• An Advocate for Patients

    The first recipient of Walden’s full-tuition Nurse of the Year Scholarship addresses what she’s learned in nearly 35 years of nursing and how she can apply what she’s learning in her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program to her career.

    May 08, 2013

    Michelle Williams
  • Sharing Her Passion for Lifelong Learning in the Classroom

    Walden Ph.D. in Education student Irene Barry is a teacher who makes an impact on high school students with special needs in New Mexico and on fellow teachers in Guatemala.

    May 03, 2013

    Irene Barry
  • Running for Boston

    Walden doctoral student Faye Britt completed this year’s Boston Marathon before the bombing. In order to do something positive following the events, she organized a run to benefit the victims at the middle school where she is an assistant principal.

    May 02, 2013

    Faye Britt crossing the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon
  • A Path to Fulfilling Young Men’s Dreams

    Educator Curtis Alston focused his doctoral research on the school-based mentoring program he founded to help boys facing educational and social struggles.

    February 21, 2013

    Curtis Alston
  • The Business of Entrepreneurship

    Willie Jones shares some insights about entrepreneurship that his Walden degrees and founding a company have provided him.

    February 15, 2013

    Willie Jones
  • Meet a Graduate: Krystal Kirkland, M.P.H.

    Earning an M.P.H. brings this new graduate closer to several important personal goals: changing careers, fighting childhood obesity, and making a greater impact on our nation’s healthcare.

    January 16, 2013

    Krystal Kirkland
  • Walden Recognizes Educators Across the Country

    Grants from Walden help five schools host “Educator for a Day” events to enhance classroom education and activities to promote learning.

    November 20, 2012

    Special Education Expressive Arts Teacher Stacy Kafka from Kilmer Center School in Vienna, Va., uses picture symbols to assist her students during Educator for a Day (photo courtesy of Andrea Gayle photography and design/www.agphotographydesign.com).
  • Breaking the Silence to Prevent Suicide

    Personal tragedy leads a mother to become an advocate for preventing teen suicide and continue her education as a Walden communications student.

    November 14, 2012

    Jenny Wolpert
  • Walden Students Share Insights From World Business Forum

    Students learn what it takes to be a successful leader in today’s global economy at a global business forum showcasing prominent experts in business, government, and media.

    October 15, 2012

    Walden Faculty and Students at WBF
  • Insights: How to Balance Your Family, Career, and Coursework

    With a recent job promotion and a family that includes three children, Walden student Darlene Williams shares ideas on balancing life’s obligations.

    June 29, 2012

    Darlene Williams
  • 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.