Student Success Stories

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 ...Read more
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 the United ...Read more
Anna Stewart dreaded going to classes at her first university in Oregon. Now, the Milwaukee, Ore.-native, who first heard about Hastings College from a former high school coach, has found her groove halfway across the ...Read more
As Jami Anderson considered completing her bachelor’s degree, she saw tremendous value in transferring to Hastings College. ...Read more
Jon Randall Marx’s first attempt at college in the early 2000’s was a failure. He describes himself as “unmotivated, unambitious and lazy." "The years that followed opened my eyes to the value of a good ...Read more
As the first marketing intern for ToBa, Inc. , a Minnesota-based food distribution company with a presence in Grand Island, Neb., Kelsey Mayfield’s duties included a little bit of everything: Developing a new logo for ...Read more
Melissa Ninemire wants to become a video editor for a professional sports team. Hastings College has been a great fit for her, providing multiple real-world experiences and internships where she can hone her videography and ...Read more