2013-14 | Hastings College

Due to the weather, Hastings College is closed Monday, January 22. 


Journalism students earn national Society of Collegiate Journalists awards

Lauren Sawyer, a junior from Gretna, Neb., and Allen Hamil, a sophomore from Hinton, Iowa, earned national honors from the Society of Collegiate Journalists (SCJ). Both contribute to Hastings College’s student-run media outlets including HCMediaOnline.org, KFKX radio and Bronco News Now (BNN) broadcasts.

1st Place

Multimedia Feature Story   Sawyer
          “Girls on the Run makes strides in Hastings community”


2nd Place

Jesse James to steal the Summerstage spotlight

Hastings College students and community members will be taking the stage to the tune of country-bluegrass this summer as they produce Jim Wann’s “Diamond Studs: The Life of Jesse James” for the second annual Summerstage production.  The saloon musical will take place on consecutive weekends: at 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, June 13-14 and at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 15, and at 7:30 p.m., Friday-

Cinematographer James Chressanthis, ASC, to speak

Acclaimed cinematographer James Chressanthis, ASC, will present a lecture at Hastings College’s French Memorial Chapel (800 N. Turner Ave.) at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 12 as part of the annual Nebraska Collegiate Media Association’s (NCMA) Golden Leaf Awards. The event is free and open to the public. This presentation is made possible through the NCMA’s affiliation with Canon USA’s Explorers of Light program.

2014 Pro Rege Society inductees include Doerr, Krienert and Lainson ‘37

The 2014 inductees into Hastings College’s Pro Rege Society include Roger Doerr of Hastings, Neb.; Dennis Krienert of Hastings, Neb., and Gretchen Lainson ’37 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 24.

Academic honorary at Hastings College expands as 12 students inducted

Qualifications to be inducted into the Hastings College chapter of Alpha Chi Academic Honorary include being a student of good character and in the top 10 percent of one’s class. Twelve students met those criteria and officially joined Alpha Chi on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at a ceremony held in Hazelrigg Student Union. Their names, majors and hometowns are listed below.

Hallie Bauer, a biochemistry major from Minden, Neb.

John DeWaard, a biology major from Utica, Neb.