Voting to start for ‘20-’21 SA president & vice president

Elections for the 2020–21 Student Association (SA) president and vice president will be conducted through online voting April 13–15 following the campaign period which started on March 30 and will end the day voting begins — potential candidates were to submit an intent to run by March 13. Due to campus closure, candidates campaigned online and through social media platforms. Two candidates for SA president, … Continue reading Voting to start for ‘20-’21 SA president & vice president

Feezell leaving HC for Belmont Abbey

A press release from Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina, on March 2 announced the appointment of Dr. Travis Feezell as its college’s new provost; the same day Feezell’s resignation to the Board of Trustees went into effect, stepping down from his position as the President and CEO of Hastings College. Feezell will actually be returning to Belmont Abbey College, having served as their … Continue reading Feezell leaving HC for Belmont Abbey

Housing & unemployment reimbursements

After the announcement of a campus closure, refunding and reimbursements are now in question for student and staff campus employment, housing facility costs, meal plans and tuition and student fees.  An email was sent out to students this past week with information regarding refunds and credits for housing facilities and meal plan costs. This refund process will affect students paying for these services as of … Continue reading Housing & unemployment reimbursements

COVID-19 affects student life, academics

After the announcement of a campus closure, students, faculty and staff have switched to online learning and operational platforms for the remainder of the semester. Along with this, students are currently in the process of moving out of housing facilities and communal spaces if they have not already done so unless other accommodations have been made due to the inability to currently travel home or … Continue reading COVID-19 affects student life, academics

Current state of the Collegian

As I am sure many of you, if not all, are aware that our campus community, along with the rest of the world, is in the middle of an international pandemic due to the onset and viral spread of the Novel Coronavirus, also labeled as COVID-19.  This pandemic has affected almost every societal institution, communal gathering facility and public venue across the globe, including academic … Continue reading Current state of the Collegian

COVID-19 prompts for campus closure, online classes

As Hastings College prepared for a day taken out of the block five schedule, it was what many thought to be an extra day of spring break. This was done to avoid potential contact between the campus community and returning study abroad class trips in countries with increased concerns over a new virus. Little were students aware that it would be the last time they … Continue reading COVID-19 prompts for campus closure, online classes

Roger Doerr elected new Chair of HC Board of Trustees

Roger Doerr of Hastings has been elected Chair of the Hastings College Board of Trustees, succeeding Glen Moss of Lincoln who served as Chair since 2016. Moss, a 1974 graduate of Hastings College, began his Board service in 1996. He will remain active on the Board as Vice Chair. Moss is a semi-retired consultant and corporate secretary for Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest in … Continue reading Roger Doerr elected new Chair of HC Board of Trustees

HC students go international

Close to half of Hastings College’s sophomore students will be traveling during block five, which begins on March 2. They will go to Ireland, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. This is a requirement within the new curriculum at HC, as part of the CORE. The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland will be hosting the students traveling to Ireland, where they will visit Londonderry, “Derry.” … Continue reading HC students go international

Left to right: Vesin, Schregle and Baume

ISCPA students in Lyon, France attend HC

Hastings College welcomes three new international students to campus. Agathe Baume (France), Leontine Schregle (Switzerland), and Charleen Vesin (France) moved from France to the U.S. at the of start the spring semester. International Admissions Counselor and Director of International Programs Grant Hunter took a trip overseas to recruit students to HC. “He came to our class and presented a powerpoint, like what is Hastings College, … Continue reading ISCPA students in Lyon, France attend HC

Left to right: Burke, Kennon and Hanson attend NCA annual conference

Students, professor recognized at National Communication Association annual conference

At the National Communication Association’s (NCA) annual convention in Baltimore, Maryland, one Hastings College student received a top award for a research paper, another was elected to a national advisory board and a professor was given a service award. The NCA convention is typically attended by graduate students and professors; however, HC undergraduates attended. Senior Alli Kennon, a communication studies major from Spicer, Minnesota; senior … Continue reading Students, professor recognized at National Communication Association annual conference