New genre art featured in Regier Friesen Gallery

Greenville (Ill.) College art professor Jacob Amundson works with alternative and new genre media in his art show titled “#Blessed&Depressed,” featured in Hesston College’s Regier Friesen Gallery, located in the Friesen Center for Visual Arts, through April 15. “This body of work represents explorations over the past year in subverting my own wrestling with depression, […]

An open letter to the Church from the presidents of Mennonite Church USA colleges, universities and seminaries

Dear friends and brothers and sisters in Christ, As presidents of the schools to whom many of you have entrusted the formation of future leaders for our church’s witness in the world we want to say with full hearts, that we hear you: We hear your longing for our schools to keep faith with the […]

College responds to community active shooter situation

About 5:30 p.m., Thursday evening, Feb. 25, the Hesston College campus went on lockdown after receiving information from emergency services about an active shooting incident at nearby Excel Industries. The campus was not in immediate danger, but due to the college’s close proximity to Excel – about four blocks – emergency officials instructed the lock […]

Lecture series to feature president of Communities in Schools of Georgia

Hesston College will host Carol F. Lewis, president of Communities in Schools (CIS) of Georgia, for the Melva Kauffman Lecture series entitled “Be the Change.” A free seminar will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Hesston Mennonite Church Community Center on the Hesston College campus. The seminar will focus on stories of […]

Much-loved a cappella group Chanticleer returns to HBPA lineup

Of all the repeat artists to the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series, the group of 12 men appearing at Bethel College later this month is certainly one of the best loved. Chanticleer, “an orchestra of voices” named for a clear-singing rooster in the tales of Geoffrey Chaucer, will perform Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial […]

Music department to host NATS Winter Workshop

For the first time, Hesston College will host the annual winter worship for the Kansas chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Feb. 19 and 20. There will be a Friday session for college students, including all Hesston College voice students, and a Saturday session for teachers. For registration information, contact Matt […]