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  • Experience - Hesston College
    go So when we explain what it s like here we want to focus on the things that set us apart There s a community here that you just won t find at other schools It results from a body of students and faculty who bring a very nurturing supportive and thoughtful attitude We know who we are and we re comfortable in our own skin which believe it or not can be a pretty rare thing among colleges and universities There s an academic setting here that is founded in teaching and learning and enhanced by the fact that we are a two year school While most colleges consider the first two years as something you have to just get through it s our entire focus We have national benchmark scores in areas of learning that position us among the best in the nation There are immediate opportunities for living and leadership here because we are such a small intimate community With about 450 students you can take advantage of every student club organization activity and team you want And by living in our mods you ll experience residence life like nowhere else in the country We have a vibrant spiritual life on campus because we are a Christ centered community and offer students multiple options for deepening their faith in ways that are meaningful to them We are the only two year institution owned by Mennonite Church USA At the same time our small student body represents more than 25 different religious affiliations Campus activities Housing The local dialect a few terms commonly used by the Hesston College community Spiritual life Sports Student experience The local community Admissions Financial Aid Accepted Students FAQ The Next Steps What to bring and what not to bring Apply for Admission How

    Original URL path: http://www.hesston.edu/admissions/experience/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Campus Activities - Hesston College
    ve got the goods Throughout the year the CAB coordinates movie nights coffee houses roller skating parties Feast of Carols dances and more Art Throughout each year students enjoy a variety of gallery exhibits and displays often featuring the work of Hesston alumni and faculty Shows typically feature architectural displays ceramics drawings graphic designs illustrations paintings prints sculpture and photographs And the Annual Student Art Exhibit features the work of students and is something you ve really got to see to believe Music Music is a very big deal at Hesston Our two main choirs Hesston College Chorale and Bel Canto Singers perform locally and at major campus events as well as on extended tours during breaks throughout the year European Chorale forms every other year for an extended tour after the end of spring term spending more than three weeks in Europe Concert Band is our instrumental ensemble Many Concert Band musicians also add life to basketball games as the Screaming Larks Pep Band From the spring 2011 production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Theatre Students at Hesston take part in a variety of theatrical productions throughout the year acting directing choreographing building the sets you name it Recent productions include Dead Man Walking The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee All in the Timing Forever Plaid and Godspell On top of that the Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Series sponsored by Hesston College schedules five events during the year with world renowned performers Service Clearly a big part of our mission at Hesston is to serve the world around us whether it s in our own backyard or half a world away Students have a number of volunteer service opportunities to choose from related to mission service and peace Many of these are arranged through Campus

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  • Community - Hesston College
    Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Admissions Financial Aid Experience Community Community Hesston Kansas is a community of around 3 500 that is very closely tied to us here at Hesston College There is no shortage of pride here pride in who we are and the lifestyle we have to offer Our students and faculty know how to have fun whether it s a 2 movie night in Newton just a 10 minute drive or a campus wide chicken barbecue Our definition of community isn t limited to geography It s an attitude one that s in abundance across our campus and town Attractions and Recreation Children s Park City Ball Diamond Park Dyck Arboretum of the Plains Emma Creek Park Heritage Park Hesston Golf Park Hesston Municipal Pool Hesston Wellness Center Hickory Street Park King Memorial Park Reservoir Park Dining D Angelo s Pizzeria El Cerrito Panda Kitchen Pizza Hut Skoops Sonic Drive In Subway Water s Edge Woody z Daylight Donuts Places of Worship Garden Community Church Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church Hesston Mennonite Church Hesston United Methodist Church Highland Trinity United Church of Christ Kingdom Life Ministries Meridian Church Church of God in

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  • Housing - Hesston College
    Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Admissions Financial Aid Experience Housing Housing The living arrangement for students at Hesston is distinct to say the least Students live in what are known as mods much easier than modular living units which provide a more casual comfortable intimate environment that fosters lifelong relationships In each mod there are five to eight rooms and nine to 15 students total So unlike huge residence halls that have dozens of rooms on each floor and dozens upon dozens of students students at Hesston get to know their modmates much more quickly and closely Erb Hall Erb Hall has an east central and west wing with a total occupancy of around 250 There are no coed mods at Hesston Female students live in Erb Hall s east and central wings Male students live in the west wing Floor plans Erb Hall east Erb central and west Kauffman Court Kauffman Court has an occupancy of around 120 and houses male students only All mods in Kauffman Court have a private entrance Kauffman Court floor plan The Goods All mod rooms are about the same size Erb Hall 12 x 15 Kauffman Court

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  • Spiritual Life - Hesston College
    Dyck Arboretum Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Admissions Financial Aid Experience Spiritual Life Spiritual Life Since our founding more than 100 years ago spirituality has been the cornerstone of the Hesston Experience As a student here you will encounter a Christ centered community that embraces the varied dimensions of each individual s faith journey and provides support to strengthen your walk with Christ Campus Ministries at Hesston coordinates the majority of religious and spiritual life programs both on and off campus Some of these include Bible Studies These are small groups that gather for fellowship sharing Bible study and prayer in an intimate setting At the beginning of each semester the campus pastor trains Ministry Assistants student leaders for Bible study groups and students often form their own small groups in their mods Chapel Twice a week chapel is a time for the entire campus community to come together for worship and celebration of faith as well as the sharing of announcements and concerns with regards to the community Chapels take place every Monday and Wednesday from 11 a m to 11 30 a m and often include speakers and dramatic musical and multi media presentations Campus Worship At the beginning of each year several worship teams are formed as a way to heighten the level of student engagement on campus Every Sunday at 8 p m the Campus Worship teams lead informal gatherings which include singing contemporary choruses sharing prayer and teachings from the Bible Sunday Worship Many students at Hesston take advantage of the Sunday worship services at any of the community s congregations Some area churches provide transportation and special classes for students who attend their services Retreats The Stutzman Retreat Center is located eight miles southwest of Hesston

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  • Sports - Hesston College
    Search Mission Vision Values Sustainability Dyck Arboretum Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Admissions Financial Aid Experience Sports Sports Don t let the name fool you Larks can get pretty feisty and we re just talking about the student section at games So imagine what our teams can do Athletics come alive at Hesston in ways that may surprise you It is an opportunity for the entire campus community to come together have fun and show the world what spirit and pride are all about At the same time athletics at Hesston provide outlets for student athletes to show what they can do at a very competitive level Here it s about access to varsity level intercollegiate sports but it s also about tough spirited competition Fall Sports Men s Cross Country Women s Cross Country Men s Soccer Women s Soccer Women s Volleyball Winter Sports Men s Basketball Women s Basketball Spring Sports Baseball Softball Men s Tennis Women s Tennis Intramurals The action is never limited to the fields or courts of intercollegiate play Students at Hesston participate in a number of intramural sports throughout the year including Basketball men

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  • The Student Experience - Hesston College
    Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Admissions Financial Aid Experience The Student Experience The Student Experience The student experience at Hesston is much too deep and rich to sum up on a single Web page so we won t even try What we will do is give you a glimpse of the many different and distinct aspects of day to day life here that intersect in ways that create memories for our students that truly last a lifetime Academics Many times when schools refer to student life they talk about everything except academics We don t get that The relationships you form with your professors and fellow students very much will be an important and memorable part of your daily life here Activities and Events From your first day here and the Mod Olympics to annual events like Homecoming and Feast of Carols our Christmas formal to weekly activities like movie nights and barbecues to just hanging out with your modmates each day will bring something new and cool Spirituality Spirituality is at the heart of our mission and therefore will be a major aspect of your experience with us You will find a community that welcomes you and your beliefs and gives you countless outlets and resources to further develop and explore your faith Student Groups Exploring your interests and discovering new ones will lead you to new heights of knowledge and skill development We have dozens of student groups that offer the kind of leadership opportunities that you simply won t get in your first two years at a four year institution Service As a student here you will be compelled to give back in a variety of ways whether it be right here in Hesston or in a different country

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  • Applying for Financial Aid - Hesston College
    Hesston Bethel Performing Arts Consumer Information Accreditation Governance Employment Bookstore Employee Directory Home Admissions Financial Aid Cost and Financial Aid Applying for Financial Aid Applying for Financial Aid Complete the application for admission to Hesston College Submit your high school and college transcripts and ACT or SAT scores Watch for the Hesston College financial aid packet mailed in January This packet has everything you need to apply for financial aid Student and parents should complete federal tax returns as soon as possible after January 1 FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid at FAFSA gov To obtain a PIN personal identification number to complete the FAFSA visit www pin ed gov Early application is the key to getting the best financial aid package possible Hesston College s FASA school code is 001920 For Kansas Residents the FAFSA should be received at the processing center by April 1 which is the deadline for the Kansas Comprehensive Grant April 1 is also the awarding priority date for all applicants so make sure you get the FAFSA completed by April 1 For assistance with the financial aid process or obtaining institutional or financial aid information contact Marica Mendez director of Financial Aid or

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