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Sterling College Sends Soccer Mission Trip to Kenya

Release Date: 
May 25, 2010

The Sterling College mission trip to Kenya this summer will involve a lot of soccer-or "football," as it is called in Kenya. Dave Underwood, head men's soccer coach at Sterling College, is leading eight of the soccer players on a mission trip to Nairobi. The team is hosting clinics and training sessions at schools, orphanages, and the Kibera slum and will play with several African club teams.

Sterling College Presents Posthumous Award in Honor of Tim Hoover

Release Date: 
May 25, 2010

The Sterling College Business Department made the decision to give Tim Hoover the Outstanding Business Student award on April 14. On April 15, Tim Hoover, a first-year , non-traditional student from Sterling, collapsed in class and died. He had suffered with diabetes and complications related to it for many years. Despite his health issues, Hoover was passionate about getting an education and determined to pursue it.

Sterling College Hires Joshua Wisner ’07 as Resident Director for Kilbourn

Release Date: 
May 25, 2010

Two years of teaching in China is not usually on the résumé of a resident director at Sterling College, but that is the case for new Resident Director Josh Wisner. Wisner spent two years teaching English classes in China after graduating from Sterling College in 2007. During his College career Wisner played on the SC men's basketball team, served as a resident assistant for two years and was named the Outstanding Male Student of the Year.

Sterling College Sends Misson Trip to Guatemala

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June 1, 2010

Being physically, emotionally and spiritually stretched is common when going on a summer mission trip. Sterling College's team to Guatemala looks to be no different. On June 2, a team from Sterling College will be going to Chiquimula, Guatemala for two weeks.

While in Guatemala, the team will be speaking to large school assemblies, helping with Sunday morning services and taking relief food to mountain villages where poverty and hunger prevail.

Don Ray '62 receives Sterling College’s Distinguished Service Award

Release Date: 
June 1, 2010

Having six children and 11 grandchildren attend your alma mater is no easy feat, but that is the case for Distinguished Service Award winner Reverend Don Ray. Ray, a Sterling College graduate of 1962, received the award during Sterling's 118th commencement on May 22.

Sterling College graduates 124 during 2010 Commencement

Release Date: 
June 3, 2010

Sterling College graduated 124 students at the College's 118th annual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2010.
The Commencement ceremonies were held in Gleason Gymnasium and began at 9:45 a.m. with the traditional bagpipe, flag, faculty, staff and student processional. Alumnus Dr. Joe McFarland delivered the Commencement address entitled, "Gambatte."
Graduates include:
Valerie Austin, Kan. City, Mo., Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministries with an emphasis in Missions

Michelle Sumption and Matt Ehresman named Outstanding Students of 2010

Release Date: 
June 8, 2010

"Winning the Outstanding Student Award makes students aware of just how much they did during their time at Sterling College," said Tina Wohler, vice president of student life.

The Outstanding Student Award is given to seniors who exemplify outstanding academic achievement, leadership skills and involvement, and an enthusiastically Christian faith. They must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.4. The final choice is made through a vote by faculty and staff.

Spencer Wagley recognized for Sterling College's McCreery Teaching Award

Release Date: 
June 8, 2010

Assistant Professor of Education Spencer Wagley, was awarded the 2009-2010 William McCreery Teaching Award during Sterling College's 118th Commencement Exercises.

The McCreery Teaching Award recognizes and encourages excellence in teaching and is presented to a faculty member whose efforts have provided noteworthy and innovative instruction to Sterling College students during the academic year. The award was established in honor of Sterling College's fourth president, William M. McCreery, and has been awarded to one outstanding faculty member each year since 1977.

Tessa Schroeder Receives Award from American Chemical Society

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June 8, 2010

SC Donates Computers for New Warrior Lab at Hutchinson Correctional Facility

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June 16, 2010