Alumni Success Stories

After graduating from Hastings College, Emily Johnson '14 followed her food security and public policy passion and moved to the East Coast for a fellowship with the Emerson National Hunger Fellows program, after which she was accepted into the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. ...Read more
Mike Tushaus ’98 was eight years old the first time he met Dr. Robin Koozer ’76. The Hastings, Nebraska, youngster was taking part in a week-long summer enrichment program for the arts, and Koozer spent... Read more
For three Hastings College graduates, enjoying the Omaha arts scene is all in a day’s work. Amy (Krobot) Rummel ’94, Kori (Else) Radloff ’95 and Jessica (Hardy) Brummer ’04 are all marketing directors working to... Read more
Jim Fritzler ’76 is a minimalist. His office at Scott Studio Theatre belies the fact that he’s been teaching in the Hastings College Theatre Department for 17 years, with the last four as department chair... Read more
What happens when you take math and chemistry degrees from Hastings College and combine them with advanced studies in chemical and biomolecular engineering? If you’re Dr. Jeff Erickson ’97, you help the U.S. Navy design... Read more
Two Hastings College graduates have been appointed as judges in Nebraska courts. John H. Marsh ’81 was appointed by Gov. Pete Ricketts in March to the Ninth Judicial District Court, which covers Buffalo and Hall... Read more
Matt Seeley’s sculptures might last only a few days, but for him, that’s part of the beauty of ephemeral art. Seeley ’88, a systems engineer, sculpts large-scale creations with snow, creating jumbo characters like a... Read more
Molly Sutter '16 stays pretty busy with her job of teaching mathematics and as the assistant coach of the cross country teams in Louisville, Nebraska. Read more
Alumnus Ryan Rogers '08 works as the human resources manager at Gavilon Group in Omaha, Nebraska, where he is married to Jossy Rogers, another HC alum. Read more
Brady and Jillian (Heiden) Fickenscher were assigned to each other as study partners their freshman year. Today, they are married and both work at York Medical Clinic. Read more
As a recent graduate, alumna Maggie Vaughan '16 has already landed herself the director of talent solutions at the Hastings Economic Development Corporation in Hastings, Nebraska. Read more