Photo - Hesston College Nursing Club members present a check to Brian Bisbee, executive director of New Hope Shelter.

Nursing club presents sizable donations to New Hope Shelter

2024 nursing club president Madison Thompson (left) and 2023 nursing club president Michelle Ramos-Carreno (right) present a $1,000 check to Brian Bisbee, executive director at New Hope Shelter. After a semester of fundraising, the Hesston College Nursing Club presented two large donations to New Hope Shelter in Newton. The first donation consisted of clothes, food, […]

photo - Tobias Yoder receives his Bachelor of Science diploma from President Joseph A. Manickam.

Hesston College graduates encouraged to live with love

A weekend full of rehearsals, recitals and receptions came to fruition Saturday, May 13, at the Hesston Mennonite Church where Hesston College graduates received their diplomas and took pictures with president Dr. Joseph A. Manickam. Hesston College’s 113th commencement ceremony featured an address titled “Living in God’s Love,” given by Riccardo Harris, executive director of […]

LarkFest 2023 - Monday, May 1, 11 a.m.

Students and Faculty Celebrated at LarkFest 2023

Hesston College students and faculty were recognized for their achievements in academics and leadership during LarkFest Awards ceremony, held in the Hesston Mennonite Church sanctuary on May 1. The top student award—Lark of the Year—went to sophomore Jesse Kanagy, Lancaster, Pa., for excellence in leadership, academics and service. Students are nominated for Lark of the […]

Hesston College Lark Baseball celebrates winning the Region 16 tournament with a team photo

Lark Baseball wins regional tournament

The Hesston College Larks came home regional champions this weekend after traveling to Union, Mo., for the NJCAA DII Region 16 Tournament. The Larks won each of their three games, by a combined score of 29-10. The pitching staff led the way with all three starters completing seven innings or more. Sophomore Trenton Canaan (Cheney, […]

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Sunflower Performing Arts presents contemporary percussion group, pax duo

Sunflower Performing Arts presents the ensemble, pax duo, offering a contemporary percussion performance on April 2, 2023. The concert starts at 3 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. Tristan Swihart and Micah Detweiler are the musicians behind pax duo. Breaking with the traditional take on percussion stylings through collaboration and genre bending, this group will deliver […]

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The Small Glories debut at Dyck Arboretum February 4

On Saturday, February 4, at 7 p.m. in Hesston, The Small Glories make their debut at the Prairie Window Concert Series at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains. The concert will take place in the Prairie Pavilion at the arboretum overlooking the lake. Tickets are by reservation at or by calling 620-327-8127. Cost of tickets […]

Our Story, Our Song: The new generation of Black voices

Sunflower Performing Arts presents Our Song, Our Story: The New Generation of Black Voices

Sunflower Performing Arts presents Our Song, Our Story: The New Generation of Black Voices Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. Performers include pianist and musical director Damien Sneed, soprano Jacqueline Echols, baritone Justin Austin and a string quartet. Musical performances will include operatic arias, art songs, spirituals and jazz pieces. The musicians […]