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.
Sterling College announces that Rev. Dr. James D. Miller of Tulsa, Okla., will be the speaker for the 2011 Commencement ceremonies. The Commencement ceremony is to be held Saturday, May 14 at 9:45 a.m. on the lawn of Cooper Hall.
On Saturday, April 30th, nearly 200 Sterling College students, faculty and staff and community members – ranging in age from elementary children to grandparents—joined together to serve the town of Sterling, Kan., by participating in the event “Love Sterling,” a town wide service day. The president of Love Sterling, sophomore Nathan Lusk, and a leadership team of students advised by Joellen Maurer, had been planning the event since the Fall of 2010.
The annual Night of One Acts at Sterling College will be presented this Friday, April 29th in Culbertson Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. Five short plays directed by members of the Play Directing class will be performed with some new and familiar faces to the Sterling College Theatre. The events is free and open to the public.
Sterling College seniors Taren Morse of Sterling, Kan., and Jessica Stuart of Wichita, Kan., will have their Senior Art Exhibition on display at the Art and Design Center from April 19th – May 12th . A reception in their honor will be held on Friday, April 29th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Art and Design Center gallery.
The Sterling College Forensics Team capped the season with nine out of ten team members bringing home awards at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament. The tournament was held March 23-26 at Mt. Hood Community College in Portland, Ore. With more than 70 colleges competing and many events having more than 200 competitors, the Sterling College team fared well with Ryan Corwin capturing 7th place overall in After Dinner Speaking. This success comes after the Sterling College Debate team took 9th place in National Parliamentary Debate, of which Corwin was also a part.
The Sterling College Biology Department was recently represented at the Kansas Academy of Science Annual Meeting held in Baldwin City, Kan., on April 8-9. Two students, Leonore Enfield of Raymond, Kan., and Tyler Wise of Clearwater, Kan., gave a research presentation titled, “Effects of Prairie Restoration on Small Mammals.”
Windell Middlebrooks, a Sterling College alumnus, recently debuted in his first role as a regular on the new ABC series “Body of Proof.” Middlebrooks is certainly is not new to television as his recognizable face has been seen on the Disney Channel television series “The Suite Life on Deck” and in national advertisements as the Miller High Life Delivery Man.