Emeritus faculty members Margaret Wiebe and Vickie Andres are honored at Formation, Oct. 24, 2022

Hesston College celebrates two new emeritus faculty who served a combined 74 years

On October 24 Hesston College celebrated two new emeritus faculty members. With over 74 years between them, Vickie Andres, business professor, and Margaret Wiebe, library director, were honored for their years of dedication and commitment to the college and students. Vickie Andres served in the business department for 33 years as professor, mentor and business […]

Engineering prof Joel Krehbiel works with students in physics lab.

Hesston College economic impact estimated to be $26.5 million

Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) released the results of a study that estimates the impact of Hesston College on the statewide economy to be $26.5 million and 208 jobs. The study was conducted by Parker Philips, a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in economic impact analysis. Nichole Parker, a principal partner at Parker Philips, said, […]

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

College will host Engineering Day on Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hesston College will host Engineering Day on Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Future engineers are invited to spend the day at Hesston College to learn more about engineering through onsite exploration, open discussion and a demonstration of the Hesston College student designed ping-pong shooter. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to […]

College hosts ceremony for international Hispanic graduates of Anabaptist ministry

Hesston College hosted graduation ceremonies for graduates of the Instituto Bíblico Anabautista (IBA) and Seminario Bíblico Anabautista Hispano (SeBAH) September 2 through 4. Both of these programs offer Hispanic students a chance to pursue further education in pastoral ministry and Biblical education. Students in both of these programs represent countries from across the globe. Classes […]

College offers a taste of global flavor to the community at annual Cultures Fair

Hesston College will host its annual Cultures Fair from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, October 4, in the Hesston Mennonite Church community center. Students representing 18 plus countries will prepare food, give presentations about their countries of origin and offer performances reflecting their global roots. This event gives the broader community an opportunity to sample […]

2022-23 Hesston College Bel Canto Singers

Bel Canto Singers to tour Colorado, collaborate with Moundridge High School

Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will travel to Colorado for a fall tour October 14 to 16. The 18-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will present a program titled “God Is Love,” inspired by I John 4:7-8, this year’s theme verse at Hesston College. The program will feature a wide […]

College welcomes new class, including inaugural engineering junior cohort, to campus

Hesston College’s fall enrollment figures followed national trends with a Fall 2023 overall student headcount of 325, a 4% decrease from the previous year. In contrast to a decline in first-time freshman enrollment, Hesston College increased enrollment in other key areas. Now in its second full year of instruction, the bachelor’s degree-granting School of Management […]

Homecoming 2022 - Sept. 23 to 25

College to host Homecoming Family Festival September 24 during annual Homecoming celebration

Hesston College will host the Homecoming Family Festival on September 24 during their annual Homecoming celebration. This year’s festivities will include sporting events, food trucks, lawn games and family friendly fun. The Homecoming Family Festival will feature volleyball and soccer games. In volleyball, the Larks are up against McPherson College JV at 3 p.m. In […]

Homecoming 2022 - Sept. 23 to 25

College celebrates the history and the future of Business and Engineering at homecoming

On September 23, Hesston College will kick off this year’s Homecoming with a celebration of the history of and the path ahead for the School of Management and the School of Engineering. For many decades, Hesston College has offered foundational business education and engineering courses. In 2021, the college, which has traditionally offered associate degrees, […]

Sunflower Soiree 2022

Sunflower Performing Arts kicks off its season with the Sunflower Soirée

Sunflower Performing Arts at Hesston College (SPA) will kick off its 2022-23 season with the Sunflower Soirée, a free concert that will include local and regional professional musicians. The Sunflower Soirée will take place at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, at Hesston Mennonite Church. This year the featured artists are: soprano Carren Moham, pianist Mei […]

2022 Opening Celebration - student holding sign with "Love"

Hesston College returns to campus with a call to love

With an early start to the fall semester, Hesston College welcomed back their students, faculty and staff this weekend. Opening festivities included lively events, Lark traditions, and a move back to an upgraded campus. President Joe Manickam delivered a message to the Hesston College community bringing life to this year’s theme, “God is Love.” Manickam […]

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 […]