Alumni in the News

Alumni in the News

We love to see stories about our alumni in the news! If you would like to share a story with us, please email alumni.midlandu.edu.

January 17, 2022
Two First State Bank & Trust Company employee promotions were approved at the recent annual meeting of the First State Bank and Trust Co. Board of Directors. Renen Sahr, CFP®, CRPS® was promoted to Assistant Vice President – Investment Advisor for First State Financial Services and Esmeralda...Read more
January 6, 2022
Congratulations to alumnus Warren Thomas '21, who just signed with the Vegas Knight Hawks--Las Vegas's newest indoor professional football team! Read the full story "... Five Players Signed to Knight Hawks Roster ."Read more
December 24, 2021
From the very first time he met Hank at FurEver Home, Marvin Kappes said he’s had to get used to his high energy. “I remember I hated walking him because he was pulling like a tank,” he said. “But he was a super loving dog.” After fostering Hank while attending Midland University, Kappes,...Read more
December 22, 2021
Marias Healthcare Ser-vices Inc. is excited to welcome a new Family Nurse Practitioner to the facility, Rachael Lehr, MSN, FNP-C. Lehr will be seeing patients in Shelby Tuesday through Friday and will be available in Conrad on Mondays. Lehr has a strong background in caring not only for adult...Read more
November 8, 2021
The Wyoming Livestock Roundup staff welcomes Candice Pederson, of Gering, Neb., to the team this week as the production coordinator. In this position, Pederson will be responsible for the design and layout of the paper, as well as serving in a key position creating advertisements. Read the entire...Read more
October 13, 2021
Since 1998, Jason Wiese could be found in the classroom or on the sidelines for any number of sports at Arlington High School. But now the social studies teacher will be starting a new role with the Nebraska State Education Association as the organizational specialist/UniServe director. Read the...Read more
September 17, 2021
Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma’s only private, tuition-free elementary school and social services agency specifically serving children and families experiencing homelessness, welcomed new staff members Brandon Brooks and Jessica Nolte to its leadership team. Read the full story here .Read more
September 15, 2021
Reba Kingsley is the Head Shotgun Sports Coach at Upper Iowa University, a shooting program she started from scratch in 2019. In just one year, she grew this brand-new program from a roster of 6 to 17 athletes. One of the spots on the team is taken by a dual-sport athlete, proving shooting sports...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
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

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