News and Stories

News and Stories

November 15, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? 2010, Fitness & Sports Management, Business Minor, Coaching Endorsement What are you doing now and where? I am the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation at the University of Nebraska at Kearney How did your experience at Midland prepare you...Read more
October 26, 2017
Everything has to add up for Tom Adamson. As an Associate Professor of Business at Midland University for the past 29 years, he understands the value of the bottom line being on target. But as a poet/songwriter for most of his life, Adamson wants to be certain his lyrics have a common denominator...Read more
October 25, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? 2006; Education Major; Business Minor What are you doing now and where? School Counselor, Kodiak Island Borough School District; Kodiak, Alaska. During summer months I direct a summer camp for kids at the Kodiak Baptist Mission. How did your...Read more
October 23, 2017
Don Watchorn, Midland Athletic Director and Head Football Coach from 1971-1992, passed away on October 20, 2017 at the age of 91. Coach Watchorn guided the Warriors to an overall record of 116-81-3 during his career as the head coach at Midland, the most wins by any football coach in Midland...Read more
October 18, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? I graduated in 1976 with a degree in Business Administration. What are you doing now and where? I'm living the dream!! I retired in January 2009, and now live in Omaha. How did your experience at Midland prepare you for your career? I learned: -...Read more
October 12, 2017
Break-through initiatives such as the Midland University Code Academy and the Para-to-Teacher program have contributed to Midland University maintaining near record enrollment. This fall Midland welcomed a total of 1,386 students. Midland’s non-traditional programs have seen remarkable growth in...Read more
October 11, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? 2008 - Physical Education with emphasis in Athletic Training and minors in Biology & Chemistry completed in 2009. What are you doing now and where? Sports & Family Medicine Physician at Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. How did your...Read more
September 20, 2017
Midland University recently honored to two distinguished alumni during Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities. Alumni Jeff Scherer and Dr. Sharlay Butler were recognized for their achievements during a banquet on Friday, Sept. 15. The Midland University alumni awards are presented to individuals...Read more
September 14, 2017
The Distinguished Midland Family Award recognizes families with multi-generational investment in the lives of Midland University and Midland students. This award celebrates Midland’s rich academic heritage by honoring a family with close and loving ties to Midland as students, parents, professors,...Read more
August 30, 2017
Tell us about your career. What are you doing now and where? After practicing law in Iowa, and living in North Carolina, we moved back to Nebraska where I took the position of Second Vice President of Advanced Markets at Ameritas in Lincoln, NE. Three of our four children are in Lincoln Public...Read more

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