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 […]

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, […]

Management student group photo with President Manickam in Thailand

Thailand blog

Journal Entry, Days 1 and 2 Friday-Saturday, 8-9 April 2022 By Luke Allison Hey everybody! Luke Allison from Freeman, S.D., here. This is the inaugural blog post for the Birch Cohort as we begin our 3-week business expedition into Thailand! These travel days are sort of blending together, and a wee bit of time travel […]

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 […]

Dr. Carren Moham, associate academic dean at Hesston College, awards Lark of the Year to sophomore Den Morita.

Hesston College students recognized for academic and leadership achievements at virtual LarkFest

Dr. Carren Moham, associate academic dean at Hesston College, awards Lark of the Year to sophomore Den Morita. Hesston College students and faculty were recognized for their achievements in academics and leadership in a virtual LarkFest Awards ceremony, broadcast on April 23. The top student award—Lark of the Year—went to sophomore Den Morita, Chigasaki, Japan, […]

Fall 2020 Dean's List - first-year students

College announces fall 2020 Dean’s List, Honor Roll

Hesston College Registrar Sandra Hiebert announced the names of full-time students whose fall 2020 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 Katie Alaniz, Longmont, Colo. Shelby Bontrager, McPherson, Kan Jack Brinkley, Mckinney, Texas Alyssa Burkholder, Hillsboro, […]

New faculty, staff join college community

Hesston College announces new faculty and staff joining the campus community for the 2020-21 year. Faculty: Debbie McAlister, director of business education. Johann Reimer, director of engineering education. Celaine Worden, theatre and communication professor. Staff: Alexis Avalos, assistant resident director Nathan Bartel, director of marketing and communications. Gail Catlett, custodian. Jacob Gibbs, sports information director/intramurals […]

CARES levels of concern

County confirms COVID-19 cluster at Hesston College

The Harvey County Health Department, in conjunction with Hesston College, has confirmed a cluster of COVID-19 cases on the Hesston College campus. The cluster includes five confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been 17 individuals tested. Two test results are pending. The individuals have self-isolated off campus. Hesston College, along with the Health Department, will […]

CARES levels of concern

College raises CARES Level of Concern as two students test positive for coronavirus

Hesston College raised its CARES Level of Concern on Monday from “Active” to “Restricted” in response to two positive COVID-19 tests completed late last week. The two students who tested positive will quarantine in an off-campus location as the campus initiates their planned response at the “Restricted” level. Off-campus visits are restricted to prospective students, […]

Carla Lahey (left) directs the Touring Theatre Company as they prepare for a performance at Newton High School.

What I learned from Carla Lahey

Carla Lahey (left) directs the Touring Theatre Company as they prepare for a performance at Newton High School. In recent years, the Hesston College Horizon student publication has recognized departing faculty members by inviting students and employees to reflect on the impact these professors have made on their lives. With the COVID-19 campus dispersal in […]

Kendra Burkey advises the Hesston College Horizon staff.

What I learned from Kendra Burkey

Kendra Burkey advises the Hesston College Horizon staff. In recent years, the Hesston College Horizon student publication has recognized departing faculty members by inviting students and employees to reflect on the impact these professors have made on their lives. With the COVID-19 campus dispersal in March and the impending departure of Horizon faculty advisor and […]

Gary Oyer

What I learned from Gary Oyer

In recent years, the Hesston College Horizon student publication has recognized departing faculty members by inviting students and employees to reflect on the impact these professors have made on their lives. With the COVID-19 campus dispersal in March and the impending departure of Horizon faculty advisor and communications prof Kendra Burkey, the college’s Marketing and […]