Bible and Ministry professor Michele Hershberger will lead a Spring 2019 class, Missional Leadership, in which community members are invited to participate alongside college students.

Course on missional leadership open to the community

The Hesston College Bible and Ministry department is offering an opportunity for members of the local community to take a Spring 2019 semester class that will allow them to consider their faith and “mission” alongside college students. The Missional Leadership class, led by professor Michele Hershberger, is a seminar-style class that will explore the theology […]

Hesston College Aviation student, Gracie Hochstetler (Leesburg, Ind.), goes through pre-flight checks on one of the college’s planes. Hesston College Aviation recently entered into a partnership with passenger airline company SkyWest Airlines that will give Hesston graduates connections and a more streamlined and efficient pathway to transition into a flying career.

Aviation program finalizes first industry partnership

In an effort to provide a variety of continuing education and career opportunities to students, Hesston College Aviation recently established a partnership with SkyWest Airlines, a passenger airline company that operates in partnership with Delta Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. As an official SkyWest Airlines Partner School, students from Hesston’s aviation program […]

Peace on Eart

Christmas program to celebrate and support global community

Hesston College will usher in the Christmas season with a performing arts program featuring global traditions. The “Peace on Earth” program will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The program is free and open to the public. “Peace on Earth is a collaboration between music […]

Sons of Serendip Christmas cover

HBPA holiday concert to feature America’s Got Talent finalists

Sons of Serendip, finalists in season nine of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, will ring in the Christmas season for Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts (HBPA) with their unique combination of harp, cello, piano/keyboard and voice at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. As graduate students in a variety of […]

Hands on a Hardbody

High school theatre and performing arts students invited to sharpen their skills at TheatreFest

High school students with interest in any of the many areas of theatre and performing arts are invited to Hesston College’s first day-long TheatreFest on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 8:30 to 3 p.m., on the Hesston College campus. “We want this day to be an opportunity for students to sharpen their skills, broaden their theatre […]

Bel Canto Fall 2018

Bel Canto Singers prepare for fall tours

Hesston College’s premier vocal ensemble, the Bel Canto Singers, is preparing for short fall tours over two weekends in October and November. The 27-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will present a program entitled “Grant Us Peace,” which was inspired by the college’s International Peace Day celebration in September. The […]

Cashore Marionettes by Carl Deutsch

Cashore Marionettes to portray life and art in new ways in HBPA season-opening performance

A celebration of life – with all of its intricacies and emotions – will be the focus of the opening performance of the 2018-19 Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts Series as it kicks off with Cashore Marionettes: “Life in Motion” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. In “Life […]

The Misanthrope

Moliere meets Mean Girls/High School Musical mashup: Theatre department to present classic comedy with modern twist

Hesston College Theatre is gearing up to present a classic comedy in a new and modern way with five performances of The Misanthrope Oct. 3 to 7. Showtime is at 7 p.m. on Oct. 3 to 6, and 2 p.m. on Oct. 7. The performance will be in the Keim Center Black Box Theatre on […]

Philadelphia Urban Life and Culture

Mutual partnership produces a college class in Philadelphia

Kingdom Builders Network, Mennonite Mission Network and Hesston College – three organizations who five years ago had very little in common, have been on a journey of discovery toward mutual partnership. That partnership paved the way for a Hesston College course taught by Kingdom Builders Network leaders in Philadelphia. Kingdom Builders Network counts almost fifty […]

Mike Baker

Hesston College Aviation prepares to welcome new program director

Hesston College Vice President of Academics, Brent Yoder, has announced Mike Baker, Andover, Kan., as the new director of aviation. His first day will be July 9. Baker comes to Hesston from the U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – Wichita Flight Standards District Office (US DOT/FAA – FSDO) where he has served as […]

Philly group meal

Reflection on Philadelphia Urban Life and Culture class

The following was written by Bible and ministry professor Michele Hershberger, who is leading a three-week inter-cultural class in Philadelphia.   Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Do we take God to the city? Or do we find God in the city? Those are two very different questions. They emerge from two very different worldviews. Along with […]

Alex Hunter, Aviation - Air Traffic Control

Air traffic control with a side of ham radio: A recipe for success

Someday in the not too distant future, Alex Hunter ’18 plans to be sitting in a radar control room, directing airplane traffic between its starting point and ending destination. Before Hunter had even earned his Hesston College degree in Aviation – Air Traffic Control (ATC) on May 13, he’d already moved part way through the […]

Poverty simulation 2018

Community-focused nursing gives students insight into issues affecting society and health

Most of the time, hands-on experiences for nursing students mean spending time in the different units of hospitals learning how to treat patients who are ill or recovering from a variety of ailments and procedures. For Hesston College nursing students, hands-on experiences also break out of the confines of a medical facility and into the […]

International Chorale 2018

International Chorale to perform in European venues

Hesston College’s International Chorale will perform eight concerts in four countries during a three-week European tour in May and June. Prior to departing Hesston, the choir will also perform a bon voyage concert at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at Hesston Mennonite church. For 30 years, the International Chorale has formed every other year to […]

2017-18 Chamber Orchestra

Music and theatre performances close out year

The Hesston College Performing Arts department will cap off the academic year with a weekend full of music and theatre performances during the college’s Commencement Weekend celebration May 11 to 13. All performances are free and open to the public. • The Chamber Orchestra will kick off the weekend with the Spring Sophomore Soloists Concert […]