Success Tags: 1980s

Paths to service started at Hastings College

While at Hastings College, RuAnn (Ulmer) Root ‘86 was skeptical about her classes in writing, public speaking and nonprofit accounting — requirements for her Human Service Administration degree. “To be honest, I…

Alumna launches alternative protein business

Cheryl Powers ‘87 raises livestock that is like no other. Instead of grazing on verdant pastures, her six-legged creatures slither and crawl over each other in plastic trays, munching on wheat bran…

Two HC grads on the bench

Two Hastings College graduates have been appointed as judges in Nebraska courts. John H. Marsh ’81 was appointed by Gov. Pete Ricketts in March to the Ninth Judicial District Court, which covers…

Seeley ’88 sculpts snow into colossal creatures

Matt Seeley’s sculptures might last only a few days, but for him, that’s part of the beauty of ephemeral art. Seeley ’88, a systems engineer, sculpts large-scale creations with snow, creating jumbo…

Federal agent sees some movie-esque moments

In dry, mountainous terrain in the middle of New Mexico, a single helicopter descends from the blue and hovers just above ground, sending a cloud of dust skyward. A handful of black-clad…

Software engineer works on Juno spacecraft

A 1987 Hastings College physics graduate was the Flight Software Integrator for the Juno Spacecraft due to launch aboard the Atlas V-551 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., in August 2011. Will Fehringer ’87…