Homecoming – September 25 to 28, 2014


Each Other’s Light: A Multicultural Celebration


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Tentative Schedule

Thursday, September 25

Afternoon – Student Scholarship Golf Benefit, Hesston Golf Park
The event will honor Dave and Sena Osborne for their recruitment and support of international students

Friday, September 26

11 a.m. – Homecoming chapel, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Golden Gables Luncheon, Community Center, Hesston Mennonite Church
Alumni from college and academy classes who graduated 50 years ago or more join President Howard Keim for lunch and a program.
6 p.m. – Multicultural Family Festival and Tapas Meal
With bouncy houses and barrel train for children’s entertainment
8:30 p.m. – “I Go on Singing,” Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Tony Brown ’69 performs an original tribute to the popular African American performer, all-American athlete, scholar, champion orator, international recording artist and civil rights activist Paul Robeson.
10 p.m. – Young Alumni Coffeehouse

Saturday, September 27

9:30 to 11:45 a.m. – Sharing our Stories
A celebration of the people and cultures of Hesston College, yesterday, today and tomorrow
11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. – Partner Appreciation Luncheon, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
This annual event thanks Partners for their ongoing financial support. Alumni interested in becoming Partners are invited to attend this complimentary meal and program.
1:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Class Reunions, campus locations
Reunion classes include Hesston Academy classes of 1949, 1954, 1959 and 1964 and Hesston College classes of 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 2004 and 2009
6 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Banquet and Awards, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8 p.m. – Heavenly Voices concert, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church

Sunday, September 28

10:30 a.m. – Alumni Worship Service, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Featuring Luke Hartman ’89, Eastern Mennonite University Vice President of Enrollment, and the Hesston College Community Gospel Choir

…and many more events and activities.