ALUMNI

Connect with us. Wartburg alumni, parents, and friends live all over the world, but our “orange connection” keeps us connected. The resources on this page will help you stay involved with the “college of your brightest days”! You’ll find information about events in your area; alumni awards; ways to participate, promote, and provide in the life of the college; and links to news and feature stories, plus much more. Explore below, and contact the Alumni and Parent Programs Office at alumni@wartburg.edu or 319-352-8491 with your questions. Once a Knight, always a Knight!

We are always amazed at all the wonderful things that are happening in the lives of our alumni. We publish some of these accolades in our Wartburg Magazine twice a year but can’t include all accomplishments. We invite you to join us on social media to share your news and stay connected to Wartburg. It’s a great way to share photos of your Wartburg friends, fun events, and exciting life experiences!

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Events

Athletic Booster Club Cash Draw
March 28
Come to Joe’s Knight Hawk for a fun event to support Wartburg athletics! More than $6,000 in cash prizes given away, plus silent auction, food and beverages; you need not be present to win, including the $2,000 grand prize. Click the link above to get your ticket and number.

Alumni Citation Award nomination deadline
March 1

Do you know an alumnus living out the Wartburg mission of leadership, service, faith and learning? Nominate anyone who graduated before 2005 for this annual award!

Be sure you are subscribed to the monthly Knightline e-newsletter. Click here to view previous issues of Knightline.

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Our alumni are our best ambassadors! It’s easy to refer a student through the Alumni Referral Award program:

  • 1. Fill out the referral form.
  • 2. The student successfully applies to Wartburg.
  • 3. The student receives $1,000 annually in financial aid in YOUR name when they enroll!

The deadline to refer a student graduating from high school in 2020 is Nov. 1, 2019Click here to refer a student and see details about the new program. 

Alumni Resources
These commonly used resources are a great way to stay connected with Wartburg.

ALUMNI AWARDS

MISSION STATEMENT: Wartburg College has traditionally encouraged its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to serve others in response to God’s grace. Alumni awards have been established to recognize alumni and friends of Wartburg College for their special achievements and contributions to the college, the church, their community, and the workplace. By recognizing these special achievements, we give living testimony to the goals and ideals of Wartburg College. 

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Contact your government representatives about the importance of private colleges and tell your Wartburg story to everyone you can. Please remember to keep Wartburg in your thoughts and prayers.

GIVE

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LEADERSHIP

Bethany Brooks

Advancement Associate – Stewardship and Special Gifts

Renee Clark Voves '04

Associate Director of Institutional Advancement - Alumni & Parent Relations and Annual Giving

Hope Elbert

Office Coordinator, Alumni & Parent Relations

Dani Gordon '17

Assistant Director of Alumni & Parent Relations

Katie Kreis '19

Alumni & Development Communications Associate

Rob Ruchotzke

Director of Annual Giving