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 […]

Hesston College athletes continue to impress in the classroom and beyond

From early morning practices to late-night games, sports take enormous amounts of time from already busy college students. Despite these exacting mental and physical demands, Hesston College athletes are up to the challenge, as they can boast an impressive average GPA of 3.03 for the fall 2015 semester. “It makes me excited and proud that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gerry Sieber to be inducted into NJCAA Soccer Hall of Fame

Former Hesston College men’s soccer coach Gerry Sieber will soon enter elite company, as the longtime mentor of the Larks’ winningest program is set to enter the NJCAA Hall of Fame during the NJCAA Division I Soccer Banquet, Sunday, Nov. 15 in Martinsville, Virginia. Sieber joins 91 other coaches, contributors and players already named to […]

Community and college partnership encouraging authentic caring and change

“Be the Change: Caring that Matters” is the theme for Hesston College’s fall 2015 First-year Experience (FYE) course, and it’s reaching beyond the campus property lines through the college’s 2015 community read selection Etched in Sand (2013, William Morrow Paperbacks) by Regina Calcaterra. Every first-year Hesston College student bought the book for FYE, and faculty […]

Exaltation of Larks concert

Hesston alumni and friends are invited to an Exaltation of Larks concert at 7 p.m., Friday, May 22, at Park View Mennonite Church, 1600 College Ave., Harrisonburg. Enjoy an inspiring evening of vocal and instrumental music performances by current Hesston College students and EMHS graduates Mary Bender, Kiara Boettger, Elliot Leichty, Caleb Schrock-Hurst, Rachel Shenk […]

Bel Canto Singers May tour

May 2015 Saturday, May 9, 4 p.m., Hesston (Kan.) Mennonite Church Wednesday, May 13, 9:30 a.m., Western Mennonite High School, Salem, Oregon Wednesday, May 13, 7:30 p.m., Salem (Ore.) Mennonite Church Thursday, May 14, 11 a.m., Newberg (Ore.) High School Thursday, May 14, 7:30 p.m., Zion Mennonite Church, Hubbard, Oregon Friday, May 15, 7:30 p.m., […]

Little Women to allow audience to reconsider the definition of success

Hesston College Theatre will present three showings of the musical Little Women March 27 to 29 at Hesston Mennonite Church. The show will be at 7 p.m., March 27 and 28, and 3 p.m., March 29. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, Little Women is the well-known tale of the four imaginative March sisters […]

Phonathon blitz underway

…Just not for a Hesston College Football Team. The 2014 Hesston College Phonathon blitz is underway as the college reaches out to alumni and friends with a goal of raising $100,000 that will help fund student scholarships. Each year, Hesston College conducts a Phonathon to invite alumni and friends to support students in this way. This year, the […]