Walsh College Celebrates 90 Years!


Walsh Homecoming Celebration

Troy Campus

Saturday, September 22, 2012

12-4 p.m.

Details at

Support Walsh Scholarships & Win One of Ten Prizes!

The Golf Classic Executive Committee is once again holding the annual Scholarship Raffle. This year we are offering ten fabulous prizes including:

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay tickets on the 48 yard line;
RCA 42" Plasma HDTV;
$500 Apple Store gift card;
Detroit Tiger tickets...and more!

Tickets are $10 each or 11/$100. All proceeds benefit the student scholarship program. For a full list of prizes or to purchase, please visit or contact Andrea Richards at (248) 823-1204. Good luck!

New Alumni Relations Manager

Duc (pronounced like the Duke) Abrahamson has been appointed the alumni relations manager at Walsh College. She will lead alumni and student relations programs.

"I'm impressed with the individualized attention Walsh College gives to its students and alumni." said Abrahamson. "My goal is to continue this dedication by building strong personal ties to students, alumni and friends."


Contact Duc Abrahamson at or by phone at (248) 823-1298.

Blackstone LaunchPad

Multi-Purpose Bibs

Virginia and Ken Krolczyk had a major breakthrough with their business, Krol Mfg, selling 200 multi-purpose bibs to a business in the Middle East. Virginia credits Blackstone LaunchPad for providing the insight and guidance with the export and shipping processes. She stated they now have confidence to pursue selling in other countries. Visit their website:

Entrepreneurs wanted! Learn more about Blackstone LaunchPad at

Walsh College Alumni Association

WCAA President's Letter

Brian Pilarski, MSM 2007, WCAA President, looks back on a successful 2011-2012 year and looks forward to involvement of new board and committee members.  Read more at:

The WCAA is always looking for great leaders. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Duc Abrahamson, Alumni Relations Manager at or by phone at (248) 823-1298.

99th Commencement

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Zion Christian Church

Volunteers are needed during the reception to welcome and distribute pad-folios to new graduates. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (248) 823-1298 or to volunteer.

Upcoming Events

Walsh Diversity Forum:

A Student Panel Discussion

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 3-4 p.m.

Troy Campus, Barry Center Auditorium

Students representing various cultures and ways of life will share their experiences and respond to your questions.

Contact Kara Fields at (248) 823-1295 or

BIT Capstone Project Fair

Saturday, June 16, 2012

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Troy campus, Rooms 111-113

View innovative, real-world final projects of graduating Walsh College Business Information Technology and Information assurance students at the Capstone Fair. Projects will include project management, health care inventory management, web applications, ERP, and non-profit membership renewals. Students will be on hand to discuss their projects.

Evening Networking & Learning Series

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

5:30-9 p.m.

Free for Walsh students and alumni

Mario's Restaurant in Detroit

Free hor d'oeuvres and cash bar

Ernst & Young Principal and Midwest Restructuring Leader Alicia Masse will share a summary of insights revealed in a survey gauging corporate confidence in the economic outlook. Her presentation will highlight some of the differences in sentiment between global and US respondents.

Register at

WCAA Annual Golf Outing

Friday, August 24, 2012

Northville Hills Golf Club

Northville, Michigan


Finance Degrees at Walsh College

Thursday, June 21, 2012

12:15-1 p.m. E.T.

This information-packed session is designed for busy working professionals interested in pursuing a finance degree from Walsh College.

For more information go to

For more information on Walsh College finance degrees, visit

Maximizing GI Bill Benefits for Your Business Degree at Walsh College

Thursday, July 26, 2012

12:15-1 p.m. E.T

This information-packed session is designed for busy working professionals interested in using their GI bill benefits at Walsh College toward a business or business IT degree.

For more information go to

For more information on using military education benefits, visit

June 2012

Welcome to the June 2012 issue of the E-NEWS, the Alumni e-Newsletter for Walsh College.

Questions? Comments?

E-mail us


Visit Alumni-in-Action at

to find out which of Walsh's elite alums was named one of Crain's "20 in Their 20s", named L. Brooks Patterson's "Elite 40 Under 40", has joined Fifth Third Bank as vice president, or created an app for Apple, among many other achievements.

About Alumni-in-Action
Alumni-in-Action can help you stay in contact with fellow grads. Keep us informed by updating your contact info and sending in news about your life and career.

By e-mail:

By mail: Alumni Relations, Walsh College, P.O. Box 7006, Troy, Michigan, 48007-7006

No phone calls please; information must be in writing.

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Monthly Networking


Improve your public speaking and leadership skills, or remain competitive during a job search.

Novi Group

1st & 3rd Fri. of the month

June 15 and July 6, 2012

7:45 a.m. sign-in

Novi Campus

Registration: E-mail Bruce Fette

Troy Group

2nd & 4th Mon. of the month

June 11 & 25, 2012

8 a.m. sign-in

Troy Campus, Room 208

Registration: E-mail Caleb Bellow


Michigan's largest professional organization for women.

Novi Inforum Breakfast

3rd Wed. of the month

June 20, 2012

Novi campus, Cafeteria

8-9 a.m.

Registration: E-mail Lynn Valade

Troy Inforum Breakfast

2nd Thu. of the month

June 14, 2012

Troy campus, Cafeteria

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Registration: E-mail Brenda Meller

Walsh College Open Source

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.

June 9, 2012

10 a.m.

Troy Campus, Room 199