Elementary education majors and professors recently traveled to West Elementary school in Valley Center USD 262 to learn about Multi-Tier Systems of Supports. This state-wide systematic intervention model enables schools to coordinate and provide intervention instruction to ensure students meet the academic proficiency requirements in reading and math.
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.
Four Sterling College art and design seniors will display their final body of work at the senior art exhibition which opens with a reception on Thursday, April 25, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit titled “Unearthed” will be on display in the Art and Media Center gallery located at the corner of 8th and Washington through May 15.
The book of Proverbs takes the stage in a production titled “Proverbs: A Compass for Daily Living,” on Wednesday, April 17, in Cornerstone in the Sterling College Student Union, at 7 p.m. The theatrical production, written by Dr. Henry Lederle, professor of theology and ministry, is produced by the students enrolled in the Wisdom Literature class and directed by junior Phil Taylor of Norco, Calif.
Senior Ryan Ehresman of Wichita, Kan., will direct “Leaving Iowa” on Friday and Saturday, April 12-13 at 8 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium. The show, written by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, is a family-friendly comedy. Admission is $5 and the box office will be open Monday-Friday from 1-5 p.m.
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.
Five students in Sterling College’s pre-med program have taken advantage of a collaboration between the College and the Sterling Medical Center to team up with physicians in the community to better understand the roles and responsibilities of physicians.
Ryan Ehresman, senior at Sterling College, will direct his senior show, “Leaving Iowa,” Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, in Culbertson Auditorium, at 8 p.m. The show, written by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, is a family-friendly comedy. Tickets will cost $5 and the box office will open on show nights beginning at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m.
The Warriors Track and Field team traveled to Joplin, Mo., over their spring break to help with the continued clean up and rebuilding efforts from the 2011 tornado that killed 161 people and left a trail of destruction over 22 miles long.
Hundreds of volunteers will paint, plant, sweep and clean around town to show love and gratitude for the community of Sterling on Saturday, April 27. Love Sterling began in 2010 as a way for the students, faculty and staff of Sterling College to give back to the community. By 2012, the event grew to over 250 volunteers, including members of the community, who dedicated 1,100 hours of service to complete 25 projects.