Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
The C.S. Salveson Award for Distinguished Service was established at Waldorf University to honor extraordinary distinction in service to Waldorf University. The Salveson Award may be conferred upon individuals who have contributed to the building and development of the University through exceptionally valuable and noteworthy service to the University.
The selection of the C.S. Salveson Award for Distinguished Service recipient is not an annual event, but the award is given in those instances of exceptional service to the University. The recipient is selected by the President of the University in consultation with the Chair of the Board of Trustees at Waldorf University.
The Alumni Distinguished Service Award recognizes Waldorf alumni who have performed distinctive and meritorious service in areas such as public affairs, education, church, business, and government. They have demonstrated their Christian faith in service to community and church. You can view information on past recipients, on the Alumni Distinguished Service Awards page.
To nominate someone for this award, please print out the nomination form (PDF) and return to the alumni office by March 1. If you are unable to print the nomination form, contact the alumni office and one will be mailed to you.
Waldorf’s mission is to educate the whole person in the spirit of Jesus Christ, enabling each individual to experience fulfillment through a life of service. The Recent Alumni Award for Service is presented to a recent alumnus who has demonstrated outstanding service to their community, church or Waldorf University. The alumnus must have graduated within the past 10 years. This award was established in 2004 with the first award being presented in 2005.
To nominate someone for this award, please print out the nomination form and return to the alumni office by March 1. If you are unable to print the nomination form (PDF), contact the alumni office and one will be mailed to you.
A selection committee will review all nominations each spring and select one to receive the award in the fall. If your nominee is not selected, their file will remain open for three more years and be reviewed with the next year’s nominations.
The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have been a part of the athletic program at Waldorf and who best exemplify the spirit, integrity and philosophy of the department and its programs. Former players, coaches, and other individuals who have made significant contributions and brought honor to the athletic program and the university are eligible for selection into the Athletic Hall of Fame.
To nominate someone for this award, a letter listing all known accomplishments and any supporting documentation should be sent to:
Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee
Waldorf University Athletic Department
106 South Sixth Street
Forest City, IA 50436
For a list of Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees, click here.
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