Senate with $46,746 for November

The Hastings College Student Association (SA) held their regularly scheduled bi-weekly budget request meeting on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in Wilson Auditorium. Two student groups requested a total of $1,449.82 of the available $48,196 left in the SA unallocated fund. After approval of the last meeting’s minutes and discussion of progress reports on SA committees, Senate moved to open new business and approve funding … Continue reading Senate with $46,746 for November

NAIA Passes Landmark Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) passed the first legislation of its kind in college sports to allow its student-athletes the opportunity to be compensated for use of their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL). The legislation approved today by NAIA membership follows a year-long discussion on the topic and extends previous legislation relaxing NAIA rules related to amateurism and NIL.  … Continue reading NAIA Passes Landmark Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation

Tech Tips: “AirDrop” file sharing

If you’re having trouble with this feature let the helpdesk know by emailing helpdesk@hastings.edu. If you have a tip you want to share or think your peers should know, please submit them to bdavis@hastings.edu. “AirDropping” is a fantastic way to quickly share a document outside of Google Drive with someone. AirDropping allows you to directly connect to another person’s iPad and share a file with … Continue reading Tech Tips: “AirDrop” file sharing

Faculty Senate on position changes

Dear editors of the Collegian, Thank you for inviting the faculty senate to respond to the Sept. 18 Collegian article, “Administration decide faculty, staff cuts.”  The Faculty Senate has two primary responsibilities: (1) defining, formulating and reviewing the college’s instructional program and (2) formulating and reviewing policies related to the professional performance and status of faculty. While we cannot comment on staff cuts, we are … Continue reading Faculty Senate on position changes

Collegian to publish online until further notice

We would like to officially welcome everyone to and back to Hastings College for this academic school year. In experiencing one month of school during an international pandemic which closed our campus in March, we have been further introduced to an education made virtual alongside the typical practices of college classes and life. With this, we as students, faculty and staff of this campus, along … Continue reading Collegian to publish online until further notice

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

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