• Proud to be a Volunteer

    On Walden’s Global Day of Service, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate Persephone Munnings shares her knowledge and expertise as a nurse to help reduce the impact of chronic diseases on the people of the Bahamas.

    December 07, 2012

    Persephone Munnings
  • Starting a Successful Nonprofit Organization

    Walden faculty member Dr. Gary Kelsey offers valuable advice for anyone interested in promoting social change through a new nonprofit organization.

    November 26, 2012

    Gary Kelsey
  • 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
  • Helping Students Deal With Natural Disasters

    Walden contributing faculty member Dr. Steven Little shares his expertise in helping children cope with and recover from the trauma that occurs when disaster strikes a community.

    November 13, 2012

    Steven Little
  • Expert Advice From Doctoral Graduates

    Walden graduates offer guidance in choosing a doctoral research topic and completing a dissertation successfully.

    November 01, 2012

    Kristal Ayres
  • Educating a Community About Breast Cancer

    Through the nonprofit organization she created, a Walden Ph.D. in Public Health graduate and 2010 Scholar of Change brings breast cancer screenings and support to Amish and Mennonite women in Appalachia.

    October 25, 2012

    Melissa Thomas
  • Clearing a Path and Cultivating Community

    Walden faculty member Dr. Beth Hagens discovers how a community cleanup can bring neighbors together.

    October 19, 2012

    Dr. Bethe Hagens
  • 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
  • Making a Difference for Educators

    Before she became a Walden graduate and teacher, Katie Schulz-Ditchen turned to a local women’s shelter for help. Now she’s introducing other women in difficult circumstances to the possibility of a teaching career.

    September 26, 2012

    Katie Shulz-Ditchen (second from left)
  • 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.