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 27, 2021
Midland University is pleased to announce Dr. Seria Chatters ‘00 as its keynote speaker for the 2021 Commencement ceremony on May 8th at 10 a.m. at the Wikert Event Center. Dr. Chatters is the Director of Equity and Inclusivity of the State College Area School District in State College,...Read more
April 2, 2021
Midland alumna Anna Marie "Ree" Ritzen celebrates her 100th birthday today and we couldn't be happier to celebrate this wonderful woman! Ree attended Midland in the 40's and was part of Choir, Tri Phi sorority, and Cardinal Key. Ree's husband, Rev. Ralph Ritzen '44, passed away in 2018, but is well...Read more
March 24, 2021
A big congratulations to alumna Ann Albrecht Prince '91 on a tremendous Elkhorn North girls basketball season and Class B girls state basketball title!! See the video here .Read more
March 1, 2021
Lincoln Federal Savings Bank is pleased to announce that Jim Toof has joined the lending team at their corporate office location, as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Loan Officer. With more than 20 years of experience, Jim has a knack for being creative and overcoming obstacles in the home-buying...Read more
February 23, 2021
Walnut Media has named Brent Wasenius of Fremont as our new News Director for Big Dog 98.9/1340 and The Best Mix 105.5. Brent joins our radio stations after a 34-year career in the newspaper industry, including 32 with the Fremont Tribune. During his tenure at the Tribune, the Midland University...Read more
February 22, 2021
On Wednesday, McKnight’s Senior Living announced the winners of its third annual Women of Distinction for those who have shown a commitment to the senior living and care living industry. But out of the 17 Rising Stars, the award saw its first recipient from Nebraska: Kristen Harris, vice president...Read more
February 17, 2021
Real Time Medical Systems, the leading healthcare Interventional Analytics solution, is excited to welcome Diana "Di" Smalley, FACHE, to its team as an Advisor to Health Systems and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). In her new role, Smalley will work with Real Time's Executive Team to advance...Read more
January 27, 2021
Krista Hinrichs is all about helping others. Whether it’s through her work as a crisis counselor at Boys Town, or in her role as Miss Collegiate Nebraska 2021, the 2020 Midland graduate relishes the opportunity to lend a hand wherever it’s needed. “I really love opportunities where I can give back...Read more
August 25, 2020
Judge Michael W. Pirtle, Omaha, has been appointed Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals beginning September 13, 2020. “The Supreme Court looks forward to working with Judge Pirtle as Chief Judge of the Nebraska Court of Appeals,” said Nebraska Chief Justice Mike Heavican. “Judge Pirtle has been an...Read more
August 25, 2020
Although she’s only been at Archbishop Bergan Catholic School and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church for just under three months, Nichole Owsley said she’s been able to satisfy the three areas of her life she loves the most. “I love my family and faith foremost, I love the Fremont community and I love...Read more

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