Alumni Success Stories

Stories about and for Hastings College alumni
Amy and Ted met at Hastings College where they both pursued an interest in glassblowing. Today, they're married with their own private studio. ...Read more

With a degree in marketing and health promotions management, Wagner took his skills to Yahoo! in Omaha, where he is the creative strategist.

Though they each have individual roles, four Heartland Bank employees relate to a special understanding that brings them together -- a Hastings College education.

Hastings College has a special relationship with one of its sister schools, Pyatigorsk State University, in Pyatigorsk Russia, that dates back about 20 years.

Almost immediately after receiving her diploma, Nelson started working as the executive director of the Adams County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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.

Kelly Prange '13 continues education through Industrial/Organizational Psychology MA/PhD Program at UNO.

As a broadcasting major, Brian Boye '96 learned how to build the final product from the ground up.

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. 

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.

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.