Alumni Success Stories

Nathan Mertens’ saxophone career has a distinctly international flair. Now, he is headed to Tokyo as the recipient of a prestigious Monbukagakusho Research Student Scholarship. ...Read more
The education major and former HC student-athlete knows just how to balance the two! Read more
The free performance is December 4 at 3:00 p.m. in Lynn Farrell Arena, and for the first time, a livestream will be available at hastings.edu/messiah . Since 1928, Hastings College has organized a performance of... Read more
Alumna Sarah Kuester '06 decided to take a leap of faith and open her own creative studio to teach art classes. */ Read more
After graduating from Hastings College, Shawn Bydalek attended medical school for a few months before deciding it wasn't the path he wanted to take. Now, as a soon-to-be graduate student at the University of Northern Colorado, Bydalek considers what to do next. Read more
Daniel Pauley '07 currently works as a business and estate attorney at Dunmire, Fisher & Hastings, located in Hastings, Nebraska. Read more
Amy and Ted met at Hastings College where they both pursued an interest in glassblowing. Today, they're married with their own private studio. Read more
With a degree in marketing and health promotions management, Wagner took his skills to Yahoo! in Omaha, where he is the creative strategist. Read more
Though they each have individual roles, four Heartland Bank employees relate to a special understanding that brings them together -- a Hastings College education. Read more
Hastings College has a special relationship with one of its sister schools, Pyatigorsk State University, in Pyatigorsk Russia, that dates back about 20 years. Read more
Almost immediately after receiving her diploma, Nelson started working as the executive director of the Adams County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Read more