2000s

From blog to book: revealing the good in the world

Traveling to various places in Europe inspired Hastings College graduate Paige Erickson to start a blog, writing stories about all the good that happened to her along the way. With hundreds of short stories on her blog, Erickson decided to combine them and publish her first book. Titled "The Nice Thing About Strangers," Erickson wanted to give readers a positive outlook on traveling alone. ...Read more

Anderson moves from student to employer

Heartland Bank Regional President Jeremy Anderson ’04 is finding the importance of hiring Hastings College students and alumni. “As an alumnus that has seen a large benefit in my career and life from my experience at Hastings College, I view this as a way to give back to the College and to others that attend the college or have attended,” he said. “It’s also a source of great pride for me. We believe strongly in hiring talent at Heartland Bank, and I know that when we are selecting for a new position that Hastings College students and alumni will be among the most talented applicants we will ...Read more