The University`s mission includes broad access to high-quality post-secondary education through a distance learning environment and the preparation of its graduates for professional excellence and positive social change. In line with this mission, the Psychology program is designed to prepare researchers and practitioners to overcome real-world challenges and enable positive change in individuals, groups, organizations, and local, national, and global communities. Dr. Irma Becerra – As the seventh President of Marymount University, Dr. Becerra is a nationally recognized educator recognized for her innovation, entrepreneurship and transformative education. She launched Marymount`s new strategic plan, added market-driven university programs, and improved the university`s IT and physical infrastructure. Prior to Marymount, she was Dean and Director of Studies at St. Marymount. Thomas University and spent three decades at Florida International University (FIU) in positions such as Vice President, Vice President, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Professor. She was the first woman to receive a PhD in Electrical Engineering from FIU. Dr.
Ward Ulmer - As President of Walden University, Dr. Ulmer brings nearly 25 years of academic leadership to this position, including at Walden, where he served as Director of Learning and Vice President of College Administration. Prior to joining Walden, Dr. Ulmer held leadership positions at Latimer Education and Strayer University. He also volunteers with the Accreditation Commission for Career Schools and Colleges. Throughout his career, Mr. Ulmer has advocated for access to higher education, working with historically black colleges and universities, technical and community colleges, and professionally focused institutions. MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden University is convening a panel of renowned speakers for its upcoming Conferences for Good on "Online Learning in Higher Education," which will take place on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.m and .m.
ET. The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing the way students around the world learn, especially at colleges and universities in the United States. The virtual panel, held during National Distance Learning Week, will focus on the challenges, benefits and future of online learning in higher education. About Walden University Walden University celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020 and was founded to help adult learners achieve their academic goals and have a greater impact on their professions and communities. Students from the United States and more than 120 countries are looking for a certificate, bachelor`s, master`s, or doctoral degree online at Walden. The university offers more than 80 study programs with more than 350 specializations and concentrations. Walden University is accredited by the Higher Education Commission, hlcommission.org. For more information, see WaldenU.edu. Walden is committed to providing barrier-free access to its educational offerings and takes appropriate and appropriate precautions if necessary. Students requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the Office of Disability Services in firstname.lastname@example.org (1-800-925-3368, ND 3121205; or visit the Disability Services website). The panel will be moderated by Elizabeth Leiba, published author, professor, and co-host of the EdUp Experience podcast, which covers educational topics with U.S. university and college presidents and educational technology entrepreneurs.
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