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Heart Heros: Up, Up and Away!

From the Fall/Winter 2013 edition of HC Today. Even the smallest superheroes can make a difference in the lives of many. They may not leap tall buildings or move faster than a…

Irish Fellow building ‘Publishing Kit’

Kaitlin “Kit” Grode, a senior at Hastings College, knows she wants to pursue a career in publishing. With laser-like focus, she’s served in leadership positions for publications such as the Collegian, the student…

Excelsior Scholar explores microloans in Costa Rica

Now in its second year, the Excelsior Scholar Program provides students incentives to excel in academics. Unlike other competitive programs at Hastings College such as Knappenberger Travel Grants, a funding source for…

He’s got IT! Broad coursework gives intern a boost

As a technology intern at Signal 88, Hastings College student Creighton Leif expected to spend the summer implementing small software development projects for the Omaha, Neb.-based security company with 100 franchises throughout…

Ballou driven to serve rural America

“With my roots grounded in a small farm community in southwest Nebraska, I am driven by a passion to serve rural America,” said Brooke Ballou, a Wilsonville, Neb., native studying Agribusiness and Marketing…

Hastings College student builds robotic hand

Jordan Borrell wants to give others a helping hand — literally. The Hastings College Physics major who graduated in 2013, took a step toward a career in designing and building prosthetics when…