Opening Celebration

Opening Weekend 2019 photo gallery

Hesston College kicked off the 2019-20 year with a weekend of activities prior to the first day of classes on Aug. 19. Students moved onto campus throughout the week starting on Aug. 12 to begin practices and other training before the official start of classes. Following the last move in time of the week on […]

Hesston College Opening Weekend 2018

Opening Weekend: August 16 to 18

Hesston College is gearing up for another new school year, and will kick off the 2019-20 year with Opening Weekend activities August 16 to 18, and the first day of the fall term on August 19. Community members are welcome to join the campus community for several weekend community-building activities, including: • Opening Celebration, 8 […]

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 […]

Del Hershberger, Vice President of Admissions

Vice President of Admissions appointment rounds out administrative council

President Joseph A. Manickam has announced the appointment of Del Hershberger as the Vice President of Admissions in Hesston College’s administrative structure. Hershberger’s hire completes the six-person administrative council of Manickam and five vice presidents. Hershberger will begin his role in mid-August. “I am pleased to have Del join the leadership team at Hesston College,” […]

Dr. Carren Moham

Hesston College fills new academic role

Hesston College has announced Dr. Carren Moham as the new Associate Academic Dean. Dr. Moham will start her new role at the beginning of August. The role of Associate Academic Dean is a newly formed position at Hesston, replacing the Dean of Student Success position that was formerly held by Deb Roth, who was named […]

Micah Hurst

Hurst to lead Hesston College spiritual life

Hesston College announces the appointment of Micah Hurst as campus pastor. Hurst’s work experience reflects a passion for youth and the ministry of young adults. He will join the Hesston community in mid-July. Hurst is a graduate of Hesston College, earning an associate of arts in Bible with a youth ministry concentration in 2000. He […]

Vice presidents announced

Administrative appointments announced

President Joseph A. Manickam has announced the appointments of three vice presidents in Hesston College’s administrative structure. Stepping into the role of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance is Lisa George. George was most recently a business teacher at Newton (Kan.) High School. She is a Hesston College graduate, and holds a master’s […]

Hesston College plane in flight

Hesston College Aviation and MEDA to partner for learning event

A joint event with Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) and Hesston College Aviation, on June 4 will provide an opportunity for those with interest in international economic development or the aviation industry to learn more about opportunities within south central Kansas. Hesston College Aviation will host the MEDA Kansas Network Hub for its quarterly gathering […]

Larkfest awards recognize students for academic and leadership achievements

Hesston College students were recognized for their achievements in academics and leadership at the 2019 Larkfest Awards ceremony, May 3. The top award for Lark of the Year award, went to sophomore Mariana Martinez (Tegucigalpa, Honduras) for excellence in leadership, academics and service. Students are nominated for Lark of the Year by faculty and the […]

Risa Fukaya baptism

Finding direction and faith

For Risa Fukaya, the Hesston Experience has been transformative and unexpected, to say the least. As she approaches graduation and the end of her time at Hesston, the sophomore from Zushi, Japan, will leave with expanded language skills, increased cultural understanding, influential friendships, an unexpected plan for her journey to come, and a new-found faith. […]