Athletics at Hesston College

“I would define a successful student athlete at Hesston College in three ways. One – that they have become a better athlete…than they were when they came to our campus. Secondly they have developed confidence in themselves, confidence in their ability to make that next step. And third, I would define a successful student athlete […]

College prepares for Opening Weekend

Hesston College began welcoming students back to campus on Monday for the 2014-15 year, which will kick off with Opening Weekend Aug. 14 to 17. Resident assistants arrived on campus Aug. 8 for training and a weekend retreat. Members of the volleyball and men’s and women’s cross country and soccer teams arrived Aug. 11, and […]

McClellan signs to play women’s basketball

Hesston College women’s basketball coach Dan Harrison announces Reagan McClellan, a 5’6″ point guard from Northern Heights High School, Allen, Kan., as the latest addition to the Larks program. A freshman last year at Allen Community College, Iola, Kan., McClellan adds experience and depth to the Hesston backcourt. An all-league honorable mention player in 2012-13, […]

College announces Spring 2014 Dean’s List, Honor Roll

Hesston College announced the names of full-time students whose spring 2014 semester grades earned them a place on the Dean’s List (3.90 to 4.00) and Honor Roll (3.50 to 3.89). Dean’s List freshmen Rachelle Adrian – Mountain Lake, Minn. Kailey Aiello – Salem, Ore. Megan Baumgartner – Hesston, Kan. Victoria Becker – Halstead, Kan. Eric […]

Relationships, faith key to basketball star’s success

by Andrew Sharp ’99 When asked to describe her schedule at Hesston College, sophomore guard Makayla Ladwig, Wichita, Kan., describes a full plate, one teeming with relationships, challenges, opportunities and faith formation that intertwine with her commitments as a student athlete. Ask anyone who knows Ladwig and they will tell you that she goes about […]

2013 Howard Hustle results

All finishers 2 Mile FEMALE OVERALL WINNERS Place Bib Name Age Town St Time 1 333 KRISTEN SHRAG 25 14:00 2 100 HOLLY PETERS 18 HC KS 14:01 3 192 KATIE SAWYER 30 MCPHERSON KS 14:13 2 Mile MALE OVERALL WINNERS Place Bib Name Age Town St Time 1 7 JACOB LANDIS 21 STERLING IL […]

A great time at #phoenix13

Here’s a quick summary of some of the highlights from the week: Sunday evening, Admissions staff connected with 250 youth at Trinity Mennonite (Glendale) and Michele Hershberger was the keynote speaker for the event Hesston College gave away about 1,000 T-shirts to youth as they arrived and checked into their youth hotel lobbies as people […]

Brown to perform “I Go On Singing” in Harrisonburg, Va.

Tony Brown will perform the original musical autobiography “I Go On Singing” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at Lehman Auditorium on the Eastern Mennonite University campus, Harrisonburg, Va.. “I Go On Singing” is Brown’s original tribute to Paul Robeson, all-American athlete, scholar, champion orator, international recording artist and star of the stage and screen […]

Homecoming 2012

More than 500 Hesston College alumni and friends came together Sept. 28 to 30 for Homecoming Weekend 2012. Nearly 300 alumni reconnected with classmates at 13 class reunions. The weekend celebrated the performing arts and included a Performing Arts Showcase with performances, presentations and concerts by alumni professionals, students and faculty. A highlight of the […]

Earth Day Celebration: Living the Green Life

Thursday, April 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Booths will be set up for participants to come and go as they explore ways to be sustainable. Energy Electric bicycle project and bicycle charging station – Physics II class Solar cooking – Science Department Solar music powered by a photovoltaic energy power station – students Electric […]

Community of musicians to perform “Each Other’s Light,” concert for the Peacing It Together Foundation

First Mennonite Church will hold fundraiser on Sunday, March 18 at 4 p.m. by Andrew Flack Denver, Colo.—It was while touring Bosnia in 2002 that baritone Anthony Brown came face to face with the extraordinary healing power of music. He was singing to an audience of Croats and Serbs, Muslims, Christians and Jews, and as […]