Sterling College Teacher Education Program Chair Dr. Gladys Ritterhouse Appointed to Chicago Center’s Council of Advisors | August 25, 2010

This past spring Sterling College’s Teacher Education Program Chair Dr. Gladys Ritterhouse travelled to Chicago’s West Side. She toured several neighborhoods there, visited a homeless shelter and had lunch in a restaurant serving soul food. These are not traditional tourist spots in Chicago, but Dr. Ritterhouse was not on vacation. She was attending the first-ever Council of Advisors for the Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture, an organization that Sterling College has partnered with for nearly a decade.

Sterling College Named “A Best in the Midwest” College by the Princeton Review | August 18, 2010

When high school seniors and their parents search the Princeton Review's 2011 Best Colleges list, they will find Sterling College, Sterling, Kan., recommended as one of the "bests" in the Midwest region. These "regional bests" constitute only 25% of the nation's four-year colleges-"a select group, indeed."

Sterling College Associate Professor of Art David Harmon to Present at NYC Liberal Arts Conference | August 18, 2010
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Sterling College Associate Professor of Art David Harmon will present a paper at the 24thannual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists presented by the School of Visual Arts in New York City. The conference's mission is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the role of the liberal arts in the education of artists.

Sterling College Hires Sarah Contrucci for New Web Marketing Manager Position | August 18, 2010
Sarah Contrucci

Sterling College Director of Marketing Communication Karin Swihart is very excited about both the new position at the College: web marketing manager, and the person filling it: Sarah Contrucci. "Our office will be so much more productive this year," Swihart said. "Sarah will not only be able to ‘manage' our Web site, but her background in marketing and art-and her strong creative skills-will also enable her to be innovative in using the Web, e-mail, online advertising and social media to advertise the College. I am praising the Lord for leading her to us."

Sterling College Art Professor William Morse Has Three Works of Art Accepted in Juried Exhibition | August 11, 2010

There were two major requirements for art submitted to the Faith as Art: Art as Faith exhibition at Olivet Nazarene University: the artist had to follow the Christian faith and the art had to be digital. Sterling College Art Department Chair William Morse fits the first requirement, and he does quite a bit of work with digital compositions. Three of his submissions were accepted to the national juried exhibit, which runs from September 28 through October 25 in the Brandenburg Gallery at the Larsen Fine Art Center in Bourbonnais, Ill.

Sterling Teacher Education Program Hires Two Professors | August 11, 2010

Dr. Gladys Ritterhouse, chair of Sterling College's Teacher Education Program (STEP), says that new professors Dr. Marielena Righettini and Assistant Professor Debra Millikan are "answers to a lot of prayer, STEP's summer miracle." She is referring to the fact that both Righettini and Millikan, though hired just this summer, are both professionally and missionally excellent fits for the College and the STEP program.

Sterling College Hires Visiting Professor of Communication and Director of Extended Media | August 11, 2010

Sterling College welcomes Donald Frick to the Communication/Theatre Arts Department as a visiting professor. "Professor Frick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Sterling College," said Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Gregory Kerr. "I look forward to the wonderful impact he will have on SC's communication majors. They are gaining a professor who can give them not only professional advice but also advice on servant leadership."

Former Sterling College Basketball Player Jason Finister Passes Away | July 30, 2010
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Houston, Tex. - Sterling College alumnus and former basketball player, Jason Finister, passed away on Thursday, July 29 in Houston, Texas at the age of 24.

Sterling College Alumnus Returns as Director of Campus Ministries | July 28, 2010
Christian Dashiell

Sterling College has had a greater-than-usual impact on the life and history of alumnus Christian Dashiell '02. His grandparents met at the College; as did his parents; as did Dashiell and his wife, Stacy. Recently Dashiell extended that influence to the day-to-day details of his life when he accepted the position of Director of Campus Ministries at the College.