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Sterling College '06 Alumnus Becomes Youngest Regional VP in Company History | September 8, 2010
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The average regional vice president for KBS Realty Advisors has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry, so when Sterling College Alumnus Rigo Medina ’06 was promoted to a regional vice president position in the company, it was highly unusual both because of his age (he is the youngest VP at KBS) and his limited experience. However, his professors and coaches at Sterling College were not surprised.

Sterling College Fall Chapels "Follows" Road Trip Theme | September 8, 2010

Sterling College has some students who are on “road trips” and others who are on “pilgrimage.” College Chaplain Anne Smith says there is a difference between the two, and she hopes to minister to both “road trip” and “pilgrimage” students in this fall’s chapel program.

Sterling College Alumnus Phillip Rogers Provides Funds for Physics Equipment | September 1, 2010

When Assistant Professor Dr. Johnson Agbo came to Sterling College, he quickly put in a new equipment request. “I had to do a lot of improvisation to teach that first year,” he said.

When alumnus Phillip Rogers contacted a Sterling College administrator and said that he would like to make a donation earmarked for classroom equipment, his offer and Agbo’s need met.

Sterling College Alumnus Dr. Dan Fahrenholtz Named Colorado Academy of Family Physicians 2010 Teacher of the Year | September 1, 2010

More than 40 years later, Dr. Dan Fahrenholtz can tell stories about his time at Sterling College. He can list the professors and fellow students who had profound impact on him, and he can name the SC singing group he toured with in the summers.

Sterling College Welcomes New Students during Orientation | August 25, 2010
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It looked like just fun and games on Sunday night as the new Sterling College students passed a ring-shaped candy from one person to the next using only their teeth and a toothpick and then tied their legs together to compete in the “team-legged” race. However, they were actually increasing their chances to have a successful college experience. “Students who are involved and who have friends on campus are more likely to stay in college and earn a degree,” said Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Shawn Reed as he spoke to the students on Saturday. “National statistics say that most of you will not finish college, but that’s not the case at Sterling. We want each and every one of you to succeed.”

Sterling College Teacher Education Program Chair Dr. Gladys Ritterhouse Appointed to Chicago Center’s Council of Advisors | August 25, 2010

This past spring Sterling College’s Teacher Education Program Chair Dr. Gladys Ritterhouse travelled to Chicago’s West Side. She toured several neighborhoods there, visited a homeless shelter and had lunch in a restaurant serving soul food. These are not traditional tourist spots in Chicago, but Dr. Ritterhouse was not on vacation. She was attending the first-ever Council of Advisors for the Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture, an organization that Sterling College has partnered with for nearly a decade.

Sterling College Named “A Best in the Midwest” College by the Princeton Review | August 18, 2010

When high school seniors and their parents search the Princeton Review's 2011 Best Colleges list, they will find Sterling College, Sterling, Kan., recommended as one of the "bests" in the Midwest region. These "regional bests" constitute only 25% of the nation's four-year colleges-"a select group, indeed."

Sterling College Associate Professor of Art David Harmon to Present at NYC Liberal Arts Conference | August 18, 2010
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Sterling College Associate Professor of Art David Harmon will present a paper at the 24thannual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists presented by the School of Visual Arts in New York City. The conference's mission is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the role of the liberal arts in the education of artists.