2012-13 | Hastings College

2012-13

Documentary filmmaker once detained in North Korea to speak at HC

Euna Lee, one of the two women journalists detained in North Korea in 2009, will headline Women’s History Month activities at Hastings College.
 
On Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in. in French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.), Lee will discuss her detention in North Korea and her extensive work as a documentary filmmaker. The lecture, entitled “The World is Bigger Now,” will be free and open to the public.

Women’s History Month activities at HC include play, recital

Author Leanne Grabel teaches language arts and poetry to underserved youth in Portland, Ore. Drawing on her experiences, she has crafted “Call Them Jewels”, a multi-media performance which she will bring to Hastings College on Tuesday, March 26 as part of the college’s Women’s History Month activities. The performance, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Scott Studio Theatre (806 N. Turner Ave.), is free and open to the public. 

New summer theatre company to produce 'Little Shop of Horrors'

What the Hastings College Department of Theatre hopes will grow into a full-fledged summer stock company at the college will sponsor its first production, “Little Shop of Horrors.” SummerStage, as the company will be known, will hold its performances in the college’s Scott Studio Theatre (806 N. Turner Ave.) on June 13-16 at 7:30 p.m. and June 15-16 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for seniors and students.

In preview for national tournament, Hastings College Bronco Forensics finishes 5th

At a tournament featuring events qualified for the 2013 American Forensics Association (AFA) National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) in Hutchinson, Kans., the Hastings College Bronco Forensics finished fifth overall, defeating other national forensics powerhouses including George Mason University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Hastings College Bronco Forensics qualifies additional students for national tourney

During early 2013, the Hastings College Bronco Forensics team qualified seven additional events for the 2013 American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET). Currently, the team has 17 events qualified for the tournament, to be held this spring in Hutchinson, Kans. 
Concordia University Tournament, January 19:
Mike Dvorak, a senior from Oklahoma City, Okla.        1st,  After Dinner Speaking*
                                            5th, Communication Analysis

MLK, Jr., friend, colleague to preach at Hastings College Black History Month Service

The Reverend James D. Peters will provide the sermon for Hastings College’s Black History Month Chapel Service on Wednesday, February 20 at 10 a.m. in French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.) All are invited to the free service which will also feature the Hastings College Men’s Chorus.
Rev. Peters, who served as pastor to HC alum and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock ’91, stood on the speakers’ platform during Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Dr. King and Rev. Peters were personal friends and colleagues. 

Hastings College Board of Trustees accepts President Trotter's resignation and elects Donald E. Jackson, V.P. for Advancement, as his successor

(Hastings, Neb.) – The Hastings College Board of Trustees has reluctantly accepted the resignation of President Dennis Trotter, who has been in office since June 1, 2011. After accepting the resignation, the Board deliberated and unanimously elected Donald E. Jackson ’70 as his successor. Jackson most recently served as the college’s Vice President for Advancement, after successful tenure as Vice Chairman of the Hastings College Board of Trustees and as long-time global Chief Operating Officer of Easter Seals. A Nebraska native, President Jackson’s term is effective immediately.