The Surprising Effect That Job Insecurity Has on Workplace Safety
Aug10

The Surprising Effect That Job Insecurity Has on Workplace Safety

Although news of major layoffs and high unemployment rates has tapered off as the economy has recovered from the 2008 recession, there are still some residual reminders of those dark days. One of the most significant is the feeling of most Americans (63 percent) that overall job security has declined since the late 1980’s, and that the likelihood of  losing a job at some point during your career is fairly high. At the same time, most...

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Waldorf Launches Online M.A. in Education, Effective Teacher Program
Aug10

Waldorf Launches Online M.A. in Education, Effective Teacher Program

This month, Waldorf University launched its new Master of Arts in education, effective teacher program. The new program is designed to help working educators bolster their teaching efficiency, refine their leadership skills and grow their potential in their field. “We are excited to add the Master of Arts in education to our online offerings,” said Waldorf University President Dr. Robert Alsop. “With the addition of this program,...

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Dean’s List 5B17
Jul17

Dean’s List 5B17

The dean’s list at Waldorf University acknowledges students who have achieved academic excellence. In order to be named to the dean’s list at Waldorf, students must have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.50 for that term and have completed a minimum of six credits during the term. Congratulations and keep up the good work, Warriors! Last Name First Name State Acosta Nelson CA Akyeampong Yvonne MD Aldrich Robert CA Allen Thomas...

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Warrior Profile: Borry Propels Through Education Hurdles to Come Out on Top
Jul13

Warrior Profile: Borry Propels Through Education Hurdles to Come Out on Top

In 1987, Adrian Borry began his educational journey. With hopes of receiving a degree and starting a career in his desired profession, Adrian started taking classes at a traditional brick and mortar school. Although he’d set many personal and professional goals, he just wasn’t able to achieve them at the time. “I was motivated to earn my degree by several things,” said Adrian. “The first was a desire to finish an educational goal that...

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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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Warrior Profile: Coulson Strives for Self-Improvement Through Education
Jun14

Warrior Profile: Coulson Strives for Self-Improvement Through Education

There’s many reasons why students decide not to go back to school—financial struggles, time commitment, work, etc.—and Jim Coulson is no different. Earlier in his life, Jim didn’t want to take on debt while his children still lived at home. So, when time permitted, he took one class per semester at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) to obtain his Associate of Arts degree. After getting his children through college, he decided...

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