Success Category: Alumni

Photo of JohnCarl Denkovich.

Alumnus advocates for Nebraska’s children

JohnCarl Denkovich ends every email with these words from 19th century social reformer and orator Frederick Douglass: “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken [adults].” The quotation is…
Photo of Matt Darling next to glass art.

Darling ’03 helps others find joy in giving

You might think that Matt Darling ‘03, vice president of donor services at the Omaha Community Foundation, works exclusively with CEO’s, business executives and other members of the “top 1 percent.” But…
A photo of Doug and Diane Phelps and their grandchildren.

In retirement, Phelps to answer new old question

Doug Phelps, a 1981 and 1989 (MAT) Hastings College graduate and an associate professor of Teacher Education, is retiring after 17 years at the College. At HC, he taught science methods courses…