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Mark your calendars for:
Saturday, October 12, 2019
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.
Saturday, October 12, 2019 tentative agenda
10:00 am: Registration & Refreshments — Dunbar Hall
10:10 – 10:20: Welcoming Remarks — President Matthew Derr, President
10:20 – 10:30: Introduction from Admission — Dean of Admission & Financial Aid
10:30 – 10:40: Residential & Student Life Presentation — Anne Morse, Assoc. Dean of Student Life & Charlie Ryland, Faculty in Environmental Humanities with Ruth Gardinet, Work Program Supervisor ~ Dunbar Hall
10:40 – 10:50: Global Field Studies Presentation — David Gilligan, Faculty in Ecology ~ Dunbar Hall
11:10 – 11:20: Outdoor Education Presentation, Faculty in Outdoor Education ~ Challenge Course
11:20 – 11:30: Ecology Presentation — Emily Brodsky, Faculty in Ecology ~ Cedar Swamp
11:45 – 12:30 pm: Lunch ~ Dunbar Hall
12:55 – 1:05: Sustainable Agriculture Presentation — Charlotte Rosendahl, Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture ~ Alfond Barn
1:05 – 1:20: Tour of Houston Kitchen via the Shelton-Flynn Gardens
1:20 – 1:30: Sustainable Food Systems Presentation — Tony VanWinkle, Faculty in Sustainable Food Systems ~ Brown Library
1:30 – 1:40: Environmental Humanities Presentation — Carol Dickson, Faculty in Environmental Humanities ~ Brown Library
1:40 – 2:00: Closing Remarks & Admission Deadlines, Financial Aid, & Thank you!
5:30 – 6:00: Dinner for Overnight Guests, Dunbar Hall
Sunday, October 13, 2019
11:00 – 11:30 am: Brunch & Overnight Kit & Key Return, Dunbar Hall
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.