Sterling College's Homecoming musical, Pirates of Penzance, will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 7-9, at 8 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium. Tickets are available through the Sterling College box office and can be reserved by calling 620-278-4279. Box Office hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. October 4-8 and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. October 7-9. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students/children/seniors 65 and over. Reservations not paid for by 7:50 p.m. on the night of the reservation will be subject to release for general sale.
It was the first day of Sterling College senior Lauren Cox's 2010 summer internship at Oxford. The dons ("professors" in the U.S.), in full regalia, addressed the nervous students. "Welcome to Oxford," said one, "where your best is never good enough."
Sterling College Assistant Professor of Physics and Physical Chemistry Dr. Johnson Agbo earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics, took master's-level classes in mathematics and then completed his doctorate...in chemical physics.
School districts in mid and central Kansas may want to buy more paper and art
supplies after last week's Santa Fe Children's Literature Festival at
Sterling College. "Practice, practice, practice," was the message from
both children's author/illustrator Janet Stevens and young adult author
Hilari Bell, and many students left the College inspired by their advice.
For the past decade Erin Cureton’s life has been closely connected with Sterling College. She and her older sister both earned degrees at SC, and Cureton served as a resident director for a year following her graduation. She and her sister married SC alumni. Their father, Mark Clark, became an assistant professor of music at the College, and the following year—last year, 2009—Cureton’s husband, Luke, accepted the position of head golf coach.
Sterling College Professor Dr. Henry Lederle can pinpoint the exact moment his interest in pneumatology (the study of the Holy Spirit) became intensely personal. That moment, which happened nearly 30 years ago, has most recently resulted in his book “Theology with Spirit: the Future of the Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements in the 21st Century,” published by Word and Spirit Press earlier this year.
Sterling College welcomes internationally known composer and Dove Award winner Mark Hayes to campus on September 25 and 26. Hayes will spend Saturday, Sept. 25, with Sterling College students, prospective students and community members in rehearsal for Sunday’s concert at 3 p.m. at the Sterling United Methodist Church. This piano and choral concert is free and open to the public and will feature the music of Mark Hayes performed by Hayes, the Sterling College Chorale and the Sterling Community Ensemble.
Sterling College has some students who are on “road trips” and others who are on “pilgrimage.” College Chaplain Anne Smith says there is a difference between the two, and she hopes to minister to both “road trip” and “pilgrimage” students in this fall’s chapel program.
The average regional vice president for KBS Realty Advisors has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry, so when Sterling College Alumnus Rigo Medina ’06 was promoted to a regional vice president position in the company, it was highly unusual both because of his age (he is the youngest VP at KBS) and his limited experience. However, his professors and coaches at Sterling College were not surprised.