Class learning focuses on community outreach and connections

One of two things can happen when you present eager and energetic elementary-aged kids to be led by college freshmen and sophomores for 20 minutes – chaos or connection. The latter was the case for Hesston College’s Recreation Leadership students during the fall semester as they provided the game programming during WOW (Whitestone on Wednesdays) […]

Masterworks concert “Light Eternal” brings comfort to holiday season

Hesston College Music and Theater will present the annual masterworks performance at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The program, Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna (Light Eternal), will acknowledge the light that Christ brings to our world. The Hesston College community and wider community has experienced several losses […]

Conference to take proactive approach on confronting injustice

What can one person do to stand against “the troubles of this world?” The challenges are monumental: economic injustice, gender inequity, race relations, water and land conflicts. What difference can I make? The 2018 Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series (AVDS) will explore these questions and their answers with the theme “Before the Unthinkable Happens: Confronting […]

Smithsonian traveling exhibition exploring water’s environmental and cultural impact coming to Hesston

From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life. Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation, industry and more. It inspires art and music. The Hesston Public Library (300 N. Main, Hesston, Kan.), in cooperation with Kansas Humanities Council will examine water as […]

Voice students break into semi-finals at competition

Hesston College voice students competed among the best collegiate vocalists in a four-state region at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) West Central Region Vocal Competition Nov. 4 to 5, at the University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, Colo.). Nine students represented Hesston College during the weekend competition with three advancing to the […]

New programs lead to enrollment boost

New academic and athletic programs added to Hesston College’s offerings over the last several years have culminated with an enrollment boost for fall 2017 according to the college’s official reporting numbers. Total student headcount reached 442 in 2017, a 10 percent boost from a headcount of 401 a year prior, and the highest reported enrollment […]

Hesston College homecoming events set for next weekend Sept. 22 to 24

HESSTON, Kan. – Hesston College’s monumental homecoming celebration Sept. 22 to 24, is just around the corner. The weekend will be filled with numerous events for those on campus and the surrounding community as well as college alumni and friends from near and far. Friday Forum to connect with 2017 Hesston community common read, 11 […]

Photo release – Special Olympics coaching clinics on campus Sept. 9

Hesston College played host to Special Olympics coaching clinics for basketball and soccer led by Andrew Stauffer, volunteer certified Special Olympics basketball and soccer coach, Saturday, Sept. 9. Stauffer made classroom presentations on philosophy, theory and practice drills for basketball and soccer, then worked with Larks men’s basketball players and women’s soccer players to demonstrate […]

Community Read 2017 events

Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis About the community read For the sixth year, the community of Hesston, led by Hesston College, Hesston Public Library and Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, invite individuals and groups to take part in a community read during the fall semester. The book selection for the 2017 read is Blue […]