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Jan 28 2015
104th Commencement

By: Jessica Knapik Category Alumni

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A Walsh College Commencement is really the academic equivalent of a family reunion. It is a special day that brings together students, faculty, alumni, trustees, officers, staff, parents, and significant others for one big celebration of academic achievement, intellectual development, and hard work.

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Jan 26 2015
Congrats New Alums

By: Jessica Knapik Category Alumni

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This past Saturday was Walsh's 104th Commencement ceremony. Working in two of the busiest rooms for the event (Graduate check-in and Chapel) I get a chance to see our newest alumni before the ceremony. It is truly the heartbeat of the day. You can feel the buzz, excitement, and sometimes the nervousness in the air. It is a flurry of activity.

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Jan 5 2015
Applauding Alumni: Ivgen Guner, MSA '84

By: Duc Abrahamson Category Alumni

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Ivgen graduated from Walsh College with a Master of Science in Accounting in 1984. Upon graduation, she accepted a position with Unisys Corporation. Later she was recruited by Oracle Corporation in California. Her current title is senior vice president, Global Business Finance.

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Jan 2 2015
Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

By: Duc Abrahamson Category Alumni

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I recently had the honor of being a guest on the “Startup Nation” Radio Show. The topic for the show was “Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?” It’s a topic that is very interesting to me as I reflect on this past year of being an entrepreneur. I don’t think that 99 percent of entrepreneurs are born; there are those small few that are outliers that start a business when they are 9 or 10 years old. But for the rest of us, I don’t think we were sitting around on our 10th birthday party thinking that what we wanted most wasn’t that new cool toy, but to have a profitable quarter, build a company culture, gain first customers, and increase market share. As we grew up we may have lived in a household that had parents, uncles, aunties, or siblings who

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Nov 24 2014
Applauding Alumni: Rebecca Sorensen, BAC '85

By: Duc Abrahamson Category Alumni

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Walsh College is proud of our alumni. Applauding Alumni feature alumnus who exhibit leadership success. Contact Duc Abrahamson, alumni & student relations manager to nominate an alumnus to applaud at (248) 823-1298 or dabrah2@walshcollege.edu.

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