HC Theatre produces “Men on Boats”, puts a twist on history

As the first production of the 2021-2022 school year, the Hastings College theatre department is showing “Men on Boats” by Jaclyn Backhaus at the Chautauqua Park Pavillion on October 7-9 at 7 p.m. and October 10 at 2 p.m. The department originally planned “Men on Boats” as an accompanying production to the 2020 Lecture Series Student Symposium theme “Breaking Barriers: The 19th Amendment and beyond”, … Continue reading HC Theatre produces “Men on Boats”, puts a twist on history

Senate approves $350, alters budget allocations, plans for the year

The Hastings College Student Association Senate held its second meeting of the academic school year this Sunday, October 4, in the Wilson Auditorium. $350 was requested and further plans for the year were discussed.  The meeting opened with Emma Enochs as a representative for the Scott’s Scholar Program, announcing that a nonprofit donor had pledged $170,000 in grants to be used for campus improvement projects. … Continue reading Senate approves $350, alters budget allocations, plans for the year

SHAC collaborates with community to provide vaccine clinic on October 28

The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is a Peer Education group on campus that aims to promote education around causes surrounding physical health. They plan events that promote awareness and education around important health related topics. This month, they are working on bringing flu vaccines to campus.  “We frequently create booths to educate our peers about their health, discussing issues such as flu vaccines, heart … Continue reading SHAC collaborates with community to provide vaccine clinic on October 28

PUN groups continue to care about, advocate for student health

At Hastings College, the Peer Umbrella Network (PUN) covers multiple student groups on campus that work to provide education surrounding health related topics. The focus of PUN groups are to provide peer education, where students teach or provide support to one another.  A few of the groups that fall under PUN are the Peer HIV Education Organization (PHIVE-O) and the Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC). … Continue reading PUN groups continue to care about, advocate for student health

Alumna returns to teach exercise science

New to Hastings College’s exercise science faculty is Casey Krowlikowski, a 2019 alumna and  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and completed her master’s degree in nutrition and exercise science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2021.  Krolikowski was offered the opportunity to return to the HC campus, this time … Continue reading Alumna returns to teach exercise science

Wanderlust trips return during pandemic to give students safe local travel opportunities

At Hastings, all students are given the opportunity to participate in international or domestic exploratory travel courses. As students may need more access or inspiration to travel locally, Wanderlust is an activity for anyone interested in fun trips closer to campus.  Sponsored by the office of student engagement, Wanderlust is a day trip program offered to students at various times throughout the school year. To … Continue reading Wanderlust trips return during pandemic to give students safe local travel opportunities

2021 SA elections utilize online media

As of this week, voting has opened to decide this year’s Student Association (SA) Executive Cabinet. Voting is open until April 11, and if needed a second vote will start on April 15, both via Google Forms.  Both sets of candidates have unique visions for what HC can do to make students feel engaged and included, and have a range of prior experience.  2020-2021 SA … Continue reading 2021 SA elections utilize online media

SEAC, a Hastings College group raises awareness and makes tremendous impact on the campus community

This year, the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) has been making a big impact on the Hastings College campus community by spreading environmental awareness through various activities and projects. SEAC, affected by decreased group membership and projects over the 2019-2020 school year, is trying to revitalize its significance and role on campus with these initiatives. “SEAC is here to remind the HC community of the … Continue reading SEAC, a Hastings College group raises awareness and makes tremendous impact on the campus community

CCC partnership expands to provide new minors

This semester, Hastings College and Central Community College (CCC) of Hastings have expanded a partnership that, in the past, primarily allowed HC business majors to specialize their degrees. Now, HC students can complete a variety of minors through CCC’s diplomas to diversify their degrees and build experience for their careers.  This expanded partnership, a result of more than a year of discussion and planning from … Continue reading CCC partnership expands to provide new minors

IT department fills two employee positions

At the beginning of this semester, Hastings College welcomed two new people to the Information Technology (IT) department staff, Rocky Czaplewski and Rachael Broadwell. Both are former employees of the IT department at Central Community College. Czaplewski is a CCC graduate while Broadwell is still finishing her degree.  “I was just looking for jobs, then the position came up here at HC since they had … Continue reading IT department fills two employee positions