Hesston College faculty emeritus, Nelson Kilmer, and physics professor, Joel Krehbiel, collaborated on two articles that were published in the January issue of “The Physics Teacher” journal.

Physics faculty and students collaborate on published articles

Hesston College physics professor Joel Krehbiel and physics professor emeritus, Nelson Kilmer, aren’t satisfied to just look past answers that don’t quite hit the mark. With a shared curiosity for accuracy, and a relationship built on respect of the work each does and has done with students, the educators collaborated on two articles, with student […]

New scholarship has potential to provide largest institutional aid award ever

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of longtime Hesston College supporters, students at Hesston College with high financial need now have the opportunity to be awarded an institutional scholarship up to full tuition. The Adrian and Myrtle Miller Scholarship could provide the largest amount of institutional aid ever awarded at Hesston College while honoring a legacy […]

Students at a Jefferson Dinner discuss the value of college and education.

Jefferson Dinner opens doors for dialogue

Over dinner Sunday evening, Hesston College history, economics and psychology students had conversation around the value of college and education in the format of a historical “Jefferson Dinner.” Built on the premise of sparking civil conversation, the event at Hesston College and historically brought together voices from a variety of backgrounds and schools of thought […]

Aviation professor Amy Birdsell leads Aviation Safety class. The aviation program received approval to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree program, which will begin in August 2019.

Aviation approved for bachelor’s degree program

Hesston College has been granted approval by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the college’s accrediting agency, for a bachelor’s degree program in aviation-professional pilot. The college plans to launch the program for the 2019-20 year. The bachelor’s degree in aviation will be the second baccalaureate program for Hesston College, joining the Bachelor of Science in […]

Varsity tennis to be discontinued following spring season

Following the spring 2019 season, Hesston College will discontinue its men’s and women’s tennis programs. Increasing recruiting challenges spurred the college to make the decision. “Over the last several years, we’ve increasingly faced the reality of recruiting difficulties with tennis,” said Athletic Director Chris Nachtigall. “It was a difficult decision, but with declining roster numbers […]

Submissions being accepted for third Hesston College play writing festival

It’s time again for south central Kansas playwrights – both amateur and experienced – to exercise their creativity and storytelling abilities with submissions to Hesston College Theatre’s “Pen to Paper to Performance” play writing festival. Submissions for the 10-minute play festival will be accepted through March 11. Eight winning submissions will be notified March 18 […]

Growing more like Jesus Feb. 1 to 3, 2019

Registration open for AVDS conference focused on spiritual formation

Registration is now open for Hesston College’s annual Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series (AVDS) conference, that will take place on campus Feb. 1 to 3, with the theme “Growing More Like Jesus from the Outside In: Transforming Heart and Mind.” Registrations are due by Monday, Jan. 28. Featuring keynote speakers Mark and Lisa Scandrette, internationally […]

Bible and Ministry professor Michele Hershberger will lead a Spring 2019 class, Missional Leadership, in which community members are invited to participate alongside college students.

Course on missional leadership open to the community

The Hesston College Bible and Ministry department is offering an opportunity for members of the local community to take a Spring 2019 semester class that will allow them to consider their faith and “mission” alongside college students. The Missional Leadership class, led by professor Michele Hershberger, is a seminar-style class that will explore the theology […]

Hesston College Aviation student, Gracie Hochstetler (Leesburg, Ind.), goes through pre-flight checks on one of the college’s planes. Hesston College Aviation recently entered into a partnership with passenger airline company SkyWest Airlines that will give Hesston graduates connections and a more streamlined and efficient pathway to transition into a flying career.

Aviation program finalizes first industry partnership

In an effort to provide a variety of continuing education and career opportunities to students, Hesston College Aviation recently established a partnership with SkyWest Airlines, a passenger airline company that operates in partnership with Delta Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. As an official SkyWest Airlines Partner School, students from Hesston’s aviation program […]

The Neuf 2019

Benefit run in second year to continue raising money and spreading the love

The Neuf Memorial Run, a 9K and two-mile run, will hold its second annual event at Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) on Saturday, Jan. 12, to honor the memory of Russ Neufeld, a Hesston alumnus, director of Hesston’s Information Technology department and transplanted Canadian who lived his last 15 years in central Kansas. Neufeld passed […]

Peace on Eart

Christmas program to celebrate and support global community

Hesston College will usher in the Christmas season with a performing arts program featuring global traditions. The “Peace on Earth” program will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The program is free and open to the public. “Peace on Earth is a collaboration between music […]