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Graduation This Weekend | May 9, 2011
Cooper at Commencement

Sterling College will welcome friends and family to campus this week for the 119th graduation celebration. The weekend begins on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 pm with the Baccalaureate service in Culbertson Auditorium. The Commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 14 at 9:45 a.m. on the lawn of Cooper Hall. Rev. Dr. James D. Miller of Tulsa, Okla., will be the speaker for the commencement ceremony and Pastor Mark Hoover of NewSpring Church in Wichita will serve as the Baccalaureate service speaker.

Pam Irwin Head Elected to Board of Trustees | May 9, 2011
Pam Head

Sterling College has elected Pam Irwin Head as a member of its Board of Trustees. Head will begin her service with the spring board meeting held during the College’s commencement weekend May 12-13. Head, of Wichita, Kan., has most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Blood Services from 2000-2009.

Pastor Mark Hoover Announced as 2011 Baccalaureate Speaker | May 5, 2011
Mark Hoover

Sterling College recently announced Pastor Mark Hoover of NewSpring Church in Wichita will be the 2011 Baccalaureate service speaker. The Baccalaureate service is set to take place on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus.

Students Present Research at Southwestern Psychological Association Conference | May 4, 2011
Mike Baxter presenting

On April 8, 2011, Dr. Arn Froese and Sterling College students presented their paper, “Cell Phones in the Classroom: Professor and Student Perception Differences” at the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) conference.

Sterling College puts on Event ‘Love Sterling’ | May 3, 2011

On Saturday, April 30th, nearly 200 Sterling College students, faculty and staff and community members – ranging in age from elementary children to grandparents—joined together to serve the town of Sterling, Kan., by participating in the event “Love Sterling,” a town wide service day. The president of Love Sterling, sophomore Nathan Lusk, and a leadership team of students advised by Joellen Maurer, had been planning the event since the Fall of 2010.

Dr. James Miller Announced as Commencement Speaker | May 3, 2011
Dr. James D. Miller

Sterling College announces that Rev. Dr. James D. Miller of Tulsa, Okla., will be the speaker for the 2011 Commencement ceremonies. The Commencement ceremony is to be held Saturday, May 14 at 9:45 a.m. on the lawn of Cooper Hall.

SC Students Showcase Senior Art Exhibit | April 26, 2011

Sterling College seniors Taren Morse of Sterling, Kan., and Jessica Stuart of Wichita, Kan., will have their Senior Art Exhibition on display at the Art and Design Center from April 19th – May 12th . A reception in their honor will be held on Friday, April 29th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Art and Design Center gallery.

"Night of One Acts" Plays This Friday | April 26, 2011

The annual Night of One Acts at Sterling College will be presented this Friday, April 29th in Culbertson Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. Five short plays directed by members of the Play Directing class will be performed with some new and familiar faces to the Sterling College Theatre. The events is free and open to the public.

Corwin Leads Sterling College Forensics Team at Nationals | April 19, 2011
Ryan Corwin

The Sterling College Forensics Team capped the season with nine out of ten team members bringing home awards at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament. The tournament was held March 23-26 at Mt. Hood Community College in Portland, Ore. With more than 70 colleges competing and many events having more than 200 competitors, the Sterling College team fared well with Ryan Corwin capturing 7th place overall in After Dinner Speaking. This success comes after the Sterling College Debate team took 9th place in National Parliamentary Debate, of which Corwin was also a part.

Record Weekend Earns Linnebur Second KCAC Track Athlete of the Week Award | April 19, 2011
Jillian Linnebur

Wichita, Kan. - After a record breaking weekend at KT Woodman, Jillian Linnebur has been named the KCAC Track Athlete of the Week for the second time this year.