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Sterling College's Online Division Experiences Growth, Meets Students' Needs

Release Date: 
May 18, 2009

Sterling Teacher Education Program Provides Growth Opportunities, Sees Results

Release Date: 
May 18, 2009

The goal of Sterling College's Education department is to prepare students to be top-quality teachers. Professor Terri Gaeddert says, "We do everything we can to train our students, not just for the challenging situations they will face in the classroom, but even for the interviewing skills they need to obtain a job." This year there are some very visible results of all that preparation.

Outstanding Male and Female Graduates Named at Sterling College Commencement

Release Date: 
May 19, 2009

Sterling College awarded the outstanding graduating student awards to David Fuller and Melissa Yarrow during the commencement exercises on Saturday, April 25, at Smisor Stadium.
Both Fuller and Yarrow were cited for their service in student government, their leadership on mission trips, and their participation and excellence in their respective fields of study.

Sterling College Releases Spring 2009 Dean's List

Release Date: 
June 1, 2009

Sterling College has named 150 students to its Dean’s List for the Spring 2009 semester. 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.
Brett Allman of Key Largo, Florida
Tyler Ball of Great Bend, KS
Ashley Barnes of Colby, Kansas
Rebekah Bell of Medicine Lodge, Kansas
Marty Boeschling of Clay Center, Kansas
Jean Bosch of Wichita, Kansas
Jared Brown of Augusta, Kansas

Students to participate in SC's mission trip to Peru

Release Date: 
June 2, 2009

Six Sterling College students and four SC employees will be traveling to Peru this summer on a short term mission trip. The team will be leaving on June 16 and staying for two weeks.

SC Hires Dr. Marvin Dewey as VP for Institutional Advancement

Release Date: 
June 8, 2009

Sterling College is pleased to announce that Dr. Marvin Dewey, a native of Great Bend, Kan., has accepted the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Luke Cureton hired to lead Sterling College Golf Team

Release Date: 
June 8, 2009

Sterling College Athletic Director Andy Lambert announced today the hiring of Luke Cureton as head golf coach for the Warriors. Cureton will also assist with the men’s basketball program.
“We are pleased to announce the hiring of Luke as the head coach of our golf program,” Lambert said. “Luke is well known around the SC community and will be a great asset to our golf program and our athletic department.”

Sterling College Students Travel to Thailand

Release Date: 
July 2, 2009

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A team of five students and four alumni from Sterling
College in Sterling, Kansas, will leave on July 5 for Phuket, Thailand, for a
two-week mission trip.

While the team is in Thailand, they will be working with
Self Help and Empowerment, a Christian organization that helps women and
children trapped in the commercial sex trade.

Team leader Karin Swihart, an ’08 alumna and current

SC Alumnus Josh Svaty Named Acting Secretary of Agriculture

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July 16, 2009

Sterling College graduate Josh Svaty ‘02, currently Kansas’ 108th District State Representative, has been named by Governor Mark Parkinson as Acting Secretary of Agriculture.

Music Professor Brad Nix has Musical Compositions Performed and Published

Release Date: 
August 4, 2009

During 2009 Dr.Brad Nix, Chair of the Music Department at Sterling College, has had two musical compositions accepted for publication and several others performed by high school, college, and church choral groups.