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.
Over the weekend, the Sterling College debate and forensics team successfully co-hosted and competed in the 7th annual Debates on a Plain Invitational. This tournament featured 19 colleges and universities from across the nation, including over 600 entries.
SC Online will launch its new degree, a B.S. in Organizational Management, on Nov. 5. This major is designed to prepare graduates for management and leadership positions in businesses and non-profit organizations and can be completed entirely online.
Music at Sterling College will be hosting the Hutchinson Community College’s vocal jazz ensemble, Badinage, under the direction of Neal Allsup on Tuesday, March 20. The concert will be held in Upper Wilson at 7:30 p.m., followed by a reception. This event is free and open to the public.
Badinage has performed at Carnegie Hall, the North Texas Jazz Festival, and the Northern Colorado Jazz Festival.
The Sterling College debate team beat regional rival and third in the nation Texas Tech en route to a first place finish at the Cameron University Christmas Classic tournament hosted December 3-4 in Lawton, Okla. This win helped the Sterling College team secure a ranking of 13th in the nation.