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Hastings College to transform dining program with new foodservice provider, Chartwells Higher Education

With the start of the fall semester, Hastings College and Chartwells Higher Education are partnering to present an all-new dining experience branded Hastings College Dining. The new on-campus dining program will focus on quality food, student engagement, innovation, educational events and, most importantly, will be driven by student feedback. Some highlights of the Hastings College …

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Hastings College Music, Theatre students receive honors, scholarships

The Hastings College Department of Music and Theatre recognized outstanding student work during the 2020-21 academic year by awarding several traditional honors and scholarships specific to their disciplines. Hastings College Theatre honored 19 students and inducted seven new members into the Alpha Psi Omega theatre honorary as part of its annual Beaux Arts Awards. As …

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McDonald, Boge publish article on approach to coaching forensics

A Hastings College professor and a recent alumnus have published an article that outlines a modified exercise for forensics teams based on methods adopted by the Hastings College Forensics team, one of the top 10 teams in the country. Dr. Austin McDonald, Hastings College associate professor of communication studies and associate director of forensics, and …

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Lainson ’37, oldest living alumna, led life of service

Gretchen (Hollman) Lainson, born January 25, 1916, in Minden, Nebraska, passed away today, June 4, 2021, at the age of 105. A self described wife, mother, homemaker and community volunteer, Lainson made an impact in her community and state with many years of dedicated service. She was Hastings College’s oldest living alumna. Gretchen graduated magna …

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Open Space to welcome 65 students to Hastings College for fine arts immersion experience

Hastings College is hosting Open Space for the Visual and Performing Arts next week, with 65 talented students from Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado and Missouri coming to campus Sunday, June 6 through Saturday, June 12. The immersion programs are designed for future artists, musicians and thespians completing their sophomore or junior year of high school. It’s …

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Hastings College graduate receives Fulbright, to teach in Moldova

Rachel Schmalz, a 2021 Hastings College graduate who majored in history and political science, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for an English Teaching Assistantship to Moldova for the 2021-22 academic year. Schmalz is from Central City, Colorado. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected in an open, merit-based competition that considers leadership potential, …

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