• Giving Back to Communities in Need

    The annual Global Days of Service expands to a weeklong event, increasing opportunities for the Walden community to make a difference.

    September 24, 2013

    Giving Back to Communities in Need
  • Designing Your Organization to Be Successful in the Long Term

    Walden D.B.A. graduate Dr. Raymond Marbury shares lessons from his doctoral study on how organizations can plan for leadership succession and make the most of their entire workforce.

    September 12, 2013

    Dr. Raymond Marbury
  • Humanitarian on a Mission

    Former U.S. Marine Eric Barton uses his Walden education and his desire to support his country’s defense infrastructure to run a successful contracting company and help people in need around the world.

    August 16, 2013

    World Humanitarian Day
  • Meet a Graduate: Dr. Kelly Wheeler, Ph.D. in Public Health

    A graduate perseveres to overcome her own health condition, earns two Walden degrees, and commits to improving the lives of children and adults with facial deformities.

    August 02, 2013

    Kelly Wheeler spoke at the Society for Public Health Education Annual Meeting.
  • 90-Year-Old Ph.D. in Management Grad Says “I Just Want to Keep Learning”

    Forget retirement. Following 50 years in the broadcasting business, Dr. Wendell Mayes Jr. pursues higher education and a consulting career.

    August 02, 2013

    Wendell Mayes Jr.
  • Preventing HIV/AIDS in Africa Through Education

    Walden’s Ph.D. in Public Health program is helping student Stephen Mucheke achieve is goal to promote public health practices that prevent and reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS on communities across Africa.

    July 19, 2013

    Stephen Mucheke educating
  • A Voice for Equality

    A Walden doctoral student’s personal parenting experience provides motivation for a dissertation on the impact of his state’s policy banning same-sex couples from adopting children together.

    June 18, 2013

    Mark Maxwell and Timothy Young
  • Spreading the Message of Early Screening

    Shocked by his own diagnosis at age 42, Walden doctoral student Luis Lacourt starts a nonprofit organization focused on prostate cancer awareness and support.

    June 13, 2013

    Luis LaCourt
  • 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
  • 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.