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.

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
May 26, 2022
Norfolk Middle School Principal Chuck Hughes '02 received the Region 3 Outstanding Principal of the Year Award from the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals on Monday. NSASSP Region 3 principals selected Hughes for the award. There are 50 school districts represented in Region...Read more
April 7, 2022
Midland University is pleased to announce the addition of Tyler Erwin ('00) as its new Men's Basketball Head Coach. Erwin has spent the past 13 seasons as an assistant coach for Division I University of Nebraska-Omaha. A native of Laurel, Nebraska, Erwin was a four-year letter winner for the...Read more
February 9, 2022
Columbus Community Hospital has named Christine Bartholomew the new director of clinical services in its senior behavioral health unit. She will start in her new role on Feb. 22, 2022. Read more in the story from News Channel Nebraska.Read more
February 5, 2022
The Rev. William Joseph (Joe) and L. June Bullock, of Atchison, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary, Feb. 10, 2022. In the early years of their marriage, they farmed in the Bendena area. Joe then served in the Air National Guard. In the Jan. of 1963, he left the farm and enrolled at...Read more
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

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