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Larks to thank supporters with night of free basketball games and entertainment

The local community and alumni of Hesston College are invited to the newly renovated Yost Center on Friday, Nov. 15, for Alumni/Community Basketball Night, a free event featuring varsity basketball games, entertainment and fun for the whole family. The Lark women will take on North Platte Community College at 6 p.m., followed by the men […]

Bib Lit

Famous Bib Lit course going online for a wider audience

Starting with the spring 2020 semester on January 15, Hesston College will take another step to make its well-known Biblical Literature course accessible to people outside of Hesston College with a sixteen-week online course offering. With the college’s recent announcement of taking Bib Lit, as it is commonly known, on the road to congregations and […]

Lorelei Ensemble

A smooth and stylish sound set to take HBPA stage with all female group

Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts (HBPA) will host the “warm, lithe and beautifully blended” sound (New York Times) of the all female a cappella group Lorelei Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7 at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. With bold programming and expertise spanning early to contemporary music, Lorelei is sure to please […]

Weekend College: The Bible as Story

Weekend College to offer biblical learning to congregations and other groups

As Hesston College prepares its new church leadership program – the Center for Anabaptist Leadership and Learning (CALL) – it is also offering its famous Biblical Literature course to congregations and other groups across the country in an arrangement called Weekend College. “Weekend College is a non-credit educational experience for congregations or other groups in […]

Donald Sinta Quartet

Prize-winning saxophone quartet performs classical to modern

Four virtuoso wind musicians plus a repertoire spanning centuries equals the first Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts event of the 2019-20 season. The Donald Sinta Quartet will be onstage in Memorial Hall at Bethel College Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets range from $27 to $18 (Bethel and Hesston students get in free) and there’s still […]

Fall 2018 production of The Misanthrope

TheatreFest to give high school thespians an opportunity to grow their skills

High school students with interest in any of the many areas of theatre and performing arts are invited to learn tips and tricks to fine tune their craft at Hesston College’s day-long TheatreFest on Saturday, Oct. 19 on the Hesston College campus. Led by Hesston College performing arts faculty and students, throughout the day, both […]

Austin Troyer and Jaden Lais

Aviation program boosts opportunities and enrollment with addition of bachelor’s degree

The skies over south central Kansas are abuzz with the excitement and energy of student pilots in flight as Hesston College settles into its newest bachelor degree program in aviation-professional pilot. In the inaugural year of the expanded program, Hesston College Aviation is flying with 47 students, an increase of nine from the spring 2019 […]

Masterworks concert 2018

Vocalists invited to join mass choir for masterworks performance

Area singers are invited to join Hesston College choirs to sing in the annual masterwork performance featuring “Song of Wisdom from Old Turtle” by Joseph Martin on Saturday, Nov. 16. Rehearsals start Thursday, Oct. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hesston Mennonite Church. “The masterworks performance is a great tradition that brings together college […]

A blend of sounds and artistry set to take the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series stage

Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts (HBPA) is gearing up for its 37th season of bringing a diverse array of world-wide performers to south central Kansas. The 2019-20 line-up includes four artists new to the HBPA stage, and one repeat group. “This season will bring several new artists to the series, and we’re looking forward to welcoming back […]


Homecoming 2019 to celebrate and dedicate new campus spaces

Hesston College’s annual Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 26 to 29, will include dedications and celebrations of the new and renovated facilities for nursing and athletics. Along with class reunions and other traditional homecoming activities, the weekend lineup, which is also part of the community-wide Home Sweet Hesston event, includes events for people of all ages from […]

During Peace Day 2018, students walk the Hesston College Global Walkway, which is lined with flag representations of the countries Hesston College students call home.

International Day of Peace recognition to feature global engagement and community partnership

With a commitment to global engagement and gaining a greater understanding of common humanity, Hesston College is planning a week-long recognition of International Day of Peace with events from Sept. 16 to 21. The featured event for the week is a Global Voices concert collaboration between Hesston College’s Bel Canto Singers and Hesston High School […]

Tobie Plett

Industry partnership provides student internship and growth experiences

During the summer, as many students enjoyed the break from classes and formal learning, Tobie Plett jumped head first into a business-focused internship with Harper (Kan.) Industries. Having just finished his first year as a business major at Hesston College, Plett passed on an opportunity to spend his summer at home in East St. Paul, […]