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SC connections draw in new staff | July 9, 2014

Sterling College announced the hire of Renard Ballard ’14 and Erica Tremaine during the month of July. Ballard will begin as assistant resident director of Kilbourn Hall in mid-July, and Tremaine began her role as the administrative receptionist and office manager July 1.

Oklahoma Wesleyan to Join KCAC in Fall 2015 | June 27, 2014

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) announces Oklahoma Wesleyan University has accepted an invitation for membership. The Eagles will begin KCAC competition starting in Fall 2015. The KCAC Board of Presidents voted to extend the invitation to Oklahoma Wesleyan during their June 4, 2014 meeting in Ottawa, Kansas.

18th annual Sterling College Warrior Wood and Wedge Tournament | June 27, 2014

The Sterling Athletic Department hosted the 18th annual Sterling College Warrior Wood and Wedge Tournament in North Newton, Kan. at the beautiful Sand Creek Station golf course on Monday, June 23rd.

New Trustee Leadership Named | June 24, 2014

The Sterling College Board of Trustees elected Randy Henry ’72 as chair of the Board, Glennys Doane ’73 as vice chair and Joe Lang ’66 as secretary during their May meeting. The new positions took effect during the last session of the May Board meeting.

Henry has served on the Board of Trustees since 1983. He has served as Board secretary and vice chair of the finance and investment committee.

SC receives Community Grant from the South Central Community Foundation | June 19, 2014

The South Central Community Foundation in Pratt, Kan., awarded Sterling College with a grant to purchase an Epson 3880 printer. The grant was awarded in November 2013 and the Department of Art and Design first used the printer for the annual Juried Student Show. The Department of Art and Design has relied heavily on the printer this past year.

192 named to Sterling College’s Dean’s Honor Roll | June 4, 2014

The spring 2014 Sterling College Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes 192 students who completed the semester with a 3.50 gpa or better in at least 12 credits of residential work or 10 credits of online work. Students named to the list include:

Edward Femi Adesodun Jr. of Mesquite, Texas,

Brianna Leah Alexander of Lindsborg, Kan.,

Darius K. Alexander of Little Rock, Ark.,

Emily Diane Allen of Hutchinson, Kan.,

David Amador of Pico Rivera, Calif.,

Sterling College sends out 37 on cross-cultural trips | May 28, 2014

Four teams departed from Sterling College over the past week to serve in other countries. The 37 students, staff and alumni traveled to East Asia, Guatemala, India, and Panama.

Caywood, Looney join Sterling College staff | May 28, 2014

Steve Caywood and Garrett Looney joined the staff of Sterling College earlier this month. Caywood returned to Sterling College’s physical plant to serve as director, and Looney became the coordinator of online student services.

Sterling College gains 146 alumni | May 27, 2014

On Saturday, May 17, Sterling College had 146 students turn their tassels to officially become alumni of the College. The 122nd commencement ceremony was held on East Cooper Lawn at 9:45 a.m. with President Scott A. Rich presiding.

Graduates in the Class of 2014 include:

Edward Femi Adesodun Jr. of Mesquite, Texas, B.A. in Art and Design: Graphic Design,

Sterling College students sing in United Kingdom | May 23, 2014

Seventeen Sterling College students, alumni, and Dr. Brad Nix, associate professor of music, will combine musical forces with composer Joseph Martin to perform three concerts in the United Kingdom. They will begin at Southwark Cathedral in London, and travel to York Minster in York, England, and St. Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.