The Sterling College Department of Art and Design is adding a concentration in photography, available to students beginning in the fall semester of 2013. The new concentration focuses primarily on digital photography, but print photography will also be taught during the course work.
On Friday, April 26, student-produced cinema took the screen at the second annual Sterling College Film Festival held in Culbertson Auditorium. The Festival was organized into five genres including twisted trailer, mood piece, mockumentary, silent short and narrative. Each submission was judged and awards were presented at the conclusion of the Festival to the best film in each category.
In Matt Ehresman’s Web Design class, technology was not only the foundation for the course material, but was also used as a creative teaching method. Ehresman, lecturer in communications, connected the students in his class with Sam Hoover, assistant manager of social media strategy for Focus on the Family, through Google+ Hangout, a video chat and conference service.
With advancements in technology, there are more opportunities for creative teaching methods in the classroom. Professor of Theology and Ministry Dr. Henry Lederle took advantage of the possibilities that technology provides by inviting the author of a book used in his Intro to Missions class to interact with the students through Google+ Hangout, a video chat and conference service.
Sterling recently launched a new mobile-friendly version of the www.sterling.edu website that works on all mobile devices. Every month, approximately 15 percent of the traffic to the SC website is from mobile devices and the new lau