2012-13 | Hastings College


Hastings College Democrats to Host U.S. Senate Candidate Bob Kerrey on campus

The student-run Hastings College Democrats will host a campaign stop for U.S. Senate Candidate Bob Kerrey. Scheduled for Thursday, October 11 from 4-5 p.m., the event will take place in French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.)

Kerrey previously served as Governor of Nebraska from 1983-1987 and as U.S. Senator from Nebraska from 1989-2001.

Note to media: For additional information, contact Edison McDonald at 402-802-1109 or emcdonald@hastings.edu.

Lions and tigers and zombies expected at Hastings College’s 2012 “Trick or Treat Street”

With games, prizes, snacks and more, there’s truly something for all boys and “ghouls” at Hastings College’s Trick or Treat Street. On Sunday, Oct. 28 from 2-4 pm. in the Hastings College Circle Drive (800 N. Turner Ave.), the HC Public Relations Ambassadors (PRA) will host children of all ages for a fun-filled afternoon of trick-or-treating. The costume parade will be held around the Circle Drive at 2 p.m.  Halloween activities will take place in various buildings on campus, and trick or treating will be available in some residence halls.

Bobby Gottsch Difference Makers Campaign enters public phase

Robert “Bobby” Gottsch lived the values of rural Nebraska and the Midwest: excellence, loyalty, hard work, self-reliance and fiscal conservatism. In Hastings College, the late cattleman and agri-business leader found an institution which embodies those same values. Consequently, he gave freely of his time and resources toward scholarships, building and maintenance projects, athletics and a collegiate rodeo club he helped found. As Vice Chair of the Hastings College Board of Trustees, Mr.

Hastings College Artist Lecture Series Student Symposium Announces Speakers

The Hastings College Artist Lecture Series Student Symposium is pleased to present “Have No Fear, ALS is Here!”, October 9-12, 2012, on the Hastings College Campus.

The symposium centers on the topic “Fear” and begins with “Fear in Your Field”, a panel discussion about how fear is manifested in diverse academic and professional fields. This discussion, featuring faculty and community members, will be held on Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00 PM in Hazelrigg Student Union, Rooms A and B (705 N. Turner Ave.)

First E.N. Thompson Forum Simulcast explores religion in the U.S.

Robert Putnam, the Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, will present the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities as part of the E.N. Thompson Lecture series. His presentation, “American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us”, will be simulcast at Hastings College on Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Wilson Center (714 E. 9th St.) The event is free and open to the public.  

September 30th recital at Hastings College to feature a voice and piano performance major

A Hastings College student pursuing a music piano and voice performance degree will grace the stage at Perkins Auditorium of Fuhr Hall of Music (723 E. 9th St.) on Sunday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. The recital is free and open to the public.  

Nicholas Raimondo, a senior from Columbus, Neb., will sing works by Handel, Schubert, Poulenc, Musto, Strouse and Bohannon.  Emily Adams from Omaha, Neb., will accompany him.  Mr. Raimondo is a graduate of Scotus Central Catholic (Neb.) High School and the son of Phil and Mary Raimondo. 

Tree tours include stops at Hastings College, Highland Park Arboretums

Free public tours of arboretums in south central Nebraska will take place October 3-5 at gardens created to serve the communities they’re located in—public landscapes designed for active use, sustainability and beauty. The gardens are all part of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum (NSA), having made a commitment to careful plant selection, diversity, wise management and use.

Media Advisory: Hastings College to kick off Bobby Gottsch Difference Makers Campaign

Who:            Hastings College
What:           Press Conference to announce a new fundraising campaign

The late Bobby Gottsch dedicated his time and resources to Hastings College, serving as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at the time of death in 2011. He gave generously to projects at the College and invested in hard-working students with the potential to be difference makers in their communities and careers, in athletics including rodeo and in maintaining modern physical facilities.

Hastings College presents “44 Plays for 44 Presidents”

Enjoy an array of funny to touching to just plain odd, historically accurate shows as Hastings College presents, “44 Plays for 44 Presidents”. The production runs from Thursday, October 4 – Saturday, October 6 at 8:00 p.m., and on Sunday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. Additionally, HC will host a special election night performance will be on Tuesday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m. All performances will be in the Scott Studio Theatre (806 N. Turner Ave.) The play does contain minimal adult language.

September 30th recital at Hastings College to feature Rachel Klopp

A Hastings College student pursuing a K-12 music education degree will grace the stage at Perkins Auditorium of Fuhr Hall of Music on Sunday, September 30th at 3 p.m. This recital is free and open to the public.  

Rachel Klopp, a junior from Omaha, Neb., will do a violin performance from the works by W. A. Mozart, Pablo de Sapasate, Ramiro Cortes and Percy Aldridge Grainger.  Zachary Peterson, who is also from Omaha, Neb., will accompany her.  Ms. Klopp is a graduate of Harry A. Burke (Neb.) Sr. High School and the daughter of Randy and Linda Klopp.