The new school year is upon us. In addition to new students, new faculty, and new staff, Sterling College is starting this year with a new concentration: Accounting. With the addition of business professor, Irene Barkman, Sterling College is now able to offer Accounting as new area of study for business majors.
Sterling College announces today that it will close the Sterling College Quiznos franchise on August 5, 2011. After careful consideration, the College has deemed it best to close the franchise after determining that it is no longer a viable business venture of benefit to both the students and the College.
Sterling College has announced some of the new additions to its staff.
Adrian Dinkel has been named head baseball coach for Sterling College. Prior to arriving at Sterling, Dinkel spent two seasons as the head assistant and recruiting coordinator at Clarendon College in Texas. He and his wife, Gidget will soon be residing in Sterling.
Sterling College has released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2011 semester. A total of 178 students were named to the list. Criteria for the Dean’s List include the completion of at least twelve graded credit hours and a cumulative and semester GPA of 3.5 or better. The following students were named to the list.
The Sterling College Missions Department is sending nearly 100 students and employees out on overseas mission trips this summer. Countries that will be visited this year include: East Asia, Nepal, Philippines, Ukraine, India (two trips), Ghana, Guatemala, St. Lucia and Fiji.
Sterling College recently recognized 87 students for their accomplishments for the 2010-2011 academic school year. These students were presented with their honors at the annual Honor’s Convocation held on April 29. Listed are the students who received awards and scholarships:
Sterling College educational psychology students spent Monday, Oct. 28, guiding third through sixth grade Rice County gifted students through a day of activities related to “The Swiss Family Robinson,” by Johann David Wys. The gifted students were accompanied by Pam Simpson, the Rice County gifted and talented coordinator.