Where Walsh Was
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
Career Services & Academic Info
Thurs., Sept. 15, 1- 4 p.m.
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
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.
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
Volunteer Event: Urban Farming
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
& 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
Blackstone LaunchPad Open
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
for information on the first WalshPreneur Fair at
Toastmasters at Walsh College
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.
Troy Campus, Room 208
Looking to improve your public speaking and
leadership skills, or to remain competitive during a job
search? Join Toastmasters at
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.
Brenda Meller Email
Michigan's largest professional organization
for women holds monthly networking at Walsh College. To learn more about Inforum
Sat., Oct. 8, 2011
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
Focus: HOPE Walk
Sun., Oct. 9, 2011
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
Rose Zook at
Fifth Annual Small Business Conference
Thurs., Oct. 20, 2011
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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
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
Richards at 248-823-1204.
Welcome to the September 2011
issue of E-NEWS, the Alumni
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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
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
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
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informed by updating your contact info and sending
in news about your life and career.
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Troy, Michigan, 48007-7006
calls please; information must be in writing.
Keep your head in the game with the Walsh Institute
Leadership Center. Refresh your skills, meet with
your peers, meet industry experts. Learn more
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ATTENTION: Business 360 Friends and Family
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.
PHR Exam Prep
Wed., Oct. 8th continues for eight weeks
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
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
for more information.