Leadership Awards Dinner 

Sat., Oct. 29, 2011
7 p.m.
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

Career Services

Currently Hiring
Position: Senior Accountant
Employer: Iannuzzi, Manetta & Company
Location: Troy, MI

Description: Senior Accountant positions are available for candidates with 3 to 7 years of public accounting experience. You will perform most engagements with a minimum of supervision, guide and instruct team members in work to be performed and prepare the required tax returns.

To view a more detailed description, interested and qualified Walsh College alumni should log onto eRecruiting. For more information on Walsh College Career Services contact

Check back every month for a  job posting in our new section, "Currently Hiring".

Upcoming Events & Information

Walsh College Open Source

Sat., Oct. 8, 2011
10 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.
Free registration with Walsh

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 Savannah Lee at 248-823-1298.

PHR Exam Prep
Wed., Oct. 5th 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.

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

The conference features keynote and break-out sessions including the Michigan Business Success Story: George W. Auch Company. Auch President Vince DeLeonardis will discuss the 100 year old family business culture and employee ownership. Learn more here: thewalshinstitute.com/businesslive.

Evening Networking & Learning Series
Nov. 2011
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Free; registration is required.

Join the Alumni Association for networking and learning at our quarterly evening event. This event includes free appetizers sponsored by the WCAA. November's event will feature a presentation by Clayton & McKervey, the WCAA's annual sponsor for 2011-2012! Network, mingle and connect with fellow alumni and business professionals at this

free event.

For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 248-823-129 or via email at alumni@walshcollege.edu.

Webinars at Walsh College
We'll come to your desk at your lunch hour!
Degree program and social media webinars.
Register or learn more at www.walshcollege.edu/webinars.

Interested in Blackstone LaunchPad?
The LaunchPad 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. LaunchPad is hosting many workshops during the 4th quarter covering such topics as starting your own consulting business, crowd-funding, building a website and the legal pitfalls of an on line business. For more information about these upcoming events go to walshcollege.edu/launchpad.

Interested in highlighting your business at the upcoming Alumni Open House and WalshPreneur Fair on November 14th? Contact launchpad@walshcollege.edu or call 248-832-1670 for information.

Now Offering Soft Skills Programing
Walsh College has prepared a program to coach individuals on the importance of soft skills in the workplace. The future differentiator for job candidates, and the businesses that hire them, will be the soft skills - the non-technical, intangible, personality-specific skills that determine strengths of a leader, team member, listener, negotiator, and conflict mediator. These skills will be necessary to function successfully in this intercultural global environment. For information and registration go to walshcollege.edu/softskills.
 October 2011

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William E. Aldridge, MST 1985, joins Detroit Public Schools as chief financial officer.

Richard D. DiBartolomeo
, MSF 1990, was elected to the board of directors of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Ronald Pauli
, MSF 1996, was named to the Horizon Pharma board of directors.

Andrew F. Zaleski, MST 1999, was admitted to the partnership at BDO USA, LLP.

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Monthly Networking

Novi Group    

1st and 3rd Friday of every month

Oct. 7 & 21, 2011

8-9 a.m. (7:45 a.m.  sign-in) 
Novi Campus

Registration: Email Bruce Fette  


Troy Group
2nd and 4th Mon. of the month
Oct. 11 & 25 , 2011

8:15 – 9:45 a.m.  (8 a.m. sign-in )
Troy Campus, Room 208
Registration: Email Caleb Bellow


Looking to improve your public speaking and leadership skills, or to remain competitive during a job search? Learn more here.

Novi Affinity Group
3rd Wed. of each month
Oct. 19, 2011
Novi campus, Cafeteria
8-9 a.m.
Registration: Email Lynn Valade

Troy Affinity Group
2nd Thurs. of each month
Oct. 13, 2011    
Troy campus, Cafeteria    
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Registration: Email Brenda Meller

To learn more about Inforum, Michigan's largest professional organization for women, visit www.inforummichigan.org.