Dr. David Briones, assistant professor of theology and ministry at Sterling College, has presented several lectures on the apostle Paul at conferences and in the classroom. In November, his work on Paul can be on your living room bookshelf. Briones’s Ph.D. thesis on Paul’s financial policy will be published as a part of the Library of New Testament Studies series by T&T Clark.
Jeff Darnauer will join the faculty for the fall 2013 semester as a half-time instructor of theology and ministry. His primary responsibility will be youth ministry courses. Darnauer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Formation and Ministry, and in Biblical/Theological Studies from Wheaton College and a Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary.
The Sterling College Board of Trustees announces that Mr. Scott Rich has accepted the presidency of Sterling College. Rich will become Sterling’s twelfth president effective May 1, 2013.
“The Board and I are very excited that Scott has agreed to serve the college in this capacity. His strength of character, vast understanding of finance and operations, and a strong desire for excellence make him the ideal president for Sterling College, ”Chairman of the Board Heather McCreery said.
Dr. Jennifer Dyson ’02 of Romeoville, Ill., will return to her alma mater as assistant professor of psychology for the fall 2013 semester. Dyson graduated from Sterling College with a B.A. in Behavioral Science. She received her M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Emporia State University, and her M.A. in General Theology and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College.
Based on his ongoing research at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Jonathan Conard gave a research seminar on Feb. 4 at Wichita State University. His seminar was titled "Patterns of Association Between White-Tailed Deer: Assessing the Potential for Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission."
For Sterling College Assistant Professor of History Dr. Daniel Julich, a normal summer break is filled with preparation for the upcoming academic year. However, the summer of 2013 will bring a unique opportunity for Julich as he was recently selected to participate in one of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities’ annual faculty seminars.