“Brainstorm” cast plays themselves

Hastings College’s first theater production of the year, “Brainstorm,” is showing this weekend at the Scott Studio Theatre. The show is directed by Sarah Nottage-Tacey, adjunct professor of theater, and was done in collaboration with the Department of Visual Arts. The show tells the audience about the teenage brain and development, highlighting the importance of the 86 billion neurons forming connections within the forming brains. … Continue reading “Brainstorm” cast plays themselves

Student workers limited to two departments

As the 2019–2020 school year started, a new policy came into effect that campus is still working through: students working on campus can only work in two departments. This policy change comes from the Human Resources department (HR) as part of a transition to streamline the entirety of the student worker process and create a more equal opportunity for the whole student body. Kari Fluckey, … Continue reading Student workers limited to two departments

Pet picnic connects HC campus

The second pets picnic and concert by the creek brought more than 300 students, faculty and staff out for lunch on Wednesday. The event, placed between the Hazelrigg Student Union (HSU) and the Gray Center, included yard games, painting, do-it-yourself stress balls, and live performances from students and faculty.  Kimberly Milovac, director of first-year experience, organized the event again after the positive feedback from last … Continue reading Pet picnic connects HC campus

Fletcher ‘98, recognizes struggles students face

When students walk into the Charles L. Stone Health Center, they will be greeted by Hastings College’s new nurse, Shelley Fletcher, R.N., ‘98. Prior to being at HC, Fletcher had been a nurse working in acute medical care, specifically intensive care units. As a student at HC, the English major and studio art minor also played soccer in a brand new program and battled a … Continue reading Fletcher ‘98, recognizes struggles students face

Daniel Mastrobuono saws off the extra wood at the front edge of the house.

LocalGlobal teams up with Habitat for Humanity

Students with LocalGlobal left the Hastings College parking lot at 7 a.m. the morning after May Fete to drive to Grand Island and aid in building a home for the Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity (Habitat). This was their fourth year helping Habitat. The majority of the time was spent cutting and nailing in styrofoam panels around the house and placing plywood around the … Continue reading LocalGlobal teams up with Habitat for Humanity

Kevin Toner looks back at time at HC

Contrary to the general excitement at the prospect of the school year’s end, Kevin Toner, a foreign exchange student from Northern Ireland, isn’t ready to head home on May 17. The computer science major that attends Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) in Northern Ireland has enjoyed his year at HC. Toner didn’t plan on spending the year at Hastings College when he chose his top three … Continue reading Kevin Toner looks back at time at HC

Nash heads to Harvard

Bronco Award Winner Eboni Nash is headed to Harvard Divinity School to get a masters in theology after graduating from Hastings College this spring with triple majors in criminology, psychology and religion. She intends to focus on black liberation theology and mass incarceration. Nash was awarded the Deans Fellowship, which is a renewable full tuition grant that also includes a yearly stipend. After finishing school, … Continue reading Nash heads to Harvard

Spotts-Falzone earns All-American

Bronco Award Winner Carly Spotts-Falzone ends out the year with multiple accomplishments after traveling to California for the Presidents III Division of National Forensics Association National Tournament and earning 11th overall speaker in the country.  Spotts-Falzone made it to quarterfinals in dramatic interpretation and duo, octa-finals in prose interpretation, and semi-finals in program oral Interpretation, informative Speaking and poetry. Spotts-Falzone was also an All-American for … Continue reading Spotts-Falzone earns All-American

Piper to attend UNMC

Geena Piper, 2019 Bronco Award winner, has a long list of accomplishments from her time at Hastings College. Piper has held many different leadership positions within the student body, including: resident assistant, 2018-2019 Student Association president; 2018-2019 Treasurer, 2017-2018 Co-President and 2016-2017 Community Service Chair of Alpha Phi Sigma. Piper has also been a part of Alpha Chi, Inter-Greek Council, Executive Council — where she … Continue reading Piper to attend UNMC

2019 Honors Convocation

Faculty Awards Alpha Chi Outstanding Faculty Dr. Robert Amyot, Professor of Political Science  HCLS Invited Faculty Lecturers Dr. Kittie Grace, Professor of Communication Studies Casey Molifua, Instructor of the Physical Education & Human Performance Department Don and Nancy Seaton Faculty Achievement Award Nick Dinan, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Vondrak Outstanding Advisor Award Becky Hamik, Chair of Physical Education and Human Performance Department Student Awards Aabel … Continue reading 2019 Honors Convocation