Hastings is studying English in the College of Arts and Sciences and secondary English education in the School of Education. Hastings, who is from Brooklyn, New York, was elected president of the Student Association for the 2020-21 academic year. She is a Truman Scholarship finalist, an Unsung Hero Award recipient, an Our Time Has Come Scholar and a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. She previously worked for the Office of Student Living, the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement, the LGBT Resource Center, the Center for Learning and Student Success, the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, and the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs. She has served on the executive boards of Pride Union and Sigma Tau Delta.
After completing her degree, Hastings hopes to work in higher education administration, specifically at a multicultural resource center.
Hastings will serve as one of the two undergraduate student representatives to the board for the upcoming academic year. She will participate, ex officio, on the Board of Trustees’ Enrollment and the Student Experience Committee and will report to the board at its Executive Committee and full board meetings.
Updated: May 10, 2020