Among the usual general education courses offered, Sterling College's interterm session had one notably, yet unusual, class offered this year. From January 4 - 20, 2011, twelve students "went to the movies" by through a course called "B-Movies." The course, taught by Assistant Professor of Mathematics Daniel Callahan, involved screening movies that held topics such as the atomic age, atom bombs and missiles and the threat of imminent nuclear holocaust.
Kansas City, Mo. - Sterling College has been named a Five Star Champions of Character Institution by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) for the 2009-2010 school year. A Five Star Champions of Character Institution shows commitment in athletics to the five key areas of character training, conduct in competition, academic focus, character recognition, and character promotion. These five areas measure the Institutions commitment to the Champions of Character core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, and servant leadership.
Sterling College Theatre Department will be performing a production of Ming Lee and the Magic Tree, a delight for all ages, on Wednesday, January 19 in Culbertson Auditorium with a matinee beginning at 1:30 pm for area school children. A performance for the general public and college students will take place later that evening at 7:30 pm. Family and groups and groups are welcome. There is no admission charge.
It was the first day of Sterling College senior Lauren Cox's 2010 summer internship at Oxford. The dons ("professors" in the U.S.), in full regalia, addressed the nervous students. "Welcome to Oxford," said one, "where your best is never good enough."
For the past decade Erin Cureton’s life has been closely connected with Sterling College. She and her older sister both earned degrees at SC, and Cureton served as a resident director for a year following her graduation. She and her sister married SC alumni. Their father, Mark Clark, became an assistant professor of music at the College, and the following year—last year, 2009—Cureton’s husband, Luke, accepted the position of head golf coach.
The average regional vice president for KBS Realty Advisors has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry, so when Sterling College Alumnus Rigo Medina ’06 was promoted to a regional vice president position in the company, it was highly unusual both because of his age (he is the youngest VP at KBS) and his limited experience. However, his professors and coaches at Sterling College were not surprised.