News

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.

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.