2012-13 | Hastings College

2012-13

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.

Communication studies class to host a presidential debate watch at Hastings College

On Tuesday, October 16 at 7:45 p.m., students in Dr. Jessica Henry’s Argumentation and Debate course will host a presidential debate watch in Hazelrigg Student Union (705 E. 9th St.) This bipartisan debate viewing is free and open to the public as an opportunity to watch and discuss a presidential debate as a community. Free food and goodies will be provided to all who attend.

October 28th recital at Hastings College to feature compositions by student Thomason

A Hastings College student pursuing a personalized major in composition and vocal performance will grace the stage at Perkins Auditorium of Fuhr Hall of Music (705 E. 9th Street) on Sunday, October 28 at 3 p.m.  The recital is free and open to the public.  

Ross Thomason, a senior from Plattsmouth, Neb., along with HC students, will sing works he composed.  Mr. Thomason is a graduate of Plattsmouth (Neb.) High School and the son of John and Patti Thomason.  

Kristen Semerad from Rogers, Neb., will accompany him on the piano. She is pursuing a K-12 music education degree.

Africa’s future under discussion during E.N. Thompson lecture

Distinguished South African theologian and political scientist Charles Villa-Vicencio, the second speaker in the E.N. Thompson Lecture series, will address “Violence, Religion, Financial Muscle and Liberation: Can Africa Heal Itself?” during a simulcast presentation on Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. Studio B of the Gray Center for Communication Arts (1100 N. Elm Ave.) The event is free and open to the public.  

HC Theatre to present "Bobby Wilson Can Eat His Own Face"

Hastings College’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the theatre honorary, presents a fun and entertaining night of a boy with a tough life who chooses to do what he thinks is best: run away and join the circus. Will this life of strong men, clowns and craziness be his best decision? Bring your family and friends and come see the crazy life of Bobby Wilson and decide for yourself. Productions of “Bobby Wilson Can Eat His Own Face” will run on Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, November 10 – Sunday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Scott Studio Theatre (806 N.

HC Theatre to present "Bobby Wilson Can Eat His Own Face"

Hastings College’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the theatre honorary, presents a fun and entertaining night of a boy with a tough life who chooses to do what he thinks is best: run away and join the circus. Will this life of strong men, clowns and craziness be his best decision? Bring your family and friends and come see the crazy life of Bobby Wilson and decide for yourself. Productions of “Bobby Wilson Can Eat His Own Face” will run on Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, November 10 – Sunday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Scott Studio Theatre (806 N.

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.)