2012-13 | Hastings College

2012-13

November 25th recital at Hastings College to feature two music majors

Two Hastings College students pursuing music degrees will grace the stage at Perkins Auditorium of Fuhr Hall of Music (723 E. 9th St.) on Sunday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. Their recital is free and open to the public. 

 

Sarah Wolf, a senior from Hastings, Neb., will be doing a flute performance with works by Reinecke, Boccherini, Clarke and Burton.  Phil Zach from Lincoln, Neb., will accompany her.  Ms. Wolf is a graduate of Hastings (Neb.) Sr. High School and the daughter of Robert and Mary Wolf. 

 

November 27 festivities at HC include 2012 Lighting of the Campus, musical theatre concert

Kick off the holiday season with songs and a live nativity at Hastings College’s 2012 Lighting of the Campus.  On Tuesday, November 27, the live nativity will be active on the Circle Drive (800 N. Turner Ave.) from 6:30-9 p.m. while the lighting ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in front of French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.) The evening’s activities, part of the college’s Christmas card to the community, are free and open to the public.   

Bronco Forensics finishes fourth at K-State tourney

Going into its Thanksgiving break, the HC Bronco Forensics team qualified three more events for the American Forensics Association-National Individual Event Tournament (AFA-NIET). While competing at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., from November 10-11, Jared Buskirk, a junior from Holdrege, Neb.; Trevor Brass, a senior from Lincoln, Neb.; and Hannah Davis, a senior from Grand Island, Neb., all added events to their nationals’ schedule.

Overall, Hastings College took fourth place the team sweepstakes, finishing above the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which took fifth.

Bachle named Hastings College’s first Excelsior Scholar

Seton Bachle, a junior biology major from Murdock, Neb., answered the call to aim “ever upward” and has been named Hastings College’s first Excelsior Scholar.

“The Excelsior Scholar Programs provide students with an opportunity to conduct independent, original research in their discipline,” said Dr. Liz Frombgen, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. “In addition to facilitating the student’s academic and research skills, this process also imparts to students the joy of investigation and examination that comes from taking ownership of one’s work.”

Bachle named Hastings College’s first Excelsior Scholar

Seton Bachle, a junior biology major from Murdock, Neb., answered the call to aim “ever upward” and has been named Hastings College’s first Excelsior Scholar.

“The Excelsior Scholar Programs provide students with an opportunity to conduct independent, original research in their discipline,” said Dr. Liz Frombgen, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. “In addition to facilitating the student’s academic and research skills, this process also imparts to students the joy of investigation and examination that comes from taking ownership of one’s work.”

Hastings College Bronco Forensics earns GPAC Championship, additional qualifications for nationals

While competing at the Northwestern University Conference Challenge in Chicago, Ill., Hastings College faced tough competition from nationally recognized forensics programs such as Illinois State University, Eastern Michigan University, Bradley University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as well as the host institution, Northwestern University.  With only eight students at the tournament, Hastings College earned the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Championship for the tournament and took fifth place overall in team sweepstakes on Saturday, October 13 and sixth place in team s

Play Tough Play Pink volleyball game, run/walk scheduled at HC

To raise local awareness about breast cancer and funds to fight the disease, Hastings College is hosting Play Tough, Play Pink for Breast Cancer on Tuesday, October 30. All proceeds from admissions, donations and raffles will support local cancer care at Mary Lanning Healthcare’s Morrison Cancer Center in Hastings, Neb.

Activities consist of the following:

Regional Psychology Conference Brings Expert to Hastings College

The Hastings College Psychology Department will host the 2012 Joint Convention of the Nebraska Psychological Society (NPS) and the Association for Psychological and Educational Research in Kansas (PERK) on November 2-3, 2012. The public is invited to attend the conference keynote by Dr. Dennis Molfese at 1:30 pm, Saturday, Nov. 3 in the French Memorial Chapel. The keynote address is free. More information about the conference can be found at www.hastings.edu.