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How to Network During a Golf Outing

Guest blogger, Rajesh Mohindra, MSF '13, is not a golfer but he has great tips you can use on the golf course.

"Golf is the most common sport played in the business world.  Even if you are totally uninterested in golf you could be missing out on a great networking opportunity. And, let’s face it, networking is one of the most important things you could do to help your career. After all, what matters is not only what you know but also who you know."

To read the full story, visit How to Network During a Golf Outing.

Walsh College Honors Military Graduates at 103rd Commencement and Announces Robinson-Coleman Endowed Scholarship for Veterans

Walsh College offers multiple scholarship opportunities to active military or veteran students. The most recent addition is the Robinson-Coleman Endowed Scholarship for Veterans. This scholarship was established by Amy Coleman, BAC ’90, and vice president and chief financial officer at the Kresge Foundation in Troy, Michigan. The scholarship honors several of Coleman’s family members who served in the United States military and to recognize all veterans for their valiant service.

To read the full story, visit We Love Our Vets.


Visit Alumni-in-Action to discover Walsh's elite alumni -- Association for Corporate Growth Detroit Chapter Lifetime Achievement award winner, named in Investment News magazine's "40 Under 40", campaign manager for Rich Perlberg for State Representative Michigan District 42.

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

Keep us informed by updating your contact info. Submit news about your life and career at walshcollege.edu/alumniinaction.

Applauding Alumni

Jeff Farrington, BBA '88, MSM '93

Jeff Farrington

Walsh alumnus and State Representative Jeff Farrington is demonstrating leadership in Lansing, business, and the local community. He is serving his second term representing the 30th House District, which covers parts of Sterling Heights, Utica, and Shelby Township. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in 1988 and Master of Science in Management in 1993 from Walsh College. He has worked hard to eliminate burdensome regulation in Lansing, create a positive economic environment for business, and provide good jobs for the citizens of Michigan. Prior to his election as a State Representative, Jeff owned his own staffing company.

Read more about Applauding Alumni: State Representative Jeff Farrington

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.

Alumni Networking

Alumni Evening Networking

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Grosse Pointe Yacht Club  
6:00-9:00 pm

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

For more information or other networking events visit walshcollege.edu/eveningnetworking.

Walsh College Alumni Association Golf Outinig

Friday, August 22, 2014

Join the Walsh College Alumni Association (WCAA) for a fun filled day of golf for the Annual WCAA Golf Outing. Everyone is welcome!

For more information visit walshcollege.edu/wcaagolf.

Featured Job Posting

General Sales Manager

CBS Radio 

DESCRIPTION: Responsible for day-to-day station sales operations and achieving revenue goals. Effectively manage the station sales department inclusive of managing inventory, pricing, hiring staff, and maintaining market visibility. Establish overall tone and direction of department and set department priorities. 

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.

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

Blackstone LaunchPad/Walsh Institute

Blackstone Launchpad


Blackstone Launchpad Member, Walsh alumna and current student, Sylvia Ruma, is in the news with her new business. Sylvia believes that simple, natural, and chemical-free is the way to live healthier lives. Ruma not only sells, but makes her own all natural, aluminum and paraben-free deodorant - Ruma Organics. The wife and mother started blending deodorant in her kitchen for personal and family-member use when she was unable to find a product that met her needs. Her chief assistant in the kitchen is her dad. Ruma Organics strives to bring organic, wholesome products from her home to yours. 



Blackstone Launchpad Member and alumna, Leanna Haun, is opening a new art studio in Clarkston, MI. You can enjoy a glass of wine while learning to paint a masterpiece at Picasso's Grapevine. Her art studio will offer open classes as well as private parties and it will be BYOB. 



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


The 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 thewalshinstitute.com/customtraining for more information. 


We'll come to your desk during lunch hour! Most webinars are offered from 12:15-1 p.m. ET. These information-packed sessions are designed for busy working professionals.

Learn more at walshcollege.edu/webinars.

Other Resources


Improve your public speaking and leadership skills, or remain competitive during a job search. walshcollege.edu/toastmasters


Michigan's largest professional organization for women. walshcollege.edu/inforum

Walsh College Open Source
Share and educate the group on all facets of web development tools and techniques, as well as initiate and publish open source web-based software projects.

Walsh College Press Releases

  • Walsh College Will Honor Four Community Leaders at Annual Awards Dinner at MGM Grand in Detroit
  • Walsh College Offers Webinar on Master of Science in Management: Human Resources, International Business, Strategic Concentrations
  • Walsh College Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Rates for the 2014-2015 Academic Year
For more Walsh College press releases visit walshcollege.edu/news

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