News and Stories

News and Stories

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
August 23, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? I graduated from Midland University in 2016 as an exercise science major. What are you doing now and where? I am currently in my second year as a graduate student in the health and human performance program at Oklahoma State University. I double...Read more
August 16, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? Graduated 1975 back in the 20th Century. My major was Behavioral Science. What are you doing now and where? In 2008 following 19 years of building and operating the New Jersey Performing Arts I Became the President and CEO of the Adrienne Arsht...Read more
August 11, 2017
Jim Elsberry conducted 70 voices in glorious harmony, elevated the musical skills of college students and enjoyed coming up with witty puns. Elsberry, the former director of the MasterSingers chorale in Omaha and retired director of choral music and jazz studies at the former Midland Lutheran...Read more
August 2, 2017
Warrior Wednesday: A fun way to catch up with Midland alums! This week's Q&A is with with Brenda Meier Kimaro '93. What year did you graduate and what was your major? I graduated in 1993; major was journalism, minors in art and English. What are you doing now and where? My husband and I own and...Read more
July 27, 2017
An honorary reception was held on July 27, 2017, that featured the artistry of Midland alumna Lily Harkness '56.Read more
July 27, 2017
Orginally published in The Arnold Sentinel By Leta Connell As a new college graduate, you begin down the normal job hunting path knowing in the back of your mind there will most likely be several bumps along the way. Bumps that take you from here to there before you find that perfect position,...Read more
July 26, 2017
Warrior Wednesday: A fun way to catch up with Midland alums! This week's Q&A is with Kirsten Klitz Owens '14. What year did you graduate and what was your major? I graduated from Midland University in May of 2014, and majored in Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing. What...Read more

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