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 […]

Hesston College management students in class

Hesston College management and engineering bachelor’s degree programs get boost with incentives

A generous donation from an anonymous donor makes it possible for management and engineering students at Hesston College to save money while pursuing their degrees. The one-time gift will benefit up to twenty junior students apiece in Hesston College’s Schools of Engineering and Management during the 2022-23 school year. For the first twenty junior students […]

2021-22 Hesston College Bel Canto Singers

Bel Canto Singers spring break tour includes concerts in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kansas

Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will travel east for a spring break tour March 13 to 22 with performances in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. The 18-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will present a program entitled “Deep Peace.” The program is inspired by this year’s theme verse at Hesston College, […]

Where have all the pastors gone? A Weekend College event

Center for Anabaptist Leadership and Learning to host Weekend College event asking “Where Have All the Pastors Gone?”

Hesston College’s Center for Anabaptist Leadership and Learning, or CALL, will host a Weekend College event on March 25-26 on the topic, “Where Have All the Pastors Gone?” The event will occur in-person at Hesston College and online. CALL faculty members Michele Hershberger, Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg and Nick Ladd created this Weekend College event in response […]

James and the Giant Peach

Hesston College to present the well loved musical, James and the Giant Peach, March 2 to 6

Hesston College Performing Arts will present five performances of James and the Giant Peach, March 2 through 6. Music and lyrics are by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and the book is by Timothy Allen McDonald, based on Roald Dahl’s story of quirky characters. The musical follows Dahl’s 1961 children’s book, which traces the life […]

Dr. Carren Moham

Hesston College announces hiring of Dr. Carren Moham as vice president of academics

Hesston College President Joseph A. Manickam announced the appointment of Dr. Carren Moham as vice president of academics. Dr. Moham had served as Hesston’s academic dean, and most recently as the interim vice president of academics. Moham’s role as vice president of academics includes serving as a liaison between the faculty and the college’s administrative […]

Canadian Brass - Dec. 7, 2021

Canadian Brass to present holiday concert as part of Sunflower Performing Arts series

Lauded as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass will perform a holiday concert as part of the 2021-22 Sunflower Performing Arts season on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. “Sunflower Performing Arts takes seriously our commitment to present a variety of excellent performing artists, some of whom […]

Home for Christmas - Dec. 4

“Home for Christmas” program to examine diversity of holiday experiences through theatre and music

The Hesston College Performing Arts Department will present “Home for Christmas” – a joint effort between Bel Canto Singers, conducted by Russell Adrian; Global Voices, conducted by Ken Rodgers; and theatre students, led by director Rachel Jantzi – that will explore what coming “home for Christmas” means for a diversity of people and cultures. The […]

Hesston College School of Aviation

Aviation students make first in-person appearance, perform well in regional competition

Students from Hesston College’s School of Aviation traveled to Mankato, Minnesota on Tuesday, Oct. 19, to participate in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Region VI SAFECON competition. The three-member team, including Tobias Yoder ’23, Joshua Fleming ’24 and Matthew Manickam ’24, placed highest in the flight simulation event. Sophomore Joshua Fleming ranked highest overall […]

Hesston College Masterworks Concert, Nov. 13, 2021

Masterworks concert inspired by theme verse, features works by Bach, Brixi, Mozart and Handel

The Hesston College Bel Canto Singers, joined by community members and a professional orchestra, will present Hesston College’s annual masterworks performance on Saturday, Nov. 13, at Hesston Mennonite Church. The 2021 iteration of the concert will feature works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Frantisek Brixi and George Frederic Handel, rather than one large […]