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.

February 27, 2023
The former head of one of Colorado's largest school districts will soon have a new job at Colorado State University (CSU). CSU President Amy Parsons announced in a release Thursday that Rico Munn, who until recently was the superintendent of Aurora Public Schools (APS), will serve as her chief of...Read more
December 16, 2022
Rev. Shari Schwedhelm '92, who has spent the past few years serving the Fremont community is moving on to South Dakota where she will take over as pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Highmore. Read the full story in the Fremont Tribune, Pastor of Salem and St. Timothy's takes new call in South...Read more
December 15, 2022
Brittney Ruiz, BSN, RN, considers herself a “huge person of faith.” She’s always known that she wanted to help people in some capacity, and as a labor and delivery nurse at Methodist Fremont Health, she believes she has a unique opportunity. “It’s a privilege to be there during such an intimate...Read more
November 3, 2022
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For nearly a decade, Seria Chatters has been a champion of diversity, equity and inclusion, both in the Penn State College of Education and in the surrounding community. Now, in her new role as assistant vice provost for educational equity at Penn State, she hopes to create...Read more
September 21, 2022
James Parrott ‘13 is not your typical success story. On the basketball court, nothing has come easy for Parrott. He didn’t make the varsity team at his high school (Omaha Bryan) until his senior year, and even then he played sparingly. But Parrott never let go of his hoop dreams. He grew five...Read more
September 8, 2022
Congratulations to alumna Kristie Ondracek '98 on being named as an honoree for Houston Business Journal's 2022 Women Who Mean Business Awards-Women to Watch! Ondracek currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer of the TXCPA Houston Chapter. Read the full story "...Read more
July 20, 2022
Congratulations to alumnus Brian Fleischman '98 on being selected as Nebraska's 2022 Middle School Principal of the Year! The Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals has selected Brian Fleischman as the 2022 Middle School Principal of the Year. This award is presented annually to...Read more
July 12, 2022
Schuyler softball has endured some lean years. After going 1-26 last season, the Warriors haven't won more than four games in a season since 2013 when they won nine. In order to breathe some new life into the program, Schuyler hired Shala Ostberg to be its new softball head coach. She said she was...Read more
June 23, 2022
It wasn’t a difficult choice for Dylan Laufer '20. The Fremont man wanted an entertaining play for his Fremont Opera House directorial debut. He thinks he found it with Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” which is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. “My thought process with it was...Read more
June 16, 2022
Following 3Ball Nebraska’s performance at the 2022 USA Basketball 3X3 Nationals, where the team finished third, Omaha native James Parrot '13 earned himself an invite to the USA Basketball’s 3X3 tryout. Read the full story, 3Ball Nebraska’s James Parrot gets tryout with Team USA .Read more

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