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Walsh College Launches Online Alumni Directory

Stay in touch with former Walsh classmates and contacts with our new online alumni directory Community!  Logon to update your professional and personal information and activities; employer, board, and committee service information.  If you don't know your username and password, go to www.walshcollege.edu/Current_Students and follow the prompts. 

Trouble logging in?  Questions?  Contact MiVida Burrus in the alumni office.

Applauding Alumni


Award Nominations

We are proud of our alumni and we know you are too. Nominating individuals for awards is a great way to recognize the difference they make in their communities and industries. As a way to showcase our students and alumni, we encourage you to consider nominating individuals who deserve recognition.

Read about Award Nominations. What award can we nominate you for? Let us know! Contact the Alumni Relations Office at (248) 823-1298.  

To be featured in Applauding Alumni or nominate an alumnus contact Alumni Relations Office at (248) 823-1298.


Upcoming Events


WCAA Board Meeting

Join the newly Elected WCAA Board for the first meeting of the 2015-2016 calendar year.  All alumni of Walsh College are invited and encouraged to join the WCAA at all open meetings.  If you are a recent WCAA grad, this is an excellent time to meet your new Board and learn more about the Walsh College Alumni Association.

All meeting will be held at the Columbia Center located at 201 W Big Beaver Road Ste. 190, Troy, MI 48083 until renovations are completed at the college.  Mark your calendars and join the WCAA.        

October 1, 2015

December 3, 2015

February 4, 2016

April 7, 2016

 June 2, 2016

 August 4, 2016

 For more info or to learn more about the WCAA, contact MiVida Burrus at 248.823.1298 or email mburrus@walshcollege.edu 



Career Services


Job Postings                                  

Doeren Mayhew
Are you looking for an opportunity to work at one of metro Detroit's leading accounting firms?  Doeren Mayhew has two financial positions open.  Click on the link below for detailed information and how to apply.  Details and job application can be found at WalshCareerLink.com or through the links below.

Financial Analyst - Valuation & Litigation Support Group

Financial Analyst/Consultant - Corporate Finance/Strategic Advisory Groups

The employers are coming!  Career Services announces visits with many employers happening throughout the summer months.  Employers will be at the Troy campus to meet with alumni and students to discuss career opportunities within their company.  For a complete list of employer visits click here.

You may have graduated but you can still take part in On Campus Recruiting (OCR) this fall.  Come to one of our OCR workshops to find out what is involved and how you can be a part of this great opportunity.  For more information click here.   

View over 600 job postings at WalshCareerLink.com.             

Career Services is now located in the temporary Student Services area at the Troy campus. We’re located directly behind Admissions and Advising.  For more information on Career Services contact  Liz Gawel at (248) 823-1625.


Walsh College LaunchPad


LaunchPad Member News


Congratulations to three Walsh College LaunchPad Ventures who are 2015

Best of MichBusiness



The Work, Inc. Alumni: Jesse Ford – Marketing Savant Category.  This is the second year in a row that Jesse has won.  In 2014 The Work, Inc. won in the Best of Hatched category

“Cookies by Chris” Student: Crystal Scott – One Person Wonder Category

 Secure Beginnings, LLC Alumni: Julie Andreae – Stellar Start-Ups Category

The winners will be honored at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at the International Banquet Center in Detroit. 


Walsh Alumni and LaunchPad Member, Leanna Haun of Picasso’s Grapevine in Clarkston is also offering painting classes called: Brews and Brushes at the Suzanne Haskew Art Center in Milford. Check out her October calendar and schedule a fall paint party today at http://picassosgrapevine.com/.

Walsh College LaunchPad member Crystal Scott of “Cookies by Chris” was featured in the September 13th edition of The Southfield Eccentric. Read the article:  Southfield Woman Launches Cookie Company here.




Register now to attend the Entrepreneur–You Business Plan and Pitch Competition on Friday, October 9th.  Show your support for Walsh College LaunchPad member and alum Dr. Mary Welsh and her daughter, Dusty, who are one of the ten finalists!  Register Now! http://www.walshcollege.edu/EYOU

Join Walsh College President Stephanie Bergeron and the Walsh College LaunchPad Team as we celebrate LaunchPad’s 5-Year Anniversary at our annual Walshpreneur Fair on Monday, November 16th from 5:00pm-7:30pm, Troy Campus.  Jack Aronson, Founder and John Latella, CEO of Garden Fresh Gourmet are the keynote speakers and eager to share their incredible entrepreneurial journey.  This is a fun, informative, interactive and free event.  If interested in attending, please register here.





Walsh Institute



Walsh College Leadership-YOU is the perfect program for small to mid-size companies looking to expand the knowledge of current managers, and groom their rising stars.  These six sessions provide real-world, hands-on personal and professional development.  Classes are from 9-4:30 twice monthly at the Walsh Troy campus.  Visit www.walshcollege.edu/leadershipyou for more information.


Registration is open for fall SHRM CP/SCP exam prep at the Novi campus.  Weekly Wednesday night classes start September 16th.  For more information visit www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/certifications/HRCert.

3rd Annual Mark Solomon Tax Symposium

Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Mark Solomon Tax Symposium on October 27th.  For more information visit www.walshcollege.edu/taxsymposium.  Interested in presenting a paper?  Contract Professor Dan Hoops at dhoops@walshcollege.edu.

Nominations open!

Nominate your favorite family business for the "Best of #Michbusiness Succession Success Award" for family companies that have successfully transitioned ownership from one generation to the next.  Visit www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/family_business.

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.