Wendy and John Paul Lederach

Alumnus receives Niwano Peace Prize for international peacebuilding work

Dr. John Paul Lederach, a 1975 Hesston College alumnus who has committed his life and work to peacebuilding, has been awarded the 36th Niwano Peace Prize. The prize recognizes Lederach’s work in “mediating conflicts, building peace and fostering international reconciliation for more than 30 years,” according to a Niwano Peace Foundation release. “He has developed […]

Dr. Joseph and Wanda Wyse Manickam

Hesston College homecoming events set for next weekend Sept. 22 to 24

HESSTON, Kan. – Hesston College’s monumental homecoming celebration Sept. 22 to 24, is just around the corner. The weekend will be filled with numerous events for those on campus and the surrounding community as well as college alumni and friends from near and far. Friday Forum to connect with 2017 Hesston community common read, 11 […]

Golfers at the 2016 Hesston College Homecoming Golf Benefit.

Golf benefit to honor lasting legacies and feature Hustler’s newest product

For the last five years, Hesston College has teed off to open Homecoming Weekend with the Homecoming Golf Benefit. Thanks to the generosity of Excel Industries, Inc., longtime friend and partner of the college, in sponsoring the event, and organizer Floyd Sowers, each year’s efforts greatly benefit the Hesston student experience and the college’s operations. […]

Hesston College and Hesston Recreation partner for a Day at the K

Hesston College and Hesston Recreation are partnering to give community members and alumni and friends of college a summer afternoon enjoying America’s favorite pastime with a Day at the K, Saturday, June 24. The Kansas City Royals will take on the Toronto Bluejays at 1:15 p.m., at Kauffman Stadium. Group discounted tickets for the game […]

Explore Kansas 2017 - June 24 and 25

Explore Kansas! trip to visit the Wonders of Kansas

Hesston College alumni and friends are invited to take part in the college’s annual Explore Kansas! trip, June 24 and 25. The 2017 overnight excursion includes a weekend of art, sports, cuisine, history, architecture, worship and music, with stops at or learning about 15 Kansas Wonders winners or finalists. Leaving early Saturday morning, June 24, […]

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National Golf Benefit offers warm temperatures and exciting prizes

Golfers can enjoy the warmth of the desert in sunny Arizona for Hesston College’s eighth annual National Golf Benefit, Saturday, April 8, at The Legend at Arrowhead, Glendale, Ariz. Non-golfers also have a chance to join in the fun, even from a distance, by purchasing raffle tickets for exciting prizes, including a Traeger Grill Pro […]

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AVDS conference to focus on resilience and healing in the face of trauma

A Hesston College conference will tackle the difficult and painful reality of dealing with trauma in its many forms in church and community settings. The annual Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series (AVDS) conference will be Feb. 17 to 19, on the Hesston College campus. The theme, “When the Unthinkable Happens,” will address a congregational and […]

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Fourth annual Hesston College Golf Benefit to honor Excel’s longtime commitment

A 57-year history of friendship and partnership between Excel Industries, Inc., and Hesston College will be celebrated at the fourth annual Hesston College Homecoming Golf Benefit Thursday, Sept. 29, at Hesston Golf Park. Excel and Midwest Professional Golf Association are sponsoring the event. All proceeds will benefit the Hesston College annual fund. Registration for the […]

Explore Kansas! 2016

Explore Kansas! trip to attend Orchestra on the Oregon Trail

Hesston College alumni and friends are invited to take part in the college’s annual Explore Kansas! trip to northeast Kansas, Sunday, Sept. 4. The 2016 chartered bus excursion includes attending Orchestra on the Oregon Trail (OOOT) near Marysville in Marshall County, Kan. The original plan for this trip was to attend the Orchestra on the […]

An open letter to the Church from the presidents of Mennonite Church USA colleges, universities and seminaries

Dear friends and brothers and sisters in Christ, As presidents of the schools to whom many of you have entrusted the formation of future leaders for our church’s witness in the world we want to say with full hearts, that we hear you: We hear your longing for our schools to keep faith with the […]

College gears up for annual Thanksgiving Weekend

Hesston College will host its 48th annual Thanksgiving Weekend celebration Nov. 26 to 28. The public is invited to attend several events for all ages that have become Hesston College traditions. Hesston’s Thanksgiving Weekend allows students’ families and prospective students a glimpse of the Hesston Experience and community. Prospective students are welcome for a full […]

Michele Hershberger

Hershberger awarded KICA Faculty of Distinction

The Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) proudly announced the selection of seventeen college faculty members to receive the association’s Faculty of Distinction award. Michele Hershberger, Hesston College Bible and ministry faculty member, was named Hesston’s recipient of the award. The honorees will be recognized at a workshop and award reception in Newton, Kan., on Nov. […]