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Golf benefit to honor early successes of collegiate athletics teams

Hesston College will open its Homecoming Weekend celebration with the annual Homecoming Golf Benefit on Thursday, Sept. 27, at Hesston Golf Park. The 2018 benefit will honor the Hesston College athletic teams of the 1960s that saw much success in the Prairie Junior College Conference (PJCC), winning the PJCC All-Sports sweepstakes trophy multiple times during […]

International Day of Peace 2018

Four days of activities planned to mark Peace Day celebration

Hesston College will join thousands of others around the world in celebration of the International Day of Peace, or “Peace Day,” on Sept. 21. Celebrating Peace Day is fitting for Hesston College as a campus community that is home to students from 23 countries, including more than 55 international students. Likewise, as an institution established […]

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Athletic focus of homecoming celebration to include special alumni recognitions and community events

Hesston College’s annual homecoming celebration Sept. 27 to 30 will include a special focus on 60 years of intercollegiate Lark athletics. Along with the traditional homecoming activities, the weekend lineup includes recognitions of distinguished alumni athletes and coaches, events for the campus and wider Hesston communities and musical entertainment by bluegrass band, The Steel Wheels. […]

The King's Singers

Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series announces an eclectic year of music and performance

Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts (HBPA) will bring music and performance of a wide variety from around the world to south central Kansas for its 36th season. Opening the year’s series on October 23, will be The Cashore Marionettes: Life in Motion. For more than 30 years, Joseph Cashore has designed and performed with his marionettes. The […]

Area singers invited to join mass choir for Peace Day masterworks performance

Area singers are invited to join a mass choir for Hesston College’s Masterworks concert Saturday, Sept. 22. The concert, entitled “Grant Us Peace,” will be a performance of Vaughan William’s “Dona Nobis Pacem” in celebration of the International Day of Peace. Community singers will join students and professional orchestra members for four weeks of rehearsal […]

2017 Manickam Mosey

Annual race tradition to feature a participant challenge for 2018 event

Hesston College will host its annual two-mile run/walk, The Manickam Mosey, at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, during a weekend of community-wide homecoming events. The 2018 event will feature an Alumni/Community vs. Students Challenge, with the group producing the largest number of race participants laying claim to the first Manickam Mosey Challenge Trophy Cup. The […]

Hesston College Athletic Director Chris Nachtigall

Nachtigall to serve as athletic director

Hesston College announces the hiring of Chris Nachtigall as the Larks’ new athletic director. A 2001 graduate of Hesston College, Nachtigall holds a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Iowa Wesleyan College (Mount Pleasant, Iowa) and a master’s in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University (Irvine, Calif.). While at Hesston, Nachtigall played baseball and […]

New faculty and staff join community

Hesston College announces the following new faculty and staff appointments for the 2018-19 year: Mike Baker, director of Aviation, is a 1993 Hesston College graduate and holds a master’s in business administration from Tabor College – Wichita (Kan.) and a bachelor’s of science – professional pilot from Utah Valley State College (Orem). Travis Bunk, nursing […]