Author Archives: Rachel McMaster

Becoming one with the Bible through ink

by Alex Leff Beads of sweat stream down his forehead. He wipes his eyes clean and clenches his hands into sweaty fists. He leans back in the chair as he [...]

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Graduate overcomes barriers to reach goals

Immediate cheers and applause erupted as Simon Zehr received his Hesston College diploma, and not just because his name was the final one read during the May 11 Commencement ceremony. [...]

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Nelson Kilmer Science Scholarship established in honor of longtime instructor

Longtime Hesston College science faculty and staff member Nelson Kilmer’s 46 years of dedicated service to the college is being honored with the establishment of the Nelson Kilmer Science Scholarship [...]

Posted in Academic Department, Alumni & Development, News Releases, Physics |

Graduates encouraged to carry values through life

Graduates of Hesston College’s Class of 2014 were encouraged to take Hesston College values with them as they go everywhere during Commencement exercises May 11. Commencement speakers Joyce Huber, nursing [...]

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Explore Kansas! trip to experience the Symphony in the Flint Hills

Hesston College alumni and friends will experience the renowned annual Symphony in the Flint Hills with the Kansas City Symphony during the college’s 13th annual Explore Kansas! trip June 14. [...]

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Hesston College prepares for leadership transition in Advancement

The Hesston College community will prepare for a leadership transition as Yvonne Sieber, vice president of Advancement, ends her service to the college June 30. Tonya Detweiler will serve as [...]

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Students commissioned for summer service

During Hesston College chapel April 30, 40 students were commissioned for Christian ministry and service for summer and fall placements. “These students are going to make a difference in someone’s [...]

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Students recognized for achievements during LarkFest Awards

Hesston College students were recognized for their academic and extracurricular achievements during the 2013-14 year at Larkfest May 2. Larkfest is an annual end-of-the-year event that recognizes students for their [...]

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Hesston College performing arts to close year with music theatre showcase

Performing arts students in Hesston College’s Music Theatre Workshop will present a music theatre showcase at 7 p.m., Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, in the college’s Northlawn Studio [...]

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International Chorale to present bon voyage concert

The Hesston College International Chorale will present a bon voyage concert as a precursor to a three-week European tour at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 10, in the Hesston Mennonite Church [...]

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Art students’ award-winning work featured in gallery

Hesston College students are the featured artists in the college’s Regier Friesen Art Gallery through May 10. The student work features a variety of art media from both fall and [...]

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Summer clay camp to help shape young artists

Middle school and high school-aged students can expand their creativity and learning with Hesston College’s week-long summer clay camp June 16 to 20 on the Hesston College campus. Hesston College [...]

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College to celebrate class of 2014

Hesston College will celebrate the class of 2014 during Commencement Weekend May 9 to 11. The commencement ceremony will be at 9 a.m., Sunday, May 11, in Yost Center. Nursing [...]

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Cutting the transportation footprint

A parade in celebration of alternative transportation options makes its way across the Hesston College campus during the college’s Earth Day celebration April 24. A personal activities vehicle (PAV) built [...]

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Environmental science added as new program of study

Environmental science will join Hesston College’s list of more than 50 programs of study for transfer beginning with the 2014-15 academic year. Environmental science programs have seen an upswing nationwide [...]

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