News and Stories

News and Stories

November 9, 2018
Midland University announced Wednesday 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
September 27, 2018
For more than 50 years and through three generations, the Steyer name has been synonymous with Midland University. On September 30th, the Dr. Caryl and Shirley Steyer Family will be recognized as the 2018 Distinguished Midland Family. The Steyer legacy began in 1961 when Dr. Steyer accepted a...Read more
September 20, 2018
Midland University honors the past and looks to the future as part of 2018 Homecoming festivities. This fall, the institution recognizes 11 honorees and one distinguished family during award ceremonies in September. On Friday, September 28th, Midland celebrates Warrior achievements during the Hall...Read more
September 11, 2018
This fall, Midland University reached record enrollment of 1,395 students, the largest-ever in the institute’s 135-year history. This news comes on the heels of The Chronicle of Higher Education recognizing Midland as the ninth fastest-growing private, non-profit baccalaureate institution in the...Read more
August 31, 2018
A twist of fate landed Kyle DeBuse a spot as a football official, but hard work and a passion for the job has kept him in that role for more than 20 years. DeBuse, a 1994 Midland Lutheran College graduate, is in his first season as a fulltime Big 10 Conference football official in 2018. DeBuse...Read more

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