Learn the Value of a
Sterling College Education
Understand our unique approach to Environmental Stewardship
Mark your calendars for:
Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
9:15 – 10:00 am: Info Session for GMC Students, Student Center
10:00: Registration & Refreshments ~ Dunbar Hall
10:10 – 10:20: Welcoming Remarks ~ President Matthew Derr, President
10:20 – 10:25: Additional Remarks ~ Tim Patterson, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid
10:45 – 10:55: Ecology Presentation ~ Farley Brown, Faculty in Ecology
10:55 – 11:05: Outdoor Education Presentation ~ Josh Bossin, Faculty in Outdoor Education
11:05 – 11:15: Global Field Studies Presentation ~ Josh Bossin, Faculty in Outdoor Education
11:20 – 11:30: Environmental Humanities Presentation ~ Dr. Carol Dickson, Faculty in Environmental Humanities
11:45 – 12:30 pm: Lunch in Dunbar Hall
1:00 – 1:15: Sustainable Agriculture & Wendell Berry Farming Program Presentations ~ Jeff Richardson & Rick Thomas, Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture
1:30 – 1:40: Sustainable Food Systems Presentation ~ Tony Van Winkle, Faculty in Sustainable Food Systems
1:50 – 2:10: Work Program & Sterling Community Presentation ~ Yvette McDonnell, Dean of Community & Harley Meyer
2:10 – 2:20: Closing Remarks & Admission Deadlines, Financial Aid, & Thank you! ~ Tim Patterson & Harley Meyer
3:00: Individual Advising Sessions for GMC students
5:30 – 6:00: Dinner for Overnight Guests, Dunbar Hall
Sunday, February 10, 2019
11:00 – 11:30 am: Brunch & Overnight Kit & Key Return, Dunbar Hall
*Please note this a proposed agenda with more information to come and is subject to change!
Whether you’re a high school student creating your college list, a student at another college who is thinking of transferring to Sterling, a parent of a prospective student, a sibling, or a friend, you are welcome at Open House, and we can’t wait to meet you.
Overnight Stays: Prospective students who are at least 17 years old can request to stay overnight in a Sterling College residence hall.
Save your receipts for travel expenses! We reimburse up to $500 in travel expenses for students who enroll after visiting.