• Advocating for Adults With Autism

    A Walden doctoral student demonstrates daily what adults with autism spectrum disorder can accomplish and makes educators and employers aware of their capabilities.

    April 10, 2012

    Nathaniel Geyer
  • Hands-On Learning Reinvigorates Teacher and Students

    A teacher inspired by a class trip to learn about the impact of a disastrous oil spill on Gulf Coast marine life discusses the importance of service learning and how her Walden education has helped her become a better educator.

    April 09, 2012

    Joan Miller
  • Establishing a Network for Positive Social Change

    Representing Walden at the American Counseling Association conference expands an M.S. in Counseling student’s professional perspective and network.

    March 30, 2012

  • Beating the Odds

    A teen mother defies expectations to become a doctoral student and founds a nonprofit organization to combat poverty and discrimination in her community.

    March 30, 2012

    Ronessa Strickland Roberts
  • Full Plate: Advice for Single Working Parents Returning to School

    Dr. Savitri Dixon-Saxon, associate dean of the School of Counseling, offers tips to successfully cope with the additional stresses single parents face to balance school, work, and family commitments.

    March 20, 2012

    Savitri Dixon Saxon
  • A Firsthand Account of Women's History

    Growing up in Seneca Falls, N.Y., gives a Walden student and staff member a unique perspective on women’s history.

    March 13, 2012

    Excerpt from the New York Lakeland Ledger
  • Music Has a Role in Learning

    A Walden Doctor of Education graduate combines music and science in his teaching as well as his dissertation to enhance student learning.

    March 06, 2012

    Keith Smolinski
  • Road to Recovery Uncovers an Agent of Social Change

    After overcoming an eating disorder, a Walden Ph.D. in Psychology graduate now helps others achieve similar success.

    March 02, 2012

    Nicole Felton
  • Never Stop Learning: Advice From a Serial Entrepreneur

    Even after starting nine businesses, a D.B.A. student finds there’s still more to learn. He shares the knowledge he’s gained through experience and his Walden education with other entrepreneurs.

    February 20, 2012

    Kevin Miles
  • Teaching Kids to Live Heart Healthy

    Dr. Shelley Armstrong, a Walden faculty member who has founded two running programs for kids in her community, shares helpful advice for living a heart-healthy lifestyle.

    February 20, 2012

    Shelley Armstrong
  • About Spotlight on Walden

    Spotlight on Walden is a collection of stories and insights from our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Get to know the Walden community and see how they are making a difference. Share your story at mywaldenimpact@waldenu.edu.