Bonnie Sowers Nursing Center on the Hesston College campus

School of Nursing is granted 10-year accreditation with a perfect review

Hesston College School of Nursing continued its track record of success by receiving a 10-year accreditation for the baccalaureate degree from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This accreditation extends until June 30, 2032. CCNE’s accreditation was granted without recommendations for improvement or identified deficiencies. Accreditation is granted after a rigorous process including both […]

Director of the School of Engineering Johann Reimer works with sophomore Jessica Raharjo in Engineering Graphics class.

School of Engineering receives approval for international student admission into the Bachelor of Science program

Hesston College School of Engineering celebrates their approval to admit international students into the baccalaureate program beginning this fall. This status is granted by the Student Exchange Visitor Program of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It comes after a six-month approval process and joins the ranks of several other programs available on campus including the […]

College announces spring 2022 Dean’s List and Honor Roll

Hesston College Registrar Megan Leary announced the names of full-time students whose Spring 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 Kezia Angeline, Semarang, Indonesia Olivier Cruz Camilo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Mahdi Essawi, Jaljulia, Israel […]

Lark of the Year winner Alisha Dorsing and Vice President of Academics Dr. Carren Moham

Students recognized for academic and leadership achievements at LarkFest

Hesston College students and faculty were recognized for their achievements in academics and leadership during LarkFest Awards ceremony, held in the Hesston Mennonite Church sanctuary on April 29. The top student award—Lark of the Year—went to sophomore Alisha Dorsing, Othello, Wash., for excellence in leadership, academics and service. Students are nominated for Lark of the […]

Bethel College President Jon Gering, Bluestem Communities CEO James Krabill and Hesston College Vice President of Advancement Rachel Swartzedruber Miller at the BluestemU announcement

Hesston College partnering with Bluestem Communities in lifelong learning program

Hesston College is joining with community partner Bluestem Communities and higher education partner Bethel College in a new lifelong learning venture for residents in the region and beyond. The program, Bluestem U, will launch its inaugural semester in September 2022 hosted by Hesston College and Bluestem Communities’ Schowalter Villa campus. Bluestem U seeks to provide […]

The House at Pooh Corner - April 27 to May 1

Theatergoers of all ages invited to Hesston College production of “The House at Pooh Corner”

Hesston College’s Theatre for Young Audiences program returns to Dyck Arboretum of the Plains April 27 to May 1 to stage “The House at Pooh Corner,” adapted for the stage by Bettye Knappe from the book by A.A. Milne. “The House at Pooh Corner” finds Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and the rest of […]

Summer Musical Theatre Camp - The Addams Family

Hesston College Summer Theatre will offer a weeklong residential camp for 2022

Hesston College’s summer musical theatre camp will feature a new format in summer 2022. Aspiring actors and tech crew members ages 11 to 18 will stay in the dorms June 13 to 18 while participating in an immersive production schedule culminating in a Saturday matinee performance of the musical “The Addams Family.” The weeklong overnight […]

Kevin Vaughn and Steven Lancaster

Organist and baritone duo to present concert for Sunflower Performing Arts series

In collaboration with the Andover Organ Series, organist Kevin Vaughn and baritone Stephen Lancaster will close the 2021-22 Sunflower Performing Arts season with a program of sacred songs on Sunday, March 27 at 3 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. The program will feature music from the married duo’s 2018 album “Sacred Song,” which centers on […]

Hesston College management students in class

Hesston College management and engineering bachelor’s degree programs get boost with incentives

A generous donation from an anonymous donor makes it possible for management and engineering students at Hesston College to save money while pursuing their degrees. The one-time gift will benefit up to twenty junior students apiece in Hesston College’s Schools of Engineering and Management during the 2022-23 school year. For the first twenty junior students […]

2021-22 Hesston College Bel Canto Singers

Bel Canto Singers spring break tour includes concerts in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kansas

Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will travel east for a spring break tour March 13 to 22 with performances in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. The 18-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will present a program entitled “Deep Peace.” The program is inspired by this year’s theme verse at Hesston College, […]

Where have all the pastors gone? A Weekend College event

Center for Anabaptist Leadership and Learning to host Weekend College event asking “Where Have All the Pastors Gone?”

Hesston College’s Center for Anabaptist Leadership and Learning, or CALL, will host a Weekend College event on March 25-26 on the topic, “Where Have All the Pastors Gone?” The event will occur in-person at Hesston College and online. CALL faculty members Michele Hershberger, Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg and Nick Ladd created this Weekend College event in response […]