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Alumni Success Stories

Stories about and for Hastings College alumni
With intentions of becoming a practicing physician, Kevin Wright's plans changed after getting an internship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A 2013 Hastings College graduate, Wright has come a long way since discovering health policy. From Hastings College to Johns Hopkins University, traveling to Uganda and now working in Washington, D.C., Wright has been able to work with health policy in many different settings. ...Read more

At first, unsure of what to do after graduation, 2015 Hastings College graduate Jocelyn Delgado was able to work with her professor to get a start on where to go after school. Now she works as house animator in Ipswich, England, working with those who have disabilities.

Zachary Peterson '14, a collaborative piano and voice performance major, was inspired by his professors to attend Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. 

We caught up with a few of our biology alumni to see what they've been up to since their time at Hastings College!

Grant Hunter, a 2014 Hastings College graduate and Fulbright Fellow teaching in Kosovo, traces interest in Southeastern Europe to J-Term class he took while a student at Hastings. 

2015 Hastings College graduate Nick Masada discusses his experience as a Fulbright Fellow in Turkey, and the cultural differences he's witnessed in his everyday interactions with local people. 

Jed Cornforth

Jed Cornforth '00 majored in economics and business administration and is now the Strategic Planning and Business Analysis Director of USA Football. 

The Hastings College alumnus is spending majority of his time and energy helping build the new, state-of-the-art Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC).

STEM Success Stories

Are you interested in biology, chemistry, math, computer science, engineering, or physics? Then you've come to the right place! Hastings College can provide a hands-on, small class learning experience! Check out what our STEM alumni have been up to!

Bud Pettigrew

Bud Pettigrew '83 graduated with a degree in political science and history. He now serves as the Chair of Chairs of the Nebraska Democratic Party.

Hastings College graduate Gary Staab combined biology and art classes to pursue his unique career as a paleoartist.


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