Media Relations

As the head of media relations at Waldorf College, I place high-impact faculty research, student achievement and campus news stories to local, regional, and nationwide media outlets.

Please see below for the news coverage the college received in the last few months:

Wind ensemble in Forest City Monday
February 16, 2012 | Mason City Globe Gazette
“Students get to interact with these amazing performers and learn some of the tricks of the trade,” said Taylor, who is an associate professor of music and the keyboard area coordinator at Waldorf College.

F.C. athletes sign national letters of intent
February 15, 2012 | Forest City Summit
Riley Scharper isn’t the biggest offensive lineman who will be playing college football next season, but he’s quick and aggressive and that’s exactly what coaches are looking for.

Dodge Center resident wins top honors at Waldorf College
February  15, 2012 | Dodge Center Star Herald (Minnesota)
Scholarship Day at Waldorf College proved very valuable for Dodge Center Minn resident Abby Buehler In a competition with students from nine states she was

Watkins, Iowa resident to perform in Waldorf College’s musical
February 14, 2012 | Community Newspaper Group
Forest City Iowa – Waldorf College’s theatre and music departments are setting out to discover the nature of life this season through the musical Pippin

A.L. native to perform at Waldorf College | The Albert Lea Tribune
February 11, 2012 | Albert Lea Tribune
Kelsey Monson, of Albert Lea, and a sophomore at Waldorf College in

Waldorf presents ‘Pippin’
February 9, 2012 | Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY — Waldorf College’s theater and music departments are setting out to discover the nature of life through the musical “Pippin,” on stage Feb. 15-18 at the Smith Theatre.

Scientist turned artist to showcase artwork at Waldorf
February 9, 2012 | Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY — Inspired by complexities of vision, language and perception, Dr. Irene Abraham will showcase her artwork, “Seeing is Believing,” at the Waldorf College Art Gallery from Feb. 10 to March 22.

Couples mix professional, personal lives
February 8, 2012 | Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY – They say you should never mix business with pleasure.

Director promises ‘feast for the eyes’ with ‘Pippin’
February 8, 2012 | Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY – Waldorf College’s new musical may not be what it seems, said the musical’s director and cast.

Waldorf to host Sweetheart’s Banquet Feb. 11
February 2, 2012 | Mason City Globe Gazette
Forest City — In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Waldorf College Theatre Department will host the “Sweetheart Banquet” on Saturday, Feb. 11. This annual event combines dinner with a preview performance of the college’s spring musical.

Waldorf College student retention numbers up
February 1, 2012 | Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY – Waldorf College retained 78 percent of its student body from the fall semester to the spring semester, a 7 percent increase from the prior year.

Redlander names to Dean’s List
January 30 | Redland Daily (California)
Phillip Koolhoven of Redlands was named to the Waldorf College Dean’s List for the fall semester.

Award-winning writer to speak at Waldorf
January 26, 2012 | Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY — From a heavy metal rock musician to a poet to a professor — acclaimed writer Debra Marquart will share stories of her unusual experiences and read from her work and at the Waldorf College Distinguished Writers Series on Tuesday, Jan. 31.

Iowa college student shares talent with comics
January 21, 2012 | WSBTV (Atlanta)
The Associated Press
FOREST CITY, Iowa — Britney Ott is an English major at Waldorf College, but for her, words alone aren’t always enough to express herself.

Iowa college student shares talent with comics
January 20, 2012 | Green Bay Press Gazette
By Mary Pieper, Globe Gazette FOREST CITY, Iowa (WTW) — Britney Ott is an English major at Waldorf College, but for her, words alone aren’t always enough to express herself. The 20-year-old Britt resident, who is creating her own full-length..

Local College Meets Estimates
January 19, 2012 | KIMT
FOREST CITY, Iowa — A north Iowa private college is seeing more students thanks to technology. Waldorf College in Forest City is seeing an increase in student enrollment. The college is seeing increased numbers thanks in part to their online program.

Waldorf symphony tells story of a snowman
December 14, 2011 | Forest City Summit
The Waldorf College Wind Symphony made that possible Monday afternoon, Dec. 5 when it played its own rendition of “The Snowman” for students at the elementary school.

Waldorf to raise funds for the hungry through bake sale
December 9, 2011 | Mason City Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY – The Waldorf College Vocation and Service Committee is organizing a fundraising event, Breadline, to raise funds for the local food bank and Kids Against Hunger on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Dean Safe wins research grant
December 8, 2011 | Cannon Falls Beacon, Minn.
Waldorf College student Dean Safe has won the Alpha Chi undergraduate award to support the research in his discipline. The WaldorfCollege Alpha Chi Honor Society annually offers two $500 awards – one for an Alpha Chi member and one for anon-member.

Author of “How to Get Fired” Talks with Local Students
November 29, 2011 | KIMT
FOREST CITY, IA-This book title should get your attention: It’s called “How to Get Fired,” and it’s being shared with local college students. It may sound a little unorthodox … but actually – the book may help students as they enter the work force.

Waldorf prepares for “A Christmas Homecoming”
November 30, 2011 | Forest City Summit
FOREST CITY – Although it’s a 90-year tradition, sometimes a reminder is needed.

Brief: Rosemount Resident to Perform in the Christmas with Waldorf Celebration
November 29, 2011 | Rosemount, MN PATCH
Rosemount resident Emily Anderson, a member of the Waldorf Wind Symphony, will perform in the Christmas with Waldorf event, a 90-year-old annual celebration of the holiday season.

Waldorf College professors to present research
November 20, 2011 | Globe Gazette
FOREST CITY – Seven Waldorf College professors will present their recently published or peer-reviewed papers, research and projects to the community at the Faculty Inquirere on Nov. 28 and 30.

Watkins resident stars in Waldorf College’s Shakespearean play
November 18, 2011  Cedar Valley Daily Times
Forest City, Iowa – Watkins resident Haley Mosley will play the character of Paulina in Waldorf College’s Shakespearean play, The Winter’s Tale.

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