The Small Glories promotional photo

The Small Glories debut at Dyck Arboretum February 4

On Saturday, February 4, at 7 p.m. in Hesston, The Small Glories make their debut at the Prairie Window Concert Series at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains. The concert will take place in the Prairie Pavilion at the arboretum overlooking the lake. Tickets are by reservation at https://dyckarboretum.org/arboretum-event/the-small-glories-2/ or by calling 620-327-8127. Cost of tickets […]

Our Story, Our Song: The new generation of Black voices

Sunflower Performing Arts presents Our Song, Our Story: The New Generation of Black Voices

Sunflower Performing Arts presents Our Song, Our Story: The New Generation of Black Voices Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. Performers include pianist and musical director Damien Sneed, soprano Jacqueline Echols, baritone Justin Austin and a string quartet. Musical performances will include operatic arias, art songs, spirituals and jazz pieces. The musicians […]

Barefoot Movement

The Barefoot Movement comes to Dyck Arboretum on January 29

On Sunday, January 29, 2023, at 4 p.m. in Hesston, The Barefoot Movement will play for the first time at the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains Prairie Window Concert Series. The concert will take place in the Prairie Pavilion at the arboretum overlooking the lake. Tickets are by reservation at https://dyckarboretum.org/arboretum-event/the-barefoot-movement or by calling 620-327-8127. […]

Fall 2022 Hesston College Academic Honors

College Announces Fall 2022 Academic Honors

Hesston College Registrar Megan Leary announced the names of full-time students whose Fall 2022 semester grades earned them a place on the Dean’s List (3.90 to 4.00 GPA) and Honor Roll (3.50 to 3.89 GPA). Dean’s List – first-year students Connor Bear, Sequim, Washington Celia Bontrager, Milford, Nebraska Dawson Duerksen, Goessel, Kansas Mahdi Essawi, Jaljulia, […]

Singer-songwriter Lindsay Lou

Lindsay Lou returns to the Prairie Window Concert Series January 15

On Sunday, January 15, 2023, at 4 p.m. in Hesston, Lindsay Lou returns to the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, launching the second half of the Prairie Window Concert Series (PWCS) 2022-23 season. The concert will take place in the Prairie Pavilion at the arboretum overlooking the lake. Tickets are by reservation at https://dyckarboretum.org/arboretum-event/lindsay-lou-2/ or […]

Masterworks Concert - I Believe

Music Department presents January 14 Masterworks Concert: I Believe

The Hesston College Music Department will present a Masterworks Concert titled I Believe on January 14, 2023, at 7 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. This performance during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend will feature works by Black composers William Dawson, Robert Owens and Margaret Bonds. Performers will include the Masterworks Choir made up of […]

College announces establishment of five endowed scholarships

Hesston College announces establishment of the following endowed scholarships: RD Snyder Life Sciences Scholarship, Janice R. Brubacher Nursing Scholarship, Sherwyn J. Smeltzer Business Management Scholarship, Doris and Harold Hjelmstad Scholarship and Ventura Family Scholarship. RD Snyder Life Sciences Scholarship Dr. Ronald Snyder ’54 began his educational journey at Hesston Academy in 1950. The foundations he […]

MCC-UN seminar attendees in front of the United Nations building in New York City

Students participate in UN student seminar

At the beginning of November, Hesston College students Jesse Kanagy, Ginny Miller and Jessica Raharjo traveled to New York City to participate in the Mennonite Central Committee United Nations Student Seminar. The seminar focused on the topic, “Ukraine and Armed Conflict: seeking peace and justice.” Jesse Kanagy, a sophomore from Lancaster, Pa., reflected on his […]

Calmus vocal ensemble

SPA Christmas concert by Calmus canceled

The Dec. 6 Calmus Christmas concert at Hesston Mennonite Church has been canceled with the hope of rescheduling Calmus or another ensemble for a different program in spring. Single-event ticket holders can request refunds by contacting Brandy Quinn, Bookstore manager, at brandy.quinn@hesston.edu, 620-327-8104. Sunflower Performing Arts will share news of a replacement or rescheduled concert […]

It's a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Play

Performing Arts presents It’s a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Play

Hesston College Performing Arts presents It’s a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Play on December 3, 2022, at 7 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. The cast and crew are faculty and students alike with performances accompanied by Bel Canto Singers and Global Voices. This beloved American holiday classic is performed as a live 1940s radio […]

Goodnight Moonshine promo photo

Goodnight Moonshine returns to Hesston November 13

Goodnight Moonshine will return to the Prairie Window Concert Series (PWCS) stage on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at 4 p.m. in Hesston, five years following their initial performance at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains. The concert will take place in the Prairie Pavilion at the arboretum overlooking the lake. Tickets are by reservation at http://dyckarboretum.org/arboretum-event/goodnight-moonshine-e/ […]