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December

Moms Heading Back to School
MSN Encarta, December 1, 2005

Walden University student Winnie Warner discusses how pursuing her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration is increasing her professional productivity and helping to make a better life for her family.

© MSN Encarta 2005

November

Online Professional Development: Benefits and Drawbacks
Education Week Online, November 17, 2005

Peggy Gaskill, head of the master’s degree program in education at Walden, co-hosts an informative online discussion about online professional development.

© Education Week 2005

Melding Sound Learning Theory and Practices
Community College Journal, November 1, 2005

Terry O’Banion is the director of Walden’s Community College Leadership Program. In this article he discusses how community colleges have been at the forefront of online opportunities at institutions of higher education.

© Community College Journal 2005

October

Sept. 11 and Social Change
Maryland Daily Record, October 17, 2005

Dr. Jason Lum, who teaches public policy at Walden, discusses effects of Supreme Court rulings post 9-11.

© Maryland Daily Record 2005

Online Learning: Leveling the Playing Field
AOL Online Campus, October 11, 2005

Walden student, Joe Valila, explains how online learning via Walden enabled him to pursue his doctorate without having to depend on wheelchair-accessible facilities.

© AOL Online Campus 2005

High-Tech MBA Speaks to Engineers, Technology Professionals
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 9, 2005

The AJC features the new High-Tech M.B.A. program for the NTU School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Walden University and discusses the need for both business savvy and tech know-how in today’s engineers.

© Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2005

Teacher Researchers Transform Instruction, Land $10,000 Grant
What’s Working: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Schools, October 2005

Peggy Gaskill, head of the Master’s in Education program at Walden, talks about Walden’s prominence in the online teacher’s education sector and Walden’s approach to teaching its students real-world classroom applications.

September

Professional Development Goes Online
Community College Times, September 27, 2005

Dr. Terry O’Banion, Director of Walden University’s Community College Leadership program and president emeritus of the League for Innovation in the Community College, talks about how online learning opportunities at community colleges help extend access to more students.

© Community College Times 2005

Never Too Late to Succeed
AOL Online Campus, September 27, 2005

Walden student, Sandra Hudson, talks about how her busy, challenging career precipitated her need and desire to earn her bachelor’s degree online.

© AOL Online Campus 2005

Busy CEOs Recognize the Value of Technology-Fueled Education
AOL Online Campus, September 27, 2005

Walden alumna Sharon T. Freeman discusses her experiences and the advantages of earning her doctorate online.

© AOL Online Campus 2005

August

MBAs for IT Pros
Network World, August 17, 2005

An in-depth look at the M.B.A. program designed by and targeted at high-tech professionals offered by the NTU School of Engineering and Applied Science.

© Network World, Inc. 2005

Never Completed Your Bachelor’s Degree? It’s Time
Online Degree Magazine, Fall, 2005

Police sergeant, criminal investigator, and Walden student, Blake Gurley, explains how completing his bachelor’s was necessary to both career advancement and personal fulfillment.

© Online Degree Magazine 2005

Moms at the Head of the Class
Online Degree Magazine, Fall, 2005

Walden public policy administration doctoral student, Winnie Warren, talks about how being a stay-at-home mom doesn’t necessarily have to stop her education or professional growth.

© Online Degree Magazine 2005

Women Changemakers
Twin Cities Business Journal, August 2005

Walden University president, Paula E. Peinovich, Ph.D. was named one of the Twin Cities Business Journal’s 2005 Top 25 Women Changemakers.

© Twin Cities Business Journal 2005

July

Teachers Flocking to Online Sources to Advance and Acquire Knowledge
Education Week, July 27, 2005

Peggy Gaskill, head of the Master’s in Education program at Walden, discusses Walden’s prominence in the online teacher’s education sector, and the University’s approach to teaching its students real-world classroom applications.

© Education Week 2005

Online Colleges Come Into Their Own
St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 18, 2005

The St. Paul Pioneer Press focuses in on Walden psychology doctoral student, Bernadette Harrell, and the growing world of online higher education.

© St. Paul Pioneer Press 2005

Distance Learning Students Come Together for Graduation
Indiana Herald-Times, July 7, 2005

The Indiana Herald-Times covers Walden University’s July graduation and spotlights Walden’s first dean and founder, Harold “Bud” Hodgkinson.

© Indiana Herald-Times 2005

June

Considering an Online Degree? Consider This…
Recreation News, June 2005

Recreation News explains what public administrators and other government employees should consider prior to pursuing an advanced degree at an online university.

© Recreation News 2005

Higher Studies via Internet
The Baltimore Sun, June 19, 2005

Walden University shares in the discussion about the gaining acceptance of for-profit, online education.

© The Baltimore Sun 2005

Getting on Top of Online Education
Workindex.com, June 2, 2005

Susan Jespersen is the full-time lead faculty for Human Resource Management at Walden. In this article, she discusses how hiring managers and human resource professionals should evaluate online universities and degree programs. 

© Workindex.com 2005

April

Letter to the Editor
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 29, 2005

Walden University President, Paula E. Peinovich, Ph.D. addresses inconsistencies in Arthur Levine’s scathing studying of Ed.D. and educational-leadership programs.

© The Chronicle of Higher Education 2005

March

Using Cyberspace to Remedy the Nursing Shortage
Community College Week, March 2005

Dr. Michael Graham, dean of the School of Heath & Human Services at Walden, and John Patterson, senior education consultant for Walden discuss how online university partnerships with community colleges can help curb the global nursing shortage.

© Community College Week 2005

Evaluating Online Universities During the Hiring Process
Public Management Magazine, March 2005

Walden University student and Creswell, Oregon city manager, Mark Shrives, explains how to effectively evaluate online university and education credentials.

© Public Management Magazine 2005

Cyber Intelligence
Advance For Nurses, March 3, 2005

Advance For Nurses spotlights Walden student, Julie McRae, who is pursuing her Master’s in Nursing degree.

© Advance For Nurses 2005

January

BI the Numbers
Black Issues in Higher Education, January 13, 2005

Walden is listed as one of the top 20 doctoral-granting institutions with the largest number of black doctoral recipients between 1999 and 2003.

© Black Issues in Higher Education 2005

Moms Heading Back to School
AOL Online Campus, January 3, 2005

Walden University student Winnie Warner discusses how pursuing her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration is increasing her professional productivity and helping to make a better life for her family.

© AOL Online Campus 2005