Alumni Success Stories

Since right after her graduation in May of 2016, Nikki Sherrill has spent her days overseeing women’s division II volleyball and women's division II basketball for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA). Responsible for everything from updating ratings, maintaining historic archives and writing press releases related to the sport, ...Read more
Though they each have individual roles, four Heartland Bank employees relate to a special understanding that brings them together -- a Hastings College education. Read more
Hastings College has a special relationship with one of its sister schools, Pyatigorsk State University, in Pyatigorsk Russia, that dates back about 20 years. Read more
Almost immediately after receiving her diploma, Nelson started working as the executive director of the Adams County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Read more
From winning a Regional Emmy for Original Score/Arrangement for Commercial Campaign, to starring in Hollywood films and performing on stage for KÀ by Cirque du Soleil, his wide-range of skills all started at Hastings College. Read more
Kelly Prange '13 continues education through Industrial/Organizational Psychology MA/PhD Program at UNO. Read more
As a broadcasting major, Brian Boye '96 learned how to build the final product from the ground up. Read more
As the managing director of the Ethiopian Community Development Council’s African Community Center (ACC) in Denver, Colorado, Melissa Theesen works every day to make sure refugees are welcomed in their new country. Read more
As someone who didn’t complete high school, breaking away from bad habits as a student was a challenge for Maxwell Nyce. Yet Nyce made it to Hastings College, graduated in 2014 and has now entered into the competitive field of medicine. Read more
Dr. Moses Dogbivia, associate professor of chemistry, gives his account of sabbatical during the spring 2016 semester. He spent his time at Coastal Carolina University at Conway, South Carolina, learning about simulation methods in chemistry. Read more
Dr. Jamie (Volz) Wagner '10 majored in mathematics and economics and Hastings College, where the professors actually helped her get into grad school. Read more