We hope you will connect with Sterling this year! Whether it is an event on campus, a gathering at a coffee shop in Colorado, or a baseball game in Texas, the Alumni Association hosts events all across the country, all throughout the year. 

Do you have a recommendation for an event in your area? Would you like to host a networking event in your home or place of business? Let us know! Simply email the Alumni Association at alumni@sterling.edu.

Upcoming Events:

DALLAS: Social Mixer & Family Picnic: June 3-4
DENVER: Social Mixer & Rockies Game: June 10-11
WARRIOR WOOD & WEDGE GOLF TOURNAMENT: June 20
NORTHERN COLORADO: Dinner  & Show and Social Mixer: August 4-5
DODGE CITY: August 6
ALUMNI SOCCER GAMES: August 20
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY ALUMNI CHAPTER MEETING: September 9
WARRIOR FEST: September 17
HOMECOMING: October 13-15
KANSAS CITY: Ice Staking and Social Mixer - December 9-10

 


HUTCHINSON: February 6, 2016

The Alumni Association kicked off the 2016 year with an alumni event at Hatch Studios in Hutchinson for Young Alumni Couple's. We had a blast! Thank you Matt '10 and Tillie (Wilbeck) '13 Ehresman, Kelly fs 11 and Alexandria (Lawhon-Bush) '13 Johnson, Vance '13 and Paige Stegman and Dustin '10 and Alexandria (Broeker) '15 Johnson for joining us for a Couple's Paint Night! Check out photos from the evening in our Hatch Studios: Couple's Paint Night Gallery.


WICHITA: February 28, 2016

Joining us for an afternoon of family fun at The Alley in Wichita were: Mary (Horton) Knecht fs68, David '74 and Pam Fullinwider, the Honorable Judge Eric Commer '77, David '88 and Jake Landis and Jake's friend, Jon, Margie (Milton) '85 and Amelia Reiling, Glenna (Louk) '05, Daniel, Anthony, Andrew, Addison and Allison Hass, Christina '08, Brian, Natalie and Will Youngers, and Jaron '12 and Izaiah Irvin. Thank you! It was a blessed time with Warrior families. View our photo album from this event: Alumni & Legacy Family Event.


PHOENIX: March 3-6, 2016

It was a fun weekend in Arizona with absolutely beautiful weather and even better fellowship with alumni friends and families. A special thanks to Clifton '01 and Jenny (Lewis) '01 Boop for hosting our Thursday night alumni gathering at their restaurant, Legends Bar & Grill, in Anthem. It was a joy to see you - Beryl Elwood '56, Tom McKown '62, Wiley Larsen '94, Clifton '01 and Jenny (Lewis) '01 Boop, Sal '01 and Mary (Kinyon) '03 Montes, Kevin '02 and Brittany Smith, Elsa Fuentes '15 and Adriana Ortiz '15


HUTCHINSON: March 5, 2016

Reigning in their creative skills, alumni ladies from around the Sterling/Hutchinson area joined together for a Ladies Paint Night at Hatch Studios in Hutchinson. Thank you Kara (Stineman) Smith '14 for hosting, and thank you Elisabeth Gafford '10, Erica Nua '14, Kaylee Beutler '14 and Mackenzie McGuire '14 for joining us! We hope you had a great time! Check out our Ladies Paint Night at Hatch Studios Gallery


WICHITA: March 11, 2016

Thank you President Scott Rich, Mason and William, DJ Kauffman '91 and Sam, Annette (Jansen) Van Bruggen '95 and her clan - Carson, Carson and Bo, Wendy (Wiloughby) Neill '99 and her clan - Brock, Mace, Jeffrey, and Bradley, Jaron Irvin '12, Kaedra Dixson '12, Jennifer Fruechsting and Kerry Balch for joining the Alumni Association at Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2016 in Wichita! It was a blessed time worshipping our Lord. View our SC Winter Jam Tour Spectacular Photo Gallery


MIDWEST: March 31 - April 2, 2016

Thank you to all our Midwest alumni who joined us at one or several of our events the weekend of March 31- April 2! It was a joy to spend time with you and reconnect. 
 


LOVE STERLING: April 30, 2016

Even though the weather was a little more soggy than we had anticipated, the 7th Annual Love Sterling was a success! With the help of roughly 335 volunteers, we were able to complete 35 service projects around the Sterling. Thank you! It is a blessing to be a blessing to this community. 


DALLAS: June 3-4, 2016

The Alumni Association and Sterling College administration will be making a weekend trek to the Lone Star State, specifically the Dallas area, June 3-4, 2016. We know you're there! In fact we know that we have nearly 650 alumni in the big Lone Star State. We hope to see you and your family at one (or two) of the events listed below:

Topgolf Dallas Alumni Social
Friday, June 3 | 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Topgolf Dallas | 8787 Park Ln. | Dallas, TX 75231
$50 per person

Even if you’ve never picked up a club, you are sure to have a good time at this all-inclusive Topgolf outing in Dallas. Enjoy our group’s private hitting bay, equipped with complimentary men’s and women’s golf clubs, TV screens and more. Registration includes 3-hours of Topgolf (valued at $60), free club rental, game demonstration, bottomless soda, iced tea and water, and their Southern Selection buffet and dessert.  

Surround yourself with fellow Warriors as you enjoy three hours of Topgolf, food and fellowship! Pre-registration will be required and may be completed online using Ticketleap. Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228 to register. 

 

Alumni Family Gathering & Picnic
Saturday, June 4 | 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens | 8525 Garland Rd. | Dallas, TX 75218
Adult: $15. Seniors (65+): $12. Children (3-12): $10. Toddlers & Infants (birth-2): Free.
Additional add-on options: Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden: $3 per person. Pre-paid parking (valued at $15 at the gate): $8. 

Take an adventure through the Arboretum’s exceptional 66-acre botanical garden, enjoy a peaceful stroll through nature or take the kids to Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden for a morning of exploration and fellowship. Immediately following our morning of exploration, Warrior families will gather together for a picnic at one of the many designated picnic areas in the garden. Registration includes admission to the Arboretum and Gardens and picnic fare. Registration add-ons are available for your choosing.

 Pre-registration will be required and may be completed online using Ticketleap.  Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228 to register. Registrations must be submitted by May 20 as the Dallas Arboretum requires all group registries to be submitted 2-weeks prior to their visit. 

 

Young Alumni Social
Saturday, June 4 | 7-10 p.m.
Sandbar Cantina and Grill | 317 S. 2nd Ave | Dallas, TX 75226
RSVPs only

No need to get gussied up for this alumni gathering. Known to the locals as “Beach Ellum,” the Sandbar Cantina and Grill is a casual, laid back tropical escape uniquely nestled in the major metropolitan city. Relax, socialize with your fellow Warriors, play a game (or two) of communal sand volleyball and enjoy healthy, fresh and local prepared food. Everyone is sure to have a good time together.

RSVPs are strongly encouraged and may be made online through Ticketleap. Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228 to RSVP. 


DENVER: June 10-11, 2016

Join the Sterling College Alumni Association and Colorado alumni for a weekend of fellowship and entertainment. Choose from one or two of the events below to reconnect with your friends and Alma Mater:

Social Mixer & Dinner
Friday, June 10 | 4:30 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe | 500 16th St #120 | Denver, CO 80202
RSVPs only

What better way to start your weekend than with surrounding yourself with fellow Warriors in your neighborhood? Drop by for a little social gathering after work or join us for supper. Appetizers will be provided. Guests may order from the menu.

RSVPs are strongly encouraged and may be made online through Ticketleap. Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228 to RSVP. 

 

Colorado Rockies Baseball Game
Saturday, June 11 | 2:10 p.m.**
Coors Field | 2001 Blake St | Denver, CO 80205
Adults: $22 Pavilion Group Tickets. Children (2-12): $18. 

Join your fellow Warriors for an American favorite past-time as the Colorado Rockies face off against the San Diego Padres. Pre-registration will be required and can be made online using Ticketleap. Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228 to register. 

**Please note the correct time of game above. That which was printed in the invitation sent by mail to Colorado alumni has the original, incorrect time of 6:10 p.m. The Alumni Association is sorry for the confusion. The game is in fact at 2:10 p.m. against the Padres at Coors Field in Denver. 


WARRIOR WOOD & WEDGE GOLF TOURNAMENT in NEWTON: June, 20, 2016

The 20th Annual Sterling College Warrior Wood and Wedge Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 20, 2016 at Sand Creek Station in Newton, Kansas. The tournament format will be a four man best-ball scramble. There are only a total of 128 spots available for golfers. Online registration is now open through Ticketleap

On the day of the event, check-in and warm-up will begin at 9 a.m. with instructions to the players at 9:45 a.m. At 10 a.m. the tournament will begin in shotgun fashion. A dinner buffet and awards presentation will follow the event at 3:30 p.m. All during the day, a silent auction will feature various memorabilia and experiences. For more information about the tournament, click here

Monday, June 20 | 9 a.m.
Sand Creek Station | 920 Meadowlark Drive | Newton, KS 67114
Individual Golfer: $125. Team Foursome: $500. 
Interested in sponsorship? Click here for more information.


NORTHERN COLORADO: August 4 & 6, 2016

Even though we won't be calling this alumni weekend "Warriors in the Woods," we will still be making a trip to our northern Coloradans. We hope to see our alumni and their families at the event(s) below:

Alumni Dinner & Show
Thursday, August 4 | 6 p.m.
Candlelight Dinner Playhouse | 4747 Marketplace Dr. | Johnstown, CO 80534
Adults: $49.50. Student (13-18): $39.50. Children (5-12): $29.50.
Only 12 tickets available. 

Enjoy a special evening out with your family, friends and fellow alumni at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, featuring a delectable 3-course meal and live performance of The Wizard of Oz. Registration includes dinner and admission to the theatre production. Note: Appetizers, beverages, desserts and upgraded entrees are an additional fee and can be managed at the time of the event.

Pre-registration is required and may be made online using Ticketleap. Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228 to register. 

 

Alumni Family Gathering & Picnic
Saturday, August 6 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dwayne Webster Veteran's Park | Shelter #3
401 W. 13th Street | Loveland, CO 80537

Join the Sterling College Alumni Association for a family-friendly potluck picnic! SC will provide the brats, dogs, burgers and toppings, and we invite our guests to bring a side dish for all to enjoy. RSVPs are strongly encouraged and may be made online through Ticketleap. Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228. 


DODGE CITY RODEO: August 6, 2016

Join us in the Old West for a little pre-rodeo Sterling College alumni gathering. Details below:

Pre-Rodeo Alumni Gathering
Saturday, August 6 | 5:30-7 p.m.
Central Station Bar & Grill | 207 East Wyatt Earp | Dodge City, KS 67801
RSVPs only

Before the big show starts, Sterling College alumni are invited to join Sterling College representatives for a pre-rodeo gathering at Central Station. Reconnect with your Alma Mater, share stories and celebrate the future of the College. Immediately following, for those interested, we invite you to join us at the Dodge City Roundup Rodeo for an evening of entertainment.

RSVPs are strongly encouraged and may be made online through Ticketleap. Guests may also call the Alumni Office at 620-278-4228 to RSVP.  


ALUMNI SOCCER GAMES: August 20, 2016

Check back soon for more details about the Alumni Soccer Games. 


MISSISSIPPI VALLEY ALUMNI CHAPTER MEETING: September 9, 2016

Alumni, parents, and friends are invited to join the Mississippi Valley Alumni Chapter for their bi-annual meeting on September 9 in Aledo, Illinois. Please RSVP to Linda (Gilmore) Tank '76

Mississippi Valley Alumni Chapter Meeting
Friday, September 9 | 6 p.m.
Trinity Presbyterian Church of Aledo (PCA) 
780 State Highway 94 | Aledo, IL 61231


WARRIOR FEST: September 17, 2016

Every September the Sterling Chamber of Commerce sponsors Warrior Fest in downtown Sterling, Kansas. It's a fun celebratory event that welcomes back students as well as introduces new students to the Sterling community. SC football players sign photos for young fans, Main Street Sterling hosts a food contest and vendors and local businesses participate with a variety of street sales and games. We hope you can join us for this fun annual Sterling community gathering! For more information, please refer to the Sterling Chamber of Commerce website


STERLING COLLEGE HOMECOMING: October 13-15, 2016

Check back this summer for details about Homecoming 2016.


KANSAS CITY: December 9-10, 2016

Check back in September for more information about this alumni gathering.