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5 Years of Service awards given at Sterling College | August 19, 2014

Three employees were recognized for five years of service to Sterling College during the annual Kickoff Banquet on Monday, Aug. 4. Lesa Plinske, Dr. Marvin Dewey and Will Teufel completed their fifth year at Sterling over the 2013-14 academic year.

Plinske has worked as a housekeeper for the Service Department. She is in charge of the upkeep and care for Campbell Hall, Douglas Residences, Evans Hall, Wilson Hall, and the Art and Media Center.

10 year service awards given at Sterling College | August 19, 2014

Jack Dillard ’03, Renee Dodson, Andy Lambert and Chuck Lambert completed 10 years of service to Sterling College. They were recognized for their service at Sterling College’s Kickoff Banquet on Monday, Aug. 4.

Dillard has served as head coach for the men’s and women’s cross country and track teams for twelve seasons.

Sterling College recognizes employees for 15 years of service | August 19, 2014

Four employees reached milestones in their careers at Sterling College and were recognized at the annual Kickoff Banquet on Monday, Aug. 4. Justin Morris ’00, Felicia Squires, Rick Winters and Lynn Valentine have each served the College for 15 years.

New faculty join Sterling College | August 6, 2014

The fall semester brings five new faculty to the campus of Sterling College - Dr. Farai Kwaramba, Jeremy Labosier, Dr. Brian Mills, Mark Tremaine and Rachel Wannamaker.

“Our new faculty members bring energy and excitement to the beginning of the academic year. They are ready to challenge their students, and I look forward to seeing the results of students benefiting from their instruction,” said Dr. Gregory P. Kerr, vice president for academic affairs.

KCAC Sports Management Conference hosted at Sterling College | August 6, 2014

Over 250 coaches, athletic administrators, trainers and sports information directors gathered at Sterling College for the 2014 Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Sports Management Conference. The Aug. 5 meeting included a keynote address from national speaker Rod Olson, known as Coach “O”. The day also held a State of the Conference address by Commissioner Scott Crawford, conference awards and informational meetings.

New Staff Members Join the SC Team | July 23, 2014

The Office of Admissions and Sterling College Online welcomed new staff members this month. Kaylee Looney, admissions counselor for SCO, and Mackenzie McGuire ’14, admissions communications coordinator, began their duties last week.

Looney will be in charge of recruiting students for SCO. She has a B.S. in Sociology and Public Relations from the University of Central Arkansas.  

New Role for Cureton at Sterling College | July 11, 2014

Luke Cureton ’03 is returning to Sterling College’s Office of Institutional Advancement as the director of development for annual programs.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Luke to the team. His 21-year affiliation with Sterling will prove beneficial to building relationships with alumni and friends that will lead to increased giving,” said Scott Carter, vice president for institutional advancement and external relations.

Anonymous $150,000 gift for scholarships received | July 9, 2014

An anonymous donor has significantly influenced future Sterling College students by giving $150,000 to the endowed scholarship fund for future scholarships.

“These friends strongly believe in the College and its importance to the Sterling community. They feel blessed by God and wanted to bless the College and keep it strong. The funds will go into the general scholarship endowment, thereby helping provide funds for student scholarships in the future,” said Dr. Marvin Dewey, associate vice president for leadership giving and special projects.

SC connections draw in new staff | July 9, 2014

Sterling College announced the hire of Renard Ballard ’14 and Erica Tremaine during the month of July. Ballard will begin as assistant resident director of Kilbourn Hall in mid-July, and Tremaine began her role as the administrative receptionist and office manager July 1.

Oklahoma Wesleyan to Join KCAC in Fall 2015 | June 27, 2014

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) announces Oklahoma Wesleyan University has accepted an invitation for membership. The Eagles will begin KCAC competition starting in Fall 2015. The KCAC Board of Presidents voted to extend the invitation to Oklahoma Wesleyan during their June 4, 2014 meeting in Ottawa, Kansas.