Despite the loss of many seniors last year, the Sterling College debate team continues to surprise the competition by regularly advancing past larger, more seasoned teams. Junior Brandon Hoesli of Salina, Kan., has led the team with numerous bids to the final rounds of both Lincoln-Douglas debate and Parliamentary debate.
The Black History Month Convocation at Sterling College has featured many examples of present-day leaders, and Dr. Bernard Franklin is no exception. Franklin is the president at Junior Achievement of Middle America, special assistant to the vice president for student life at Kansas State University, and president and chief imagineering associate at the Center for Imagineering Leadership.
The midnight deadline is looming, and the Sterling College Office of Financial Aid is ready to help. This year’s Kansas state deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is April 1, 2014, at midnight, and some state and federal aid operates on a first-come, first-served basis. To help area students get in the front of the line, Sterling College is hosting FAFSA night on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 6-9 p.m.
The fall 2013 Sterling College Dean’s Honor Roll has been released with 207 students named to the list. To earn this honor, students must have a gpa of 3.50 or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits for Sterling College Online students.
Sterling College is announcing the hires of five full-time employees to the staff and faculty. Jonathan Faulkner, Allen Jeter and Meredith O’Donnell joined the staff of Sterling College earlier this academic year, and Dr. Roy Millhouse and Dr. Jacob Shatzer begin teaching as faculty for the spring semester beginning this week.
Lowering tuition prices on online summer classes is causing students to take a second look at their summer plans. With over 60 percent off of the regular price, classes through Sterling College Online are $135 per credit hour for the summer 2014 sessions.