Dr. David Briones, assistant professor of theology and ministry at Sterling College, has presented several lectures on the apostle Paul at conferences and in the classroom. In November, his work on Paul can be on your living room bookshelf. Briones’s Ph.D. thesis on Paul’s financial policy will be published as a part of the Library of New Testament Studies series by T&T Clark.
Caleb Watney of Sterling, Kan., sophomore at Sterling College, took part in Exploring Liberty, an economic conference, from May 25-31. The conference was sponsored by the Institute of Humane Studies in Winston-Salem, N.C., at Wake Forest University and focused on exploring libertarian thought. It included sessions on the historical, economic and philosophical foundations for a free society.
The athletic teams are not the only Sterling College students traveling to national competitions this year. Sterling College’s Phi Beta Lambda will test their business knowledge against students from across the country at the Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2013 NAIA Baseball All-America teams, selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association (NAIA-BCA) All-America Selection Committee. Three Warriors were named to the NAIA Honorable Mention All-America team. KCAC Player of the Year Joe Williams headlines the group for Sterling.
Assistant Professor of Art Daniel Swartz illustrated an article in the April 2013 issue of Columbus Monthly magazine about fun and creative date locations in Columbus, Ohio. Swartz’s illustrations, done in acrylic, highlighted a butchering class and a Latin dance class. He used the freelance job as an example for his students at Sterling College.
The Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester has been released. Criteria for the Dean’s List include the completion of at least 12 graded credit hours and a cumulative and semester GPA of 3.5 or better. This semester 175 students met these criteria. The following students were named to the list.
Andrea Acero, Chula Vista, Calif.,
Elinam Vanessa Agbo, Sterling, Kan.,
Graduate Randi Morris ’13 was named an Outstanding Graduating Senior by the Wichita section of the American Chemical Society on April 30 on the campus of Newman University. The award is given to seniors who have excelled academically with a minimum 3.5 grade point average and are nominated by their college or university.“Randi has been an outstanding student academically,” said Dr.
On Saturday, May 18, Sterling College added 135 names to its alumni list. President Scott Rich conferred the senior class’s degrees on the lawn in front of Cooper Hall at the 121st Annual Sterling College Commencement Ceremony.
Senior hurdler Cedrique Smith won the NAIA National Championship in the 110m Hurdles on Saturday afternoon in Marion, Ind. on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University with a time of 13.97.
Smith, from Phoenix, Ariz., separated from the leaders on the final two hurdles to win his third NAIA National Championship in the event. The past two championships were won while racing for Azuza Pacific (Calif.).
John M. ’69 and Gwenyth “Gwen” (Adair) '70 Haspels were the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Service Award, given to Sterling College alumni for a lifetime of service in Southwest Ethiopia. The Haspelses are still serving in Ethiopia, so their son, Chuck Haspels ’97, received the award in their honor.