Connecting People, Knowledge, and Opportunities for Positive Social Change
See how the recipients of our Research & Applications for Social Change Grant and Fellowship will make a difference in their communities.
The Center for Social Change would like to congratulate Dr. Nguh, a Walden Alumnus and faculty in the School of Nursing, for his continued dedication to leading action in helping women around the world achieve better maternal and reproductive health outcomes!
In April, Dr. Rebecca Cowan will receive the 2020 Gilbert and Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person from the American Counseling Association at their conference in San Diego. Dr. Cowan is a core faculty member in the School of Counseling.
The award “honors an ACA member who gives to others without fanfare or expectation of reward other than the personal satisfaction of seeing other people made happier.”
Dr. Walter Frazier, Director of Academic Quality in the School of Counseling and Human Services, received the 2019 United Way of West Central Mississippi Agency Director of the Year Award.
Dr. Frazier is executive director at Grace Counseling Center. The center provides counseling services regardless of a client’s ability to pay. In 2019, the center provided services to many area residents affected by flooding.
Dr. Denise Boston, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Walden University, spoke with Sonja Santelise, CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools, to discuss her leadership in education, accomplishments in positive social change, and to honor Black History Month.
March 26, 2020
Embracing authenticity, humility, and vulnerability to strengthen positive social change
Understanding your why, the importance of networking and building community, and learning to lead in social change were among the topics discussed by Dr. Hema Chaurasia, Dr. Rafael Matos, Dr. Crystal Francis, Dr. Tammira Lucas, and Dr. Sharon Hargrove Porter. The panel was moderated by alumnus and Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Walter McCollum.