Masterworks Concert - I Believe

Music Department presents January 14 Masterworks Concert: I Believe

The Hesston College Music Department will present a Masterworks Concert titled I Believe on January 14, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. This performance during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend will feature works by Black composers William Dawson, Robert Owens and Margaret Bonds. Performers will include the Masterworks Choir made up of […]

Calmus vocal ensemble

SPA Christmas concert by Calmus canceled

The Dec. 6 Calmus Christmas concert at Hesston Mennonite Church has been canceled with the hope of rescheduling Calmus or another ensemble for a different program in spring. Single-event ticket holders can request refunds by contacting Brandy Quinn, Bookstore manager, at, 620-327-8104. Sunflower Performing Arts will share news of a replacement or rescheduled concert […]

It's a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Play

Performing Arts presents It’s a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Play

Hesston College Performing Arts presents It’s a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Play on December 3, 2022, at 7 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. The cast and crew are faculty and students alike with performances accompanied by Bel Canto Singers and Global Voices. This beloved American holiday classic is performed as a live 1940s radio […]

Director of the School of Engineering Johann Reimer works with sophomore Jessica Raharjo in Engineering Graphics class.

College will host Engineering Day on Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hesston College will host Engineering Day on Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Future engineers are invited to spend the day at Hesston College to learn more about engineering through onsite exploration, open discussion and a demonstration of the Hesston College student designed ping-pong shooter. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to […]

2022-23 Hesston College Bel Canto Singers

Bel Canto Singers to tour Colorado, collaborate with Moundridge High School

Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will travel to Colorado for a fall tour October 14 to 16. The 18-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will present a program titled “God Is Love,” inspired by I John 4:7-8, this year’s theme verse at Hesston College. The program will feature a wide […]

2022 Opening Celebration - student holding sign with "Love"

Hesston College returns to campus with a call to love

With an early start to the fall semester, Hesston College welcomed back their students, faculty and staff this weekend. Opening festivities included lively events, Lark traditions, and a move back to an upgraded campus. President Joe Manickam delivered a message to the Hesston College community bringing life to this year’s theme, “God is Love.” Manickam […]

Bonnie Sowers Nursing Center on the Hesston College campus

School of Nursing is granted 10-year accreditation with a perfect review

Hesston College School of Nursing continued its track record of success by receiving a 10-year accreditation for the baccalaureate degree from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This accreditation extends until June 30, 2032. CCNE’s accreditation was granted without recommendations for improvement or identified deficiencies. Accreditation is granted after a rigorous process including both […]

Director of the School of Engineering Johann Reimer works with sophomore Jessica Raharjo in Engineering Graphics class.

School of Engineering receives approval for international student admission into the Bachelor of Science program

Hesston College School of Engineering celebrates their approval to admit international students into the baccalaureate program beginning this fall. This status is granted by the Student Exchange Visitor Program of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It comes after a six-month approval process and joins the ranks of several other programs available on campus including the […]

2022 Hesston College Chorale

Europe Tour Blog

Tuesday, May 17 Itinerary: Fly to Amsterdam Wednesday, May 18 Itinerary: After a flight lasting 8 to 9 hours, we arrive at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, several meters below sea level. After clearing customs, we will meet our bus from Emile Weber, our home for the next three weeks. We will start our day touring […]

Management student group photo with President Manickam in Thailand

Thailand blog

Journal Entry, Days 1 and 2 Friday-Saturday, 8-9 April 2022 By Luke Allison Hey everybody! Luke Allison from Freeman, S.D., here. This is the inaugural blog post for the Birch Cohort as we begin our 3-week business expedition into Thailand! These travel days are sort of blending together, and a wee bit of time travel […]

The House at Pooh Corner - April 27 to May 1

Theatergoers of all ages invited to Hesston College production of “The House at Pooh Corner”

Hesston College’s Theatre for Young Audiences program returns to Dyck Arboretum of the Plains April 27 to May 1 to stage “The House at Pooh Corner,” adapted for the stage by Bettye Knappe from the book by A.A. Milne. “The House at Pooh Corner” finds Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and the rest of […]

Summer Musical Theatre Camp - The Addams Family

Hesston College Summer Theatre will offer a weeklong residential camp for 2022

Hesston College’s summer musical theatre camp will feature a new format in summer 2022. Aspiring actors and tech crew members ages 11 to 18 will stay in the dorms June 13 to 18 while participating in an immersive production schedule culminating in a Saturday matinee performance of the musical “The Addams Family.” The weeklong overnight […]