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Jun 21 2017
Blackwell Field Trip to Troy Campus

By: Jessica Knapik Category Community Outreach

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Education is something that is close to my heart. I feel that everyone, regardless of their age or background, should have the opportunity. I have been very fortunate over the years to be given a variety of educational opportunities to learn and grow. I realize that not everyone is as fortunate, and that is one of the reasons why I got involved with students at the Blackwell Institute.

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Apr 27 2017
Mentoring At All Ages

By: Jessica Knapik Category Community Outreach

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Students of all ages can benefit from someone who is a little older, has more experience, and has been in their shoes before. Last Friday, I had the opportunity to participate in two events. The morning event was mock interviews with high school students in a business class. In the evening, I attended a networking event that focused on launching the Walsh College mentorship program.

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Apr 4 2017
Hip, Hip Hooray! I'm Graduating!

By: Jessica Knapik Category Alumni

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If you finished your degree in March or will be completing it in June, you will be receiving a commencement invitation in the mail soon. Keep your eyes peeled on your mailbox for an envelope with a cap in the left-hand corner. We take pride in hosting a personalized ceremony for you and your family, including a relatively small venue with good seats, live ceremony music from LaCorda, a professional photographer, a reception with refreshments, and even a free padfolio for you, your newest group of alums!

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Mar 27 2017
Picture Perfect for LinkedIn

By: Jessica Knapik Category Business Advice

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Business students and professionals have many different reasons for using LinkedIn, including networking, finding resources to help you resolve a problem, finding the next opportunity, marketing their company, and the list goes on. While those are all important, it is key to keep in mind that your professional profile picture is your first impression! Here few tips on showcasing your best professional profile picture.

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Mar 6 2017
Teaching Children the Importance of Serving the Country

By: Jessica Knapik Category Community Outreach

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Back in 2008, I started an outreach program with a Detroit elementary school. Over the past nine years, we have worked with several classrooms. We have hosted several collection drives, held field trips, scheduled monthly tutoring sessions, and hold an annual toy delivery with Santa. It has made a profound impact on the school, gained the respect of school administrators, and the students have grown to love Walsh.

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