Refer a Student to Walsh for the New Year!
$300,000 in Scholarships Available for New Students – Please Spread the Word
Numerous scholarship opportunities are available at many academic and need levels. There is over $300,000 across 50 scholarship funds for new undergraduate students who enroll in winter classes. Spread the word to any friend who may be considering Walsh College for their degree.

Walsh also has special funds available to assist continuing students who are experiencing financial hardships due to unemployment. Contact the Financial Aid office to learn how to apply for scholarships or financial aid at (248) 823-1665 or or visit
Career Services

Currently Hiring
Position: Senior Accountant - Accounting & Auditing
Southfield, MI
Clayton & McKervey, P.C. has an immediate position available in their Emerging & Middle Market Entrepreneurs Department. The successful candidate will work with a culturally- diverse client base in a wide range of industries. Working independently as well as within a team, the candidate will have the opportunity for advancement and staff development. This position is for a career-minded individual with a strong desire to grow in the field of public accounting.

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 248-823-1625.

Check back every month for a  job posting in our new section, "Currently Hiring" brought to you by Walsh College Career Services.

Upcoming Events & Information

Focus: HOPE Holiday Meal Delivery
Sat., Dec. 17, 2011
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1300 Oakman Boulevard, Detroit

Join fellow alumni and friends for the annual Focus: HOPE holiday meal delivery. We will be delivering nutritionally balanced meals to homebound seniors in and around Detroit. Donuts, coffee and hot chocolate will be provided before your delivery. To register, contact Savannah Lee at 248-823-1298. Registration is required.

Help us spread some holiday cheer to those who need it most this year!

Webinars at Walsh College
We'll be offering a variety of webinars for job seekers, employers and entrepreneurs. Upcoming webinars include:

LinkedIn 101: Employers and Recruiters

Tues., Jan. 17, 12:15 - 1 p.m.
LinkedIn 101: Job Seekers and Networking
Wed., Jan. 18, 12:15 - 1p.m.
What is Blackstone LaunchPad
Wed., Jan. 18, 4:45 - 6 p.m.

Register or learn more at

Blackstone LaunchPad Entrepreneurial Chats
Leveraging the Power of Social Media
Tues., Jan. 17, 4:45 - 6 p.m.
Troy Campus
Speaker: Lauren Ziskie, Walsh Adjunct Faculty

Customer Research: Where Do You Start?
Tues., Jan. 31, 5 - 6 p.m.

To register contact Blackstone LaunchPad at 248-823-1670.

Capuchin Soup Kitchen
Sat., Jan. 21, 2012
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
4390 Conner, Detroit
FREE to Attend

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

Click here to register.

Join the Walsh College Alumni Association at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen to help out those less fortunate. This event is limited to the first 10 participants.

98th Walsh College Commencement
Sat., Jan. 28, 2012
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Zion Christian Church, Troy


The Walsh College Alumni Association is seeking alumni volunteers to help distribute padfolios to newly minted alumni at our annual commencement ceremony.  This event is limited to the first six volunteers. To register, e-mail Savannah Lee or call 248-823-1298.

Evening Networking & Learning Series
Event sponsored by the St. Andrews Society of Detroit
Wed., Jan. 25, 2012
5:30 - 9 p.m.
Kilgour Scottish Centre
2360 Rochester Court, Troy
Free for students and alumni

Featuring Anne Doyle's special presentation
The Next Frontier for American Women: Leadership

About the Speaker:
Anne Doyle has been on the front lines and the battle lines of women's progress for nearly four decades. She began her career as a pioneering TV News and the TV Sports broadcaster in the 1970's and 80's. She then moved to the corporate world, rising through the ranks at Ford Motor Company. Most recently she's been working on her recently-released book Powering Up! How America's Women Achievers Become Leaders. For more information on Anne Doyle visit Anne's book will be available for purchase during the event.

Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 248-823-1298

Register now for CE and Certification Classes in 2012

Classes include AINS, PHR and Business 360.

Details on the web at The

Innovation Starts Here Competition - What Bugs You?
The purpose of this competition is to get future entrepreneurs thinking about new products and services that fill a void, and how they can bring those products and services to the marketplace.

Submissions are dure by January 31, 2012 at 5 p.m. For more information and to register visit

The Walsh College Office of Development & Alumni Relations is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award and the 2012 Graduate of the Last Decade Award. These prestigious awards are given to high achieving alumni who have done great things not only in their career but in the community as well. For complete award criteria please visit If you have someone you would like to nominate please e-mail their name to and specify which award you are nominating them for.

Need to update your skills and want the PMP or CISSP certifications? A study group will be forming in January for those interested in taking the PMP and the CISSP exams. Please contact Jessica Bradford if you are interested in joining the group. We will collectively decide on a meeting time and place once we have the group formed.
December 2011

Welcome to the December 2011

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Michael P. Bahoura, MSF 1994 & MAE 2005, joined Quicken Loans as a mortgage banker.

Emily M. Faulkner, BBA 2010, joined Fifth Third Bank as sourcing manager.

Anne L. Hartman, BAC 1986, was promoted to director at Grant Thornton.

Marcia Mangold, MSBIT 2005, was promoted to an IT Risk Management Professional for General Electric Company.

William E. Mangold, MSBIT 2006 joined Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association as IT manager.

Tracey M. Medley, BBA 1994, was named controller at Detroit Media Partnership.

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Monthly Networking

Novi Group    

1st and 3rd Friday of every month

Dec. 16, 2011

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

Registration: E-mail Bruce Fette  


Troy Group
2nd and 4th Mon. of the month
Jan. 9 & 23, 2012
8:15 – 9:45 a.m.  (8 a.m. sign-in )
Troy Campus, Room 208
Registration: E-mail 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
Jan. 18, 2012
Novi campus, Cafeteria
8-9 a.m.
Registration: E-mail Lynn Valade

Troy Affinity Group
2nd Thurs. of each month
Jan. 12, 2012    
Troy campus, Cafeteria    
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Registration: E-mail Brenda Meller

To learn more about Inforum, Michigan's largest professional organization for women, visit


Walsh College Open Source

Sat., Jan. 14, 2012
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