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COME DISCOVER

A PLACE WHERE YOU BELONG...

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... TO DISCOVER

WE PROMISE YOU DISCOVERY. STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO EXPERIENCE NEW THINGS. IT’S A PLACE WHERE YOU DEVELOP FRIENDSHIPS THAT LAST A LIFETIME. IT’S A PLACE WHERE YOU ARE CHALLENGED TO GROW ACADEMICALLY IN A LIFE-GIVING ENVIRONMENT. We promise that your time at Sterling College will be where you discover who you are, how to grow in your faith and how your identity and calling in life can blend into a meaningful, purposeful career. That’s the Sterling College promise.

“THE ACADEMICS AT STERLING COLLEGE HAVE PROVEN TO BE MORE THAN I EVER EXPECTED. I’VE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE CLASSES FROM A VARIETY OF PROFESSORS. I’VE GROWN TO BUILD PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEM, AND THEY HAVE REALLY PUSHED ME AND CHALLENGED ME TO BE THE BEST I CAN BE.” ETHAN YOUNG HOMETOWN

MEDICAL LAKE, WASH.

MAJOR

BIOLOGY/PRE-MED & BIBLICAL STUDIES

MAJORS & MINORS Art & Design Ceramics/Sculpture Drawing/Painting Graphic Design Illustration Photography Self-Directed Studio Studio/Fine Art

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... FOR THINKERS

Athletic Training Biblical Studies Old Testament New Testament

Biology Business Administration Accounting Capitalism Economics Entrepreneurship International Business Leadership-Management Marketing Real Estate Social Entrepreneurship

Chemistry Christian Ministries

Missions (Intercultural Studies) Urban Ministries Worship Leadership Youth

Communication & Media Arts

We promise you knowledge. Sterling College is a place for those students who want to have deep conversations about life’s meaningful questions and have strong, personal relationships with their professors. Be it a deep mentoring relationship, or a home-cooked meal, Sterling professors care about their students and are a part of their daily lives.

Communication Arts Journalism Multimedia Production Public Relations

Elementary Education English Exercise Science Health Science History Independent Interdisciplinary

Mathematics Music Applied Vocal or Instrumental Sacred Music

Psychology Sports Management

Club, Fitness & Recreation Coaching & Instruction Collegiate, Professional, or Corporate Sport Administration Marketing, Promotions & Sports Information

Theatre Arts Writing & Editing

Creative Writing Professional Writing

Education Licensure Art (Pre K-12) Biology Chemistry English Health & Physical Education (Pre K–12) History & Government Mathematics Music - Vocal & Instrumental (Pre K–12) Speech & Theatre Adaptive Special Education Add-On Endorsement (K-12)

Pre-Professional Studies Pre-Dentistry Pre-Engineering Pre-Law Pre-Med Pre-Nursing Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmaceutical Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Veterinary

ACTIVITIES & ORGANIZATIONS Campbell Hall Organization Campus Activities Board (CAB) English Blend Freshman Activity Board Future Science Professionals Association (FSPA) Great Plains Review (GPR) Habitat for Humanity Intramurals Math Club Multicultural Club Music at Sterling College (M@SC) On the Spot (Improv. Troupe) Phi Beta Lamda (PBL) Sterling Art League Sterling College Online Radio Channel (SCORch) Student Government Association (SGA) Student Senate Theatre at Sterling College (T@SC) The Sterling Stir (Newspaper) The Warrior (Yearbook) Ultimate Frisbee

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... TO EXPLORE

We promise you opportunities. Sterling College is a place for those who want to get involved in many different activities and gain diverse experiences during their college years. When else in your life will you get to partake in campus events like Love Sterling, our community service day, Kahvista, our coffeehouse mixer and performance night, or Pinterest Night, where you can try out that pin you’ve been saving?

ASHLEY STANFORD HOMETOWN

FAIRFIELD, CALIF.

MAJOR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

“I LOVE THE COMMUNITY AT STERLING COLLEGE AND FEEL AS THOUGH I CAN REALLY BE INVOLVED HERE. SINCE IT IS A SMALLER COMMUNITY, I’M ABLE TO BE A LOT MORE INVOLVED ON CAMPUS, WHICH I REALLY ENJOY. THE COMMUNITY HERE IS REALLY FRIENDLY AND OPEN—I APPRECIATE THE PEOPLE I HAVE MET HERE.”

“I CAME TO STERLING BECAUSE I WANTED TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL IN A MORE COMPETITIVE LEAGUE. STERLING COLLEGE GIVES ME THE CHANCE TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL AND ALSO FOCUS ON MY CLASSES AND BE INVOLVED IN OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.” HAYLEY RAY HOMETOWN

DERBY, KAN.

MAJOR

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

ATHLETICS

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... FOR COMPETITORS

We promise you sport. Sterling College is a place for those who want to keep perfecting their abilities both on the field and off the field. Sterling College’s athletic department has a strong reputation as one of the best programs in our league. Don’t believe us, check our stats.

Baseball Men’s Basketball Women’s Basketball Cheer Men’s Cross-Country Women’s Cross-Country Football Men’s Golf Women’s Golf Men’s Indoor Track & Field Women’s Indoor Track & Field Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Men’s Soccer Women’s Soccer Softball Volleyball

IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS, STERLING COLLEGE ATHLETICS HAS PRODUCED: 95 NAIA Scholar-Athletes 1 NAIA National Champion 1 Trip to the NAIA World Series 3 Professional Contracts Signed 8 Players of the Year 10 NAIA All-Americans 2 Newcomers of the Year 47 First Team All-KCAC 44 Second Team All-KCAC 60 Honorable Mention All-KCAC 3 Freshmen of the Year 7 Coaches of the Year

RECENT EVENTS 24-Hour Rave Bingo Blood Drive Bongo Ball Campbell Christmas Party Cookie Day Dances Dumpster Diving Game Show Night Garden Party Kabob Night Kahvista Karaoke Last Blast Lumberjack Night Midnight Druber’s Donut Run Monte Carlo Night Pi Day Pinterest Night Royal’s Baseball Game Skate Night Spring Formal Sterling’s Got Talent Study Snacks TAG The “Hunger Games” Tortilla Tuesday Treat Tuesday

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... TO CONNECT

We promise you community. Sterling College is a place for those who long for an opportunity to grow in Christian community and develop lifelong friendships. There is no better way to get to know people than by being in community together, sharing life’s struggles, experiencing dorm life and participating in random activities that create lasting memories.

LAMAR WHITSON HOMETOWN

BLUE RAPIDS, KAN.

MAJOR EXERCISE SCIENCE

“AT STERLING IT’S VERY EASY TO RELATE TO PEOPLE. YOU RUN INTO PEOPLE ALL THE TIME, AND YOU GET TO KNOW THEM PERSONALLY. I WAS DRAWN TO BEING A RESIDENT ASSISTANT BECAUSE I GET TO INTERACT WITH SO MANY PEOPLE AND GET TO KNOW THE GUYS ON MY HALL ON A DEEP LEVEL.”

“ONE THING ABOUT BEING AT STERLING COLLEGE IS THAT THERE ARE MORE OPPORTUNITIES. UNLIKE LARGE SCHOOLS, I HAD THE CHANCE TO GET CAST IN THE FIRST TWO SHOWS I AUDITIONED FOR. STERLING HAS ALLOWED ME TO GET ON STAGE AND GET THE EXPERIENCE THAT I NEED TO KEEP GOING—EXPERIENCE THAT I HAVE ALREADY BEEN ABLE TO USE.” ELIJAH KLEIN HOMETOWN

WICHITA, KAN.

MAJOR THEATRE ARTS

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... FOR CREATORS

We promise you expression. Sterling College is a place for those who find meaning in building a set from scratch, capturing an audience’s heart, performing spoken word, delivering a moving argument or transforming a canvas into a masterpiece. There is always an opportunity to build your resume in art, music, theatre, communications and media at Sterling College.

FINE ARTS OPPORTUNITIES 24-Hour Play Festival Annual Juried Student Art Show Art Exhibitions Children’s Theatre Chorale Community Band Composer Series Concert Choir Debate Fine Arts Master Class Forensics Highland Singers Masterworks Concert Music Performance Tours Musical Theatre Pep Band Student Film Festival Theatre

RECENT MISSION TRIPS East Asia Ethiopia Fiji Ghana Guatemala India Indonesia Kenya Mediterranean Middle East Nepal Nicaragua Philippines South Africa St. Lucia Thailand Ukraine United States of America Uruguay

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... FOR ADVENTURE

We promise you experiences. Sterling College is a place for those who want a fresh start in a new environment. Because we are located in the middle of the country, we attract students from all over looking to do things that are only possible through Sterling College. Whether it be the starry skies of Kansas or the thrill of traveling abroad, we promise you memories to last a lifetime.

COURTNEY BRAND HOMETOWN

EVANS, COLO.

MAJOR

CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

MISSION TRIP

EAST ASIA

“COMING TO STERLING, I WAS SURPRISED BY THE AMOUNT OF MISSION TRIPS THAT ARE OFFERED. IF TRAVELING IS SOMETHING YOU ENJOY, I WOULD ENCOURAGE YOU TO COME TO STERLING BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW IN YOUR FAITH AND SEE THE WORLD.”

MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... FOR DISCIPLES

We promise you growth. Sterling College is a place for those who want to grow spiritually and explore their Christian faith. From weekly chapels to student-led Bible studies to multiple mission opportunities, there are countless ways for students to develop their identity in Christ.

24-Hour Prayer Bible Studies Children’s Reading Program Disaster Relief Evans Worship FUEL Services Homeless Shelter International House of Prayer (IHOP) in Kansas City Kid’s After-School Program Local Food Banks Love Sterling Ministry Teams Mission Trips Nursing Home Praise Band Relationship Panels Residential Life Program Soup Kitchen Summer Youth Camps Testimony Nights Urban Ministry Weekly Chapels Youth Group Leader

RECENT STERLING COLLEGE ALUMNI MAKING A DIFFERENCE Accountant Athletic Trainers - Disney’s Wide World of Sports, Colleges and High Schools Attorney Broadway Wardrobe Specialist CEO Chiropractor College Professor, Administrator and President Defense Contractor Graduate School Hollywood Actor Inner-City Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Los Alamos National Laboratory Scientist Media Technician Medical Doctor Missionaries - Kenya, Ethiopia, Romania, Middle East, Japan and U.S. NCAA Division 1 Head Football Coach Nonprofit Administrator National Security Agency Agent Physical Therapist Professional Artist and Illustrator Professional Athlete Contracts - Baseball, Football, Basketball and Soccer Photographer Radio Personality Regional Theatre Director and Actor School Administrator State Legislator Strength Coach – Jacksonville Jaguars Teachers - U.S., China, South Korea and Africa Television Production Texas Rangers Security Officer Urban Ministry Worship Pastor

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... TO DEVELOP

We promise you a future. It is our mission at Sterling College “to develop creative and thoughtful leaders who understand a maturing Christian faith.” We promise that your story matters and that your time at Sterling College will equip you to be a world changer. We have a long list of alumni who have set out to make a difference in their communities. They are applying their knowledge and using their gifts for the benefit of others.

JODI LIGHTNER GRADUATED

2001

“I STUDIED ART BECAUSE I WANTED TO BE AN ARTIST; I DIDN’T WANT TO BE ANYTHING ELSE. BUT I CHOSE STERLING BECAUSE IT’S THE COMMUNITY I WANTED TO BELONG TO.”

WINDELL MIDDLEBROOKS ’02

ACTOR ON ABC’S BODY OF PROOF

ANDY ’97 & LESA ’97 BROWN

MISSIONARIES IN NAIROBI, KENYA

JODI LIGHTNER ’01

PAINTING AND DRAWING PROFESSOR AT MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY BILLINGS

PRICE VS. COST “Price” and “cost” are not the same.

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... FOR INVESTORS

We promise you value. Make sure you know the difference between the price and the cost before you make a decision that can impact your future. Although our price tag is higher than that of a state university, every student at Sterling College receives financial assistance through scholarships to make the cost competitive.

“Price” is the total amount charged. “Cost” is the amount paid out-of-pocket. FACT: 100% of full-time, on-campus Sterling College students receive financial assistance through scholarships. Adding grants, loans and work study help reduce the cost further.

STERLING COLLEGE IS A PLACE... FOR YOU

COME DISCOVER THE STERLING COLLEGE PROMISE. Experience Sterling College for yourself. We guarantee you will discover so much more about who you are and where you want to go in life. We promise you a challenging education filled with committed supporters helping you discover your dreams. We promise you a Christ-centered experience filled with a lot of adventures. Join us today so you can become a part of Sterling’s vast, global community.

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Sterling College Viewbook, 2013-2014