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  • Chatter in the nest - Hesston College
    Dussinger 15 Lancaster Pa Athletic Training major I knew Hesston was the place for me as soon as I walked on campus because of the people and the Christian environment It s so community based There s people here for you no matter what I appreciate how much people care for me and the Christian values that we share Dennis Marcellino 14 Los Angeles Calif Athletic Training major The community is amazing everyone is like family Octavio Perez 15 Bryan Texas General Studies I liked that Hesston s aviation and air traffic control programs were FAA approved Jordan Waidelich 15 Stryker Ohio Deciding I love the small community aspect of Hesston and the one on one interaction with professors Coming from a small high school the idea of not just being another number appealed to me Top row Maria Diener Heather Dussinger Awah Hammad Misaki Hirayama Dennis Marcellino Lincoln Moyo Bottom row Octavio Perez Jake Rhine Anni Tapkida Kento Ueda Jordan Waidelich Why are you glad you started at Hesston Awah Hammad 15 Khartoum Sudan Engineering major I am glad I started at Hesston because of how everyone is so supportive I also appreciate the diverse community Misaki Hirayama 15 Chiba Japan General Studies major I enjoy the small town I like how the professors interact with students I feel comfortable here Lincoln Moyo 15 North Newton Kan Bible and Ministry I am glad I started at Hesston because it has stretched my academic horizon to heights I didn t know feasible Jake Rhine 14 Indianapolis Ind Exercise Physiology major The professors really care about your success and the people genuinely care about your academic and personal life Anni Tapkida 15 Abuja Nigeria Pre med major The people make it a friendly environment They re easy to talk to Kento

    Original URL path: http://www.hesston.edu/hesstoncollegetoday/article/chatter-in-the-nest-3/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Athetics News Updates - Hesston College
    05 a former Larks soccer player succeeds Kurt Hostetler 93 who led the team for seven years Armstrong served as an assistant coach for the Larks during the 2013 season and as an admissions counselor for the college since July 2012 He will continue in his admissions role Prior to working at Hesston Armstrong was head boys soccer coach at Huntingdon Pa Area High School where he had been an assistant for five years prior to taking the head coaching position Michael and his wife Becky Friesen 05 Armstrong have four children Landen 7 Bailey 4 Allycia 2 and Jase 3 months Men s basketball finds rhythm in second semester The Larks men s basketball team returned from winter break to a much brighter second half following a rough start to the season during the fall semester The men quickly tripled their win record by winning four of the first six games of the semester including a double overtime buzzer beater win over a tough Fort Scott Kan CC team They also recorded an impressive win against Region VI rival Brown Mackie College Salina Kan They ended the season with a 10 20 record overall and 5 5 in Region VI Women s basketball presents balanced attack The women s basketball team pulled together a balanced season with several players stepping up to lead the team from game to game The women enjoyed second semester wins over NJCAA Region VI competitors Brown Mackie College Salina Kan and Fort Scott Kan CC They advanced to post season play defeating Brown Mackie by one in the first round and losing to Johnson County CC in the second round ending the season with a 14 18 record Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue Musings on Starting Here President s Perspective Starting with

    Original URL path: http://www.hesston.edu/hesstoncollegetoday/article/athetics-news-updates/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Kinship no longer concealed - Hesston College
    Services About News Presidential Search Mission Vision Values Sustainability Dyck Arboretum Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Today Posts Kinship no longer concealed Kinship no longer concealed Posted on March 11 2014 by Larry Bartel An unexpected family discovery led former Hesston College faculty members Sharon Cranford Wichita Kan and Dwight Roth Hesston to co author a historical fiction book Kinship Concealed Amish Mennonite African American Family Connections Legacy Book Publishing 2013 that documents the historical multi racial lineage of 18th century Amish brothers John and Jacob Mast Cranford an African American Baptist and Roth a white Mennonite Episcopalian were both teaching in Hesston s social science program in 2004 when they discovered a shared branch on their family trees They realized their ancestors were brothers who immigrated from Switzerland to Pennsylvania in the 1750s Roth s ancestor Jacob Mast was the first Amish bishop ordained in the United States and his brother John from whom Cranford descends moved to the south where his family became slave owners in North Carolina and his grandson Reuben fathered a child with an enslaved girl Both Cranford and Roth say writing their ancestors stories was a personal experience full of growth and understanding Kinship Concealed can be purchased through the Hesston College Bookstore at books hesston edu Hesston College Today Articles in this Issue Musings on Starting Here President s Perspective Starting with the Unexpected Choosing to Make a Difference More than Academics Alumnus profile Josh Horning 97 Hopedale Ill Student profile Karli Mast 15 Hubbard Ore The re start that fits Preparing for everywhere A start to a career Why we are Hesston College Partners Campus news Chatter in the nest Athetics News Updates Kinship no longer concealed Lost and found Past Issues Summer 2009

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  • Lost and found - Hesston College
    got married moved halfway across the country had two daughters and is now working on a doctor of education degree in educational leadership with a specialization in curriculum development through the University of Phoenix Melissa s life has been busy and successful and we here at Hesston College didn t know about it As a non traditional student I didn t have a strong connection with student life administrators or the college as a whole like on campus students do Melissa said As I have furthered my education and my career I have come to realize and appreciate the impact Hesston College had on me Hesston helped me learn how to study and how to ask for help It was the first time instructors took individual time with me I was provided with mentors financial support and time outside of the classroom to learn the core curriculum I needed That foundation allowed me to be very disciplined in my online classes and to figure out who I am and where my interests lie Keep in touch At Hesston College we have a commitment to keep you in touch with classmates and friends as well as the college itself It allows us to see how amazing and inspirational our alumni continue to be once they go everywhere and it allows you to keep up with important college information such as the annual Homecoming Weekend and class reunions The 2013 Hesston College Alumni Directory is one example of our commitment and we look forward to providing an online alumni directory as well Dallas Stutzman 76 Alumni Director We need your help You can help us find our lost alumni and hear all the inspiring stories we have been missing out on Go to the list of alumni with whom we ve lost

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  • Campus Ministries - Hesston College
    from the Bible The Campus Worship Team which is comprised of students plans and leads these gatherings which take place at 9 p m each Sunday At the beginning of each semester the campus pastor recruits and trains new leadership for this ministry and continues to meet with them regularly Chapel and Forum The college community gathers each Monday and Wednesday from 11 to 11 30 a m for chapel and Friday for forum Chapel is a time for worship and celebration of faith as well as the sharing of announcements and concerns of importance to the college community The format of chapel will vary to reflect both the heritage and tradition of the Mennonite church and the diversity of the student population Chapels include speakers and dramatic musical or multi media presentations Leadership in chapel is given by students faculty and staff as well as other resource persons Responsibility for chapel services rests with a planning committee chaired by the campus pastor Direct questions of a spiritual nature to the campus pastor The community gathers at the same time on Fridays to consider topics related to the well being of the Hesston College community and to our academic outcomes Like chapel presentation format will vary with leadership provided by faculty staff student contributors and guest presenters Announcements worship and congregational music are typically not a part of forum which is coordinated by a faculty member appointed by the vice president of Academics All full time students are required to attend chapel and forum Full time on campus students are required to attend at least 14 chapel forum gatherings each half semester 14 before midterm 14 after midterm For full time off campus students the minimum is eight for each full semester Third year students students holding previous college degrees and part time students are encouraged but not required to attend Attendance is recorded by scanning the barcodes on student IDs It is the student s responsibility to keep a record of how many chapel forums he or she has attended All appeals for credit should be made to an RD within two weeks on official forms This information can be found through a link on the Moodle community page Students will be contacted only if they are in violation of the requirement The registrar will not release grades or transcripts for students who fail to meet attendance requirements Students will not be allowed to return for another semester until they meet those requirements Appropriate dress and conduct are expected Caps and hats need to be removed Chapel forum attendees may not use iPods computers mobile phones or other electronic devices during chapel forum Please respect presenters and others in the audience by refraining from studying and talking during chapel and forum Credit may be revoked at the discretion of the Residence Life team Audio mp3 files of chapels and forums are available in the classes folder on the campus computer network s M drive Missions and Service Days Twice

    Original URL path: http://www.hesston.edu/student-development/student-handbook/student-life/campus-ministries/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Residence Life - Hesston College
    staying more than three nights Guests must abide by all residence hall regulations A guest failing to comply with regulations may be asked to leave Students are responsible for the actions of the guests they bring to campus Inappropriate items material Items promoting alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs or which are sexually explicit or degrading are inappropriate and may not be displayed in the residence halls Examples of such items include cans bottles posters and hookahs Decency in dress and appearance In addition clothing that advertises or promotes alcohol drugs sexually inappropriate behaviors violence or behavior demeaning to the mission of Hesston College is prohibited Inspection of Rooms The college reserves the right to have authorized personnel enter a student s room in cases of emergencies where danger to life safety health or property is reasonably feared Personnel may also search a student s room when there is reasonable cause to believe that Hesston College regulations or public laws have been or are being violated Student permission is not necessary for such search procedures Personal Property Students are responsible for the safe keeping of their property and no reimbursement from the college can be expected from the loss of such property Rooms should be locked at all times The college recommends property insurance Grills For students who wish to use a barbecue grill to prepare food the grill pan that contains the charcoal or gas heating element must not be in contact with the ground Grilling is only allowed in the following designated areas Kauffman Court patio around the lounge Erb Hall on the concrete slab south of Bontrager Student Center or on the sidewalk south of the Bookstore or at the end of the ramp near Erb central and west Pets Pets are not permitted in campus housing with the exception of tropical fish in an approved aquarium not to exceed 10 gallons Students will have 24 hours to remove the pet from campus After this point Resident Directors will remove the pet and sell it back to a pet store Health Forms It is required by Hesston College and sanctioned by the Kansas State Health Department that all students prove that they have received certain immunizations before they attend classes This requirement helps our campus be a safer environment Failure to complete the Health Form by August 28 will result into a 150 fee If the Health Form is not complete by October 8 an additional 150 will be assessed Students will not be allowed to return for classes or campus housing unless the health form is completed For new students in the spring failure to complete the health form by January 22 will result in a 150 fine If the health form is not complete by February 26 an additional 150 fine will be assessed Returning to campus housing after emergency or hospital stay policy in order for a student to return to campus housing after a hospitalization Hesston College requires documentation from a medical professional that includes a discharge plan and recommendation to return to a residence hall environment Responses to violations will vary and may include financial penalty removal of the violation or other penalties as appropriate for the situation Repeat offenses could lead resident directors to require Community Accountability and Support Campus Community Standards and Expectations Hesston College is committed to the education and empowerment of students and to the development of a campus community that supports student success Therefore the college has adopted a set of Campus Community Standards to maintain a healthy living and learning environment Each community member s behavior and interactions affect the experiences of other members The college encourages every member of its community to understand and commit to these standards which encourage lifestyles and values that reflect a commitment promoting personal and whole community wellness When a student s on or off campus conduct has direct impact on others and or the well being of the campus community Hesston College imposes a conduct response The college understands these standards and expectations may not represent an individual s conviction or preference however each student s signature on the Campus Community Statement indicates that he or she understands and commits to abide by the Community Standards and Expectations while a student at Hesston College Community Standards Respect for the rights and property of others and responsible use of campus and community facilities Respect for the dignity and diversity of others Whether in seriousness or in jest any form of bigotry harassment intimidation threat or name calling either spoken written or implied will not be tolerated Responsible relationships that are not coercive exploitative abusive or promiscuous in nature With respect to sexual relationships Hesston College holds with the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective that According to Scripture right sexual union takes place only within the marriage relationship Honesty in lifestyle choices community life and interaction with others as well as academic assignments to be addressed by the vice president of Academics see also Course Catalog Adherence to all city and state codes Violation of the law will also be considered a violation of campus standards No guns including BB pellet air and paintball guns ammunition or fireworks are permitted on campus Abstinence regardless of age from the use possession or distribution of alcohol or illegal drugs The possession of related containers or paraphernalia is also prohibited A drug screen can be required if there is cause to suspect a student is using illegal drugs The student is responsible to pay for the screen if the screen results in a positive result Abstinence from the use of tobacco products in strongly encouraged Smoking and chewing tobacco are prohibited on campus except for two designated areas The Residence Life staff will address any other student conduct issues not named above that affect another student or the campus community Hesston College is committed to campus safety and security The vice president of Student Development will address the following violations which may carry

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  • Campus Activities - Hesston College
    m Cross Country w Golf m Soccer m Soccer w Softball Tennis m Tennis w Volleyball Athletic Training Services About News Presidential Search Mission Vision Values Sustainability Dyck Arboretum Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Student Development Student Handbook Student Development Campus Activities Campus Activities Campus Activities are planned coordinated and carried out by the campus activities directors and the Campus Activities Board CAB several selected students The goal is to offer activities that provide opportunities for fellowship and recreation to all members of the campus community A wide variety of events are available throughout the year including movie nights coffee houses bowling nights roller skating parties Feast of Carols and Powder Puff Football The college views these activities as an integral part of each student s emotional social and physical development Spouses and immediate family members of students living off campus are also invited to participate in many of these activities Clubs Hesston College supports the organization of clubs that provide opportunities for students to further explore specific areas of interest Clubs have included ping pong knitting grill club amateur radio and multicultural club Initially each club must present a written proposal

    Original URL path: http://www.hesston.edu/student-development/student-handbook/student-life/campus-activities/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Access to Student Records - Hesston College
    that are excluded from the FERPA definition of educational records You may inspect your educational records by contacting the office where they are stored The custodian keeper of the record has the right to ask you to submit a written request though that is often not necessary By law you must be given access to the requested record within 45 days of the receipt of your request But typically you will be able to see it within a much shorter time if not immediately The college may not destroy any record for which a request for access is pending What can I do if I think my records are incorrect Follow this procedure to seek to change your record Contact the custodian of the record in question Identify in writing the part of the record you think is incorrect Specify why you believe the record is inaccurate misleading or in violation of your rights The custodian will review your request If the request is granted you will be notified and a statement correcting the information will be added to your record The statement will be treated in all respects as a part of your record If your request is denied you will be notified of the decision and the reason You will also be informed that you have the right to follow the college s grievance policy to challenge the custodian s decision If after a hearing the decision is still not to amend your record you have the right to insert a statement in the record even though the record itself has not been changed What is directory information at Hesston College Directory information is limited to items which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed Directory Information is defined by the college to include the following student name names of parents or spouse local and permanent addresses local and permanent telephone numbers e mail address birth month and day program of study classification current enrollment status and number of hours carried participation in officially recognized activities and sports weight and height of members of athletic teams dates of attendance degrees earned and dates of degrees awards received most recent previous school attended and photo image Directory information cannot include a social security number a student ID number race ethnicity or gender Can I restrict the release of information about me At the beginning of each fall semester or any other term in which you begin you will be reminded of your rights under FERPA You will have the opportunity to ask that certain of the kinds of information defined as directory information not be disclosed without your consent To prevent such disclosure you must notify the Registrar s Office in writing by the end of the fifth day of classes The request will be honored for one academic year or until you cease to be enrolled whichever comes first Directory information that cannot be restricted after you are no longer enrolled includes

    Original URL path: http://www.hesston.edu/student-development/student-handbook/policies/access-to-student-records/ (2016-02-13)
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