Armida Quartet - Felix Broede

Armida Quartet to present a re-imagined Mozart in HBPA concert

With an innovative approach to the classical-style of Mozart, the Berlin-based string ensemble, Armida Quartet, will take the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts (HBPA) stage at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The quartet will present “Mozart Exploded,” which re-envisions Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a young, radical and modern […]

Big Fish

The musical of mythical proportions to take the Keim Center stage

Recounting the tender, dynamic and familiar story of the parent-child relationship, Hesston College Theatre will present five performances of the musical Big Fish, Feb. 27 to March 3, in the Hesston College Keim Center Black Box Theatre. Showtimes are at 7 p.m., Feb. 27 to March 2, and 2 p.m., on Sunday, March 3. Tickets […]

Yost construction fencing

Yost Center construction to reroute access for basketball fans

Progress on Hesston College’s campus construction projects recently extended to Yost Center. With basketball season still underway, the latest developments affect how Lark fans and guests enter the building for basketball games. On Feb. 1, crews began work at the spot of the new west entrance of Yost Center. Construction fences went up, making the […]

Hesston College faculty emeritus, Nelson Kilmer, and physics professor, Joel Krehbiel, collaborated on two articles that were published in the January issue of “The Physics Teacher” journal.

Physics faculty and students collaborate on published articles

Hesston College physics professor Joel Krehbiel and physics professor emeritus, Nelson Kilmer, aren’t satisfied to just look past answers that don’t quite hit the mark. With a shared curiosity for accuracy, and a relationship built on respect of the work each does and has done with students, the educators collaborated on two articles, with student […]

New scholarship has potential to provide largest institutional aid award ever

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of longtime Hesston College supporters, students at Hesston College with high financial need now have the opportunity to be awarded an institutional scholarship up to full tuition. The Adrian and Myrtle Miller Scholarship could provide the largest amount of institutional aid ever awarded at Hesston College while honoring a legacy […]

Students at a Jefferson Dinner discuss the value of college and education.

Jefferson Dinner opens doors for dialogue

Over dinner Sunday evening, Hesston College history, economics and psychology students had conversation around the value of college and education in the format of a historical “Jefferson Dinner.” Built on the premise of sparking civil conversation, the event at Hesston College and historically brought together voices from a variety of backgrounds and schools of thought […]

Aviation professor Amy Birdsell leads Aviation Safety class. The aviation program received approval to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree program, which will begin in August 2019.

Aviation approved for bachelor’s degree program

Hesston College has been granted approval by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the college’s accrediting agency, for a bachelor’s degree program in aviation-professional pilot. The college plans to launch the program for the 2019-20 year. The bachelor’s degree in aviation will be the second baccalaureate program for Hesston College, joining the Bachelor of Science in […]

Varsity tennis to be discontinued following spring season

Following the spring 2019 season, Hesston College will discontinue its men’s and women’s tennis programs. Increasing recruiting challenges spurred the college to make the decision. “Over the last several years, we’ve increasingly faced the reality of recruiting difficulties with tennis,” said Athletic Director Chris Nachtigall. “It was a difficult decision, but with declining roster numbers […]

Submissions being accepted for third Hesston College play writing festival

It’s time again for south central Kansas playwrights – both amateur and experienced – to exercise their creativity and storytelling abilities with submissions to Hesston College Theatre’s “Pen to Paper to Performance” play writing festival. Submissions for the 10-minute play festival will be accepted through March 11. Eight winning submissions will be notified March 18 […]

Growing more like Jesus Feb. 1 to 3, 2019

Registration open for AVDS conference focused on spiritual formation

Registration is now open for Hesston College’s annual Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series (AVDS) conference, that will take place on campus Feb. 1 to 3, with the theme “Growing More Like Jesus from the Outside In: Transforming Heart and Mind.” Registrations are due by Monday, Jan. 28. Featuring keynote speakers Mark and Lisa Scandrette, internationally […]