Hesston College serves, celebrates and showcases at Larkfest 2017

Hesston College took a day off from classes April 20, to instead focus on college values of service and student academic and leadership excellence during the annual Larkfest celebration. The day started with on-campus students doing service projects around the Hesston and Harvey County communities. 234 students participated in 23 service projects from pulling weeds […]

First playwriting festival to feature seven original plays

This spring, Hesston College will debut a play writing festival entitled “From Pen to Paper to Performance,” that features seven original plays by local writers. It’s the first of what Hesston College Theatre Director Rachel Jantzi hopes will become an annual tradition. “I was pleased with the number of submissions we received for this first-time […]

Movie showing carries powerful message

Thanks to funding from The John Ernest Foundation, Hesston College will host a viewing of the movie Sold, which illustrates the child sex trade, at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 23, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The showing is free and open to the public. Sold is rated PG-13 for disturbing content […]

Sybarite5 to perform last HBPA season performance at Hesston Mennonite Church  

Rounding out this year’s Hesston-Bethel Arts Performing (HBPA) season is classical music’s most dynamic chamber groups, the string quintet Sybarite5, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 20, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. Members of Sybarite5 will also present a pre-concert talk from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in the Hesston Mennonite Church […]

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 […]

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 […]