Spring 2019 academic honors

Hesston College announced the names of full-time students whose spring 2019 semester grades earned them a place on the Dean’s List (3.90 to 4.00) and Honor Roll (3.50 to 3.89).                         Dean’s List – First-year Gabriella Audrey, Semarang, Indonesia Willow Baer, Marshallville, Ohio Erin […]

Micah Hurst

Hurst to lead Hesston College spiritual life

Hesston College announces the appointment of Micah Hurst as campus pastor. Hurst’s work experience reflects a passion for youth and the ministry of young adults. He will join the Hesston community in mid-July. Hurst is a graduate of Hesston College, earning an associate of arts in Bible with a youth ministry concentration in 2000. He […]

Vice presidents announced

Administrative appointments announced

President Joseph A. Manickam has announced the appointments of three vice presidents in Hesston College’s administrative structure. Stepping into the role of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance is Lisa George. George was most recently a business teacher at Newton (Kan.) High School. She is a Hesston College graduate, and holds a master’s […]

Hesston College plane in flight

Hesston College Aviation and MEDA to partner for learning event

A joint event with Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) and Hesston College Aviation, on June 4 will provide an opportunity for those with interest in international economic development or the aviation industry to learn more about opportunities within south central Kansas. Hesston College Aviation will host the MEDA Kansas Network Hub for its quarterly gathering […]

Larkfest awards recognize students for academic and leadership achievements

Hesston College students were recognized for their achievements in academics and leadership at the 2019 Larkfest Awards ceremony, May 3. The top award for Lark of the Year award, went to sophomore Mariana Martinez (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) for excellence in leadership, academics and service. Students are nominated for Lark of the Year by faculty and the […]

Risa Fukaya baptism

Finding direction and faith

For Risa Fukaya, the Hesston Experience has been transformative and unexpected, to say the least. As she approaches graduation and the end of her time at Hesston, the sophomore from Zushi, Japan, will leave with expanded language skills, increased cultural understanding, influential friendships, an unexpected plan for her journey to come, and a new-found faith. […]

Commencment 2019 speaker

Speakers for Commencement 2019 announced

Hesston College announces Bonnie Sowers and Stanley W. Green, two long-standing professionals in their fields, as the commencement speakers at separate Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Associate Degree ceremonies on Saturday, May 18. Due to construction in Hesston’s Yost Center gym, the typical site of Hesston College graduation ceremonies, the 2019 event will instead […]

Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg

Alumna to develop and lead new ministry program

Hesston College announces the recent hire of Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg as the director for a new ministry program that will begin in development stages this spring. The new ministry program will provide Anabaptist theology and nurture missional leadership for pastors and other church leaders in a distance-based format. It comes as a replacement to Hesston College’s […]

Bike share

Campus bike share program addresses transportation and physical activity needs

As the spring weather turns more mild, Hesston College students start spending more time outdoors in activities both on campus and off. A new bike share program, implemented by a team of student nurses in the college’s nursing program, was launched just in time for the change in weather and will allow members of the […]

P3 2019

Plays by seven local playwrights to be featured at annual playwriting festival

For the third year, Hesston College’s Pen to Paper to Performance playwriting festival will showcase the work of seven local playwrights at 7 p.m., April 26 and 27, in the Keim Center Black Box Theater on the Hesston College campus. “An ensemble of 14 actors are working on these six very different shows,” said Rachel […]

Lecture series performance to pay tribute to the African-American slave experience

Internationally-acclaimed baritone, Anthony Brown, will join the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers for two performances in tribute to the slave experience and African-American spirituals on Sunday, March 31, as part of First Presbyterian Church, Wichita’s Durfee 360 lecture series. At 10:45 a.m., Hesston College President, Dr. Joseph A. Manickam, will deliver the message at First […]