SOURCE: Walden University

Walden University

April 01, 2010 19:33 ET

Walden University Announces 2010 Scholars of Change Video Contest

Online University's Contest Expands to 40 Winners in Honor of Walden's 40th Anniversary

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) -  Walden University, a leading provider of online degrees for working adults, recently launched its 2010 Scholars of Change video contest. The contest gives students and alumni the opportunity to share from personal experiences how a Walden degree can help affect positive social change by enriching and advancing the lives of countless others.

This year's contest has been expanded to include 40 winners in honor of Walden's 40th anniversary. Participants may be eligible to win one of five $5,000 grand prizes and an additional $2,500 prize for each winner's favorite charity. Another 35 winners will receive $500 as honorable mentions. The deadline to submit a video is April 26, 2010.

The 2009 video stories are available for viewing at www.WaldenU.edu/scholarsvideos.

The students and alumni in the videos are a reflection of students currently pursuing their online education at Walden. For 40 years, Walden University's vision of contributing to the greater global good has fueled the passion of its students, graduates, faculty members and staff.

For more information about the contest and the online university, visit www.WaldenU.edu/contest.

About Walden University:

For 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. More than 40,500 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are pursuing their bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees here. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network -- a global network of more than 50 online and campus-based universities in 21 countries.

Walden offers more than 40 degree programs with more than 180 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration, technology and engineering. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. To learn more visit www.ncahlc.org.

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