Waldorf Alumni Spotlight | Darren Shull
Mar02

Waldorf Alumni Spotlight | Darren Shull

Darren Shull, a 2015 Waldorf graduate in health care management, has worked in respiratory therapy for approximately 25 years. “As I started out in the world of health care, the compassion of helping someone in need drove me to continue in this profession all this time,” explained Shull, director of respiratory care at a health center in Iowa. He supervises respiratory therapists and nurses as well as works with physicians, physician...

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Come Home to Waldorf
Sep14

Come Home to Waldorf

Experience Waldorf’s During Homecoming Festivities. The chants, the cheers, and the celebration are essentials in the Waldorf lifestyle. Current students and alumni come from near and far to attend and continue to be a be a part of the family through alumni events and activities. The energy surrounding the annual Homecoming Weekend Celebration is showcasing extra enthusiasm because of the 100th-anniversary celebration of the Waldorf...

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All Hail to Thee, O Waldorf
Sep10

All Hail to Thee, O Waldorf

“We love our Waldorf College, the school of Vikings bold; we love her royal colors, the purple and the gold.” The second verse of Waldorf’s Alma Mater could not be more true. Written precisely 100 years ago, the song has been unchanged throughout Waldorf’s existence. The rich history of Waldorf goes beyond 100 years as the college was formally dedicated to the town of Forest City, Iowa in October of 1903. The ceremony was performed in...

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You’re Invited to a Backyard BBQ
Jun16

You’re Invited to a Backyard BBQ

Are you in the twin cities area?  Students and alumni are invited to a Backyard BBQ hosted by the Waldorf Alumni Association on Sunday, July 19 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at the home of Jeff (’85) and Tanya Pierce. Come and go as you are able! Dress casually. Join President Bob Alsop, his wife Natalie, the Pierce family, and other Waldorf alumni in your area for a fun, backyard BBQ! Kids and families welcome. Hear first-hand...

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From Waldorf to Hollywood
Mar11

From Waldorf to Hollywood

Not everyone realizes the nature of their vocational calling while they are still in high school. Dawn Schulz Schaefer ’93 was one of the lucky ones. She knew one day she wanted to design sets in Hollywood and wasn’t about to let anyone or anything stand in her way. Through hard work and sheer determination, Schaefer landed her dream job 15 years ago as executive art director at CBS Studios in Television City, Los Angeles. One of her...

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Waldorf Graduate Fought Social Injustice
Feb24

Waldorf Graduate Fought Social Injustice

Waldorf alumnae Marion Helland has been an activist most of her life and has encountered several incidents of social injustice. Perhaps the most scary and memorable moment occurred in 1965 while she was working in Alabama. She tells it best in this partial account from the Veteran of the Civil Rights Movement site: In 1965 I clipped an ad titled: “Teachers WANTED To Teach FREEDOM” in an American Federation of Teachers...

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