Why More Fire Science Experts Are Studying Human Behavior
Jul12

Why More Fire Science Experts Are Studying Human Behavior

When you hear a fire alarm, what do you do? Immediately head to the nearest exit? If you are like most people, you probably answered yes to that question. After all, no one wants to be caught inside of a burning building, and the universally accepted response to a fire alert system is to evacuate the premises. The problem is, though, that in a typical emergency, most people don’t actually immediately head for the exit. Instead, they...

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Darren Dibrell: A No-Nonsense, Empathetic, Grateful, Rock Solid Leader
Jun13

Darren Dibrell: A No-Nonsense, Empathetic, Grateful, Rock Solid Leader

Growing up in the inner city San Antonio, Waldorf student Darren Dibrell decided at an early age that he was going to pursue greatness. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I knew I didn’t want to end up [as] another statistic,” said Darren. So, he made moves. He asked a high school teacher to help him get a co-op job with the Bexar County Sheriff. After the co-op was completed, he was hired full-time as a correctional officer. It...

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Warrior Profile: Ashby’s Safety Career Takes Flight
Apr12

Warrior Profile: Ashby’s Safety Career Takes Flight

Like many of our students, Micah Ashby struggled to find his career calling at first. Working in the aerospace/defense industry for 12 years, Micah was ready for a change, but wasn’t quite sure what he wanted to do. After considering his options—and a chance encounter at work—one day it just hit him. Flash forward a few years and now, Micah is graduating from Waldorf this May with a B.A.S. in occupational safety and health. “As I was...

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4 Scholarships for Waldorf Online Students
Mar09

4 Scholarships for Waldorf Online Students

Any student will agree: take all of the financial help you can get, especially if you’re an adult learner. That’s why Waldorf makes affordability a priority. Here are four scholarships available only to Waldorf Online students. Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship: The Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship is just one way that Waldorf shows its appreciation to those who support our heroes the most, their families. This scholarship provides up...

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Waldorf to Update Blackboard Functionality
Feb06

Waldorf to Update Blackboard Functionality

April 19-21, Waldorf University will be upgrading Blackboard into a more modern, user-friendly version. Some of the new features will include: Drag and Drop Files: Students will be able to drag files to upload when they submit assignments. If the browser allows, users will be able to drag a folder for files to upload individually. Dropbox Integration: Users can attach files and submit assignments from their personal Dropbox accounts...

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