Rev. Ben Hanne is the new Campus Minister at Southwestern College. He will begin on July 1, 2015. His full-time position is underwritten by the GPAC. “We are extremely pleased to have Rev. Hanne to assist the college efforts to provide a ministerial presence to our whole college community. We are equally pleased to have the conference’s financial support,” says President Dick Merriman. “Ben shows every indication of helping us strengthen our spiritual support for our students, staff and faculty and will provide another point of contact with area churches and the conference.”

“I’m so excited to be joining the Southwestern community. In my years of ministry I’ve seen the amazing work that the school, its students and alumni do in the Great Plains Annual Conference and beyond. I’m honored to walk alongside a new generation of Builders as campus minister,” says Ben Hanne.