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What does your workspace say about you?

Ever wonder the real story behind someone’s work space?  Everyone has a different way of working and setting up their work space.  No one space looks the same.  Continue reading for a behind the scenes look at our own workspace!

The Start

Have you noticed it’s unusually quiet during the day at the Troy campus?  Due to the upcoming construction, the student service offices have been temporary moved to the former Division of Online Learning space (near the bookstore).   Maybe you’ve seen our new signage?!

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Sincerely,

Jessica Knapik, MSM '04
Database Analyst, Records & Registration

Featured Story

Fall On-Campus Recruiting
 

News

Student Services Relocation
Priority Registration
Academic Dates
Labor Day Weekend Holiday Building Hours
Status of Your 2014-15 FAFSA
On-Campus Recruiting
Direct Deposit
Industry Certifications
Prof. Dan Hoops Featured on the Craig Fahle Show
I-96 Closure
Big Beaver Construction

 

Events

(for a PDF of upcoming events click here)

Webinars
On-campus Recruiting
Alumni Networking Event
WCAA Golf Outing
New Student Orientation
Troy Campus Groundbreaking
Save the Date:  Fall Career Fair
CTP Exam
Student ID Photos
Save the Date:  Mark Solomon Tax Symposium

 

Student/Alumni/Networking Organization Meetings

Accounting & Taxation Student Organization (ATSO)
American Marketing Association (AMA)
Finance & Economics Club (FEC)
Finance & Economics Club Analytics
Inforum
International Student Organization (ISO)
Investment Club
MBA Association (WCMBA)
Open Source
Student Government
Student Veteran Organization (WCSVO)
Toastmasters
Veteran Room

 

Featured Story

Fall On-Campus Recruiting by Liz Gawel

Fall On-Campus Recruiting season is just about upon us here at Walsh. Fall is the time of year that accounting firms come to campus to recruit students for internships and open positions. I have worked in Career Services at several places and for more than a few years but, like many of you, this is my first year for experiencing On-Campus Recruiting (OCR). Here are a few of my thoughts so far.

If you want a career in accounting, this is the place to start!

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News

Student Services Relocation*

Due to the upcoming renovation, the Troy campus student service offices have been temporarily relocated.  Relocated departments include: 

  • Admissions & Advising
  • Business Office
  • Career Services
  • Financial Aid
  • Records & Registration

The offices are in the space previously occupied by Division of Online Learning.  Entrance doors are near the bookstore.  New signage has been posted and directs you to the student service offices.  Phone numbers and mailing addresses for all personnel remain the same.  For continuous construction updates visit www.walshcollege.edu/TroyRenovation

*Note:  Development, Division of Online Learning, Human Resources, Marketing, and President’s Office will be relocated at an offsite location.  If you need to meet with a staff member from one of these departments, please call to set up an appointment at the Troy campus. 


Priority Registration

August 11-17

Open to new, graduating, and Veteran students.  Graduating students need to have a graduation application submitted for the fall 2014 semester.  Veteran students need to have contacted the Veterans Coordinator to ensure the system is coded.  Visit this page throughout the registration period for course additions and schedule changes.

Questions?  Contact Records & Registration 248-823-1660.


Summer Dates

Withdrawal period:  July 11-August 23
Second deferred payment due/full tuition due for FA recipients:  August 7 

Fall Dates

Priority registration:  August 11-17
Regular registration:  August 18-September 30
Drop/add period begins:  August 18
Semester begins:  September 24
Note:  Past due balances must be paid in full prior to registering.


Labor Day Weekend Holiday Building Hours

Friday, August 29  CLOSED
Saturday, August 30  OPEN*
Sunday, August 31 CLOSED
Monday, September 1  CLOSED

*Troy campus is only open this date.  Novi and UC are closed.  For more details on building hours, please visit this web page.


Status of Your 2014-15 FAFSA

If you completed the 2014-14 FAFSA prior to August 1, you should have received communication from the Financial Aid Office either in the form of an award letter or request for additional information.  If you filed and haven’t received information yet, please call 248-823-1665.
 
If you received an Award Letter
In order to charge your books at the bookstore using financial aid, you must submit the authorization form that was enclosed.  Make sure there are sufficient funds to cover tuition, fees, and book expenses.

If you received a Letter Requesting Additional Information
Please respond to the request as soon as possible. 

Haven't completed the FAFSA yet? 
You can still submit the application online and list the Walsh federal school code 004071.  The Financial Aid Office will continue to review the applications as they are received.  Letters are sent on a weekly basis.

Questions?  Contact Financial Aid 248-823-1665. 


Fall On-campus Recruiting (OCR)

Accounting firms will begin their OCRs the end of September.  If you're interested in participating, be sure to schedule an appointment or complete the resume/interview workshop ahead of time.  Dates will be posted soon on the web site.

Questions?  Contact Career Services 248-823-1625


Direct Deposit

Are you tired of having to go to the bank and cash your refund checks?  Consider using direct deposit instead.  It is now available and easy to set up.  Click here for details.

Questions?  Contact the Business Office at 248-823-1620.


Industry Certifications

Walsh College offers certificate programs for business professionals and test preparation education programs for industry certifications including Certified Treasury Professionals, CTP; Professional in Human Resources, PHR, SPHR and more coming soon.  Check this page regularly for CEU, CPE, CPU and PDU opportunities. 


Prof. Dan Hoops Featured on the Craig Fahle Show

Assistant Professor and Chair of the Accounting and Taxation Department at Walsh College, Daniel S. Hoops, joined Craig Fahle on WDET 101.9 FM for a conversation about the future of the legal marijuana business.  Dan discusses the economics, assets, and risks associated with the industry, as well as the business and legal impact of recent events in the Senate concerning medical dispensaries.  Listen to the segment.


I-96 Closure

The freeway is currently closed for construction between US-24 (Telegraph Road) and Newburgh Road (near I-275). Work includes reconstruction of the road and repair of 37 bridges including on/off ramps. It is expected to reopen in October 2014. For updates, visit their web site or follow their social media pages (Facebook or Twitter).

If you have a class at the Novi campus, we recommend allowing extra time and planning an alternate route. 


Big Beaver Construction

Eastbound Big Beaver currently has one lane open between Rochester to Dequindre.  It is expected to be completed late August.

Westbound Big Beaver will have roadwork construction starting after Labor Day.  It is expected to be completed by late September.

Adams Road is closed at Big Beaver as the Adams/Big Beaver intersection is reconstructed.  Traffic on Big Beaver will be reduced down to one lane in each direction.  Following the intersection work, Big Beaver from Adams to I-75 will be worked on.  It is expected to be completed by mid-November.

For updates visit www.troyroadsrock.com.

Events

Webinars
These information-packed sessions are designed for busy working professionals interested in pursuing a degree at Walsh.  The webinars will include:  overview of programs, on-campus and online delivery, application process, overview of career services, and Q&A.  Learn more details about each webinar and presenters.

UG Finance Degrees
Wednesday, August 13
12:15-1 p.m.
Register

GR Finance Degrees
Thursday, August 14
12:15-1 p.m.
Register


OCR Workshops

If you’d like participate in the upcoming on-campus recruiting in September and October, we recommend that you attend one of these workshops.  It will get you prepared for everything you need to know for your interview(s). 

Wednesday, August 13
Troy Campus
4:50-5:50 p.m.

Monday, August 18
Troy Campus
4:50-5:50 p.m.

Wednesday, August 20
Novi Campus
4:30-5:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 21
Troy Campus
4:50-5:50 p.m.

Monday, August 25
Troy Campus
4:50-5:50 p.m.

Questions?  Contact Career Services


On- campus Recruiting

BDO Presentation
Thursday, August 14
4:30-6 p.m.

Grant Thornton Meet & Greet 
Tuesday, August 19
4:30-6 p.m.

Rehmann Meet & Greet
Wednesday, August 20
2:30-4:30 p.m. & 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Grant Thornton Presentation
Tuesday, August 26
4:30-6 p.m.

Plante Moran Meet & Greet
Wednesday, August 27
4:30-6 p.m.
Questions?  Contact Career Services


Alumni Networking Event
Walsh College Alumni Association (WCAA) invites you to join us for networking and fellowship. Alumni, students, and friends of the college are all welcome. All registrations received by August 13th will receive a $5 gift card to the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Refreshments and food are available for purchase with the use of cash or club chit only.

Wednesday, August 20
Grosse Pointe Yacht Club
788 Lake Shore Road
Grosse Pointe Shores
6-9 p.m.
Registration & Business Attire Required
FREE

Questions? Contact Alex Schwallbach, WCAA Board Member.


WCAA Golf Outing

Friday, August 22
Sycamore Hills Golf Club
48787 North Avenue
Macomb, Mich.
Details | Register

Guests will enjoy 18 holes of golf, practice range, lunch at the turn, two beverage tickets, cocktail hour, buffet dinner, hole-in-one contests*, awards, and more!  The event is a four-person scramble.

*See web page for details.


New Student Orientation

Saturday, August 23
Troy Campus
9:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Register

Exclusively for new students entering the following programs:  BAC, BBA, BSIT, MAC, MST, & MSIT.

  • Gain insight on how to be a successful student at Walsh College
  • Get educated on important policies and procedures
  • Network with fellow students, faculty, and staff
  • Get energized and motivated for your academic experience
  • Learn how to get the most out of the Walsh College experience
  • Take a campus tour and have your ID picture taken
  • Learn about Career Services and Financial Aid

Questions?  Contact Admissions & Advising at 248-823-1610.


Troy Campus Groundbreaking

Forty-four years ago this September, Walsh College opened its doors in Troy, with a brand new facility for aspiring business leaders.  Since then, thousands of students have walked the halls and graduated with a Walsh business degree.  The time has come for us to expand for an entire new generation of Walsh students.  Please join us to be a part of this historical groundbreaking ceremony of the Troy campus renovation.

Friday, September 5
Troy Campus
9-10 a.m.
Register

Questions?  Contact Andrea Richards at 248-823-1204.


Save the Date:  Fall Career Fair

Tuesday, September 16
Troy Campus
1-4 p.m.


CTP Exam
Mondays starting September 22
Troy Campus
6-9 p.m.
Details

Enrollment is now open for the 12-week Certified Treasury Professional exam course, which begins Sept. 22 on the Troy campus. The course will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays. A CTP designation can boost marketability because it reflects competency in the finance professions, whether working as an accounting manager or as a financial analyst, according to the Association for Finance Professionals. 


Student ID Photos

September 24, 25, 29, 30 Troy Frankel Lobby, Novi Lobby, and UC administrative office
Thursday, October 7 Troy Records Office and Novi/UC administrative offices
5 - 6 p.m.
Details

Questions? Contact Jessica Knapik at 248-823-1381.


Save the Date:  Mark Solomon Tax Symposium

Thursday, October 30
Troy Campus
Presenter Details

The symposium will feature papers that focus on current issues on taxation which challenge traditional thinking, introduce provocative ideas, and present divergent sides of an issue.   More information on tickets will be forthcoming.

Student/Alumni Organization Meetings

Accounting & Taxation Student Organization (ATSO)

ATSO encourages accounting and tax students to volunteer their time to various non-profit activities and efforts. Activities focus on the use of accounting and business expertise. Open to all Walsh students.

2nd Friday each month
Troy Campus, Room 199
6-7 p.m.
Details


American Marketing Association (AMA)

The Walsh College American Marketing Association (AMA) was founded in the fall of 2013 by students who are passionate about marketing. We are a fully chartered affiliate of the AMA Detroit. As a team, we develop personal and professional skills that will lead to a dynamic and impactful career in marketing.

1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Troy Campus, Room 102
1:30-3 p.m
Details


Finance & Economics Club

Discuss future events, community involvement, future firm visits, and networking events.

1st Tuesday of each month
Troy Campus, Cafeteria (March, June, September and December at Novi Campus)
6-7:30 p.m.
Details

Questions? Contact Greg Todd or Scott Wyckoff


Finance & Economics Club Analytics

This group meets to forecast and predict economic development and growth.

3rd Saturday of each month
Troy Campus
10 a.m.-Noon
Details

Questions? Contact Greg Todd or Scott Wyckoff


Inforum

Michigan’s largest professional organization for women invites you to network over coffee. Available to working professionals, workers in transition, students, and alumni.

2nd Thursday of each month
Troy Campus
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Details | Register

3rd Wednesday of each month
Novi Campus
8 - 9 a.m.
Details | Register


International Student Organization (ISO)

Learn from your fellow students. Experience a diversified atmosphere. Grow friendships and enhance personal development through cultural and social activities and collaboration with the surrounding community. All are welcome.

1st Wednesday each month
Troy Campus, Room 115
4:30 p.m.
Details

Questions? Contact the ISO


Investment Club

Provide hands-on educational experience in investment management, and to allow students and alumni to develop their teamwork, communication, presentation, and analytical skills to gain superior knowledge in the investment management industry.

1st and 3rd Monday each month
Troy Campus, Finance Lab
6-8 p.m.
Details


MBA Association (WCMA)

Enhances core skills as well as the personal and professional experiences of the MBA student body beyond the classroom. The experiences, knowledge, and social skills acquired will position graduate students a step ahead in the business world as they seek continued career advancement. This organization will provide a conduit for the dissemination of information and support among its members.

1st Friday each month
Troy Campus, Cafeteria
5:30 p.m.
Details


Open Source

The purpose of this community is to share and educate people within the group on all facets of web development tools and techniques, as well as initiate and publich open source web-based software projects. Open to the public.  (Meetings will not take place in July and August.)

Saturday, September 13
Troy Campus, Room 199
10 a.m.-Noon
Details


Student Government

The Walsh College Student Government Association represents the interests of the student body through active and open involvement with students, student organizations, faculty, and administrators.

2nd Thursday each month
Troy Campus, Room 201
5 p.m.

Questions? Contact Maggie Katz at 248-823-1289


Student Veteran Organization (WCSVO)

Offers a sense of community and networking for veterans and the surrounding community. The WCSVO represents the views of student veterans to the College and explores the population's needs in order to implement needed programs.

3rd Tuesday of month
Troy Campus, Cafeteria (during semester break, held that Tuesday at 6 p.m. Troy VFW)
5-6 p.m.

Questions? Contact Lauren Mileto at 248-823-1210


Toastmasters

Toastmasters is an international organization focused on improving communication and leadership skills, Toastmasters provides education programs and resources to each of its members. Beginners and experienced speakers are welcome to join.

2nd and 4th Monday each month
Troy Campus
8 - 9:45 a.m.
DetailsRegister

1st and 3rd Friday each month
Novi Campus
Noon - 1 p.m. (arrive by 11:45 a.m.)
Details | Register


Veteran Room

Veterans, service members, and their families and friends are welcome to visit, study, and relax.  The Veteran Room is currently suspended.  Future dates are yet to be determined during the Troy campus construction.

Questions? Contact Lauren Mileto at 248-823-1210