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SC student selected for Exploring Liberty | June 12, 2013

Caleb Watney of Sterling, Kan., sophomore at Sterling College, took part in Exploring Liberty, an economic conference, from May 25-31. The conference was sponsored by the Institute of Humane Studies in Winston-Salem, N.C., at Wake Forest University and focused on exploring libertarian thought. It included sessions on the historical, economic and philosophical foundations for a free society.

Briones published in Library of New Testament Study series | June 12, 2013

Dr. David Briones, assistant professor of theology and ministry at Sterling College, has presented several lectures on the apostle Paul at conferences and in the classroom. In November, his work on Paul can be on your living room bookshelf. Briones’s Ph.D. thesis on Paul’s financial policy will be published as a part of the Library of New Testament Studies series by T&T Clark.

Students to compete in business competition | June 11, 2013

The athletic teams are not the only Sterling College students traveling to national competitions this year. Sterling College’s Phi Beta Lambda will test their business knowledge against students from across the country at the Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

Baseball players named NAIA All-Americans | June 6, 2013

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2013 NAIA Baseball All-America teams, selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association (NAIA-BCA) All-America Selection Committee. Three Warriors were named to the NAIA Honorable Mention All-America team. KCAC Player of the Year Joe Williams headlines the group for Sterling.

Spring 2013 Dean’s List | June 5, 2013

The Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester has been released. Criteria for the Dean’s List include the completion of at least 12 graded credit hours and a cumulative and semester GPA of 3.5 or better. This semester 175 students met these criteria. The following students were named to the list.

Andrea Acero, Chula Vista, Calif.,
Elinam Vanessa Agbo, Sterling, Kan.,

Swartz uses freelance to enhance curriculum | June 5, 2013

Assistant Professor of Art Daniel Swartz illustrated an article in the April 2013 issue of Columbus Monthly magazine about fun and creative date locations in Columbus, Ohio. Swartz’s illustrations, done in acrylic, highlighted a butchering class and a Latin dance class. He used the freelance job as an example for his students at Sterling College.

Morris named Outstanding Graduating Senior | June 4, 2013

Graduate Randi Morris ’13 was named an Outstanding Graduating Senior by the Wichita section of the American Chemical Society on April 30 on the campus of Newman University. The award is given to seniors who have excelled academically with a minimum 3.5 grade point average and are nominated by their college or university.“Randi has been an outstanding student academically,” said Dr.

Graduates finalize time at SC | May 29, 2013

On Saturday, May 18, Sterling College added 135 names to its alumni list. President Scott Rich conferred the senior class’s degrees on the lawn in front of Cooper Hall at the 121st Annual Sterling College Commencement Ceremony.

Graduates of the College include:

Smith wins NAIA National Championship | May 28, 2013

Senior hurdler Cedrique Smith won the NAIA National Championship in the 110m Hurdles on Saturday afternoon in Marion, Ind. on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University with a time of 13.97.

Smith, from Phoenix, Ariz., separated from the leaders on the final two hurdles to win his third NAIA National Championship in the event. The past two championships were won while racing for Azuza Pacific (Calif.).

Conard presented with McCreery Teaching Award | May 23, 2013

Dr. Jonathan Conard, assistant professor of biology, was awarded the 2012-2013 McCreery Teaching Award at Sterling College’s 121st Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18.