2012-13 | Hastings College


Hastings College to offer students archery, bowling, trapshooting

Starting in the 2013-14 academic year, new student activities at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, include bowling, archery and trapshooting. While the activities will provide exciting experiences for Hastings College students while expanding the College’s offerings, these sports have already provided opportunities for Hastings College to work with community partners, including Pastime Lanes, the Cottonwood Archery Club, the Hastings YMCA and Four Rivers Gun Club. 

Hastings College named to national service honor roll

For the sixth consecutive year, Hastings College students, faculty and staff are being recognized for their meaningful and productive community engagement.

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named Hastings College to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which honors colleges and universities nationwide which perform exceptional community service.

Freeman ’93 returns to Hastings College as Vice President for Advancement and Chief Development Officer

Although Hastings College Alumnus Gary Freeman ‘93 stepped down as President of the Hastings College Foundation in August 2010 to join the University of Nebraska-Omaha Athletic Department as Associate Athletic Director, he has remained an important part of the Hastings College family.  
Effective April 1, 2013, Freeman will rejoin Hastings College on a full-time basis as Vice President for Advancement and Chief Development Officer.

HC Bronco Forensics team to compete in 41 events at nationals

From March 7-9, 2013, the Hastings College Bronco Forensics team competed at the Joel Hefling AFA District IV tournament in Mankato, Minn., to qualify additional events for the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET).  In all, HC has 41 qualified events among 15 team members for the national tournament to be held this April in Hutchinson, Kans.


Bronco Forensics ends regular season with qualifications

In its last regular season tournament of the year held in Omaha, Neb., the Hastings College Bronco Forensics team qualified six additional events for the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) to be held in Hutchinson, Kans., this April. The team’s total events eligible to compete in the national tournament is 33 events. 
On the second day of competition, the Broncos finished second. The full results follow. 
Battle for the Capitol, March 2:
Hannah Davis, a senior from Grand Island, Neb.        4th, Dramatic Interpretation

Cochrane ’58, Gottsches and Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Hastings to be inducted into HC’s Pro Rege Society

The 2013 inductees into Hastings College’s Pro Rege Society include Ladd L. Cochrane ’58 of Greeley, Colo., Cindy Gottsch of Hastings, Neb., and the late Bobby Gottsch, and Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Hastings, Neb.  The dinner and induction ceremony, during which Hastings College will recognize these individuals and company for their longstanding dedication to the College, will be held at Lochland Country Club in Hastings, Neb., on Thursday, April 25. 

Groovy exhibit at HC Art Gallery explores black light art

Stop by Hastings College’s Art Gallery (711 E. 7th Street), where more than 30 vintage black light posters and several new black light works will be on display from March 3-April 5, 2013. Regular gallery hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, March 3 from 2-3 p.m. Both the gallery and the reception are free and open to the public. 
Pat Nelsen ‘15 organized the show with assistance from other HC students and faculty.