Spotlight on Walden

Spotlight on Walden

  • Luis LaCourt
    Posted on June 13, 2013

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

  • Michelle Williams
    Posted on May 8, 2013

    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.

  • Irene Barry
    Posted on May 3, 2013

    Walden PhD 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.

  • Faye Britt crossing the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon
    Posted on May 2, 2013

    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.

  • Curtis Alston
    Posted on February 21, 2013

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

  • Willie Jones
    Posted on February 15, 2013

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

  • Krystal Kirkland
    Posted on January 16, 2013

    Earning an MPH 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.

  • 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).
    Posted on November 20, 2012

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

  • 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.