his future is no longer a mystery as last month he found out he has been accepted into the United States Peace Corps. Jaderston is an English major from Sterling, Kan., and is the son of Dean and Julie Jaderston.
Sterling College named 225 students to their Fall Dean's List. Criteria for the Dean's List include the completion of at least twelve graded credit hours and a semester GPA of 3.5 or better. Sterling College Online students must have completed at least ten credit hours.
Sterling College is pleased to announce the hiring of K.C. Bassett as its new financial aid assistant. She began on December 1. In her new role, K.C. is responsible for assisting with the processing of financial aid applications. She also manages the electronic transmitting of FAFSA data and loan disbursements.
The Sterling College Music Department will present their 3rd annual Musical Theatre Cabaret, Pure Imagination, Friday, January 28th and Saturday, January 29th. The cabaret begins at 7:30 pm and will be performed in Upper Wilson Hall on the SC campus.