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.

March 5, 2020
Nick Pate made the most of his first television appearance in a Professional Bowlers Association event. Pate, a 2017 Midland University graduate and former Warrior bowler, placed third at the Go Bowling! PBA Indianapolis Open on February 29th at Royal Pin Woodland. It was the highest PBA showing...Read more
February 28, 2020
Abby Thurin, under the stage name Abby Reign, has released her debut single “Louder” encouraging herself and others to be vocal about their mental health and journey towards positivity. Read the entire story here .Read more
February 28, 2020
In the days following the crowning achievement of his bowling career, reality had yet to sink in for Perry Crowell IV. A 2014 Midland University graduate and three-year member of the Warrior bowling team, Crowell was still riding high after his fourth-place finish at the U.S. Open on February 23 at...Read more
February 28, 2020
Before joining the Special Olympics of Fremont 20 years ago, Cory Piercy hadn’t had any experience working with disabled people. Now, 20 years later, Piercy is the head of delegation for the Special Olympics in Fremont. Read the entire story here .Read more
February 18, 2020
Columbus Community Hospital's Mike Sloup and Denise Marshall were recently selected to serve the state of Nebraska on a greater scale. Sloup, MHA and ATC, and Marshall, MA and ATC, were appointed to president and vice president, respectively, of the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association’s...Read more
January 27, 2020
Alumni Lyle and Karie (Meduna) Boggs and Rich Ray, as well as employee Karen Kortan, were honored at the Knights of the Round Table Event which is meant to recognize those indivudals who have made outstanding contributions to the students and school. Read the entire story here .Read more
January 22, 2020
More than 31 years ago, former Tribune sports editor Kim Heusel took Brent to lunch on his first day as a sports writer for the newspaper. They ran into Midland Lutheran College coaches Rich McGill, Art Ronhovde and Don Watchhorn at the restaurant. Brent knew all three from his days as a student...Read more
January 14, 2020
Read Audrey's story, "Family Is What You Make It," on the Badges Across America website. The site features stories about American Law Enforcement Officers. Read her story here . ​ ​Read more
December 10, 2019
Peru State head football coach Steve Schneider announced his retirement Sunday at the Bobcats’ annual banquet. The 1980 Midland University graduate served as head coach of the Bobcats since 2012. He also served as Peru State’s Athletic Director from 2011 to 2018 before stepping down to focus solely...Read more
December 8, 2019
Allen Beermann says he’s graduated from being kiddingly known as the “state fossil” to being officially declared “the state’s oldest living relic.” But after nearly five decades in the public eye, the 79-year-old is about to take on a new title: “retired.” Beermann, who served as Nebraska secretary...Read more

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