Determining what direction to take after graduation can be a tough experience for a college senior. For Sterling College student Matt Jaderston, his future is no longer a mystery as last month he found out he has been accepted into the United States Peace Corps. Jaderston is an English major from Sterling, Kan., and is the son of Dean and Julie Jaderston.
STERLING, Kan. - Sterling College Hall of Fame Member, former football coach, and former All-America football player Curt Bennett passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at the age of 75. Bennett served as the head football coach at Sterling College on three separate occasions and accumulated an overall record of 59-60-3 during his 13 year tenure. Curt currently holds the record at Sterling College for most football victories as a head coach. Current head coach Andy Lambert is second on the all-time wins list with 45 wins at Sterling.
Sterling College named 225 students to their Fall Dean's List. Criteria for the Dean's List include the completion of at least twelve graded credit hours and a semester GPA of 3.5 or better. Sterling College Online students must have completed at least ten credit hours.
Sterling College is pleased to announce the hiring of K.C. Bassett as its new financial aid assistant. She began on December 1. In her new role, K.C. is responsible for assisting with the processing of financial aid applications. She also manages the electronic transmitting of FAFSA data and loan disbursements.
The Sterling College Music Department will present their 3rd annual Musical Theatre Cabaret, Pure Imagination, Friday, January 28th and Saturday, January 29th. The cabaret begins at 7:30 pm and will be performed in Upper Wilson Hall on the SC campus.
Among the usual general education courses offered, Sterling College's interterm session had one notably, yet unusual, class offered this year. From January 4 - 20, 2011, twelve students "went to the movies" by through a course called "B-Movies." The course, taught by Assistant Professor of Mathematics Daniel Callahan, involved screening movies that held topics such as the atomic age, atom bombs and missiles and the threat of imminent nuclear holocaust.
Kansas City, Mo. - Sterling College has been named a Five Star Champions of Character Institution by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) for the 2009-2010 school year. A Five Star Champions of Character Institution shows commitment in athletics to the five key areas of character training, conduct in competition, academic focus, character recognition, and character promotion. These five areas measure the Institutions commitment to the Champions of Character core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, and servant leadership.
Sterling College Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Andy Lambert announced today that offensive coordinator Brian Fish has accepted a head coaching position at his alma mater, Olivet Nazarene University. Fish has been the offensive coordinator for Sterling College for the last five years.
While most Sterling College students went home after finals to spend their Christmas as usual, 12 SC students along with nine faculty and staff are getting ready to fly to St. Lucia, an island in the Caribbean for a Sterling College mission trip. While there, the team will get a chance to help build houses, play with children and teach seminars on worship, leadership and biblical teaching.