International Day
You are invited to attend this year’s International Day, which will be on Thursday, May 31, from 4 - 6 p.m. in the Troy Courtyard (weather permitting).

The International Student Organization is once again hosting this event, which will feature food from many different parts of the world for you to taste, international music for you to dance to, and items from around the world for you to look at and learn about.

Career Services

Career Fair
Novi Campus Career Fair
Thursday, May 17, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free to attend

EExclusively for Walsh students and degreed-alumni. Professional dress recommended. Bring plenty of resumes. More than 80 companies including: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Deloitte, Caretech Solutions, Comerica, Ernst & Young, Plante Moran, Grant Thornton, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Rehmann, and many more seeking students and alumni in all business disciplines.

Learn more at

Employers: Free to attend. Contact Career Services at or call 248-823-1625 to learn more.

Upcoming Events & Information/span>

The Art of Business Dining
Friday, June 1, 2012, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
St. Andrews Society
, Troy, MI

During this hands-on experience, you'll learn proper business dining etiquette for a four-course seated meal (salad, soup, dinner, and dessert). The registration cost ($25) includes the meal and all non-alcoholic beverages, plus handouts at the end of the event.

Attention Golfers!
There is still room available for these semi-private lessons! Register quickly to reserve your spot!

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

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

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

Linkedin 101
Friday, May 4, 2012
12:15 - 1 p.m.,
If you're just getting started on LinkedIn and need some help - or if you're on LinkedIn but not sure if you're using the site the right way, this session is for you. Register:

Using Military Education Benefits at Walsh College
Thursday, May 10, 2012
12:15 - 1 p.m.
If you’re seeking to use military education benefits toward a business or business IT degree at Walsh College, join our webinar to learn about Walsh degree programs, student veteran organizations, and the admission and application process. Register:

Walsh Institute Events

Business Briefing
Breaking the $1 million Barrier
Tuesday, May 8 at the Troy Campus
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Read more and register at

Annual Ethics Conference
Thursday, May 17 at the Troy Campus
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
$50 for Alumni
Read more and register at

Michigan Business Success Stories
From White Castle to the White House
Wednesday, June 6 at the Novi Campus
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
$30 for Alumni
Read more and register at

Blackstone LaunchPad Events

Savvy Entrepreneur Webinar: Developing a Milestone-Based Capital Raising Plan
Tues., May 8, 2012 at the Troy Campus (Barry Center)
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Free for pre-registrations
Learn how to develop a milestone-based realistic fundraising plan that is critical to success for companies.
To attend for FREE at Walsh College, Troy Campus register at:

Blackstone LaunchPad Open House during the Walsh Career Fair at Novi
Thurs., May 17, 2012
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Webinar: What is Blackstone LaunchPad?
Wed., May 23, 2012
5:15 - 6:00 p.m.
This is an informational webinar designed for Walsh students and alumni who are considering becoming entrepreneurs. It will inform you about the free services LaunchPad offers to help turn your business idea into a reality. The session will also include a Q&A opportunity.
Register at:
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Monthly Networking

Novi Group    

1st and 3rd Friday of every month

May 4 & 18, 2012

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
May 14, 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
May 16, 2012
Novi campus, Cafeteria
8 - 9 a.m.
Registration: E-mail    Lynn Valade

Troy Affinity Group
2nd Thurs. of each month
May 10, 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., May 12, 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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