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

Students take on teaching in block one

Additional contribution provided by Jordan Ismaiel. Returning students may notice that along with their school’s academic calendar and curriculum, another facet of being a student of Hastings College has also undergone drastic changes — CORE 100 (INT) classes. Now known as “Introduction to Hastings College,” Dr. Lisa Smith, dean of student engagement, and student engagement (SE) coaches redesigned the introductory class, a process that started … Continue reading Students take on teaching in block one

Recognition for professors’ work is overdue

The past year and a half has been challenging for Hastings College. Students are frustrated by having to throw out their four-year plan. Administrators are working out the rewriting of procedures of long-held standards. However, today I want to focus on the brains of HC: the professors. The amount of work you have done for HC in the last year has gone mostly unnoticed, and … Continue reading Recognition for professors’ work is overdue

HC announces “HC 2.0” publicly for first time

While students have been aware of the academic and calendar changes for the 2018-2019 academic year, Hastings College made the first public announcement on Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. in the Gray Center atrium during their “HC 2.0” press conference. Administrative and faculty members announced the changes, including the new liberal arts format, the study abroad program and the new academic calendar. Students started becoming … Continue reading HC announces “HC 2.0” publicly for first time