Philly group meal

Reflection on Philadelphia Urban Life and Culture trip

The following was written by Bible and ministry professor Michele Hershberger, who is leading a three-week inter-cultural trip 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 […]

Graduate processional 2018

Graduates charged to love like Christ

Hesston College graduates were sent on to their next chapter challenged to love with the radical love of Jesus at commencement exercises on Sunday, May 13. Michelle Armster, M.Div., executive director of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Central States (North Newton, Kan.,) delivered the commencement address, “What’s love got to do with it?” based on 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 […]

Jim Yoder

The legacy of a teacher: Closing a 50-year career

Dr. Jim Yoder’s legacy at Hesston College could easily be described as a rare and striking occurrence to which 50 years of students, faculty and colleagues were connected. Always hungry for increased knowledge and understanding, Yoder is a lifelong learner, transferring his passion wherever he is. But soon, at the close of the 2017-18 year, […]

Hesston College Lark Open

Golf benefit gives opportunities for community support and mutuality

Hesston College Athletics will host its annual Lark Open Golf Benefit on Saturday, June 2, at the Hesston Golf Course, giving participants a chance to show their support for the local collegiate athletic programs. Proceeds from the event will benefit Hesston College Athletics for facility improvements, professional development opportunities and other departmental needs. Teams of […]

Students are commissioned for summer or other service assignements

Students, faculty and staff prepare for service assignments

During an April 25 Hesston College chapel, 24 students, faculty and staff were commissioned for Christian ministry and service for summer and fall placements. Placements span the globe in positions from camp counselor to supervisors at disaster sites to formal international mission experiences. Doing an eight-week Disaster Management field experience at Pine Ridge (S.D.) Indian […]