Where Walsh Was
WCAA Hits a Hole-in-One
with Annual Golf Outing
The Alumni Association held it's annual golf outing at Greystone Golf Club on Fri., Aug. 12th. 19 teams played in the four person scramble. The guests enjoyed a continental breakfast, lunch at the term and buffet dinner that included a raffle with over 25 prizes. These included theatre tickets, golf gifts, sports memorabilia and gift baskets filled with gourmet foods. Now a non-dues based organization, proceeds from the WCAA Golf Outing support alumni programming throughout the year. For more information on the Walsh College Alumni Association and its services contact the
Office of Alumni Relations at 248-823-1298.
Career Services & Academic Info

Career Fair
Thurs., Sept. 15, 1- 4 p.m.
Troy Campus
Exclusively for current, for-credit Walsh College students and degreed alumni. Please wear professional interviewing attire and bring plenty of resumes with you. Contact Career Services for a listing of employers who will be at the event at 248-823-1625 or via email here.

Meet & Greet with Deloitte
Wed., Sept. 21, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Troy Campus, Room 199
Learn about careers at Deloitte, a leader in the Public Accounting Industry. Careers range from Tax, Accounting, IT and IA. Registration is required.

Upcoming Events & Information

Cast your vote HERE for the new 2011-2012 Walsh College Alumni Association Officers. There are three nominees for this years board.
Learn about them HERE.

Volunteer Event: Urban Farming
Partnership with Greening of Detroit
Sat. Sept. 17, 2011
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

FREE to Attend

Join the WCAA for a volunteer event in partnership the Greening of Detroit. Our group will be working on a number of fall farm tasks from maintenance to harvesting. You don't need to bring tools, but if you have gardening gloves and water, please bring them. It may still be hot, so please bring protective sun clothing as well.  Only five spots remain for this event.

Further questions and to register Contact: Office of Alumni Relations at
(248) 823-1298.

Evening Networking & Learning Series
Wed., Sept. 21, 2011
5:30 - 9 p.m.
Emagine Theater, Skybox Lounge
Free to attend.

Please join the alumni and friends of the WCAA for a night of free networking and bowling at the quarterly Evening Networking & Learning series. This event is free and appetizers are provided by the Alumni Association. Paul Glantz, President of Emagine Theater and Walsh alumnus (MST 1984) will also speak about his business. For more information visit, walshcollege.edu/Eveningnetworking.

Blackstone LaunchPad Open House
Wed., Sept. 21, 4:30 – 7 p.m., Troy campus
Tues., Sept. 27, 4:30 – 7 p.m., Novi campus

Meet the LaunchPad team and learn about the free entrepreneurial services available. Also learn how to register to become a member. Learn more here,

The LaunchPad, which opened in fall 2010 , serves students and alumni who aspire to entrepreneurship. Some LaunchPad participants simply use networking linkages and workshop offerings as they explore entrepreneurship as a possible career option. Others seek help from internal LaunchPad consulting to brainstorm or develop their business idea.

Interested in highlighting your business at the upcoming Alumni Open House in November? Contact Carol Glynn for information on the first WalshPreneur Fair at 248-823-1670.

Toastmasters at Walsh College
Novi Group                                                 Troy Group
1st and 3rd Friday of every month        2nd and 4th Mon. of the month
Sept. 16, 2011                                            Sept. 26, 2011

8-9 a.m. (7:45 a.m.  sign-in)                    8:15 – 9:45 a.m.  (8 a.m. sign-in )

Novi Campus                                              Troy Campus, Room 208
Registration:                                              Registration:

Email Bruce Fette                                      Email Caleb Bellow

Looking to improve your public speaking and leadership skills, or to remain competitive during a job search? Join Toastmasters at

Walsh College. Learn more here.


Troy Affinity Group                               Novi Affinity Group     
2nd Thurs. of each month                   3rd Wed. of each month
Oct. 13, 2011                                         Sept. 21, 2011
Troy campus, Cafeteria                       Novi campus, Cafeteria
7:30-8:30 a.m.                                       8-9 a.m.
Registration:                                          Registration:
Email Brenda Meller                            Email Lynn Valade  


Michigan's largest professional organization for women holds monthly networking  at Walsh College. To learn more about Inforum visit www.inforummichigan.org.

Walsh College Open Source

Sat., Oct. 8, 2011
10:00 a.m.; Troy Campus, Room 199

Share and educate the group on all facets of web development tools and techniques, as well as initiate and publish open source web-based software projects. For more information, visit walshcollege.edu/opensourcecommunity.

Focus: HOPE Walk
Sun., Oct. 9, 2011
11 a.m.

Join Walsh College in support of Focus: HOPE by participating in the 2011 walk. This event is celebrating it's 37th year. Join Walsh during the walk or at the pre-walk festivities featuring entertainment and activities for the whole family. For more information contact Rose Zook at 248-823-1232.

Fifth Annual Small Business Conference
Thurs., Oct. 20, 2011
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Troy campus

Early registration for the 2011 BusinessLIVE Conference ends September 23. The fifth annual conference features keynote and break-out sessions including Michigan Business Success Story: George W. Auch Company. Auch President Vince DeLeonardis will discuss the 100 year olf family business culture and employee purchase. Learn more at thewalshinstitute.com/businesslive.

Leadership Awards Dinner

Sat., Oct. 29, 2011
Royal Park Hotel
Tickets are $250

Walsh College is pleased to announce that Paul Glantz, MST ‘84, President & CEO of Emagine Entertainment is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award. Stephanie Baron, MBA ‘10 is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Graduate of the Last Decade Award. Both will be honored at the Leadership Awards Dinner. In addition Walsh will award Matthew Cullen, President & COO, Rock Ventures and Michael Brennan, President & CEO, United Way of Southeast Michigan with the Jeffery W. Barry Award for Educational Excellence and Community Service.  For more information please contact Andrea Richards at 248-823-1204.

 September 2011

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Susan E. Aller, BAC 1987, retired after 20 1/2 years with the IRS.

Jay Arnold, MBA 2009, was promoted to Accounting Specialist at Oakland Community College of Auburn Hills.

Misty M. Delegato, MSM 1998, has become a member of Vistage Michigan.

Gregory Frazier, MSA 1985, obtained Microsoft Certified Partner- Silver ISV Competency for his accounting practice.

Ryan R. Heckman, MBA 2001, joined Northwood University as an assistant professor of finance.

Leo C. Kujawa
, MSF 1992, has joined Flagstar Bank Troy as senior vice president and group manager, commercial banking.

John P. McCulloch
, MBA 2009, is running for U.S. Senate.

Michael C. Powell, MST 2010, was promoted to tax principal at Rehmann.

Gerald T. Stein, BAC 1995, was elected partner of Plante & Moran’s Macomb office.

Carina L. Yanish, MSM 2007, was promoted to chief operations officer for Mariners Inn.

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Walsh Institute Events

Keep your head in the game with the Walsh Institute Leadership Center. Refresh your skills, meet with your peers, meet industry experts. Learn  more HERE.

Interested in an affinity group?

Email Jan Hubbard at jhubbard@walshcollege.edu to confirm times.

ATTENTION: Business 360 Friends and Family Discount!
Friends and family of Walsh students and alumni are eligible for a 20% discount on continuing education classes including Business 360 - our "mini-MBA" program for individuals without a formal business education. Classes are Mon. and Wed. evenings at the Troy campus beginning Sept. 26. Details HERE.

PHR Exam Prep
Wed., Oct. 8th continues for eight weeks
Novi campus
HR professionals can now prepare for the PHR exam at Walsh COllege. Attend our sessions for structured classes with seasoned instructors and enhance your learning and retention through peer interaction. There are no admission requirements to take this program, however specific criteria is required for the PHR exam. For more information click HERE.


AINS Classes Now Offered Online
Walsh and partners Burns & Wilcox are now offerening non-credit online classes for insurance certifications. First Class: Property adn Liability Insurance Principles, is the prerequisit for all further classes. This class begins Sept. 19. Visit HERE for more information.