Student Success Stories

Coral colonies, including the Great Barrier Reef, are dying across the globe, and scientists from around the world are working to discover the reason behind and solution to the coral crisis. One Hastings College wildlife biology major seized a summer research opportunity to join the cause. Michelle Ross, a junior ...Read more
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After taking the Advanced Laboratory class during January Term, or J-Term, Morgan Killefer learned how to apply her major to a career. ...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
Anna Eliasen, a senior biochemistry major, interned with Walgreens, an experience she said will help her get into a pharmacy school. ...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
Emily Wright, a biochemistry major, will serve in the Peace Corps on a public health project in Zambia. ...Read more
Zachary Peterson of Omaha, Neb., received auditions at all four of his top choices for graduate school. In the end, he was accepted to the Eastman School of Music. ...Read more
Jacob Gilchrist made his dreams come true at Hastings as the musical revue he wrote debuted on April 12 in French Memorial Chapel. ...Read more
While searching for a summer internship in the construction field, Kyler Goodwin’s research yielded an opportunity that appealed to him: Next Step Ministries. From May 26-August 12, 2014, Kyler, a junior from Omaha, Neb., who ...Read more