News & Events

Jack DeBoer to Speak at Sterling College Convocation

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February 17, 2010

Sterling College is pleased to announce Jack DeBoer as the speaker for the Student Leadership Success Convocation on Friday, February 26, at 10 a.m. in Upper Wilson Hall on the SC campus.

“The Leadership Success Program is an initiative led by the SGA (Student Government Association) that aims to provide leadership training for students,” said SGA President Matt Ehresman. “We are honored to have Mr. DeBoer as a speaker, and we are thankful for President Maurer’s help in bringing this successful businessman to speak on campus.”

Sterling College Art Center Hosts Exhibit Featuring Photographs of Lawn Art

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February 11, 2010

Big Bird, monkeys, piglets, gargoyles, and the Virgin Mary-the subjects of Jeremie Riggleman's art are very eclectic, and his photographs of them are on display at the Sterling College Art Center. His solo exhibition, which came about through his connections with Sterling College Art Professor David Harmon, features photographs of lawn ornaments.

Sterling College Receives Legacy Gift to Fund Endowed Theatre Chair

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February 9, 2010

Dr. Colin Bailey and his wife Joan Bailey have committed an irrevocable “legacy gift” in the amount of $1,000,000 to fund an Endowed Chair of Theatre at Sterling College. The endowed chair will bear the names of Gordon Kling and Diane DeFranco-Kling, who have taught in the College’s theatre department for a combined 81 years of service.

Mayor Carl Brewer to Speak at Sterling College

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February 9, 2010

Sterling College is pleased to announce that the speaker for the annual Black History Month Convocation is Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer. The convocation will take place on Friday, February 19 at 10 a.m. in Culbertson Auditorium on the SC campus.

Sterling College Education Graduates Underwood ’08 and Harrison ’07 Win KSDE’s Horizon Award

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February 3, 2010

For the second year in a row, two Sterling College education graduates have received the Horizon Award, given by the Kansas State Department of Education to recognize exemplary first-year educators. Alex Underwood ’08, a music teacher at Russell High School, and Taylor Harrison ‘07, a physical education teacher at Valley Center Middle School, are the fourth and fifth Sterling College graduates to receive the Horizon Award, a prestigious honor that is given to only 31 first-year teachers each spring.