The Hesston College Board of Directors, following a unanimous vote by those at its October meeting, announces Dr. Joseph Manickam as its candidate of choice to become Hesston’s ninth president. The Presidential Search Committee made the announcement to the campus community on Oct. 28. “Dr. Manickam is creative, imaginative and visionary,” said Kelvin Friesen, chair […]
How do you appropriately celebrate the 30th year of a college course that has had a significant impact on the life and faith of nearly 6,000 students who have put in hours of hard work and come away with a broader worldview and greater biblical understanding? A brand new, first-time-ever textbook for the course seems […]
Local musicians are invited to join student choirs for the annual Thanksgiving evening Masterworks concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 24, at Hesston Mennonite Church. The 2016 concert will be A Downton Abbey Christams and will consist of holiday music by English composers themed around the popular British television show, along with full orchestra accompaniment. […]
The Hesston College Theatre Department will present four public performances of the fable “Fools,” directed by Rachel Jantzi, Oct. 27 to 30, in the Helmuth Studio Theatre in Keim Center on the Hesston College campus. “Fools,” by Neil Simon, set in the small village of Kulyenchikov, Ukraine, during the late 19th century, tells the story […]
by Keegan Cook, Hesston College Horizon Sports Editor If you haven’t seen the Hesston College women’s soccer team play this season, you’re missing out. Not only are the Larks having the best season in the program’s history, as the number two team in Region VI, their 11-2 record makes them an intimidating competitor to some […]
Hesston College sophomore Kaho Yanagidaira (Chino-shi, Japan) (right) and English faculty member Donovan Tann (left) give a lesson on using chopsticks to sophomores Morgan Leavy (Telford, Pa.) and Emily Griffioen (Belmond, Iowa) at the college’s annual Culture’s Fair Oct. 10. After learning to use chopsticks, participants test their new skills by moving peas from one […]
The Hesston College volleyball team will host Highland (Kan.) Community College for a 6:30 p.m. match on Wed., Oct. 19. The Power of Pink match will be in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. All proceeds from the gate admission will be contributed to the Susan B. Komen Foundation. The Power of Pink event will […]
Joshua Davis, author of the fall 2016 community read “Spare Parts,” shared with about 500 people the process of writing his book and immigration in the United States.
Adele Hofer (sophomore, Greenwood Village, Colo.), performs a soprano solo from Mozart’s “Regina Coeli, KV 108,” along with the Hesston High Singers, the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers and the Gala Concert Orchestra Saturday evening.
A 21-voice mixed chamber choir, Bel Canto Singers, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will perform at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The group’s fall tour program, “Mend the Sky,” is inspired by the college’s 2016-17 theme verse from Jeremiah 29:11-13: “For I know the […]
The author of the fall 2016 community read, Joshua Davis, will share with the community about his work in a 7:30 p.m., presentation, Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. Another opportunity for interested people to connect with him will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Hesston […]
The music programs at Hesston High School (HHS) and Hesston College (HC) as well as guest performers – many of whom are dual alumni of both HHS and HC – will present “The Promise of Living” Gala Concert at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. Pre-concert entertainment […]
Hesston College’s official fall 2016 enrollment numbers following the 20th day of classes give a total student headcount enrollment of 401. Included in total enrollment is a larger group of new students who started at Hesston in 2016 as compared to fall 2015. The number of domestic students increased to 198 from 185 in 2015, […]
A 57-year history of friendship and partnership between Excel Industries, Inc., and Hesston College will be celebrated at the fourth annual Hesston College Homecoming Golf Benefit Thursday, Sept. 29, at Hesston Golf Park. Excel and Midwest Professional Golf Association are sponsoring the event. All proceeds will benefit the Hesston College annual fund. Registration for the […]
Hesston College will celebrate homecoming 2016, “Home Sweet Hesston,” Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, along with Hesston High School and the larger community. Homecoming 2016 marks Hesston High School USD 460’s 50th anniversary, which transitioned from the former Hesston Academy. Dual alumni that attended both Hesston High School and Hesston College will resource the weekend […]