News and Stories

News and Stories

February 14, 2018
Kat Sodawasser wanted star power to accompany the first full day dedicated to a cappella for Midland University’s annual Festival of the Arts. “We were dreaming big about the [Festival’s] competition and we said, ‘Who would be the biggest name in a cappella music to get here to blow this...Read more
February 9, 2018
Hundreds from the Fremont community joined Midland University swimmers on Tuesday, for the first big splash in the 700,000-gallon pool of the new $15.2 million Dillon Family YMCA Aquatic Center. Smiles beamed as the swimmers splashed in what will be their new home for practice and competition. The...Read more
February 5, 2018
For 42 years, Dr. Charles S. Wilhite taught music theory, history, piano, and organ to students at Midland University. Today, the campus mourns his passing. Dr. Wilhite passed away Feb. 2, in Fremont. He is survived by his wife, Ann, who is also a retired Midland music professor. Dr. Wilhite...Read more
February 1, 2018
Nebraska Stories explores how Midland University is changing the landscape of one of the fastest growing competitive collegiate sports. Discover the eSports revolution in NET’s “New Frontier, New Athlete” streaming here . With the introduction of their new eSports collegiate athletic program,...Read more
January 9, 2018
Dr. Trautrimas was 81 when he died Sunday, Jan. 7, at Nebraska Medicine with his wife, Patricia, at his side. She is Professor Emeritus of English and the Study Abroad Advisor at Midland. Overall, Dr. Trautrimas taught Spanish and other languages for more than 50 years. After his retirement from...Read more
January 5, 2018
This month, works by the internationally known artist and retired professor of art at Midland University are on display at Gallery 92 West in Fremont. The show will be on display through Jan. 29. Regular gallery hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission is free. Read more in this story in the...Read more
January 2, 2018
Jonah Renter, a 2017 Midland graduate, recently became the Fremont site director for the Hope Center for Kids. His wife, Montana (Hinrichs) Renter, a 2016 Midland graduate, also works at the Hope Center as the Volunteer and Education Coordinator. The met while they were students Midland and married...Read more
December 13, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? I graduated in 2011 and I was able to major in Business Administration and Religion/Philosophy. What are you doing now and where? I currently teach marketing and speech classes at Midland. How did your experience at Midland prepare you for your...Read more
December 6, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? I graduated in May 1999 and my major was Business Administration with Accounting Concentration. What are you doing now and where? I am a Senior University Lecturer at Zimbabwe Open University in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa. A University Lecturer is...Read more
November 15, 2017
What year did you graduate and what was your major? 2010, Fitness & Sports Management, Business Minor, Coaching Endorsement What are you doing now and where? I am the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation at the University of Nebraska at Kearney How did your experience at Midland prepare you...Read more

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