Hesston College Horizon staff meeting

Hesston College to offer student DECA opportunity

Hesston College will launch a collegiate DECA chapter known as the Hesston College Emerging Leadership Team with the well-known leadership organization as an extracurricular option for students with the start of the 2020-21 year in August. DECA is a global organization focused on preparing high school- and college-age leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, […]

Tobie Plett

Industry partnership provides student internship and growth experiences

During the summer, as many students enjoyed the break from classes and formal learning, Tobie Plett jumped head first into a business-focused internship with Harper (Kan.) Industries. Having just finished his first year as a business major at Hesston College, Plett passed on an opportunity to spend his summer at home in East St. Paul, […]

Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche

Now Boarding: Vision 2025

First it was a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Now it’s aviation. And that’s not where the growth stops. Early in 2019, Hesston College administrators began unveiling a growth plan that gives the Hesston College of the future some distinct differences from the Hesston College of the last 110 years. Namely, four-year bachelor degree programs in […]

Cal Hartley internship

Internships give business students a head start in the job market

For the Hesston College business department, hands-on experiences are at the forefront of students’ education. With the transfer process in mind, business professor Vickie Andres always has an eye out for internship opportunities for her students. And for the Hesston College business students who take advantage of those opportunities, they begin to set themselves apart […]

Hesston College announces business scholarship recipients

Four Hesston College business students have been named recipients of the Bill Mason Business Scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year. The students receiving the scholarship award are Ashley Beatty of Washington, Iowa, Keisei Ohta of Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan, Matt A. Weaver of Hesston, Kan., and Matt R. Weaver of Goshen, Ind. The students will receive […]

Bill Mason (center), longtime Hesston College employee, is congratulated by Melissa Unruh (left) and Rachel Swartzendruber Miller (right) during Mason’s retirement celebration at Hesston College Feb. 16.

Hesston College celebrates business instructor’s years of service

Bill Mason (center), longtime Hesston College employee, is congratulated by Melissa Unruh (left) and Rachel Swartzendruber Miller (right) during Mason’s retirement celebration at Hesston College Feb. 16. Mason served at Hesston for 28 of the last 41 years in roles including public relations, student services, admissions and as a business instructor. He ended his time […]

Hesston students, faculty and staff at the MEDA convention

Photo release: Hesston College students attend business convention

Photo courtesy MEDA Several members of the Hesston College community, including five sophomore business students and two instructors traveled to Calgary, Alberta, Canada Nov. 4 to 7 for the 2010 Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) convention. “MEDA was such a good experience,” said student Sarah Lederman. “We were able to talk with Mennonite business professionals […]

Hesston College celebrates alumna Edna Ruth Byler, Ten Thousand Villages, and fair trade Nov. 22-28

As part of its centennial celebration this semester, Hesston College is celebrating Ten Thousand Villages and its founder Edna Byler, a 1923 Hesston Academy graduate who attended Hesston College from 1925 through 1929. Her husband, Joseph N. Byler, taught at Hesston from 1926 to 1941. Starting in 1941 the Bylers spent the rest of their […]