• 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: Dr. Patric Taylor, Ed.D.

    A former lumber company owner fulfills his desire to become a better teacher by earning his doctoral degree.

    January 17, 2013

    Dr. Patric Taylor
  • 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
  • Protecting Children Around the World From Abuse

    A Walden Ph.D. in Public Health graduate shares her knowledge and expertise to increase awareness and prevention of child sexual abuse in countries around the world through the nonprofit she founded.

    December 17, 2012

    Lois Engelbrecht with team at Arpan
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Meet a 2012 Graduate: Dr. Deborah Ellis

    A lifelong learner makes her parents proud and puts herself on track to become a hospital epidemiologist.

    August 22, 2012

    Dr. Deborah Ellis
  • 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.