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.

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
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

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