Shane Claiborne to headline AVDS conference

Hesston College’s annual Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series will feature nationally known Christian speaker and author, Shane Claiborne, to explore the theme “Not Just on Sunday” Feb. 19 to 21. The conference will explore what it looks like to live a vibrant 24/7 faith by discovering spiritual practices that bring transformation. Both youth and adults […]

Students chosen for professional internships

A group of Hesston College students are honing their professional skills as interns with the college’s Marketing and Communications team during the spring semester. The internship is an opportunity for students to expand their skills and creativity and build their professional portfolios as freshmen and sophomores – a step in the process that many students […]

New scholarship opportunity for science and math students

Students studying science, math or computer science at Hesston College have a new scholarship option to pursue to help offset the cost of their education. The Habegger-Harder Science/Math Scholarship will award one scholarship each year through a competitive application process to students who demonstrate high academic achievement and a passion for a major in science, […]

College launches men’s golf program with hiring of local coach

Hesston College Athletic Director Rob Ramseyer introduces Chris Frantz as head coach of the Larks’ new men’s golf program. Hesston men’s golf will open competition in the fall of 2016. “We’re very excited about the addition of the golf program,” Ramseyer said. “We feel confident the program will attract high-quality student-athletes who are a great […]

German string ensemble and pianist to merge talents in HBPA performance

One of the most internationally sought-after string quartets, Minguet Quartet, will join with dynamic pianist Andreas Klein for the third concert in the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts Series (HBPA) 2015-16 season at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. Minguet Quartet, a German group comprised of two violins, a […]

Presidential Search Committee meets with campus community

The Hesston College Presidential Search Committee met on campus Jan. 15 and 16 to work through the process of determining the best candidate for the college’s next president. President Howard Keim, the college’s eighth president, announced his resignation in October, to be effective June 30, after 11 years of service. The search committee facilitated listening […]

Bel Canto Singers 2016 spring tour

Sunday, March 6 10:30 a.m. – Lindale Mennonite Church, 6255 Jesse Bennett Way, Harrisonburg, Va. 2 p.m. – Park View Mennonite Church, 1600 College Ave, Harrisonburg, Va. Monday, March 7 9:41 to 10:01 a.m. – Eastern Mennonite School chapel, 801 Parkwood Dr, Harrisonburg, Va. 7 p.m. – Franconia Mennonite Church, 613 Harleysville Pike, Telford, Pa. […]

Leadership initiative receives funding

Hesston College’s new leadership program was recently awarded a $10,000 Leadership Transformation Grant from the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) (Wichita) for 15 participants to attend KLC programs for leadership development in 2016. Hesston’s program was one of 15 institutions selected at the $10,000 level. The funding will be used to allow students, faculty and staff […]

NAFSA names Hesston College a Top Higher Education Institution contributor to Kansas District 4 Economy

Hesston College was recently named a Top Higher Education Institution contributor to Kansas District 4 Economy by NAFSA: Association of International Educators based on the economic impact the college’s international student population has on the local economy. A recent NAFSA report found that the 974,926 international students studying at U.S. college and universities added $30.5 […]