A good educator will teach their students how to think critically, but how to teach critical thinking skills is still a difficult topic for many educators. Spencer Wagley, associate professor of education at Sterling College, wrote his dissertation on this topic to successfully complete his Ph.D. in Education from Capella University. Students will begin calling him Dr.
Sterling College is welcoming back new and old acquaintances on Saturday, Jan. 25, for Robert Burns Night. Recognizing the achievements of Robert Burns, Scottish poet and songwriter, this event will be one of many similar events held around the world on Jan. 25 to celebrate Burns’s birthday. Tickets for the event, which includes a traditional Scottish meal, are available to the public for $18.
Sterling's Women Basketball Head Coach Lonnie Kruse has announced that the 2013-2014 season will be his final season and he will retire from his position as the Head Coach of the Lady Warrior program. Kruse will retire as Sterling College's All-Time Wins Leader in Women's Basketball history and also the All-Time Wins Leader in College Women's Basketball in the state of Kansas. Associate Head Coach K.C.
On Dec. 3, Sterling College teacher candidates in the elementary methods class took a field trip to West Elementary School in Valley Center, Kan., in order to learn more about the Multi-Tier System of Supports intervention program, or MTSS. This program is designed to support and respond to the behavioral and academic needs of each student in order to meet the standards set forth by the state of Kansas.
Sterling College senior Ashley Hasart will be performing her senior vocal recital on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Sterling United Presbyterian Church. The public is invited to attend the recital which will last for approximately one hour.