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2000s

Andley ’01 markets globally for 3M

As global business and marketing leader at 3M, a multinational company based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Danette Wilson Andley ’01 develops business strategies in places around the world. No matter where her job takes her, the lessons she learned at Hastings College continue to inform her work and inspire her career. “I still refer to many of the foundational lessons such as the Four P’s, the 3 C’s, customer needs analysis and so many more from the marketing classes I took,” she said. “In addition, the economics courses provided foundational strategic thinking that I still use today.” An employee ...Read more

Marketing grad thrives at Union Pacific subsidiary

When you sit at a railroad crossing and watch a train go by— its cars loaded with grain or clothing or even automobiles — you likely don’t think about the marketing and logistics it takes to get those commodities to consumers. For Christa Hamilton Pichler ‘04, however, it’s all in a day’s work. As director of business development for ShipCarsNow, a Union Pacific Railroad Company in Omaha, Nebraska, she works behind the scenes with the rest of her team to make the transportation happen. Pichler has used her leadership skills to hold responsibilities at ShipCarsNow ranging from managing a sales ...Read more

Omaha art scene brings HC grads together

For three Hastings College graduates, enjoying the Omaha arts scene is all in a day’s work. Amy (Krobot) Rummel ’94, Kori (Else) Radloff ’95 and Jessica (Hardy) Brummer ’04 are all marketing directors working to promote the arts in Nebraska’s largest city. Rummel is director of marketing and public relations for Joslyn Art Museum, Radloff is director of marketing for the Rose Theater and Brummer is director of marketing and public relations at Durham Museum. “It’s actually really interesting that you have three Hastings College grads working for three major arts organizations in Omaha,” said ...Read more

From blog to book: revealing the good in the world

Traveling to various places in Europe inspired Hastings College graduate Paige Erickson to start a blog, writing stories about all the good that happened to her along the way. With hundreds of short stories on her blog, Erickson decided to combine them and publish her first book. Titled "The Nice Thing About Strangers," Erickson wanted to give readers a positive outlook on traveling alone. ...Read more

Nursing: Endless possibilities for Savage to help others

After spending time at her dying grandfather’s bedside, Morgan Savage, a 2006 Hastings College graduate, decided to enter the field of nursing. She saw the ways the nurses impacted his life and wanted to be there when people needed her most. “Day in and day out, I witnessed the unfailing compassion, nurturing and comfort that the nurses were able to provide him,” said Savage. “I saw the tremendous impact that they had on his life, and the joy they were able to bring him in his dying days.” During her time at Hastings College, Savage had an undeclared major until her sophomore year, when she ...Read more