News and Stories

News and Stories

July 1, 2017
Rudy Ross '70 and Galen Gullie '15 were recently named to the 2017 Nebraska Black Sports Hall of Fame Class. Ross was Midland's first NAIA All-America wrestler and earned four all-conference honors and wrestled at nationals all four years. Gullie was a three-year starter at Midland, receiving NAIA...Read more
June 28, 2017
During this year’s Homecoming, Midland University is pleased to introduce a planned and perpetual giving society under the name of “Midland Victory Society.” Many of you may fondly remember the Victory Bell on the Midland campus. The Victory Bell continues to be a central element on campus,...Read more
June 6, 2017
Do Space recently announced their inaugural Innovation Fellows, including Midland alum Derek Babb! They have a group of educators from the Omaha area who will be building innovative projects related to 3D printing, robotics, and software development. Local schools, libraries and learning centers...Read more
May 23, 2017
Three new scholarships will be awarded to Midland University students in 2017 thanks to the generous gifts recently made by Midland alumni. The Bixby Family Scholarship was established by J.J. and Jennifer Bixby. Both are Midland alumni - J.J. graduated in 1995 and Jennifer graduated in 1997. This...Read more
April 26, 2017
Midland University has announced that alumnus Allen Beermann, a former Nebraska Secretary of State, will be the honorary speaker for the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13. “It is always an honor to welcome home one of our own, especially on such an important day for the university and...Read more
April 24, 2017
The 92nd Annual Luncheon of the Immanuel-Midland Nursing Alumni Association was held Saturday, April 22, 2017, in the Midland University Presidential Dining Room. View the photos from this year's event.Read more
April 10, 2017
Cale Bracker, Matthew Hegstrom, Andrew Sodawasser and Devon Webben comprise the cast of “Forever Plaid.” Performances are planned for May 4-6 and will begin at 7 p.m. Set in 1964, the show involves four singers who are part of a popular group called “Forever Plaid.” The men are headed to their...Read more
March 8, 2017
Midland University officially opened its newest campus today in the heart of Omaha. With more than 10,000 square feet, the new facility in the Old Mill business district will be the home of the university’s expanding slate of graduate and adult learning programs. Designed with flexibility in mind,...Read more
March 1, 2017
Liz Murray has been called a “bootstrapper” – people who pull themselves out of a desperate situation. The term seems to fit. She grew up in a home with drug-addicted parents and became homeless as a teenager and stopped going to school. A life-changing experience drew her back to school and...Read more
February 21, 2017
James Parrott, a former Midland University basketball player and 2012-13 NAIA All-American, has joined the Harlem Globetrotters as "Torch." Parrott, now 26, has embraced his role on his new team and plans to make one more run at playing professionally at the conclusion of the Globetrotters season...Read more

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