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Why Travel with a Group?

Walsh grads hit the ground running. Walsh alumni are successful. Business is turning to our alumni for leadership because they know how to work hard and work smart.  How do you celebrate your momentous achievement of graduating from Walsh College or successful business leadership? Now’s the time to celebrate big with a trip to Ireland! You deserve it. By why travel with the Walsh College Alumni Travel Committee?

Read more at Group Travel.

Alumni Deals

Want to show off your Walsh pride? As part of the Walsh College alumni family, you can receive exclusive discounts a the Walsh College Bookstore on alumni merchandise. Click on the link to enroll and receive 25% off coupon just for signing up!

To sign up, visit Welcome Back Alumni.


Visit Alumni-in-Action to discover Walsh's elite alumni, including -- the director of Account Team and HR Strategy at Skidmore Studio; the director of Information Security Audit and Risk Management at Henry Ford Health System; and the founder and chief executive officer at B. Nektar Meadery.

To read this month's Alumni-in-Action, visit Alumni-in-Action February.

Submit news about your life and career at walshcollege.edu/alumniinaction.

Applauding Alumni

Applauding Alumni: James L. Murawski, MST'82

James MurawskiJames Murawski, MST ’82, Walsh alumnus, is chief information officer, vice president, Information Technology and Global Business Processes for Lear Corporation. He joined the Lear team in 2003 as the vice president, Internal Audit and has held various positions during his tenure, including vice president, Corporate Controller. Previously, he spent 14 years in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche and has held various accounting and finance leadership positions at Collins & AikmanTRW, and LucasVarity

Read the interview: James L. Murawski, MST '82.

To be featured in Applauding Alumni or nominate an alumnus, contact Duc Abrahamson at (248) 823-1298.

Upcoming Events

Walsh College features many opportunities, resources, and benefits for alumni involvement. View the complete Event Calendar.

WCAA Evening Networking

Star Lanes at Emagine Royal Oak
200 North Main Street

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Register Now

Walsh College Alumni Association invites you to join them for networking and fellowship. Alumni, students, and friends of the college are all welcome. This is a free event.

Bowling and appetizers will be provided. Cash bar.

Learn more about the Evening Networking at walshcollege.edu/eveningnetworking.

Alumni Travel

Join your fellow alumni on the trip of a lifetime, the Shades of Ireland. Enjoy the splendors of this lush country. Highlights include Dublin, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and enjoy a castle stay.



Thursday, February 26, 2015
Walsh College, Troy Campus

Register for Travel Presentation

For more information and travel brochure, please contact Alumni Travel Committee Chair, Lisa Mattern, BBA '06, MBA '10 at (586) 822-5705.

WCAA Casino Night

Friday, March 20, 2015
Star Lanes in Emagine Royal Oak
200 North Main Street, Skybox

The Alumni Association invites you to join us at Star Lanes @ Emagine Royal Oak for a fun-filled night of gaming on professional tables, March Madness Tournaments on big screens, cash bar, strolling appetizers, the chance to win fabulous prizes, and much more!

More Information


Featured Job Posting

IT Support

Kar's Nuts
Madison Heights, Michigan


Kar's Nuts is a growing manufacturing/distributer located in Madison Heights, Michigan. Seeking a part-time IT Support Person to assist the IT Manager. This individual will work up to 25 hours per week between the hours of 8AM and 5PM, Monday through Friday. Configure, administer, and support networked PC hardware and software including user desktop environments Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues varying in complexity involving PC hardware and software and the associated use of enterprise systems and applications Configure, administer, and support handhelds, printers, scanners, and audio/video devices Coordinate the external maintenance and repair of IT equipment May help to Identify and recommend solutions to enhance the stability, security, performance and availability of systems, applications, and services.

For requirements on this featured Job Posting or for other job postings available to alumni login to the Walsh Portal to access eRcruiting. For more information on Portal Access visit walshcollege.edu/AlumniPortalAccess.

Career Services now has a reception desk in the Student Services area at Troy. We’re located directly behind Admissions and Advising’s front desk. Stop in and say “Hi”.

Contact Liz Gawel in Career Services at (248) 823-1625.

Blackstone LaunchPad

Blackstone LaunchPad Member News

Are you or a family member or friend expecting a baby soon?  This article: “Secure Beginnings Offers Air-Permeable Crib Mattress to Combat SIDS” which appeared in Xconomy on January 14th is a must read for new parents.  Blackstone LaunchPad and alumna member Julie Andreae, is founder of Secure Beginnings, LLC.

Looking for something fun to do?  Consider visiting Picasso’s Grapevine in Clarkston, MI.  Owner and operator is Blackstone LaunchPad Member and alumna Leanna Haun, who appeared on her local cable TV station demonstrating what you can create when you visit her business.  Be inspired by watching the video here.

Blackstone LaunchPad Member and alumna Denise Kulak of other Fun Stuff! was featured in the December 19th edition of The Oakland Press.  Read the article: “Birmingham Shop Owner Grows Business While Helping Other Entrepreneurs” here.

2015 "Make It Better" Competition- High School students, community college students along with Walsh College students and alumni are eligible to participate for a chance to win cash prizes.  View the application here.

Blackstone LaunchPad provides free mentoring service to current students, faculty/staff or degreed alumni. Learn more at: walshcollege.edu/blackstonelaunchpad.

Walsh Institute

Customized Employee Training Just For Your Company

The Walsh Institute develops training programs for local companies. Each company is unique and can be developed to suit your organization's needs. 

Most popular training programs: 
  • Leadership
  • Business Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership Series for Managers

Visit Custom Training for more information. 

Consider joining a Walsh Business Leadership Center Affinity Group

Join a group of your peers of business owners, service providers and business development professionals for a confidential educational meeting to solve issues, discuss the latest trends, and share best practices.

For more information, visit Affinity Groups.

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