An Omaha native and Hastings College wildlife biology major, senior Ashlyn Ocander dreams of rescuing and rehabilitating marine mammals. Her passion for marine biology blossomed when she was 13 and witnessed newborn sea turtles returning to the Gulf of Mexico. Since that day, she’s aspired to make a positive impact ...Read more
Now in its second year, the Excelsior Scholar Program provides students incentives to excel in academics. Unlike other competitive programs at Hastings College such as Knappenberger Travel Grants , a funding source for off-campus travel, ...Read more
Hastings College student Cam Penner had never heard of Hear Nebraska (HN) until Career Services Director Kim Graveitte sent him an email about an internship melding his two loves: the media and music. “After I ...Read more
You may not know Hastings College student Lauren Sawyer, but you may have heard the Gretna, Neb., native on the radio. During the summer of 2013, she completed an internship with the Clear Channel Radio ...Read more
Jordan Borrell wants to give others a helping hand — literally. The Hastings College Physics major who graduated in 2013, took a step toward a career in designing and building prosthetics when he chose to ...Read more
“With my roots grounded in a small farm community in southwest Nebraska, I am driven by a passion to serve rural America,” said Brooke Ballou, a Wilsonville, Neb., native studying Agribusiness and Marketing. ...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
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