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Student art exhibit to return in April

The Hesston College visual arts program will present their annual juried student art exhibit from April 19 to 30. All students are invited to submit pieces created in a medium of their choice for evaluation by guest juror Katie Petersen, an art professor from Sterling College. The winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony […]

spring 2024 Bel Canto Singers group photo

Bel Canto Singers travel east on Common Ground spring tour

Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will travel east for a spring break tour March 8 to 19 with performances in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas. The 19-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian and accompanied by Ken Rodgers, will present a program titled “Common Ground.” The program is inspired […]

photo from Pen to Paper to Performance, spring 2018

Now accepting submissions for Hesston College’s playwriting festival

It’s back! After a four-year hiatus, it’s time again for south central Kansas playwrights – both amateur and experienced – to exercise their creativity and storytelling abilities with submissions to Hesston College Theatre’s “Pen to Paper to Performance” playwriting festival. Submissions for the 10-minute play festival will be accepted through March 8. Eight winning submissions […]

Music and theatre programs will continue at Hesston College

The office of academics announced this week that the music and theatre academic programs will continue beyond the current academic year. While activities within performing arts, such as choirs, private lessons and theatre productions have always been a part of the college’s long-term plans, the music and theatre academic programs were initially included in the […]

Students experience business for the greater good

As graduation approaches, a group of Hesston College senior business students caught a glimpse of the ins and outs of entrepreneurship as they met with several business professionals and college partners in Chicago. This trip was organized as a part of the program’s hybrid class structure that incorporates hands-on, global experience into the curriculum. School […]

Alumni connections provide a learning experience for business students

Thanks to an extensive and supportive network of partners and alumni, a group of Hesston College students had the opportunity to meet with professionals in various business specialties and learn from them in a memorable, interactive environment during a recent trip to Denver, Colo. Director of the School of Management Enrique Barreiro and faculty member […]

photo - Hesston College and Eastern Mennonite University engineering students review a collaborative project in the electrical engineering lab at Hesston College.

Engineering collaborations between two Mennonite institutions

In the realm of academia, innovation is bred by collaboration. The Hesston College School of Engineering recently had the opportunity to witness this first hand as they collaborated on a project with the engineering department at Eastern Mennonite University. This partnership was made possible by a grant from the Marpeck Fund, an entity meant to […]

Aviation team members place at 2023 NIFA aviation competition

Hesston College’s aviation team made a strong showing at the 2023 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) for Region VI held in St. Louis, Mo. The seven-member Hesston College aviation team, led by senior and team captain Matthew Manickam, delivered a standout performance in four critical events. Notably, Joshua Fleming […]

photo - Glenda (Shirk) ’83 Kauffman (second from left) with Hesston College engineering professor Sattar Ali and engineering students Tana Hayworth (Lincoln, Kan.) and Devin Miller (Hesston, Kan.)

One generous donation meets the needs of both parties

Glenda (Shirk) ’83 Kauffman (second from left) with Hesston College engineering professor Sattar Ali and engineering students Tana Hayworth (Lincoln, Kan.) and Devin Miller (Hesston, Kan.) A recent request for donations made by the Hesston College engineering department ended up blessing the donor as much as the college. The engineering department at Hesston College made […]

promo poster - Steel Magnolias - Sept 28 to Oct 1

Steel Magnolias performance emphasizes the importance of strong relationships

Hesston College Theatre will highlight the resilience of strong relationships in their fall play production of “Steel Magnolias” from Sept. 28 through Oct. 1. With lessons about patience, understanding and love, it is a show that audience members will find emotionally engaging. Please note: While this show is full of laughter and love, it deals […]