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  • Honoring Legacies, Helping Students - Hesston College
    ministry While her husband Don 49 was a student at Hesston College Barbara worked for Hesston College Food Service Barbara and Don spent 15 years in Japan with Mennonite Board of Missions Barbara also held Bible classes in their home and founded Mennonite Association of Retired Persons which became Service Opportunities for Older People She passed away in January 2012 The scholarship will be awarded to Pastoral Ministries students Kenneth Steider Memorial Scholarship Kenneth Steider 49 served Hesston College as librarian and part time English instructor from 1955 to 1966 where he helped establish the Mary Miller Library He then spent 27 years serving and teaching in Taiwan Upon retiring in 1993 Kenneth returned to Hesston where he volunteered at the college providing tutoring support and serving as a mentor and resource for international students The scholarship fund was set up by Steider s family following his death in September 2011 and benefits international students honoring the places and people he held dear The Gene Zaid and Jim Yoder Science Scholarship Najib Gene Zaid 71 left his home in Palestine s West Bank for Hesston College where his interest in chemistry and physics was fueled in part by his chemistry instructor Jim Yoder 62 This became Gene s starting point for founding the multi million dollar enterprise JACAM Chemicals in Sterling Kan The scholarship will be awarded to sophomore students who demonstrate an aptitude and passion for a career in chemistry or the sciences Developing Kingdom Servants Scholarship Fund The scholarship was established by David and Karen Seehusen in appreciation for the excellent academic and spiritual enrichment their daughters Suzanne Seehusen 91 and Karri Seehusen 95 Larson received as Hesston College students The scholarship will be awarded to students who exhibit Christian leadership potential Hesston College Inclusion Scholarship The changing

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  • Homecoming 2013 Photos - Hesston College
    hugs nursing faculty member Joyce Huber after presenting her with a gift during Gloria s Holistic Health symposium keynote address The future of nursing It s in our hands Gloria is Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer at St Luke s East Hospital in Lee s Summit Mo Alumni working in the nursing and health care fields presented on industry changes and trends during the symposium Right Sharay Capring Lee 12 shares about her everywhere experience as a nurse during the Saturday evening alumni banquet Left Mischa De Jesus 14 Kalona Iowa paints Ayaka Senoo s 14 Kanagawa ken Japan face during the Friday evening Family Festival Other Family Festival events included men s and women s soccer games a volleyball match a barbecue picnic and activities for the whole family Right Children enjoy a barrel train ride around campus during the Family Festival Left Amanda Yoder 08 shares with classmates during the Class of 2008 reunion Saturday afternoon Also pictured from left are Erica Stoltzfus Caleb Miller and Janell Maust 09 Mast Right Vice President of Advancement Yvonne Yoder 71 Sieber President Howard Keim 72 and Director of Alumni and Church Relations Dallas Stutzman 76 present Ida Hartzler Slagell with a certificate as an honorary member of the class of 1941 at the Partner Appreciation Luncheon Ida attended Hesston College for six weeks in the early 1940s before returning home for a family medical emergency but has remained a loyal supporter Photos by Larry Bartel captions by Rachel Schlegel 05 McMaster Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue A Culture of Excellence President s Perspective Practicing Success A glimpse at Hesston College Nursing Purpose through Pain Crooked Highways Inspired Paths Alumna profile Pam Herschberger 78 Beitlich R N M S N A R N P Sarasota Fla Student

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  • Golfers Tee Off for Students - Hesston College
    Boyts Scholarship Fund given in honor of long time college supporters Jim Ac52 and Belle Stoltzfus Ac52 Boyts The average Hesston College student receives more than 14 000 per year in scholarships and grants This includes institutional scholarships and grants that come from the Hesston College Annual Fund and endowed scholarships The financial aid is raised in a variety of ways about 80 percent of the Annual Fund is given by Partners who commit to give 500 or more annually to the college The annual Phonathon raises another portion and 159 endowed scholarships established with directed honorary or memorial funds are awarded to students who have particular interests qualifications or financial need Golf benefits have been part of the college s fundraising efforts for 26 years Three annual golf benefits provide an opportunity to golf for student scholarships The National Golf Benefit is every spring in the Phoenix area and draws participants from across the country the Nebraska Golf Benefit is held in June in Milford Neb and the new Hesston College Student Scholarship Golf Benefit replaced the Kansas Golf Benefit in 2013 an event organized by Orvin Ac55 and Peggy Brunk 58 Miller for 25 years Golf benefits are a fun way for Hesston College supporters to connect with one another while helping provide important financial aid options for students said Yvonne Yoder 71 Sieber vice president of Advancement Faithful supporters like Excel Industries sponsor and organize the tournaments on behalf of the college so all of the funds raised can be reserved specifically for financial aid In 2012 13 the college s three golf benefits raised more than 31 000 for student scholarships Golfers receive more than recognition for their charitable donation They are also eligible to win exciting prizes like the Big Dog lawn mower manufactured and

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  • Chatter in the Nest - Hesston College
    simulation lab with Gregg Schroeder He makes learning fun by being outrageous and taking the fear out of nursing Burton I really appreciate all of the nursing instructors They truly care about us students and work hard to make sure we succeed Miller The nursing staff all work together to give us the best education possible Each professor cares for us as individuals and is genuinely concerned with how we are progressing as a nurse Kaberline All of the instructors embody what it means to give holistic care Rita always has a study tip or a mnemonic when I come to her with questions about pharmacology I can talk to Sondra about life issues and I know she cares just as much about my life as she does about my most recent test grade One thing that I thought was so special was the effort Joyce took to learn all 56 of our names the summer before she even had us in class Ruby is passionate about the systems she teaches which helped me pass one of the most difficult tests of the semester Jean asks insightful questions about our clinical patients and the care we are giving them Gregg s enthusiasm for nursing and his students is genuine and contagious Monica Serrano 14 Park City Kan Angie Holguin 15 Newton Kan Jared Regehr 14 Hesston Kan Why did you choose to pursue nursing as a profession Serrano I chose nursing because I want what I do to make a difference in someone s life Holguin Nursing is the path Christ set before me It is a way for me to serve my brothers and sisters as I serve my heavenly father Regehr I chose nursing because it is a service oriented career with a wide variety of avenues that

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  • Athletics news updates - Hesston College
    to sister institutions Bluffton Ohio University and Goshen Ind College during fall break Oct 13 and 14 for friendly competition with the schools junior varsity teams Both the Lark men and women split their games with their competitors The women lost to Bluffton s JV team and defeated Goshen s JV team while the men defeated Bluffton and lost to Goshen Cross country keeps steady pace The men s and women s cross country teams coached by veteran Hesston College coach Gerry Sieber 64 proved to be steady competitors during the 2013 season as has been the case since the program s inception in 2011 12 The women s team was led by four returning sophomores and strengthened by three freshman The men s team looked to five returning sophomores for leadership and four freshman rounded out the team Both teams traveled to Colorado during fall break Oct 11 to 15 for altitude training team building and sightseeing Men s basketball envisions bright season Sixth year men s basketball coach Dustin Galyon 04 is eager to unleash a roster he expects will bring excitement and energy to Yost Center Nine new faces complement five returners from last year s 21 win team that fell an overtime period short of the Region VI championship game The Larks feature a stout schedule including eight non region contests versus in state NJCAA Division I opponents and a 10 game Region VI slate that features traditional powers Johnson County CC Overland Park Kan and Brown Mackie College Salina Kan last year s Region VI tournament winner This group has the potential to be the best defensive and rebounding team that I have ever had said Galyon We have an incredible non region schedule and I believe we ll be a tougher and more focused

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  • Campus news - Hesston College
    the total enrollment Students from Kansas comprise 44 percent of the student population with 42 percent coming from other states Hesston College has a long tradition of attracting students from across the country and around the world which ultimately enriches the experience for each student said Rachel Swartzendruber 00 Miller vice president of Admissions and Financial Aid Students give a week of service Misaki Murakami 15 Osaka Japan fishes with Schowalter Villa resident Allen Bitikofer Ac38 at Lake Vista as part of Service Week Students enrolled in the First Year Experience had the opportunity to serve in various ways on campus and in the local community during Service Week Sept 3 to 7 Service projects included spending time with elderly residents at neighboring Schowalter Villa and the Hesston Area Senior Center helping with the Dyck Arboretum s annual plant sale painting and cleaning at the Harvey County Homeless Shelter in Newton serving meals at the Lord s Diner soup kitchen in Wichita and packaging books for the Ethiopia Reads project Extending home Warren St John author of Outcasts United speaks to the campus and local community during a Sept 19 campus visit The college s campus wide theme for the 2013 14 year is Extending Home Stories of Migration and Transformation inspired by the common read book Outcasts United An American Town a Refugee Team and One Woman s Quest to Make a Difference Spiegel Grau 2009 and spearheaded by First Year Experience seminar Extending home changes everyone said FYE co director Karen Sheriff LeVan The concept of extending home harkens a relationship between long time residents and new members that is inclusive and transformative with mutual reciprocity intended Yet as Outcasts United depicts such mutuality is rarely comfortable and is consistently challenging It does not come quickly or easily The author of Outcasts United Warren St John a journalist and former New York Times reporter was on campus Sept 19 to share about his experiences researching the book which focuses on the challenges and rewards of refugee resettlement and creating community in an atmosphere where people do not seem to have much in common Marelby Mosquera 04 teaches an Introductory Chemistry class College welcomes new faculty and staff New faculty and staff members for the 2013 14 school year include Kyle Albrecht 12 aviation flight instructor Jessica Alexander co director of campus activities snack shop and Larks Nest manager Becky Friesen 05 Armstrong director of international student services Suzanne Burch aviation administrative assistant Donna Diener library assistant Myron Diener 78 tennis coach Sheri Esau Advancement administrative assistant Jeremy Ewy 92 campus facilities Jan Gattis bookstore clerk Kathryn Glanzer English instructor Heidi Hochstetler 00 student support services Writing Fellows co director College Writing instructor Ethan Koerner theatre lighting designer Mark Landes vice president of Finance and Auxiliary Services Jasmine Martin 09 co director of campus activities Kaitlyn Mast 10 admissions counselor Brent McNeil assistant baseball coach Bethany Miller 08 admissions counselor Marelby Mosquera 04 science and English as a Second

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  • CD sales benefit scholarships and Latin American businesses - Hesston College
    Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Today Posts CD sales benefit scholarships and Latin American businesses CD sales benefit scholarships and Latin American businesses Posted on December 6 2013 by Larry Bartel The 2012 13 Hesston College Bel Canto Singers under the direction of Bradley Kauffman touched many audiences across the country with the program Songs of a Wayfarer a moving depiction of the immigrant experience of sojourn isolation and solace inspired by the 2012 13 common read Enrique s Journey Random House Trade Paperbacks 2007 by Sonia Nazario The program was recorded to CD with sale proceeds being split evenly to provide student scholarships and through Mennonite Economic Development Associates MEDA assist small businesses in Latin America Half of the proceeds will go to the Hesston College Inclusion Scholarship which was created through the college s ongoing work with inclusion and diversity MEDA will use the other half to work with local partners in low income countries to improve access to capital and markets for small and medium enterprises often family owned to grow their businesses and create jobs The Songs of a Wayfarer CD can be purchased for 15 through the Hesston College Bookstore by calling 620 327 8105 or visiting the online bookstore Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue A Culture of Excellence President s Perspective Practicing Success A glimpse at Hesston College Nursing Purpose through Pain Crooked Highways Inspired Paths Alumna profile Pam Herschberger 78 Beitlich R N M S N A R N P Sarasota Fla Student Profile Jessica Graybill 14 Gap Pa Why We Are Hesston College Partners Relationships faith key to basketball star s success Honoring Legacies Helping Students Homecoming 2013 Photos Golfers Tee Off for Students Chatter in the Nest Athletics news updates Campus news

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  • A Celebration of Diversity - President's Perspective - Hesston College
    United States representing 11 percent of our total students In recent years our student population has included 30 to 35 percent students of color There is growing diversity in terms of our religious backgrounds as well with 25 faith traditions represented on campus Ten years ago more than 50 percent of our students were Mennonite and that group is now just under 35 percent We also have students at various life stages and in different professional programs It all adds up to a wonderful campus community My favorite room on campus is the Dining Hall surrounded by the flags of all countries represented by our students It is common to see students from three or four continents and hear conversations in different languages I do not have comparative data to back this claim but Hesston may be the most diverse of all private colleges in Kansas In the last three years we have been engaged in an inclusion and diversity initiative with the overall goal of becoming a more welcoming community A council led by Tony Brown 69 internal consultant for inclusion Marelby Mosquera 04 faculty member and Rachel Swartzendruber 00 Miller vice president of Admisisons develops specific goals and plans to help us become more like the inclusive community envisioned in the New Testament This is important work One cannot adequately learn from other cultures by reading listening and watching We learn from each other by being with each other and working and playing together We hear each other s stories and learn to let go of stereotypes and privileges that come with color of skin family names and places of birth Part of our mission statement reads educates and nurtures each student in Christ centered community The growing richness of our student population and our efforts to learn

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