As a part of a January Term sociology course at Hastings College, 18 students will present ideas to resolve food insecurity on Jan. 24 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in room 06 of the Daugherty Center (716 N. Turner Ave.) on campus. The course, “Challenge Yourself — Live on $6.44 a Day,” focused on food insecurity and the role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
The Hastings College Theatre brings Carry A. Nation, a radical member of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union at the beginning of the 20th Century, back to life with the premiere of “The Famous and Original Bar Room Smasher” written by Jim Fritzler, who is chair of the Hastings College theater department.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has approved Hastings College for its Education Recognition Program (ERP) based on criteria met by the College’s undergraduate exercise science major and strength and conditioning program.
Hastings College and its current and incoming students gain several benefits through the ERP endorsement.
Hastings College has announced the Dean’s List for its fall 2016 semester. For the semester, 359 students from 18 states were named to the Dean’s List, with 216 students achieving a 4.0 grade point.
To be eligible for the Dean’s List students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 to 4.0 on a 4.0 scale and be registered for full-time coursework.
Students are listed alphabetically by state and hometown. Students with an asterisk by their name earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.
During three weeks in January, Hastings College students have the opportunity to experience January Term, or J-Term. It’s a time when students immerse themselves in one course, travel the country or travel abroad as part of a learning experience, or grow their skills through an internship or practicum.
This year is the 51st J-Term at Hastings College; classes begin January 4, 2017. For more on J-Term, click here.
Two individuals from Hastings College were recognized recently by the Society of Health & Physical Education–Nebraska (SHAPE Nebraska).
All are invited to celebrate the successes of Hastings College Broncos volleyball and men’s soccer teams this Saturday, December 10.
Hastings College will host two previews of independent producer Joel Geyer’s “Kaneko’s Monumental Risk,” a one-hour documentary biography about artist Jun Kaneko on Friday, Dec. 9 in the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center.
On June 1, 2017, Hastings College will start a new era as Dr. Travis Feezell [fee-ZELL] becomes the College’s 17th President. The Hastings College Board of Trustees appointed Feezell, who currently serves as Provost and Chief Academic Officer at University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas, to the position following a national search. Don Jackson, the current president, will retire at the end of the academic year after four and a half years in the office.
The Crimson Cupboard, a food assistance program for students at Hastings College, began this fall as a way to provide for students who face food insecurity.
Hastings College students can receive vouchers to purchase food at Russ’s Market in Hastings or receive a small package of food to last until their next grocery store visit.