News and Stories

News and Stories

May 2, 2022
Bishop Brian Maas will serve as the keynote speaker during Midland University’s 2022 Commencement ceremony on May 7th at 10 a.m. at the Wikert Event Center. Bishop Maas has served as bishop of the Nebraska Synod of the ELCA since 2012. Prior to serving as bishop, Maas was pastor of First Lutheran...Read more
April 12, 2022
It’s been more than 60 years since he was a student there, but Luther College remains a special place for Dr. Larry Erickson. Erickson grew up less than 10 miles from the college campus in Wahoo. It was an institution that was founded by Erickson’s great grandfather, John, who came to the United...Read more
April 7, 2022
Midland University is pleased to announce the addition of Tyler Erwin ('00) as its new Men's Basketball Head Coach. Erwin has spent the past 13 seasons as an assistant coach for Division I University of Nebraska-Omaha. A native of Laurel, Nebraska, Erwin was a four-year letter winner for the...Read more
February 21, 2022
Midland University students had the opportunity to get a jumpstart on their careers during the Career & Internship Fair February 16th at Hopkins Arena. About 90 area businesses were on hand for the event, where students in all stages of their college career honed their interviewing skills,...Read more
January 26, 2022
Midland University students recently had the opportunity to learn about Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact on past and future generations as part of the Celebration of Diversity & Inclusion event on January 17th. Students did not have classes on MLK Day but instead had the chance to hear a guest...Read more
January 10, 2022
This story was originally published in the 2021 Midland Magazine . Walking the campus of Midland University on a recent trip to their alma mater, CJ Anderson and Alex Knobbe began reminiscing. As they visited the people and places familiar to them, their minds raced back to their time as Midland...Read more
December 15, 2021
Dr. Marilyn Peterson is remembered as a professor, a supporter, a mentor, and a friend. Peterson passed away at the age of 88 on December 12th after a brief illness. She spent 30 years at Midland University, serving as Associate Professor of Journalism and English and Department Chair until her...Read more
December 13, 2021
This story was originally published in the 2021 Midland Magazine . Hannah Dosch has preserved the memory of her great-grandfather through a book. Amy Dosch will help carry on his legacy when she attends Midland University. Hannah’s book, “Thirteen Missing Letters” profiles the short, but impactful...Read more
December 1, 2021
He hasn’t coached a basketball game at Midland University for ten years, but Rich McGill continues to make an impact on the Warrior men’s program. McGill was honored by the program on December 4th with Rich McGill Alumni Day. His 30-year run as head coach at Midland featured more than 300 wins...Read more
November 30, 2021
Midland University has announced several changes and additions to its Senior Leadership Team. Lori Wurdeman Ethier '07 has been named Vice President for Undergraduate Enrollment and Marketing and will join the SLT. Ethier has been at Midland since 2012 and has spent the past three years serving as...Read more

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