News and Stories

News and Stories

September 16, 2021
Midland University will recognize outstanding alumni and one distinguished family during the Alumni and Awards Legacy Brunch Sunday, September 19th, at the Fremont Golf Club as part of Homecoming weekend. Jennifer Bixby, ‘97, is being honored with the Alumni Achievement Award while C.J. Anderson, ‘...Read more
September 15, 2021
The Midland University Warrior Athletic Hall of Fame will induct six new members during a banquet Friday, September 17th, at the Fremont Golf Club as part of Homecoming weekend. Inductees are Eric Eddie '00 (Basketball), Cindy Ohme Gabriel '96 (Volleyball), Jerald Mason x’88 (Football), Kelly...Read more
September 13, 2021
A foundation for success was forged at Midland University for C.J. Anderson ‘12 and Alex Knobbe ‘12. The two are being recognized with the Midland University Outstanding Young Alumni Award presented during Homecoming weekend, September 17-19. Anderson and Knobbe are two of the three founding...Read more
September 13, 2021
It started with Marvin Suhr’s graduation in 1944 and culminated with Xandy Krueger’s 2019 graduation. In between has been 75 years of memories for the Suhr and Francis families at Midland University. The two families are being honored with the 2021 Distinguished Midland Family award during a...Read more
September 13, 2021
Jennifer Bixby ‘97 has great memories of her days at Midland University. She recalls Dr. Mick Shadbolt's "real life" accounting stories and dry sense of humor, the Pitch card games on softball team bus rides, and the late-night gab sessions in the dorm hallways. Most importantly, however, are the...Read more
September 10, 2021
Midland University is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Robinett as its Vice President for Institutional Advancement, effective September 27th. “I am very honored to be joining Midland University and working with the Senior Leadership and Institutional Advancement teams,” Robinett said. “I”...Read more
August 26, 2021
A mentor, a role model, a friend. Those are just a few words that symbolized what Leonard Nielsen ‘74 meant to Midland University. Nielsen passed away on August 24th at the age of 69. As a student and alum, he leaves a lasting impact at Midland. Leonard graduated from Midland as a business...Read more
July 14, 2021
Midland University is proud to announce Dr. Jamie Simpson as its new Vice President for Student Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness. She will also oversee Performing & Fine Arts at Midland. Simpson replaces Dr. Lawrence Chatters, who served as VP for Student Affairs since January of 2019...Read more
June 14, 2021
Sid Dillon witnessed firsthand the impact a scholarship can make for a Midland University student. When he was receiving his COVID-19 vaccination earlier this spring, Sid caught the attention of the pharmacist, Freddy Orellana '12, who was performing the procedure. Turns out that Freddy, a...Read more
May 24, 2021
Jessica Janssen Wolford, Vice President for Institutional Advancement has announced that she will be taking a new role as Senior Director for Development with the University of Nebraska Foundation, supporting UNMC. Over the last six years, Jessica has led the growth of development, alumni relations...Read more

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