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Donation benefits theatre and sciences | February 7, 2013

Spencer Hall will undergo renovations this summer courtesy of an anonymous donation to Sterling College. The primary purpose of the donation is to upgrade the seating in Culbertson Auditorium with remaining funds given to the science department for lab equipment needs.

Debate Team captures first place | February 6, 2013

The debate and forensics team spent its last few weekends traveling to multiple competitions and tournament championships. The team captured two first place victories in its last three tournaments and celebrated many individual accomplishments as well.

Freeman Lecture Series to begin in 2014 | January 31, 2013

Beginning in 2014, a new lecture series will be offered by Sterling College thanks to the generosity of Ross and Fern Freeman of Topeka, Kan. The Freeman Lecture Series, as it will be called, was created for Sterling College to promote servant leadership. There will be two lectures per year, one held on campus and one in the Wichita area.

“Words and Music” to open Feb. 1 | January 25, 2013

The first musical performance for 2013, “Words and Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein,” will take place on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 and 2. The hour and a half, kid-friendly production will take place in Cornerstone in the Sterling College Student Union at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Art department hosts printmaking show | January 24, 2013

The Sterling College Art Department will host a printmaking show beginning Thursday, Jan. 31, with a reception from 5-7 p.m. The show features a collection of student work and will be on display until Feb. 12.

Chinese class offered over interterm | January 23, 2013

Among the typical general education courses offered during Sterling College’s interterm session, one particular class stood out this year. From Jan. 8-25, eleven students had the unique opportunity to dive into the culture of East Asia in a Chinese class.

Children’s theatre presents “The Hobbit” | January 17, 2013

The children’s theatre production, “The Hobbit,” will take place in Culbertson Auditorium, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 24 and 25 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m.

Swartz's work accepted into art show | January 16, 2013

Assistant Professor Daniel Swartz was recently accepted into the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles exhibit in the children’s market category. His work, “The Sad Little Town,” will be on display at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, Calif.

Taverner, Zerger join staff | January 11, 2013

The new year brought two new faces to the staff. Sara Taverner of Chase, Kan., began working as an assistant director of financial aid, and Emily Zerger of Derby, Kan., began working part-time for the Office of Admissions.Taverner is a graduate of York College in York, Neb., where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Robert Burns Night returns to SC | January 9, 2013

After an 11 year hiatus, Sterling College is bringing back Robert Burns Night as part of the 125th anniversary of the College. The event recognizes the achievements of Robert Burns, Scottish poet and songwriter, and is celebrated by Scottish communities worldwide on his birthday, Jan. 25.