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Nov 18 2013
Giving Thanks
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Thanksgiving is a special time of year.  It reminds me of chilly weather, turkey and the fixings, and of course, Black Friday shopping!  It is also a time to reflect and really think what is important in life.  There are so many things I have to be thankful for and too many to list on this blog.  I've narrowed it down to the top three.

Top 3 Things I'm Thankful For:

1.  Family

They are the ones who know me best.  Have been there thru thick and thin... The special days like when you've graduated college and the bad days when you're overwhelmed with school work.  Over the years I've learned that life is short.  You have to take advantage of every opportunity with them, because the future is not guaranteed.  Take them out to eat, host parties, bake with them, and travel.  It gives you lasting memories.  For example, as a kid I remember my aunt making peanut butter blossom cookies around the holidays!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.  Walsh

This is really general and could be split into several categories:  students, alumni, co-workers, my job, my Walsh degree, etc.

The last (nearly) 12 years of my life have been spent living and breathing business... literally.  I was fresh out of college when I started at Walsh.  So needless to say, I've learned a lot about myself both professionally and personally.  Walsh has given me the opportunity to:

I'm grateful, because not everyone is as fortunate to have these opportunities in their career.

While at College events I often tell students and alums that you'll find that many of the staff/faculty have been here for several years.  One primary reason:  It's a great place to be!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.  Ability to Travel

My family, friends, and co-workers know that I love to explore.  Traveling was a goal that I set right after graduating with my undergrad degree and starting my career.  It is important to learn about yourself and others.  After my first travel experience to the Caribbean, I quickly learned that not everyone is as fortunate as us to have a roof over our heads and food on the table.

Thank YOU

I've often heard from students and alums that they really appreciate the customer service and relevant material they received in the classroom.  We appreciate YOU!  Thank you for being you, spreading the word about Walsh, and living and breathing Business every day!

What three things are you thankful for?  The first three people to comment below with their 3 things will receive a free Walsh giveaway!  E-mail jknapik@walshcollege.edu to claim your prize.  (Sorry Walsh faculty and staff are not eligible for this prize.)


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Michelle Barkho November 18, 2013 at 01:01 pm

I am thankful for my family, wonderful guy in my life, and my job.

Ken Dronzkowski November 18, 2013 at 01:12 pm

I am thankful for my family, education (at Walsh), and my steady employment.

Stephanie Comptois November 18, 2013 at 01:23 pm

I am thankful for all of my friends and family, for all of the prayers and thoughts for Marc's and my health and I am most grateful for my husband surviving his major illness.

Kayla November 18, 2013 at 01:29 pm

I'm most thankful for: 1. my family / friends 2. my job (education) 3. my health

Nicole Bertges-Kirk November 18, 2013 at 01:03 pm

I am thankful for 1.) my amazing, caring, loving family and friends 2.) my Walsh degree which has resulted in a promotion 3.) my parents for raising me to be the person I am

Vicki Miskell November 18, 2013 at 01:13 pm

I'm thankful for my 2 degrees from Walsh. My husband and my career due to my MSF

Katie Foran November 18, 2013 at 01:23 pm

The too three things I am thankful for are: (1) my family and friends; (2) AlphaUSA working for such a great company and boss; and (3) my health.

Jessica November 19, 2013 at 02:54 am

1. That this semester and school year is almost done 2. I got an internship 3. The holidays and time to relax is approaching

Rupinder Hehar November 19, 2013 at 06:18 am

Family, health, and education.

Duc Abrahamson November 19, 2013 at 11:22 am

I am grateful for the health and well being of my family; the constant support I receive from my family and friends; and for working for a company that expands my mind and inspires me daily.

Jennifer Collett November 27, 2013 at 09:51 am

I am thankful for my beautiful daughter (and the new baby on the way), my supportive husband, and my ability to multi-task due to help provided from friends, family, and colleagues.



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