Student Success Stories

Coral colonies, including the Great Barrier Reef, are dying across the globe, and scientists from around the world are working to discover the reason behind and solution to the coral crisis. One Hastings College wildlife biology major seized a summer research opportunity to join the cause. Michelle Ross, a junior ...Read more
Over the summer, senior Hastings College student Hannah Meeske was given an opportunity to work on her editing skills. By interning with the Oklahoma Gazette, Meeske was able to focus on editing in the work place and decide whether or not it was a career she had an interest in. ...Read more
After spending the summer as a press intern in the office of one of his home state senators, Nick Musgrave returned to Hastings College with a much more clear image of what he’d like his ...Read more
Many spend their Fourth of July shooting fireworks, eating hot dogs and relaxing. But Hastings College senior Carolyn Clements spent her Fourth hugging a bald eagle. ...Read more
After working on the Hill last year, senior Laurel Teal was invited to work at a congressional district office, serving as an immigration caseworker. Her past experience helped land the job, but her Hastings education prepared her for success. ...Read more
In addition to studying biology, Hastings College seniors Jake Kampschneider, from Omaha, Nebraska, and Abbey Tiell, from Littleton, Colorado, are members of the College Acquaintance Rape Educators (CARE), and are passionate about the preventative measures ...Read more
Hastings College has partnered with Omaha-based ScoreVision to install a new state-of-the-art scoreboard in Lynn Farrell Arena—and pilot a new internship program. This summer, four Hastings College students are exploring uncharted territory in scoreboard technology while applying their individual skills and interests. ...Read more
Carly Spotts-Falzone was already scheduled for classes, assigned to a dorm and even a roommate in her home state of Minnesota, but with the help of Hastings College alumna Cadi Kadlecek ‘06, changing colleges so late was achievable. And her success at Hastings speaks for itself. ...Read more
Joe Brown, a junior web communication design major from Omaha, Nebraska, is spending his summer interning for Omaha’s top staffing company, C&A Industries. ...Read more
Molly Sutter, a 2016 Hastings College graduate and Papillion, Nebraska, native, spent the last semester of her senior year in Canberra, Australia, returning to Hastings just three days before graduation. ...Read more
Jessica Schneider and Torey Kranau enrolled and began working toward their pharmacy degrees last fall – in what would have been their senior year at Hastings. Thanks to a partnership with the pharmacy schools, both graduated in May with their chemistry degrees from Hastings College. ...Read more