News & Events

Don Ray '62 receives Sterling College’s Distinguished Service Award

Release Date: 
June 1, 2010

Having six children and 11 grandchildren attend your alma mater is no easy feat, but that is the case for Distinguished Service Award winner Reverend Don Ray. Ray, a Sterling College graduate of 1962, received the award during Sterling's 118th commencement on May 22.

Sterling College Sends Misson Trip to Guatemala

Release Date: 
June 1, 2010

Being physically, emotionally and spiritually stretched is common when going on a summer mission trip. Sterling College's team to Guatemala looks to be no different. On June 2, a team from Sterling College will be going to Chiquimula, Guatemala for two weeks.

While in Guatemala, the team will be speaking to large school assemblies, helping with Sunday morning services and taking relief food to mountain villages where poverty and hunger prevail.

Sterling College Sends Soccer Mission Trip to Kenya

Release Date: 
May 25, 2010

The Sterling College mission trip to Kenya this summer will involve a lot of soccer-or "football," as it is called in Kenya. Dave Underwood, head men's soccer coach at Sterling College, is leading eight of the soccer players on a mission trip to Nairobi. The team is hosting clinics and training sessions at schools, orphanages, and the Kibera slum and will play with several African club teams.

Sterling College Students Donate Nearly 900 Hours during Love Sterling Event

Release Date: 
May 25, 2010

Downtown Sterling recently received a makeover through "Love Sterling," a community outreach event planned by Sterling College. More than 150 College students and community members provided nearly 900 hours of labor on Saturday, May 1. "We were able to accomplish every single project we'd planned except one," said Anne Smith, chaplain at Sterling College. "Truly, it was amazing the way folks and resources arrived just as we needed them."

Sterling College Hires Joshua Wisner ’07 as Resident Director for Kilbourn

Release Date: 
May 25, 2010

Two years of teaching in China is not usually on the résumé of a resident director at Sterling College, but that is the case for new Resident Director Josh Wisner. Wisner spent two years teaching English classes in China after graduating from Sterling College in 2007. During his College career Wisner played on the SC men's basketball team, served as a resident assistant for two years and was named the Outstanding Male Student of the Year.