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PennySaver.com President is 2009 Oscar Schmidt Lecturer at Sterling College

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October 6, 2009

Sterling College graduate Loren Dalton '87 will be the featured speaker for the 2009 Oscar Schmidt Lecture Series at Sterling College, held on October 16 at 10 a.m. in the College's Culbertson Auditorium. Dalton is a Corporate Officer for Harte-Hanks, Inc. and serves as President of PennySaverUSA.com and TheFlyer.com.

Sterling College Outreach Education Classes Offered This Fall

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October 6, 2009

Sterling College once again offers central Kansas residents a chance to "go to college" through the Sterling College Outreach Education (SCOE) program. Real estate, music and ceramics are the three areas being offered this fall.

SC Achieves Success at Debates on a Plain Tournament and at KSCA Convention

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October 8, 2009

For the second year the Sterling College debate team dominated at the annual Debates on a Plain Tournament, capturing first place in team sweeps competition and the championship of the varsity division. "It was an outstanding way to start the season. It really sets the tone," said Ken Troyer, Sterling College's forensics and debate coach. "There is no doubt our showing sends a message to others in the region as we will likely have at least two teams ranked in the top 20 when the first rankings are released."

Music Department Presents Choir and Band Concert October 11

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October 8, 2009

Sterling Seeks Public Comment for Reaccreditation

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October 12, 2009

Sterling College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit December 7-9, 2009, by a team representing The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Sterling College has been accredited by the Commission since 1957. Its last comprehensive visit for reaccreditation occurred in 2000.

SC Introduces Fine Arts Hall of Fame During Homecoming 2009

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October 14, 2009

Next weekend is significant for Sterling College. Not only will the College inaugurate its eleventh president and celebrate its annual homecoming, it will also introduce the Sterling College Fine Arts Hall of Fame.
Because of the College's strong tradition in the arts, including theatre, music, art and communications, Sterling College alumni, led by SC alumnus Greg McGlynn, have established the Fine Arts Hall of Fame to recognize outstanding contributions to the Sterling College arts programs as well as the arts in general.

Sterling College Homecoming Festivities Set for October 24

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October 20, 2009

Sterling College will welcome alumni and friends to campus for the annual Homecoming festivities on Saturday, October 24. The Sterling community is also invited to participate in the day's events.

Theatre Department to Present "Working" as Homecoming Musical

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October 20, 2009

Sterling College will present the homecoming musical, "Working," at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, October 22-24, in Culbertson Auditorium on the College campus.

SC Students Benefit from Pen Pal Experience

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October 20, 2009

Some Sterling College students are receiving instruction from an unusual source: third graders!
In an initiative started by Judith Best, an assistant professor in the SC elementary education department and the administrator of Sterling Academy Charter School, students in the social studies methods class at SC correspond with students at Newark Christian School in New Jersey.

Cross-Cultural Trip to United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees Inspires Sterling College Students

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October 21, 2009

The 59th Annual Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration included a pow-wow, stomp dance, and competitions such as the Cornstalk Shoot. But for the Sterling College students and faculty who attended the celebration, these things were not the most memorable parts of their trip. "One of the highlights for me was to see how the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees strives to help all people: children, elders-just anyone who needs help. I was impressed with their determination to help all aspects of society," said Doug Boardman, an assistant professor in the history department.