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Minneapolis—February 6, 2013—To celebrate Black History Month, Walden University is bringing together its community of students, alumni, faculty and staff to acknowledge their appreciation of the contributions made by remarkable African Americans. In various activities throughout February, members of the Walden community will share their stories and insights about African Americans who have influenced or inspired their education, research, careers or social change initiatives.
“This year, Walden commemorates Black History Month by focusing on the achievements of many generations of African Americans who inspire us to make a difference,” said Dr. Cynthia Baum, president of Walden. “In addition to recognizing these important figures and sharing their impact with the Walden community, we aspire to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to creating positive social change in our communities, nation and world.”
The general public is invited to join the Walden community for this commemorative celebration by participating in live events and accessing resources at www.WaldenU.edu/blackhistory. Activities include:
To register for the webinar and learn more about Walden’s Black History Month activities, visit www.WaldenU.edu/blackhistory.
About Walden University
For more than 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. Today, more than 46,500 students from all 50 states and more than 145 countries are pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees online at Walden. The university provides students with an engaging educational experience that connects them with expert faculty and peers around the world. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network—a global network of more than 60 campus-based and online universities in 29 countries.
Walden offers more than 75 degree programs with more than 345 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration and information technology. For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.hlcommission.org.