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Hastings College Foundation Board names four trustees

Four alumni members have joined the Hastings College Foundation Board of Trustees, the Foundation announced today. The Board, which meets on campus semi-annually, provides counsel on fundraising and college initiatives and awards Innovation Grants to creative campus projects. New board members are: Dr. Tammy Heflebower, a 1990 Hastings College graduate, is president of Inspire Consulting, …

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Fundraising for nursing facilities nearing goal  

Hastings College and Bryan College of Health Sciences announced today that they have raised $2.5 million of the $3.1 million needed to build out and equip education facilities for a second location for Bryan’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, a workforce development partnership that will help address South Central Nebraska’s nursing shortage. The nursing …

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Hastings College awards nearly $1.3 million in American Rescue Plan grants

Hastings College has awarded a new round of grants made available to students from the American Rescue Plan. Grants totaled $1.28 million and came from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund portion of ARP. HEERF III was signed into law on March 11 and provided $39.6 billion in support to institutions of higher education to …

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Path to HC program to fully fund tuition for 15 Adams County Pell-eligible students

Hastings College is launching a new financial aid program for students who attend high school in Adams County (Nebraska). The College will award up to 15 Path to HC scholarships to qualifying students who are eligible for a Pell Grant and will enroll as a first-year student beginning in the fall of 2022. “We are …

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Hastings College awarded NEH grant to support humanities faculty, curriculum development

Hastings College will receive a $454,000 grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of NEH’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding announced today. The grant is part of $87.8 million in ARP funding NEH is awarding to nearly 300 cultural and educational institutions to help them recover from the economic impact of …

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Hastings College theatre to present ‘Men on Boats’ at Chautauqua Park Pavillion

Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Hastings College Department of Music and Theatre presents “Men on Boats,” the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. “Men on Boats,” by Jaclyn Backhaus, will be …

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Beheler publishes article in peer-reviewed philosophy journal

Dr. Ali Beheler, Hastings College associate professor of philosophy, recently published an article in Philosophy Today, a major international peer-reviewed journal for contemporary philosophy. Her article, titled “The Body a Guiding Thread: New Materialist Conceptions of Agentic Corporeality and Nietzsche’s Emergent Subject,” appeared in the Winter 2021 edition, and was also featured online. In the …

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Walter Scott Jr. made many contributions to Hastings College

Walter Scott Jr., former chair of the Hastings College Board of Trustees, passed away Saturday at the age of 90. From 1982 to 1997, Scott served on the Hastings College Board of Trustees and the Hastings College Foundation Board of Directors. He chaired Hastings College’s Board of Trustees from 1988 to 1994. During his tenure …

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