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Froese Leads Students in Research Documenting Learning Loss from Classroom Texting | February 1, 2012

Exactly how much material students miss by using cell phones in the classroom is information that researchers, administrators, and teachers desire to know. Dr. Arnold Froese, professor of psychology at Sterling College, has an answer. The results of his groundbreaking study will be revealed in an upcoming edition of College Student Journal.

Musical Theatre Students Travel To NYC | January 30, 2012

Learning about musical theatre from a classroom is fun, but experiencing it is even better. Sterling College students were able to do just that during their musical theatre interterm course, which included a week in New York City.

Intercultural Experience in Social Inequality | January 26, 2012

Students from Sterling College spent two weeks of Interterm traveling throughout Honduras to study social inequality under the direction of Professor of Psychology Dr. Arn Froese. Students visited San Pedro Sula, Santa Cruz de Yojoa, and Copan Ruinas on their quest to gain an understanding of the extreme economic diversity within the country.

Kansas Teachers Address Diversity | January 25, 2012

Students at Sterling College will have a unique opportunity to learn from seven distinguished educators who have been awarded Regional Teacher of the Year from the Kansas State Department of Education.

A Semester in Heidelberg | January 20, 2012

An opportunity to student teach for the Department of Defense does not come along every day. For Fay Carey, a senior at Sterling College, it was a chance that she could not pass up.

Economics Class Buys Livestock | January 19, 2012

When sophomore Nathan Sullivan of Wichita, Kan., entered economics class this fall at Sterling College, he had no idea that it would involve buying livestock. But Associate Professor of Business Dale Levering had a vision for integrating faith into the classroom, and economics class is no exception.

Familiar Face Returns to College | January 18, 2012

February will bring a familiar face back to the Sterling College community. Susan Sankey is returning to the College to be the new director of annual giving. She will be in charge of coordinating and leading the Sterling Fund efforts, which will include the Telefund, advancement communications, and other fundraising duties. From 1997 to 2001, Sankey was vice president of enrollment services.

Brown Named KCAC Player of the Week | January 16, 2012

WICHITA, Kan. – Adam Brown of Sterling College is the KCAC men's basketball player of the week. The 6-4 Junior Forward from Houston, Texas scored 38 points, while shooting 66.7% from the field in two KCAC games this week as the Warriors improve their conference record to 5-3.

First Bank and JACAM Sponsor New Scoreboards | January 11, 2012

When SC Warrior fans enter the Gleason gymnasium this year, they immediately notice something new. Due to the generosity of First Bank and JACAM, Sterling College has been able to purchase two new basketball and volleyball scoreboards for the Gleason Center.

Bateman Receives Doctor of Arts Degree | January 11, 2012

Laura Bateman, assistant professor of music at Sterling College, received her Doctor of Arts degree in voice performance from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo. on December 9, 2011. She also received the Dean’s Citation of Excellence for her outstanding academic achievement and active participation in the program.