Hastings College opened a Pushkin Institute for Russian Language and Culture in McCormick Hall on Tuesday, November 14. The Pushkin Institute is part of a global brand of international academic learning centers sponsored by the Russian Ministry of Education and overseen by partners at Moscow State University and Pyatigorsk State University.
Join in on the humorous alphabet adventure in this original play, ‘From Z to A: A Jumbled Alphabet Journey’. This year’s annual Alpha Psi Omega Production for youth gives each letter in the alphabet a hilarious take through stories, audience participation and music.
Hastings College student Andrew Boge, a senior from Johnston, Iowa, has been announced by the National Communication Association as the recipient of the Stephen A. Smith Award for top undergraduate research paper.
The Hastings College Forensics Team had a couple of busy weeks but showed up in full force when they traveled to Omaha, Nebraska, October 28-29 for the Halloween Swing Tournament hosted by University of Nebraska–Omaha and Doane University.
LocalGlobal, a student organization at Hastings College geared toward raising awareness about hunger and homelessness at the local, national and global levels, is hosting a week of activities for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. These events are supported by the Hastings College Student Assocation, Hearts and Hands Against Hunger of Hastings and the Open Table.
The “Erosion” exhibition, created by Jessica Heikes and Daniel T. Beck, is on display in the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (700 E. 12th Street) now through November 30.
The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
Hastings College celebrates an annual Cultural Festival in efforts to bring together the College and community as one through food, music and dance. The festival, which is free and open to the public, will take place Sunday, November 12, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Kiewit Gymnasium (715 E. 7th Street).
The goal of the celebration is to showcase various cultures present in the city of Hastings and to create a common ground for people in the community, as well as getting to know one another, create new friendships and show good neighborliness on campus and throughout the community.
Hastings College is one of 40 institutions to receive grant funding from Campus Compact’s Fund for Positive Engagement. The $5,000 grant will go towards providing a trainer and programming to educate the campus on consent and alcohol consumption and abuse.
The Hastings College Forensics team continued its streak of success October 14-15 at Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska.
The team took third in the sweepstakes on October 14, and had two students place first for the day — Daniel Trevithick of Denver, Colorado, took first in Program Oral Interpretation and Elizabeth Hansen of Fremont, Nebraska, took first in Communication Analysis.
The results from the weekend are as follows.
October 14 results
Bruce Batterson, assistant professor of business administration at Hastings College, shared his passion outside the classroom in an article published in Live Sound International magazine and on the magazine’s ProSoundWeb, an online community for professionals in the audio industry.