Staff

Tina McFerrin

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Position: 
Financial Aid Coordinator

Tina is from the small community of Hardtner, Kansas, but was raised in the Wichita area. Tina is married to her husband of 27 years, Montie.

Montie was the song leader at Westside Freewill Baptist Church, where they attended for 22 years, before moving to the Sylvia area.  She loves serving as the pastor’s wife while Montie fulfills his duties as pastor for the new cowboy church in South Hutchinson.  Saltcity Cowboy Church is a dream and vision come true for the couple.

Carrie McGlynn

Carrie McGlynn 2012
Position: 
Admissions Counselor (Education, Theology/Ministry, History/Government, Psychology)

Carrie caught the contagious Sterling College "bug" from her husband when he couldn't stop talking about the wonderful experiences that he had as a former Sterling College student. Soon she became hooked as well. Carrie enjoys working as an Admissions Counselor because it allows her to promote all the wonderful things that Sterling College has to offer to students.

Scott McKinney

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Position: 
Resident Director of Campbell Hall

Scott is the young gun of Student Life. He recently graduated from Sterling College in the spring of 2013 with a BFA in Communications and a minor in marketing. During his time at Sterling, he met his wife Rebecca and they were married on June 16, 2013. As a student, Scott was passionate about Campbell Hall, the dorm he is now the Resident Director of. He lived in Campbell all four years and was a Resident Assistant in the basement of Campbell for two years.

Justin Morris

Justin Morris 2012
Position: 
Head Soccer Coach

Justin is from Wichita, Kansas. He is in his thirteenth season as the Head Women's Soccer Coach at Sterling College. Coach Morris coached the men's team also up until December (2006) before stepping down to focus more on the women's team.

Hans Nickel

Hans Nickel 2012
Position: 
Sports Information Director; Pro Rata Assistant Professor of Sports Management

Nickel is a former Sterling College student and also has experience working for the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. "I have a passion for sport management and specifically sport PR and sport marketing," said Nickel. "I am excited not only to practice my passion but to share it with students. This is an opportunity to be both on the practical and the educational sides of the sport management field." He is in charge of programs, releases, game reports, newsletters and, of course, all Web details related to athletics. He also has some short-term projects.

Arlen Nuest

Arlen Nuest 2012
Position: 
Electrician

Arlen began his career at Sterling College in 1987 working in the Maintenance department. He is married to Precy and has three children. In his spare time he likes farming and woodworking.

Office

Maintenance Building

Contact Information

Phone: (620) 278-4240
Email: anuest@sterling.edu

Meredith O'Donnell

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Position: 
Gift Receipting and Records Coordinator

Meredith O’Donnell joined the Office of Institutional Advancement as the gift receipting and records coordinator. She is in charge of maintaining the database of donors and creating letters, appeals and event invitations. O’Donnell came to Sterling College from CCH – Tax and Accounting, where she had worked for five years as supervisor of IT in the area of quality assurance for ProSystem fx Tax software and 12 years as quality assurance analyst for the ProSystem fx suite.

Lance O'Donnell

Lance O'Donnell 2012
Position: 
Assistant Director of Innovation & Technology

Lance is the assistant director of information technology. Prior to coming to Sterling, Lance worked as a consultant for Dell and Perot Systems.

Office

Campbell Hall basement

Contact

Email: lance@sterling.edu

Lisa Parson

Lisa Parson 2012
Position: 
Director of Career Services & First Year Program

Lisa joined the Sterling College staff in July 2010. She attended Sterling College for her first two years of undergraduate studies and then transferred to Fort Hays State University to complete her Bachelor of General Studies. Lisa graduated from K-State in 2010 with a Master's in Counseling & Student Development and a graduate certificate in Academic Advising. While attending K-State, she worked for two years as a Graduate Assistant in Disability Support Services.

Mykeal Pitts

Mykeal Pitts 2012
Position: 
Director of Innovation & Technology

Mykeal earned his master's degree in religion from Florida State University after completing his bachelor of arts degree in logic and philosophy from the University of Central Florida. He has been living and working in Kansas for more than 17 years.

Office

Campbell Hall basement

Contact

Email: mykeal.pitts@sterling.edu