Walden University and its students, alumni, and faculty are making news. The following articles appeared in the media this year. To read each article, please click on the headline.
Women Are Taking Their Seats on Corporate Boards, Including Younger Emiratis
Emirates 24/7 (UAE), April 4, 2014
Dr. Freda Turner, program director for the Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) program at Walden, discusses how the role of corporate boards in the UAE has evolved to welcome a new class of executives.
Algonac Hires John Strycker as Superintendent
The Times Herald (Michigan), April 3, 2014
John Strycker, a Walden Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) graduate, will become superintendent of Algonac Community Schools in Clay, Mich.
Common Core Tests
The Journal News (New York), April 2, 2014
Joseph L. Ricca Jr., a Walden Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) graduate and superintendent of the Elmsford school district in New York, talks about Common Core-based standardized testing in his district.
Building Skills for the Global Workforce
570News (Kitchener, Ontario), April 1, 2014
Dr. L. Ward Ulmer, associate dean of Walden's College of Management and Technology, discussed how online higher education can help working adults enhance their skills for the global workforce. (Dr. Ulmer speaks at 00:19 in the podcast.)
Volunteer's Work Impacts Families at Fisher House
Northwest Guardian, March 27, 2014
Dee Deruelle, a Walden M.S. in Human Services student, was named the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Volunteer of the Month for March 2014, for her volunteer work at Fisher House, which houses service members and their families while they receive care at Madigan Army Medical Center.
Behavior Counts: Putting Your Nonprofit Board on a Positive Path
NonprofitInformation.com, March 24, 2014
Dr. Gary Kelsey, a faculty member in Walden's School of Public Policy and Administration, offers advice about how nonprofits can deal with troublesome board members.
The Secret to Getting Free Money for College
The Manilla Folder, March 21, 2014
Jason Lum, a faculty member in Walden University's School of Public Policy and Administration, is a national advocate for students on ways to apply for and win scholarship money and grants.
Australian Educator Picked to Head HCC's Kona Center
Big Island Now (Hawaii), March 17, 2014
Dr. Kenneth "Marty" Fletcher, a Walden Ph.D. in Education graduate, was named director of the University of Hawai'i Center, West Hawaii.
Sonoran Living Live Honors Black History Month by Honoring Laura Bulluck
ABC 15 Arizona, February 28
Laura Bulluck, a Walden M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership graduate, is founder and CEO of Hope's Crossing, a community-based nonprofit organization that helps women transition back into their communities after incarceration.
Social Change Starts Long Before The Message
Words. Concepts. Strategies., February 28, 2014
According to the 2013 Social Change Impact Report from Walden University, if social change engagement is modeled to and started at a young age, it will lead to more involvement as adults.
Board Taps Fletcher for UH Center at West Hawaii Director’s Post
Hawaii Tribune-Herald, February 22, 2014
Dr. Kenneth “Marty” Fletcher, a Walden Ph.D. in Education graduate, is the new director of the University of Hawaii Center at West Hawaii.
Jordan Named Interim Principal at Bolingbrook High School
Bolingbrook Patch, February 21, 2014
Yolanda Jordan, a Walden Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) student, has been named interim principal of Bolingbrook High School in Bolingbrook, Ill.
Milligan Professor to Present Lecture on Health Research in Alaska
News Channel 11 (Tennessee), February 19, 2014
Dr. Amy Swango-Wilson, a Walden Ph.D. in Health Services graduate, will present "Agreement Between Self-Report and Medical Record Prevalence of 16 Chronic Conditions in the Alaska EARTH Study."
Crowder College Names New President
Joplin Independent, February 17, 2014
Dr. Jennifer Methvin, a Walden Ph.D. in Education graduate, is the new president of Crowder College in Neosho, Mo.
Survey Finds That People Who Want to Change the World Start Young
About.com, February 17, 2014
Walden’s 2013 Social Change Impact Report found that wanting to create change starts early and is often ignited through educational experiences.
Nice Guys Don’t Always Finish Last: Empathetic Leaders Outperform Others When Culture Allows
MWorld, Journal of the American Management Association, Winter 2013-14
Dr. William L. Schulz III, a faculty member in Walden’s School of Management, discusses the changing role of leaders (page 43).
Salisbury Has New Assistant City Administrator
DelMarvaNow.com, January 28, 2014
Terence Arrington, a Walden Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) graduate, is the new assistant city administrator of Salisbury, Md.
Money for College—Get Started Now
Credit Card Insider, January 22, 2014
Jason K. Lum, a faculty member in Walden’s School of Public Policy and Administration, discusses ways students can identify, apply for, and win scholarships and grants to fund their education.
Author’s Visit Will Commemorate MLK Day in Rogersville
The Rogersville Review, January 15, 2014
The Rev. Terrence Schofield, a Walden Ph.D. in Psychology student, is the author of Distractions: Why We Do What We Do.
6 Types of Social Change Agents
The General Board of Church and Society, January 8, 2014
As revealed in Walden’s 2013 Social Change Impact Report, each type of social change agent is unique in terms of engagement levels, motivating factors, and issues of importance.
What Type of Change-maker Are You?
Kelowna Capital News (British Columbia), January 9, 2014
The 2013 Social Change Impact Report prepared by Walden University identified six types of people who create change.
Sudanese Edmontonian Looks On as Violence Continues in Home Country
Edmonton Sun, January 4, 2014
Sam Lole, a Walden Ph.D. in Public Administration student, was prevented from attending college in Sudan, forcing him to leave home.