Homecoming and Inauguration Weekend – September 22 to 24, 2017

Homecoming and Inauguration Weekend, September 21 to 24, 2017

A Hesston College Homecoming 2017 and inauguration of the college’s ninth president, Dr. Joseph A. Manickam ’87, celebrates Grounded in Community, Globally Engaged. The event provides the opportunity to remember Hesston’s values, enjoy the Hesston Experience, and see a vision of Hesston’s future. Join the campus community, wider Home Sweet Hesston community and alumni/friends from around the world for this important legacy transition. Annual homecoming activities will fill the campus, including alumni presenters, events for the whole family and classes gathering for reunion anniversaries.

The weekend includes: International alumni and past president events, parade, golf benefit, Golden Gables Luncheon, varsity sports, community/college art exhibit, international-themed student performances, inauguration luncheon and ceremony, festival/picnic and alumni variety concert, and Sunday worship culmination.

Homecoming and Inauguration video and photo gallery

Inauguration ceremony video

Interfaith Relationships: The Challenges and Opportunities panel discussion video

Dave Osborne retirement recognition at the Global Voices concert video

Hesston College weekend schedule
Home Sweet Hesston community events schedule

Reunion classes and class photos

Is it your class reunion year?
Academy classes: ’47, ’52, ’57 and ’62
College classes: ’57, ’62, ’67, ’77, ’92, ’97, ’02, ’07 and ’12.
A special ’86/’87/’88 classes reunion to honor Joe ’87 and Wanda (Wyse) ’88 Manickam.

Fifth annual Homecoming Golf Benefit – Thursday, Sept. 21

Manickam Mosey 2-mile run walk – Saturday, Sept. 23

Presenters and performers