Soliday, Walton selected as fall Teachers of Promise | December 3, 2014

The Kansas Teachers of Promise for the fall semester convened in Wichita on Nov. 22 for the annual workshops led by the 2015 Kansas Teacher of the Year finalists. Sterling College named Elizabeth Soliday of Estes Park, Colorado, and Morgan Walton of Sterling, Kansas, as their fall representatives.

Criteria for the Teachers of Promise award relate to the key elements of the Sterling Teacher Education Program and include IDEAL attributes of integrity, dependability, effective communication, appropriate attitude and leadership.

Sterling College students learn from national leaders | December 1, 2014

College students, recent graduates and professionals from across the country met at the National Student Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., and Sterling College sent four students to participate in the event. Josh Hood, Fayola Oyatayo, Chelsea Stephenson and Tennissa Williams were encouraged by speakers in national politics, business and social services to become better leaders through refining themselves. The meetings and small group sessions that worked on building character and understanding leadership were part of the conference that took place Oct. 31-Nov.

Sterling College to hold band, choir and small chamber ensemble concerts | November 25, 2014

The first week of December will house concerts for the Sterling Community Band, Sterling College choirs and small chamber ensemble. All concerts are free and open to the public.

The Sterling Community Band concert will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church under the direction of Dr. Brad Nix, associate professor of music.

Senior exhibit and juried student art show open Nov. 20 | November 12, 2014

Two art exhibits will be housed simultaneously in the gallery of the Art and Media Center at Sterling College. Lucas Knauss will display his senior thesis work, “Unnatural Selection: The Game!” along with the juried student art show, opening Thursday, Nov. 20, from 5-7 p.m. Awards for best of show, second and third place of the juried show will be announced at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free event; artwork will be on display until Dec. 11.

Coach Of The Year Award To Be Named After Lonnie Kruse | November 10, 2014

The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference is proud to announce the changing of the name of the "KCAC Basketball Coach of the Year" award to the "Lonnie Kruse Coach of the Year&q

Sterling College Online representatives to visit Hutchinson | November 7, 2014

Attending college online is a growing trend, but it can be difficult trying to choose the right school when you do not have the opportunity to meet faculty, talk about financial aid or have someone answer questions about their degree programs. Sterling College Online is filling this need by hosting an open house on Monday, Nov. 17, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Central Christian High School in Hutchinson for anyone interested in taking online classes.

Seniors finish preparations for Friday opening | November 5, 2014

The original productions “Doorway to the Shine” and “Cosmic Disarray” will debut Friday night in Culbertson Auditorium on Nov. 7-8 at 7 p.m. Featuring the work of six theatre majors, the shows will fulfill senior projects for Darsha Bechard, Jamie Fitzgerald, Cody Green, Cody Martin, Shane Rogers and Chloe Wootton. The two plays will run consecutively separated by a 30-minute intermission. Admission is free with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Senior theatre productions take stage Nov. 7-8 | October 31, 2014

Two original productions will be staged in Culbertson Auditorium under the direction of Sterling College Seniors Darsha Bechard and Chloe Wootton. “Doorway to the Shine,” written by Senior Shane Rogers, and “Cosmic Disarray,” written by Senior Cody Martin, will open at 7 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium on Nov. 7-8. The two plays will run consecutively separated by a 30-minute intermission. Admission is free with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Sterling College debate defeats current national champions, forensics continues to excel | October 30, 2014

The trophy cases in Spencer Hall have filled up quickly this year as Sterling College continues to earn first and second places in team sweepstakes across the country. Their most recent victory was defeating the current national champions, Western Kentucky University, at the Missouri Mule Swing Speech and Debate Tournament this weekend. The tournament included top-ranked teams from across the country and was hosted by University of Central Missouri on Oct. 17-19.

Local professionals prepare students for a future in business | October 30, 2014

The Kansas state leadership conference for Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda met on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Sterling College to learn from local business leaders and professors. Approximately 50 students and their chapter advisers attended the one-day conference.