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Student Success Stories

Rebecca Holcomb can conjure a new world with a piece of fabric. The senior theatre major from Burr Ridge, Illinois, is well-versed in sewing, hand stitching, hemming and clothing alterations. After amassing almost six years of experience working in theatrical costume design and production, she can transform a pattern into ...Read more
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Ever wondered what Ireland sounds like? Gregory Puckett, a senior from Lincoln, Nebraska, is finding out this month as part of the Hastings College Irish Fellows Program. ...Read more
Three internships allowed Nick Masada to work with young students through school breakfast programs, teaching, camp counseling and more. ...Read more
Caitlin Schmidt majored in music education at Hastings College.
Caitlin Schmidt came to Hastings College knowing that she wanted to teach, which paired perfectly with her joy of music. ...Read more
“Shadows of the Past: Exploring the Essence of the American Southwest through Documentary Photography” grew from a January-term (J-Term) trip senior Emily Case took to the region. ...Read more
Biology success at Hastings College
Seton Bachle presented his research project that explores the growth of switchgrass in saltwater at the 2013 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference. ...Read more
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 off-campus travel, ...Read more
Hastings College student Cam Penner had never heard of Hear Nebraska (HN) until Career Services Director Kim Graveitte sent him an email about an internship melding his two loves: the media and music. “After I ...Read more
Alex Eisele chose Hastings College after earning the Walter Scott Scholarship, but his experience become so much more. ...Read more
You may not know Hastings College student Lauren Sawyer, but you may have heard the Gretna, Neb., native on the radio. During the summer of 2013, she completed an internship with the Clear Channel Radio ...Read more
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 he chose to ...Read more