News and Stories

News and Stories

January 17, 2019
Since 1947, Men's Memorial Hall has been a part of Midland's campus. The academic year 1947-48 saw continuing progress for Midland on several fronts. Of the 464 students registered at Midland, 198 of them were freshmen. Returning and new students found Men’s Hall ready for occupancy, and the...Read more
November 29, 2018
Midland University announced its collaboration with Apple and an intentional program investment to create digital solutions for innovative teaching and learning as part of the new Midland 1:1 program. Rooted in the university’s relentlessly relevant vision, the program initiative aims to enhance...Read more
November 15, 2018
Midland University recently announced plans for the construction of a new residence hall to replace Men’s Memorial Hall as part of a phased campus investment to create comfortable, contemporary spaces for students. “Since 1947, Men’s Memorial Hall has served our university well but has surpassed...Read more
November 14, 2018
Kristine Spracklin Roberts earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration Degree with Concentrations in Accounting and Marketing from Midland Lutheran College in 2007. During her time at Midland, Kristine was a 4 year member of the Woman’s Golf Team, was active in the Fellowship of...Read more
November 9, 2018
Midland University recently announced that Dr. Lawrence Chatters has been appointed as the new Vice President for Student Affairs, effective January 7, 2019. Dr. Chatters’ acceptance follows a national search and intensive vetting of an ample pool of well-qualified candidates. “Lawrence’s diverse...Read more
November 7, 2018
Alberto Varas graduated from Midland Lutheran College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. Originally from Miami, FL and the son of Cuban immigrants, Albert came to Midland on a football scholarship, not sure what to expect of life in Nebraska. He soon enough found his passion, one...Read more
November 7, 2018
Brendan Gepson received his Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design/Marketing from Midland University in 2016. We caught up with Brendan to talk about what he's been up to since graduation, how he landed his dream job, and what advice he has for soon-to-graduates from his alma mater. What have you been...Read more
October 29, 2018
Right after high school, Deborah Brester channeled her compassion for others – and an aversion to the idea of an office job – into a decision to become a registered nurse (RN). Her decades-long career has taken her from labor and delivery and surgery to management roles in long-term care, home...Read more
October 25, 2018
Three inductees, including Allen J. Beermann, '62, were inducted into the Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame on October 19, 2018, during an evening program and banquet at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln, NE. Over 380 guests attended the banquet. The Hall of Fame honors those distinguished persons...Read more
September 30, 2018
In 1961, two years before the Equal Pay Act and three years before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Dr. Colleen (Willert) Dilley ’61 and Dr. Charlotte (Erickson) McConkie ’61 graduated from Midland. Within the next several years, they shrugged off stereotypes, put up with makeshift living quarters,...Read more

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