A Semester in India | February 21, 2012

Last September, Sterling College junior Rebecca Barnes traveled a long way from her hometown of Hiawatha, Kan., - 8,889 miles, to be exact. Barnes traveled to Coimbatore, a city in Tamil Nadu, India, where she lived for three and a half months.

Much Ado About Nothing Opens on Thursday | February 20, 2012

Sterling College’s spring theatrical performance, Much Ado About Nothing, will take place in Culbertson Auditorium, February 23-25, at 8:00 p.m.

Middlebrooks to Speak at Black History Convocation | February 16, 2012

Alumnus Windell Middlebrooks ’02 got his first break in Weekends at the D.L., a comedy sketch television show, in 2005. Things have only gone up for him since then, resulting in fame and a fairly recognizable face.

Debate Meets with Success | February 15, 2012

While the weather has been oscillating between winter and spring, the Sterling College debate team has maintained a steady collision course with the National Parliamentary Debate Association Tournament, to be held in March in Bellingham, Wash.

Fall Dean’s List Announced | February 10, 2012

The Dean’s List for the Fall of 2011 semester has been released. Criteria for the Dean’s List include the completion of at least twelve graded credit hours and a cumulative and semester GPA of 3.5 or better. The following students were named to the list.

Hollywood Star to Visit Alma Mater | February 9, 2012

ABC’s Body of Proof star and Sterling alumnus Windell Middlebrooks ’02 will be the featured speaker at Sterling College on Friday, February 17th. The public is invited to hear Middlebrooks speak in honor of Black History Month at 10:00 a.m. in Culbertson Auditorium, no charge.

Advancement Assistant Joins Staff | February 8, 2012

The Sterling College community welcomes a new face to its ranks. Theresa Teufel is joining the advancement office as a part-time administrative assistant.

Mabee Library Receives Large Donation | February 3, 2012

Phil Crawford, 1967 alumnus of Sterling College, gave an unusual estate gift to his alma mater. Throughout his life Crawford was an avid reader and collected 3,529 books that were stored in every room of his house. When he passed away in November 2010, his will revealed that he wanted to offer Mabee Library first choice of any book from his collection to add to their catalog.

Herrington and White Earn Teacher of Promise Award | February 2, 2012

Senior Hannah Herrington of Wichita, Kan. and Senior Abraham White of Mulvane, Kan. won the “Teacher of Promise” award given by the Kansas State Department of Education.

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.