Homecoming 2014: A multicultural celebration

More than 350 Hesston College alumni and friends gathered on campus Sept. 25 to 28 for A Hesston College Homecoming 2014: A View From Everywhere with the theme “Each other’s light: A multicultural celebration.” The weekend featured alumni sharing their heritage and multicultural experiences in “Go Everywhere” seminar presentations, music and theatre performances and class […]

Gallery recognizes and honors peacemakers from around the world

Artist Shin-hee Chin shares her appreciation of some of history’s finest peace makers through her show “Peacemakers” featured in the Mary Miller Library Gallery, located in Hesston College’s Smith Center, through mid-October. “My work is not meant to be didactic or definitive,” Chin said in her artist’s statement. “It is meant, rather, to present the […]

U.S. senior advisor to Iraq to speak on Iraqi-U.S. relations at Homecoming

A former advisor to General David Petraeus, Sadi Othman, will headline Hesston College’s Homecoming Weekend symposium as the keynote presenter with “Working as a Communication Bridge in Iraq” at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 in the Hesston Mennonite Church sanctuary on the Hesston College campus. Othman will speak about his work as a civilian senior […]

Instructor wins national research and presentation award

In order to best instruct voice students on improving their instrument, Hesston College music faculty member and voice instructor Matt Schloneger believes it is important to understand vocal health. Through his doctoral work in vocal pedagogy at the University of Kansas (Lawrence), Schloneger is studying and analyzing singers’ daily voice use for his dissertation. Schloneger’s […]

Multicultural tradition to be celebrated at Homecoming

Hesston College will welcome alumni and friends from across the country and around the world to campus Sept. 25 to 28 for A Hesston College Homecoming 2014 with the theme “Each other’s light: A multicultural celebration.” The weekend will feature alumni sharing their heritage and multicultural experiences in “Go Everywhere” seminar presentations, music and theatre […]

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 […]

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. Zehr’s fist pump and beaming smile so familiar to the campus community, revealed his own joy as he walked off the stage with diploma in […]

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 faculty, and Marelby Mosquera, natural science faculty, spoke on “Passport For Your Dream: From Here to Everywhere,” highlighting the values of Christian community, diverse cultures, […]

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 academic, extracurricular, service and leadership accomplishments throughout the academic year. View the Larkfest ceremony. Two students, sophomores Rebecca Eichelberger (Geneva, Neb.) and Hannah Weaver (Inola, […]

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 over the last few years due to increased interest in sustainability and green initiatives. Career opportunities are growing quickly in areas such as biology, public […]