Civil rights seminar sheds light on history

The historic “Bloody Sunday” of March 7, 1965, happened more than 30 years before Hesston College students were born – even pre-dating some of their parents. Yet 50 years after that tragic day, the spirit of those civil rights heroes lives on. Hesston College students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members joined with thousands of […]

Alumni donate civil rights books

Because of his great esteem for Hesston College, 1972 alumni Bruce Rogers and his wife Joy, also a 1972 graduate, donated 65 books on civil rights and African-American history to the college’s Mary Miller Library. Rogers said of all his educational experiences, including graduate school, Hesston had the most profound effect on him, therefore he […]

Former instructors write unexpected family history

It is not uncommon for people to discover new relatives at Hesston College. With ties to the Mennonite faith tradition and many of the students, faculty and staff coming from the same faith background, the branches of many family trees run all across campus. Sharon Cranford, however, did not expect to find any cousins at […]

Hesston College welcomes new faculty and staff

Hesston College announces the following faculty and staff appointments for the 2010-11 school year. New faculty appointments include: Jason Barrett-Fox, English and writing. He earned a bachelor’s in English from Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.), a master’s in American studies, a graduate certificate for women, gender and sexuality studies and is pursuing a Ph.D. in […]