Walden University Alumni Ambassadors are an elite network of alumni leaders who advocate for the university and one another by raising awareness of Walden as a leader of social change in their local communities, workplaces, professional associations, and social groups. All alumni, students, faculty, and staff benefit from their work as loyal champions.
The Institute for Polarities of Democracy was established as a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization to promote and advance the Polarity Thinking theory of Dr. Barry Johnson and the Polarities of Democracy theory of Dr. Bill Benet to train and educate scholars, researchers, and practitioners in educational and societal settings. The Polarities of Democracy is a framework for overcoming oppression and building healthy, sustainable, and just communities and organizations in the United States and internationally.
The purpose of the Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship for Diversity program is to increase access for individuals who will contribute to Walden University by enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. This program provides opportunities for mentoring, teaching, professional development, research (scholarship), and social change (service) in order to introduce the many facets involved in becoming an online faculty member.
The National Organization for Human Services Honor Society, Tau Upsilon Alpha (TUA), recognizes Walden students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences who demonstrate integrity, academic excellence, and dedication to empowering people through education and service. The purpose of TUA is to honor academic excellence; foster lifelong learning, leadership, and development; and promote excellence in service to humanity.
The purpose of MISC is to leverage the professional experience that Walden University’s diverse student population represents. The chapter is committed to provide members with opportunities to use their expertise to mentor others, network with professionals in a variety of fields, and share best practices on how to access funding for students of multicultural backgrounds. The chapter fulfills its mission through monthly virtual meetings to discuss leadership best practices and to have group dialogue on a monthly reading list.