• 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
  • Meet a 2012 Graduate: Linda Davis

    A master’s degree in psychology leads an entrepreneur to a new business venture: coaching other women who want to fulfill the dream of starting their own company.

    August 16, 2012

    Linda Davis at her school opening in Guatemala
  • Meet a 2012 Graduate: Dr. Gregory Campbell

    A longtime federal law enforcement professional shares highlights from his Walden experience and explains how a Ph.D. in Management benefits his career.

    August 06, 2012

    Gregory Campbell
  • The Journey of an Advocate

    A Walden M.P.H. graduate who contracted HIV as a young child grows up to become an ambassador for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

    July 12, 2012

    Benjamin Banks and Wife
  • Insights: Becoming a Mentor

    A graduate shares her expertise as an education consultant and lessons from her own experience to help doctoral students make the most of mentoring opportunities at Walden.

    May 31, 2012

    Chastity Williams
  • Walden Recognizes National Nurses Week

    A medical condition of her own leads a nurse to pursue two Walden degrees and transform herself into a nurse educator, mentor, and leader.

    May 07, 2012

    Rebecca Barton and Daughter
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.