Free Lark basketball and activities as part of Alumni/Community Basketball Night

The Hesston College campus community invites alumni and the public to Alumni/Community Basketball Night, Thursday, Nov. 17, at Yost Center on the Hesston College campus. The event will feature Lark women’s and men’s basketball games, activities, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Admission is free. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m., when the […]

Nursing program ranked #11 in the country

The Hesston College Nursing program has been named one of the country’s top nursing schools, coming in at number 11, among vocational, career and community colleges in the NursingSchoolsAlmanc.com’s inaugural rankings. The ranking places Hesston College Nursing in the top one percent of more than 3,200 schools considered, 1,900 of which fall into the vocational, […]

Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts Series to open with St. Louis-based dance company

The Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts Series opens is 2016–17 season with St. Louis’ first professional contemporary jazz dance group, Big Muddy Dance Company. Big Muddy comes to the Krehbiel Auditorium stage in Bethel College’s Luyken Fine Arts Center Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Big Muddy seeks to build a love of dance through fun, experiential and highly […]

Dr. Joseph Manickam announced as candidate of choice for Hesston College’s ninth president

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 […]

Vocalists invited to sing in Thanksgiving Masterworks concert

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. […]

Hesston College to present a fall performance filled with laughter

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 […]

Campus comes together for Cultures Fair

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 […]