(Hastings, Neb.) – This Saturday, October 12, the Hastings College Sachtleben Observatory will offer a viewing session for International Observe the Moon Night. The observatory will open at 8 pm, and an introductory program will begin at 8:30 pm, with viewing held afterward and lasting until 10 pm.
The session is free and open to public.
A life-sized bronze statue of a riderless horse will be dedicated at Hastings College on Friday, October 4 at 10 a.m. in front of Lynn Farrell Arena (800 E. 12th Street). A memorial to the late Bobby Gottsch Jr., the statue is entitled “To Be a Difference Maker.”
Hastings artist Dave Biehl '73, DVM, sculpted the bronze which was commissioned and donated by businessman Fred A. Bosselman.
The 2013 Homecoming Royalty are Homecoming Queen Theresa Droege and Homecoming King Joel Holmquist. Halee Wright and Quincy Johnson are the 2013 Homecoming Princess and Prince.
On Saturday, September 21, the 25th class of the Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame was inducted.
Paula Queen, a 1998 Hastings College graduate and the founder of Pyar & Co., has been named the 2013 Hastings College Outstanding Young Alumna.
Hastings College ranks 15th out of 99 colleges in the Midwest reviewed and ranked in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges edition.
On Sunday, Hastings College hosts its 7th Annual Bronco Gallop in conjunction with the Nebraska AIDS Project. It features a 5K, two mile walk and a one mile kids run/walk.
Thanks to Canon USA, HC will host the NFL photographer on Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. in French Memorial Chapel.
Hastings College ranks 14th among 350 Baccalaureate Colleges across the country for recruiting and graduating Pell Grant-eligible students and emphasizing student involvement with community service and service learning.