New Alumni Welcome


Picture from Lt. Governor Brian Calley, commencement speaker.


Welcome graduating class of 2012! In recognition of the amount of effort required to complete a Walsh Degree, graduates are automatically enrolled in the Walsh College Alumni Association (WCAA) at no cost.


With over 24,000 people who call Walsh College their alma mater, you are in company with the best business leaders in the country.


Update your information and learn more about your benefits and services at

Special 90th Anniversary Pricing on Commemorative Brick

For a limited time only, you may purchase engraved commemorative bricks at a special price:

$125 $90 for a 4"x8" engraved brick

$250 $180 for an 8"x8" engraved brick

Visit for more information on this special offer.

Assistant Professor of Accounting Retires

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Christine Lewandowski retires after 33 years with Walsh College. Prof. Lewandowski "has directly touched the lives of more Walsh students than any other Walsh college employee in its 90-year history," said Accounting Department Chair and Professor Rick Berschback.


Alumni wishing to send Prof. Lewandowski a note can do so c/o Duc Abrahamson, Alumni Relations Manager, at We will forward it to her.

Blackstone LaunchPad

Do you have a new business idea?

Would you like free advice developing your business plan? Would you like to start your own company some day? Are you looking for access to industry experts and investors? Join Blackstone LaunchPad at Walsh College today!

Blackstone LaunchPad provides free mentoring services to current students, faculty/staff or degreed alumni. Learn more at

Upcoming Events

Walsh College Alumni Association feature many opportunities, resources and benefits for your involvement. Learn more about Alumni Events at

Evening Networking & Learning Series

Add to Calendar

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

5:30-9 p.m.

Free for Walsh students and alumni

Register at

WCAA Annual Golf Outing

Add to Calendar

Friday, August 24, 2012

Northville Hills Golf Club

Northville, Michigan

Walsh Homecoming Celebration

Troy Campus

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Details at

To volunteer for this event, email

Homecoming Musicians Needed

We are in the midst of planning and looking for musicians (i.e. a cappella singers, acoustic musicians, individual artists, duos, etc.). We'd love to have you perform. Contact Maja Lajcaj for details.


We'll come to your desk during lunch hour! Most webinars are offered from 12:15-1 p.m. ET. These information-packed sessions are designed for busy working professionals.


For more information go to

Other Publications

Know IT All

A newsletter for and about Information Assurance, Systems and Technology for alumni and students of Walsh College.


View the first issue HERE.

Name that Newsletter

The Walsh College Marketing Newsletter needs a name. If we choose your idea for the name, we'll publish YOUR NAME in the newsletter. Submit your suggestions to

July 2012

Welcome to the July 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 announced her candidacy for mayor of Detroit, joined Flagstar Bank as vice president, or was appointed COO at Midcoast Studio.

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

July 6 and 20, 2012

7:45 a.m. sign-in

Novi Campus

Registration: E-mail Walt Hickok

Troy Group

2nd & 4th Mon. of the month

July 9 & 23, 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

July 18, 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