Spotlight on Walden

Spotlight on Walden

  • Kelly Wheeler spoke at the Society for Public Health Education Annual Meeting.
    Posted on August 2, 2013

    A graduate perseveres to overcome her own health condition, earns two Walden degrees, and commits to improving the lives of children and adults with facial deformities.

  • Wendell Mayes Jr.
    Posted on August 2, 2013

    Forget retirement. Following 50 years in the broadcasting business, Dr. Wendell Mayes Jr. pursues higher education and a consulting career.

  • Stephen Mucheke educating
    Posted on July 19, 2013

    Walden’s PhD in Public Health program is helping student Stephen Mucheke achieve is goal to promote public health practices that prevent and reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS on communities across Africa.

  • Mark Maxwell and Timothy Young
    Posted on June 18, 2013
    A Walden doctoral student’s personal parenting experience provides motivation for a dissertation on the impact of his state’s policy banning same-sex couples from adopting children together.
  • 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.

  • 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.