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Student Success Stories

Rebecca Holcomb can conjure a new world with a piece of fabric. The senior theatre major from Burr Ridge, Illinois, is well-versed in sewing, hand stitching, hemming and clothing alterations. After amassing almost six years of experience working in theatrical costume design and production, she can transform a pattern into ...Read more
Searching for summer internship positions, senior broadcasting and journalism double major Russell Heitmann sent out feelers to media organizations. He was accepted by two. And with that, Heitmann dove head first into the professional world of media. ...Read more
Hastings College junior Suzette Escamilla Morales of Hastings, Nebraska, was awarded a Boren Scholarship to study in India this academic year. ...Read more
Every October, students from Hastings College conduct research in Ireland throughout the month as part of a program called Irish Fellows. This program began in 2007 with then Hastings College Dean and Irish literature specialist, ...Read more
McKenna Reed spent most of her summer in a classroom nearly 4,000 miles from home. The senior Spanish, elementary education and special education triple major spent was working as a teacher’s aide in a Peruvian school. ...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
When Dr. David B. McCarthy, professor of religion, recommended to his student, Logan Ellis, that he apply for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Samuel Robinson Award —one requirement of which is to memorize and recite the ...Read more
Six Hastings College students are spending a month in Ireland completing research and experiencing life abroad as part of the Irish Fellows Program. ...Read more
Arduous application processes and interviews paid off for Hastings College senior Alex Eisele, who landed a position at Goldman Sachs in New York City, starting this summer. ...Read more
Hastings College students experienced South Africa first hand during a two-week trip in January Term (J-term) as part of “The Natural Biology of South Africa” class. ...Read more
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After taking the Advanced Laboratory class during January Term, or J-Term, Morgan Killefer learned how to apply her major to a career. ...Read more