New Walsh College Alumni Benefit

ONE Call Identity Theft Prevention
Walsh College is pleased to partner with ONE Call in offering their ID Theft Assist  at a reduced cost. ID Theft Assist is a premier credit monitoring, prevention, early detection, and restoration service.

Normally priced at $130, Walsh College alumni, students, employees and friends can purchase this premier identity theft prevention service for $99 a year. Click Here for more information or to purchase ID Theft Assist.

As a special bonus, Walsh College will receive a donation for each new subscriber.

Career Services

Currently Hiring
Clear Rate Communications, Inc.
Location: Birmingham, MI
Responsibilities: Reconcile balance sheet accounts, post cash receipts and AP invoices, prepare revenue assurance and dispute analysis.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, 1-3 years of public accounting or telecommunications experience, hands-on experience with accounting and billing systems such as QuickBooks.

This is a full-time, paid position and interested candidates can log into eRecruiting to view the complete job listing. Clear Rate Communications offers a competitive salary, quarterly bonus, 401(k) options, and medical and dental benefits.

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

Alumni Golf Lessons
Carl's Golfland at St. John's Bay - Plymouth:
May 10, 17, 24; 6 - 7p.m.

Sanctuary Lake Golf Course - Troy:
May 8, 15, 22; 6 - 7p.m.

This three-day program will focus on the importance of swing mechanics and club control. Semi-private lessons with PGA instructors. Low instructor-to-student ratio.

Cost per lesson: $30 for Walsh alumni & students, $35 for general public
 Adrianne Penney at (248) 823-1241.
Visit for more details. 

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

For further questions and to register contact Cindy Kot, WCAA Secretary at

Join the Walsh College Alumni Association at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen to help out those less fortunate.
There are still spots available for this great volunteer opportunity!

WCAA Golf League starting soon!
Tuesday nights starting in April at 5:20 p.m.
Cost: $375 for 20 weeks (carts extra)

Attention all golfers! The Walsh College Alumni Association invites you to join their golf league. The 2012 WCAA Golf League's tee-time is 5:20 p.m. Tuesday nights starting in mid-April at Selfridge Golf Course in Harrison Twp.

For more information, contact
Roger Greger, or call 586-917-5435. 

Webinars at Walsh College
LinkedIn 201

For Employers and Recruiters:
Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 12:15 - 1 p.m.
For Job Seekers and Networking: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 12:15 - 1 p.m.

This session is designed for LinkedIn users who have established accounts and are looking to further expand and supercharge your profile and networking efforts. This session will take you beyond the basics to help you further extend your network and tap into the power of LinkedIn. Register or learn more:

Toastmasters Open House
April 20, 8 - 9:15 a.m.

Would you like to improve or practice your public speaking and leadership skills? Plan to attend a Toastmasters Open House on Friday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Walsh College Novi Campus (Rm. 5050), 41500 Gardenbrook Road in Novi.

For more information, contact Bruce Fette at or Linda Hagan at
Come to the 2011 Walsh Wine Gala!
Fri., May 4, 2012
Andiamo’s in Warren.
Tickets are $150.

All proceeds benefit the General Scholarship Fund.
For more information, go to
Blackstone LaunchPad Event
Savvy Entrepreneur Webinar: Cash Flow: What Is It and How You Can Maximize It?
Tues., April 10, 5:45 – 8 p.m., Troy Campus
To attend for FREE at Walsh register Here
Walsh Institute Events
Seventh Annual Non-Profit Management Conference
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18 at the Troy Campus
$50 Troy Chamber of Commerce members
$95 Non-members

Business Briefing: Affirmative Action
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 24, at the Troy Campus
Read more and register at

Business Briefing: Business Contracts
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, April 26, at the Troy Campus
Read more and register at
Other Happenings
Attention Alumni in Texas!
In April, a representative from the Walsh College Alumni Affairs Office will be travelling to Texas and hosting networking events for alumni living and working  there.

Monday, April 9, 6 p.m. – Dinner at McCormick & Schmicks, 1151-01 Uptown Park, Uptown Park Boulevard, Houston, TX.

Tuesday, April 10, noon – Lunch at Reatta Restaurant, 310 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX.

Tuesday, April 10 6 p.m. – Dinner at at Kenny’s Wood Fire Grill, 5000 Belt Line Road, Dallas, TX 75254

Please RSVP to by April 5.
Dinner and drinks are complimentary. Donations to the College are appreciated but not required.

Congratulations to Four Blackstone LaunchPad Members Who Opened Their Businesses in March!
Current MBA Student Nick Baldwin has opened Blue Hippo Novelty, located in Southland Center Mall, Taylor,

Alumni Jason Beale, BBA ’08, launched the website, an online daily deal website that is focused on the untapped market of home products and services.

Current MBA student Anthony Mitchell has launched National Mother’s Hall of Fame, a place to recognize and honor great mothers, and share the warmth, wisdom, and recipes. Visit his website

MSM Alum Rob Berry partnered with Judith Farmer and started Video Pilates workouts anywhere, anytime.
WANTED: 40 under 40 Nominations
Crain's Detroit Business is seeking nominations for the 2012 class of "40 Under 40", which recognizes young achievers based on factors such as financial impact and civic and community leadership.

If you or another alumni or student wishes to be nominated, please E-mail us before April 13.

New! Student Veteran Organization (SVO)
Walsh Student Veteran Organization (SVO) will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 19th at 5 p.m. at the Troy Campus. All veteran students and/or alumni are invited to attend! This meeting will finalize the bylaws and mission as well as select the first officers of the organization.

Contact for questions and additional information.
April 2012

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Patrick J. Arnold, BBA 2011, was hired as Production Supervisor Unit Leader at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly Plant, where the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango are built.

Beatrice Kelly, MSM '07, promoted to vice president and business banking relationship manager at Fifth Third Bank of Eastern Michigan.

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Monthly Networking

Novi Group    

1st and 3rd Friday of every month

April 20, 2012 (no meeting on April 6)

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

Registration: E-mail Bruce Fette


Toastmasters Novi Open House

Friday, April 20

8 - 9:15 a.m.

Room 505


Troy Group
2nd and 4th Mon. of the month
April 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
April 18, 2012
Novi campus, Cafeteria
8-9 a.m.
Registration: E-mail Lynn Valade

Troy Affinity Group
2nd Thurs. of each month
April 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., April 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

























































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