Sterling College welcomes Lisa Parsons on July 1 as its Director of Career Services and First Year Program. "I am really looking forward to getting to know the students at SC and helping them with their college and career needs," said Parsons.
Addie Swihart of St. Francis, Kan., and Kenny McGrath of Apple Valley, Calif., were named the Outstanding Students and recipients of the Fran Jabara Leadership Award for the Sterling College class of 2011. They were awarded this honor at the 2011 commencement ceremony held on May 14, 2011 at Cooper Hall.
Long-time Sterling College Senior Associate Professor of Business Kathy Glynn was bestowed with Faculty Emeritus of Business status during the College’s commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14, at Cooper Hall. Glynn has taught at Sterling College since 1987; she retired following the conclusion of the 2010-11 academic year.
Ken Troyer, assistant professor of communication and director of forensics at Sterling College, was awarded the McCreery Teaching Award during the College’s commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14, at Cooper Hall.
Sterling College has elected Pam Irwin Head as a member of its Board of Trustees. Head will begin her service with the spring board meeting held during the College’s commencement weekend May 12-13. Head, of Wichita, Kan., has most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Blood Services from 2000-2009.
Sterling College will welcome friends and family to campus this week for the 119th graduation celebration. The weekend begins on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 pm with the Baccalaureate service in Culbertson Auditorium. The Commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 14 at 9:45 a.m. on the lawn of Cooper Hall. Rev. Dr. James D. Miller of Tulsa, Okla., will be the speaker for the commencement ceremony and Pastor Mark Hoover of NewSpring Church in Wichita will serve as the Baccalaureate service speaker.
Sterling College recently announced Pastor Mark Hoover of NewSpring Church in Wichita will be the 2011 Baccalaureate service speaker. The Baccalaureate service is set to take place on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus.
On April 8, 2011, Dr. Arn Froese and Sterling College students presented their paper, “Cell Phones in the Classroom: Professor and Student Perception Differences” at the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) conference.