News and Stories

News and Stories

October 4, 2019
Midland University is pleased to announce the addition of Rev. Scott Johnson as its new Director of Campus Ministries. Johnson joins Midland after serving as pastor at St. Petri Lutheran Church in Story City, Iowa for the past seven years. St. Petri is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran...Read more
October 4, 2019
Midland University welcomed five new members into the Warrior Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming 2019. Clint J. Eikmeier, ’04, was a standout in Football and Baseball at Midland from 2000-2004. On the football field, Clint set an all-time Midland record for total tackles in a career with 387,...Read more
October 3, 2019
Lynne Walz loves helping people. As a teacher, social worker, realtor, legislator and mother of three, Walz has dedicated her life to helping serve others. A 1994 Midland University graduate, Walz is being recognized with an Alumni Achievement Award. No matter where her career has taken her, Walz’s...Read more
October 3, 2019
Rich McGill watched as the quarterback got pancaked to the cold turf over and over on that bitter night in Laurel in 1994. It was the Class C2 state championship game and Cambridge jumped on Laurel early and often, blitzing almost every play in a game that ended 73-28. But the quarterback never...Read more
September 23, 2019
Midland University has launched a campus-wide digital learning initiative that puts Apple devices in the hands of more than 1,000 full-time undergraduate students this semester. For the roll-out of Midland 1:1, the university created a special tech-oriented space on the Fremont campus, complete...Read more
September 5, 2019
Midland University will be holding a speaker series on diversity and inclusion during the 2019-2020 academic year. The series plans to start Sept. 17 with a talk from Guy Nave, Luther College professor of philosophy and religion, titled “Defining the Issues: Diversity, Equity, Privilege and...Read more
September 5, 2019
In an environment where enrollment trends are declining nationwide, Midland has seen consistent growth by way of its non-traditional approach to higher education. The University’s most recent enrollment number of 1,408 students, representing 15 countries and 41 states, is the largest in its 136-...Read more
June 28, 2019
Some of our students who are studying Special Education recently partnered with Roots to Wings, a non-profit organization located in Arlington, Nebraska. Roots to Wings provides authentic life experiences for young adults living with a disability and helps them transition from high school into...Read more
June 11, 2019
Midland University announced its collaboration with Apple and an intentional program investment to create digital solutions for innovative teaching and learning as part of the new Midland 1:1 program in 2018. Rooted in the university’s relentlessly relevant vision, the program initiative aims to...Read more
May 29, 2019
A man known for his benevolence, community involvement and undaunted fight against Alzheimer’s disease has died. Marvin Welstead died Saturday at Methodist Fremont Health. He was 98 years old. Welstead was one of the founders of the Fremont Area Community Foundation, which has provided funds for a...Read more

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