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
“It all started when Hastings College President Don Jackson sat down with my roommates and me one day in the cafeteria,” said Robbie Parker, a Marketing major from Idalia, Colo. ...Read more
When Lincoln, Neb.-native and Hastings College student Kelly Prange first contacted Talent Plus about a summer internship, the news wasn’t encouraging. After she described her interest in industrial and organizational psychology, experience and coursework at ...Read more
In the fast-paced world of national politics, Hastings College student Sierra Walker found her experience on the Forensics (speech) team invaluable. ...Read more
Hastings College student Brooke Snyder spent the summer of 2013 at the University of Virginia Medical School in Charlottesville, Va., participating in a Summer Medical & Dental Education Program. ...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