Success Tags: Communication Studies

Video: Versatility serves Schuster ’16 well at e-commerce company

Tyler Schuster ’16 works in Omaha, Nebraska, as a senior copywriter for e-commerce company Spreetail. After changing his major sophomore year, Schuster focused on communication studies and journalism at Hastings College. The breadth of classes helped him expand his skills, and mentorships from faculty helped him find his path. https://youtu.be/RiemRG2QsfA

Gameday experiences with WNBA team creates career possibilities for Burke

Hastings College student Samantha Burke is spending her summer watching a lot of basketball. The sophomore from Denver, Colorado, is spending her summer as a communications intern for the Seattle Storm, a WNBA team based in of Seattle, Washington. A main component of Burke’s internship is working with media covering games. “I create game day …

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Summer experience confirms Grant’s goal to go into research

Looking for an internship within both of her major fields, biology and health communications, Hastings College junior Emily Grant found the perfect Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Georgia. For her REU, Grant, a native of Columbus, Nebraska, is spending her summer studying how instructors create opportunities for students to engage in …

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Video: Taylor Samek ’16 finds career in law enforcement

Since he’s graduated 2016 alumnus Taylor Samek has used his experience interacting with the diverse student population at Hastings College to help him be more effective now as a deputy with the Merrick County Sheriff’s Office.

HC alumna secures prestigious scholarship for graduate study abroad

Most students complete master’s degree programs at schools across the state or even across the country, but few have the opportunity to study abroad. Miranda Klugesherz, a 2015 Hastings College graduate, plans to do just that. Klugesherz will attend University College Cork in Cork, Ireland, as one of only 12 national recipients of the prestigious …

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Four Heartland Bank employees share a Hastings College bond

Though they each have individual roles, four Heartland Bank employees relate to a special understanding that brings them together — a Hastings College education. Heartland Bank is made up of ten locations in Nebraska, with eight full-service branches and two loan production offices. Numerous corporate, bank-wide positions are officed at the Hastings branch, so what …

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Print in Digital Age

An impressive journalism career has taken Josh Awtry ’98 across the United States, and now he’s leading efforts to redefine and ultimately save local print newspapers in the digital age. Josh’s vision was always big, though, even when he arrived at Hastings College from Cozad, Neb., in 1993. He saw the potential to utilize the …

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