Goertzen, Wood to speak at commencement activities | May 15, 2013

On Saturday, May 18, 135 graduates will walk across the stage in the 2013 Sterling College Commencement Ceremony at 9:45 a.m. on East Cooper Lawn on the Sterling College campus. Dr.

Nix and Gage to perform joint recital | May 13, 2013

Dr. Brad Nix, associate professor of music, and Ryan Gage, visiting vocalist, will perform a joint recital on Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at the Sterling United Presbyterian Church. Gage is the minister of worship and arts at the Hutchinson First Church of the Nazarene in Hutchinson, Kan. The free recital is open to the public with a reception to follow.

Baseball Stamps Ticket to NAIA World Series | May 13, 2013

With a 1-0 victory over No. 2 Oklahoma City, No. 15 Sterling (Kan.) will make its first ever trip to the NAIA World Series. Sterling can now add the title NAIA Oklahoma City Opening Round Champion to the titles of Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Co-Champion and KCAC Tournament Champion.

Art and Design adds photography concentration | May 9, 2013

The Sterling College Department of Art and Design is adding a concentration in photography, available to students beginning in the fall semester of 2013. The new concentration focuses primarily on digital photography, but print photography will also be taught during the course work.

Joel Wood to speak at Baccalaureate Ceremony | May 9, 2013

Joel Wood, pastor at the Sterling Reformed Presbyterian Church in Sterling, Kan., will be the speaker for the 2013 Sterling College Baccalaureate Ceremony. His speech is titled “The Word and the Rest of Your Life.” The service will take place on Friday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus. A reception will follow on the south side of Spencer Hall.

The Stir student newspaper receives bronze award | May 9, 2013

The student newspaper, The Stir, recently received a bronze award at the annual Kansas Collegiate Media Conference held April 14-15 in Wichita, Kan.

Local pastor joins theology and ministry faculty | May 8, 2013

Jeff Darnauer will join the faculty for the fall 2013 semester as a half-time instructor of theology and ministry. His primary responsibility will be youth ministry courses. Darnauer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Formation and Ministry, and in Biblical/Theological Studies from Wheaton College and a Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary.

Amanda Xydis to perform senior vocal recital | May 8, 2013

Amanda Xydis, senior at Sterling College, will perform her senior recital at the Sterling United Presbyterian Church on Friday, May 10. The vocal recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will last approximately 50 minutes. The public is invited to attend this free event.

Second annual Film Festival showcased student talent | May 8, 2013

On Friday, April 26, student-produced cinema took the screen at the second annual Sterling College Film Festival held in Culbertson Auditorium. The Festival was organized into five genres including twisted trailer, mood piece, mockumentary, silent short and narrative. Each submission was judged and awards were presented at the conclusion of the Festival to the best film in each category.

Athletics names head men's soccer coach | May 6, 2013

Athletic Director Gary Kempf named Brandon Ponchak the next Head Coach of the Sterling College Men's Soccer Program on Monday. Ponchak, an Ohio native, inherits a team that finished tied for fifth with a 4-4-1 record in the KCAC.