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Rodabaugh learns lesson in culture at Firespring

Senior Landon Rodabaugh spent his summer in recreation and relaxation rooms, behind the foosball table and within the belly of an adult-sized slide — all the while gaining valuable experience for a future career in software engineering. His summer internship at the Firespring headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska, was a unique workplace experience that blended work and play. Firespring is a marketing and printing company that provides integrated print, creative, website, software and IT solutions for a variety of nonprofits and businesses, including the Nebraska Department of Economic Development ...Read more

Experience in Ireland ‘simply amazing’ for students

Every October, students from Hastings College conduct research in Ireland throughout the month as part of a program called Irish Fellows. This program began in 2007 with then Hastings College Dean and Irish literature specialist, Dr. Richard Lloyd. Lloyd had formed a relationship with Grammy-winning musician Davy Spillane, who had performed at Hastings College, and Spillane agreed to be available to the Fellows throughout the month as a resource when needed. Lloyd enlisted the help of history professor Dr. Rob Babcock, who ultimately took over the program when Lloyd became president of ...Read more

Anderson moves from student to employer

Heartland Bank Regional President Jeremy Anderson ’04 is finding the importance of hiring Hastings College students and alumni. “As an alumnus that has seen a large benefit in my career and life from my experience at Hastings College, I view this as a way to give back to the College and to others that attend the college or have attended,” he said. “It’s also a source of great pride for me. We believe strongly in hiring talent at Heartland Bank, and I know that when we are selecting for a new position that Hastings College students and alumni will be among the most talented applicants we will ...Read more