April 15-The SC Biology Department is hosting Mr. Lewis D. Schmidt from the Medical Center in Hutchinson. Mr. Schmidt will speak on "Basic Nuclear Science" at 7 p.m. in Thompson Hall 142. Admission is free.
April 16 and 17-The SC Theatre Department presents "Steel Magnolias" in Culbertson Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, students and children, and are available at the door each night beginning at 7:30 p.m.
April 19, 2010, Sterling, Kansas-Out of over 400 papers submitted to the National Undergraduate Literature Conference this year, only 200 were accepted for presentation. A paper by Sterling College junior English major Taylor Libby was one those, and Libby was asked to present her ideas at the Conference in Ogden, Utah, on April 4.
"As I enter my senior year it is important that I begin to really build my résumé," Libby said. "This conference was a great experience and a good opportunity to get my feet wet in the English world."
More than half of Sterling College's junior and senior athletic training majors were honored by the Kansas Athletic Trainers' Society for outstanding academic achievement in SC's accredited Athletic Training Program.
Two students received First-Team All-Academic Honors: Andrew Wolfenberger of Newton, Kan., and Joe Streckfus of Lakin, Kan. First-Team honorees had to be full time students of junior status or higher during the 2008 calendar year with a minimum 3.8 average GPA.
The Sterling College Art and Design Department has two students graduating this semester, James Harmon and Bonnie Windle. Their senior exhibition opens May 2 and runs through May 15, with the reception on Thursday, May 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The town of Sterling will be buzzing early on the morning of Saturday, May 1, as more than 150 Sterling College students and community members get ready to "Love Sterling" through working on projects all over the town.
This is a good story for everyone involved," said Sterling College Director of Athletic Training Pete Manely. It's good for SC graduate Kim Elwood '05, who will leave her position as assistant athletic trainer at Sterling College this summer to pursue her master's in athletic training at the University of Oklahoma. It's also good for SC alumnus Jason Coles '09, who just finished his master's at Ohio University and will take Elwood's position. "And it's good for the Sterling College Athletic Training Program," said Manely.
From Ozark, Mo., to Broken Arrow, Okla., the Sterling College Jazz Band will be making a joyful noise May 1-4 during their spring tour. The Jazz Band will perform at churches, schools and retirement homes, with a program that includes popular numbers as well as hymn arrangements of "All Creatures of Our God and King," "Trust and Obey," and "Standing on the Promises."
Sterling College Athletic Director Andy Lambert announces today the hiring of John Harding as head volleyball coach for the Lady Warriors.
Harding comes to Sterling College from Cordova High School in Cordova, Alaska, where he has led the Wolverines for nine seasons. Under his leadership the team went to the Alaska State Championships eight times; finishing as champions in 2005, 2006, 2007, runner-up in 2002, 2003, 2004 and third place in 2008.
The Reverend Dr. Michael Andrus, lead pastor of First Evangelical Free Church of Wichita, will speak at Sterling College's Baccalaureate service on Friday, May 14, at 7:30 in Culbertson Auditorium. His message is titled "The Other Parable of the Two Sons."