Hesston College welcomes students back to campus

Hesston College sociology instructor and artist in residence Tony Brown joins the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers, under the direction of Bradley Kauffman, for a song during the college’s Opening Celebration service Aug. 16. Hesston College students arrived on campus for Opening Weekend of the 2013-14 year Aug. 16. Friday night’s Opening Celebration service included several pieces by Bel Canto, a welcome from President Howard Keim and Vice President of Student Life Lamar Roth, reflections on the Hesston Experience from students and recent graduates and the college’s theme verse for the year, The Lord’s Prayer, prayed in five languages and American Sign Language.

Hesston College sociology instructor and artist in residence Tony Brown joins the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers, under the direction of Bradley Kauffman, for a song during the college’s Opening Celebration service Aug. 16. Hesston College students arrived on campus for Opening Weekend of the 2013-14 year Aug. 16. Friday night’s Opening Celebration service included several pieces by Bel Canto, a welcome from President Howard Keim and Vice President of Student Life Lamar Roth, reflections on the Hesston Experience from students and recent graduates and the college’s theme verse for the year, The Lord’s Prayer, prayed in five languages and American Sign Language. Larry Bartel/Hesston College

Hesston College sociology instructor and artist in residence Tony Brown joins the Hesston College Bel Canto Singers, under the direction of Bradley Kauffman, for a song during the college’s Opening Celebration service Aug. 16. Hesston College students arrived on campus for Opening Weekend of the 2013-14 year Aug. 16. Friday night’s Opening Celebration service included several pieces by Bel Canto, a welcome from President Howard Keim and Vice President of Student Life Lamar Roth, reflections on the Hesston Experience from students and recent graduates and the college’s theme verse for the year, The Lord’s Prayer, prayed in five languages and American Sign Language. Larry Bartel/Hesston College

Freshman Jeshurun Shuman of Middletown, Pa., eats a banana as quickly as possible to end a relay race during Hesston College’s annual Mod Olympics Aug. 18 while freshman Jason Schroeder of Anthony, Kan., looks on. Other events during Opening Weekend included an ice cream social, parents’ breakfast and orientation, new student orientation, freshman games, volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer scrimmages and a campus-wide picnic.  Larry Bartel/Hesston College

Freshman Jeshurun Shuman of Middletown, Pa., eats a banana as quickly as possible to end a relay race during Hesston College’s annual Mod Olympics Aug. 18 while freshman Jason Schroeder of Anthony, Kan., looks on. Other events during Opening Weekend included an ice cream social, parents’ breakfast and orientation, new student orientation, freshman games, volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer scrimmages and a campus-wide picnic. Larry Bartel/Hesston College

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