Larkfest to celebrate student achievement and service

The community is invited to join Hesston College in taking a day off from classes Thursday, April 20, for the annual Larkfest event which highlights student work and achievements. David LeVan, business faculty, says, “Larkfest was created to highlight two important values of Hesston College — academic excellence and service to others. On Larkfest, the […]

Sowers leads golfers in Myrtle Beach

The Hesston College men’s golf team competed in a triple header duel over spring break in Myrtle Beach, S.C., performing well despite tough conditions. The Larks took on Hobart College (Geneva, N.Y.) and Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pa.), both NCAA Division III schools. Freshman Sam Sowers (Cummings, Kan.) took first in the competition while freshman Ryan […]

Vocal instructor wins national fellowship award

Hesston College music faculty member Matthew Schloneger, Ph.D., was selected as one of two winners nationally for the Van L. Lawrence Fellowship, recognizing a combined commitment to excellence in teaching and voice science. The Fellowship and $2,000 award are intended to provide opportunities for the Fellow to become more thoroughly acquainted with practices, techniques, technology […]

National Golf Benefit offers warm temperatures and exciting prizes

Golfers can enjoy the warmth of the desert in sunny Arizona for Hesston College’s eighth annual National Golf Benefit, Saturday, April 8, at The Legend at Arrowhead, Glendale, Ariz. Non-golfers also have a chance to join in the fun, even from a distance, by purchasing raffle tickets for exciting prizes, including a Traeger Grill Pro […]

Sunflower Trio to resource sister institutions during spring break tour

The Sunflower Trio, comprised of three Hesston College music faculty members, will travel to three sister institutions, Bluffton (Ohio) University, Goshen (Ind.) College and Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Va.) for concert presentations and residency activities during a spring break tour March 14 to 18. The tour is made possible through a grant from the Marpeck […]

Cross country teams recognized for academic achievements

The Hesston College cross country team is once again being recognized for earning a team academic award, just like they have every year for the previous six years that Gerry Sieber has been coaching. The fall 2016 men’s cross country team is ranked first nationally in the cross country academic team standings with a 3.911 […]

A dramatic landing gives student pilot a unique perspective

January 19, 2015, is a day that will forever live in the mind of Jordan Stoltzfus, a sophomore aviation student at Hesston College. On that day, Stoltzfus survived total engine failure of an airplane, followed by an emergency landing, and lived to tell about it–an experience that not many pilots, seasoned veterans or otherwise, would […]