Join Us Here on July 18 at 2p.m. ET for a Virtual Celebration

Walden University will host a special online celebration honoring Walden’s Summer 2020 graduates and their milestone achievement. Join us on July 18, 2020, at 2 p.m. Eastern time to honor and celebrate the class of 2020!

 

Read a statement from President Ward Ulmer regarding the shift from our summer commencement ceremony to a special virtual graduate celebration.

How Do I Tune In?

Our virtual event will be streamed live on this page and on Walden’s 50th Anniversary Graduate Anniversary Celebration Facebook Event page. Using the stream on this page, you can cast the video to your smart TV.  

We encourage you and your family and friends to join us on the Facebook event page to engage in additional conversation and share your posts with us! Be sure to use the #WaldenUGrad hashtag when posting about your celebration!

Join Us at a Future Ceremony 

Our graduates can also choose to participate in an in-person commencement weekend that best aligns with family and work commitments. Our planned future ceremonies include the winter 2021 ceremony held February 4–6, 2021, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, and the summer 2021 ceremony held August 26–28, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas. 

If you did not let us know which future ceremony you plan to attend during the registration process, please fill out the future ceremony interest survey to let us know. 

Celebration Toolkit

Make the most of your virtual celebration and show off your Walden pride! The Celebration Toolkit includes social media cover photos, Instagram Story templates, printable signs, and more. Don't forget to include @waldenu and #WaldenUGrad in your posts and stories!

Happy Grads, Walden Alumni: Share Your Excitement!

Refer a friend or help inspire students and fellow alumni by telling us how you are using your Walden degree in your profession and your community.

Employee Graduates

Check out the Walden staff members who are a part of our incredible Class of 2020.

Refer a Friend!

Which of your friends or colleagues is the next great addition to our learning community? Help shape the future of Walden by referring today.

Commencement Speakers

Learn more about all of our accomplished guest speakers featured in the broadcast.

Walden Alumni Magazine

Read about the accomplishments, achievements, and impact on social change of our alumni around the globe.

Additional Information and Resources


Walden's 2020 Student and Alumni Award Winners

Shelly Elkington

Academic Performance

This award recognizes excellence in academic performance as an undergraduate student who embodies the ideals expressed in Walden University’s core values and a commitment to serving humankind. Presented for Distinguished Scholarship, Service and Citizenship honoring a graduating undergraduate student for excellence in scholarship.

 

Alexandra Schuur

Citizenship

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Xellex Rivera, PhD

Leadership Excellence

This award recognizes doctoral student excellence as a leader who embodies the ideals expressed in the Walden University Mission. Presented for Distinguished Leadership, Scholarship, and Mentorship honoring a graduating doctoral student for leadership contributions that have increased in breadth and depth to the Walden University communities during his or her doctoral program.

 

Kay R. Ramsey, PhD

Outstanding Alumni Award

The Outstanding Alumni Award is granted each year to a graduate who exemplifies our mission to effect positive social change by making an impact on his or her profession, discipline, or community.

Walden Social Feeds

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Jul 09
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Jul 09
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Jul 07
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