Walsh College

Affiliations

Walsh College takes pride in the partnerships and affiliations that have been forged with community and trade groups like those listed below. These relationships are an integral part of what makes Walsh College a vibrant and vital resource to its surrounding community.

AACSB International
AACSB Member organization
Walsh College is a member of AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business www.aacsb.edu/en/about/.
   

APACC
Walsh College is an Enterprise level sponsor of APACC - the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce www.apacc.net. APACC's mission is to facilitate business relationships among Asian and U.S. based companies and to promote the economic advancement of Asian Pacific Americans. 
   
  ASE
Walsh College is a member of the American Society of Employers www.aseonline.org
   
Automation Alley
Walsh College is a member of the Automation Alley Consortium, an energetic alliance dedicated to strengthening the economic base of Oakland County and its immediate area of influence by developing and promoting Oakland County's first-class technology cluster.
   
  Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce
Michigan’s metro Detroit is home to the largest Chaldean community outside of Iraq and the CACC unites the business community. Walsh College is a proud sponsor of the CACC.
   
  Council for Competitiveness
Walsh College President Stephanie Bergeron is a member of the Council on Competitiveness, a non-profit, non-partisan policy think tank consisting exclusively of college and university presidents, corporate CEO’s and national labor leaders. This group is focused on driving U.S. productivity and leadership in world markets and to raise the standard of living for all Americans.
   
  Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Walsh College is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CHEA is a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation. Walsh College is one of 3,000 colleges and universities that are part ofCHEA's assocation.
   
Detroit Economic Club
Walsh College is a sponsor of The Detroit Economic Club (DEC) and encourages Walsh College members and our students to attend the Club’s meetings.  The DEC serves as a platform for the discussion and debate of important business, government and social issues. It is known nationwide as a top speaking forum for prominent business and government leaders.
   
Detroit Regional Chamber
Walsh College is a member of the Detroit Regional Chamber, the leading business organization in the digital drive and the largest chamber of commerce in the country.  The Chamber’s mission – to power the economy for Southeast Michigan – is carried out through business attraction efforts, public policy advocacy, strategic partnerships and quality products and services for members.
   
  Executive Doctor of Business Administration Council
Walsh College is a member of the Executive Doctor of Business Administration Council (EDBAC).
   

Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce puts Walsh College in touch with the Farmington business community.

   
Focus:HOPE
Walsh and Focus:HOPE participate in joint research and curriculum development for FAST TRACK a program that helps the inner-city youth of Detroit develop business knowledge and skills for future careers.
   
IACBE: International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
Walsh College is fully accredited by The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) and is currently an institutional member.
   
   IMA: The Association for Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business
Walsh College is a partner of the The Association for Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business, providing students with information on certifications and helping to advance their careers.
 
 


Inforum Michigan
Walsh College is a proud sponsor of Inforum Michigan. A state-wide organization in Michigan, Inforum is one of the largest and most prestigious business forums in the nation, with more than 1,800 members from a broad cross-section of the business community. The mission of the organization is to strengthen the business environment by creating opportunities for women to lead and succeed. Inforum provides opportunities for businesswomen to forge alliances, discuss vital civic and business issues and make connections that help accelerate careers.
   
  Livonia Chamber of Commerce
Walsh College is proud to be a member of the Livonia Chamber of Commerce. The Livonia Chamber is one of the largest community-based chambers in Michigan.
   
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
Walsh College and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), both headquartered in Troy, are partners in the continuing education of CPAs.  "Walsh College is a natural partner because of its commitment to accounting education," said Peggy A. Dzierzawski, CAE, MICPA president and CEO. Walsh College students can join the MICPA for no charge.
   
Michigan Council on Economic Education 
Walsh College is an official Center for Economic Education. The designation, by the Michigan Council on Economic Education, recognizes Walsh's institutional framework for advancing economic literacy in Oakland County.

Walsh has entered into a partnership with the MCEE to offer financial planning seminars to individuals and groups throughout the metropolitan Detroit area.  The series includes four modules set up in three-week sessions each.

For additional information on the registration, contact MCEE at 248.596.9560 X1080, or visit the MCEE web site.

   
Michigan Council of Women in Technology
Walsh College supports the mission and membership of The Michigan Council of Women in Technology. The organization provides leadership, mentoring, community outreach, professional development and networking to professional women within the Michigan technology community.
   
  Public Relations Society of America
PRSA is a community of more than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals, providing professional development, standards of excellence and principles of ethics, and greater understanding and adoption of public relations services. Walsh College is a proud sponsor of PRSA. 
   

Michigan Tax Tribunal
Walsh College supports the mission and goals of the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  The MTT offers students hands-on experience in the taxation field in the state and local level.  The Tribunal offers students many different types of internship opportunities to Walsh students.

   
 

Novi Chamber of Commerce
Walsh College is a member of the Novi Chamber of Commerce, supporting the growth of local businesses in the Novi area.

 

 
Toastmasters International
Toastmasters is an international organization focused on improving communication and leadership skills. Walsh College offers two clubs: one at its Troy campus and another at its Novi campus. Beginners and experienced speakers are welcome to join.
   
Troy Chamber of Commerce
Walsh College is a member of the Troy Chamber of Commerce, working together giving businesses the power to succeed.