Committed to comm”U”nity

A message from your SA President- and Vice President-Elect As your newly elected Student Association (SA) president and vice president, DaeRon and I are dedicating ourselves to our Hastings College community, past, present and future. Right now, more than ever, we need to support one another and stay united. We will continue to take care of each other and get through this together as one … Continue reading Committed to comm”U”nity

Hastings College announces three Bronco Award recipients and Who’s Who recipients awarded

Hastings College announced three Bronco Award Recipients during the live-streamed Honors Convocation on May 3. Hannah Adams of Cairo, Nebraska; Greer Anderson of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Kaelan Dea of Greenwood, Nebraska, were all recognized as 2020 Bronco Award Recipients. Bronco Award Recipients Established in 1924, the Bronco Award is the College’s highest non-academic award granted to students. Recipients of the Bronco Award and the … Continue reading Hastings College announces three Bronco Award recipients and Who’s Who recipients awarded

Awards Presented during the live-streamed 2020 Honors Convocation

Faculty Awards Alpha Chi Outstanding Faculty Dr. Robert Babcock, Professor of History HCLS Invited Faculty Lecturers Jessica Allen-Pickett, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education Bruce Batterson, Associate Professor of Business Administration Don and Nancy Seaton Faculty Achievement Award Dr. Laura Logan, Associate Professor of Sociology Vondrak Outstanding Advisor Award Dr. Annette Vargas, Associate Dean of Arts & Humanities, Director of Advising and Associate Professor of Theatre  … Continue reading Awards Presented during the live-streamed 2020 Honors Convocation

Registrar seeing slower registration for summer, fall

Due to the COVID-19 virus and the closure of campus for the remainder of the academic school year, registration for summer and fall 2020 courses was pushed back and communications for it moved online. Students either have, are currently in the process of or will be registering for these courses during this time; with junior-standing students starting registration yesterday and sophomore-standing students starting registration on … Continue reading Registrar seeing slower registration for summer, fall

iPad “Speak Selection” Feature

Your iPad can read most text to you. This is a feature called “Speak Selection.” You can enable this feature by going into Settings>Accessibility>Spoken Content>Speak Selection. In order to utilize this feature, you highlight a selection of text and then tap once on the highlighted portion. A menu will appear above the highlighted portion, and you will select “Speak.” There are other options on the … Continue reading iPad “Speak Selection” Feature

Coming to terms with some unresolved ends

The effects of the COVID-19 virus pandemic are being felt around the globe, most notably through the closure of school campuses. Professors and students have had to adapt to online classes, but such a universal experience has had a unique impact on seniors and study-abroad students. With the decision to stream Commencement via Facebook and YouTube at 10 a.m. on May 16, seniors have been … Continue reading Coming to terms with some unresolved ends

Update regarding 2020 Honors Convocation and Commencement

After reviewing how to best conduct Honors Convocation and Commencement amidst campus closure, a decision was made to hold both events online via streaming services and social media with an in-person Commencement celebration also scheduled for the fall in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend. The decision was announced in an email sent to students from Dr. Barbara Sunderman, vice president for academic affairs, noting that the … Continue reading Update regarding 2020 Honors Convocation and Commencement

Rogers and Jones elected SA president, vice president

Running mates use online platforms, media to campaign Junior Maggie Rogers and Sophomore DaeRon Jones were elected Student Association (SA) president and vice president respectively for the 2020–21 academic school year after the announcement was made Wednesday following the close of voting. Campaigning was done solely through online platforms this year due to campus closure, however, it did not affect the voting process which was … Continue reading Rogers and Jones elected SA president, vice president

Federal relief bill fails to cover all college students

As an international pandemic continues, businesses and institutions are temporarily (hopefully, but already not the case for some) closing their doors and individuals filing for unemployment is on the rise to record numbers in U.S. economic history, a relief bill issued by the federal government on March 25 created in order to ease those who may be financially affected by the COVID-19 virus will not … Continue reading Federal relief bill fails to cover all college students

Publishing Notice for the remainder of the year

Due to the continuation of campus closure which has pushed operations and coursework online and ceased the possibility of on-campus, in-person events which have been regularly reported on, the Collegian will be issuing a publishing notice in order to account for the possibility in weeks in which there will be no content to publish or report on. Currently, the Collegian’s publishing times are scheduled to … Continue reading Publishing Notice for the remainder of the year