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.

April 3, 2019
On March 30, The Rev. Shari Schwedhelm will realized a longtime dream. She became an ordained minister. For months, Schwedhelm has been serving Salem and St. Timothy Lutheran churches in Fremont. Salem members voted to call her to become their pastor in February. St. Timothy members — delayed by a...Read more
March 11, 2019
Central City native and Midland graduate Larry Munn '64, who now lives in Falls City, was recently named a member of the charter class of the Southeast Nebraska Bowler’s Association’s Hall of Fame. Read the entire story here .Read more
February 18, 2019
First State Bank & Trust Company has announced the promotion of Esmeralda Hernandez to personal banker/loan officer. This promotion gives Hernandez the ability to use her all-around banking knowledge to work with consumers and businesses on their deposit and lending needs. Read more from the...Read more
February 15, 2019
A familiar face will be patrolling the sidelines as Scottsbluff High School’s next head football coach this fall. After spending the past eight years as an assistant, Jud Hall, '01, has been named Joe Benson’s successor. Benson stepped down as the Bearcats’ head coach in January. Hall has been...Read more
February 15, 2019
A familiar face to Midland University volleyball fans is leaving the program for a new challenge. Nicole Venditte, '11, who was a longtime assistant coach for Paul Giesselmann, has accepted a job on Leanne Piscotty’s staff at Shippensburg University. The Pennsylvania school competes at the NCAA...Read more
February 11, 2019
Seim Johnson, LLP recently announced that Wendy Cooley, '98 has been admitted to the partnership. Cooley graduated from Midland University and has been with Seim Johnson for 15 years. She has extensive tax experience and specializes in nonprofit organizations, individuals, corporations, and...Read more
February 7, 2019
Music. A meal. And a murder mystery are on the menu for the latest show at Fremont Opera House. Don't miss this upcoming Murder Mystery Show at the Fremont Opera House, chock full of Midland alumni: Cindi Nothwehr Lamprecht, Faye Arthur Kriekemeyer, Doyle Schwaninger and Amy Brandert Spies. "The...Read more
January 26, 2019
After coaching the children of dozens of Fremonters to cross country greatness during the past two decades, Sean McMahon '96 got to experience a special moment with his own son last fall. Fremont High won the Class A state boys cross country championship in October at the Kearney Country Club. It...Read more
January 21, 2019
Congratulations to Tommy Crayton '15 on being named Arkansas Tech's new Offensive Line Coach! Crayton spent the 2018 season as a graduate assistant at Texas State, working primarily with the Bobcats' offensive line. He spent the 2017 season coaching running backs at Florida Tech, and in 2016 worked...Read more
January 19, 2019
First State Bank recently announced the employee promotions at a recent meeting of the FSB Board of Directors. Among those promoted were Taylor Jeppesen '12 and Nick Vrba '04. Jeppesen was promoted to Taylor Jeppesen to vice president – lending, and Vrba to executive vice president and secretary to...Read more

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