News & Events

President Hires New Executive Assistant

Release Date: 
December 16, 2009

Sterling College's new Executive Assistant to the President Amy Boyea has had to hit the ground running. Boyea began her job on November 30, one week before the College began its comprehensive evaluative visit from the Higher Learning Commission, the College's accrediting agency.

"It's been a fast learning curve," she said. Boyea comes to the College from Hospira, Inc., a global pharmaceutical and medication delivery company with an office in McPherson, where she served as an administrative assistant in the Human Resources Department.

Sterling College Announces New Board Members

Release Date: 
December 9, 2009

The Sterling College Board of Trustees recently welcomed three new members: Dr. Chris Majors of Wichita, Jason West of Hutchinson, and John Wilkey of Sterling.

Students Learn Life Lessons at Hutchinson Soup Kitchen

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December 9, 2009

This experience made me realize I take a lot for granted. It has made me more thankful for what I have in my life," said Tori Swenson of Yoder, Kan.
"My perspectives of the poor changed, and I realized it is the little things that really help," said Vance Stegman of Lyons, Kan.

Students Meet with World Vision Representatives

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December 2, 2009

"It was inspiring to know there are organizations and people who are doing things-so often the news is only negative," said Jaclyn Coxwell, a senior at Sterling College, after meeting with representatives from World Vision, a Christian organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. It is one of the largest relief organizations in the world.

Academy Students Serve as Guinea Pigs for SC Psychology Class

Release Date: 
December 2, 2009

"Psychology tastes so good!" This was the reaction of the Sterling Academy students after they acted as guinea pigs for Sterling College's general psychology class. Why did they respond that way? The College students gave them treats and candy to thank them for being such willing test subjects.