Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. Walsh earns 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from HLC

    TROY, Mich., Feb. 10, 2021 — Walsh announced today that it earned a full 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) with no requirement for interim monitoring or reporting and has been approved to offer Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Accreditation is the formal recognition of the quality of an educational institution, granted by HLC based on a systemic evaluation of the institution as a whole, including academic mission, ethics, teaching and learning, resources and compliance with the United States Department of Education’s requirements for federal financial aid eligibility. Walsh’s next reaffirmation of accreditation will take place in 2030-2031. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. OCC Names Andre Poplar Vice Chancellor of HR and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    OCC Names Andre Poplar Vice Chancellor of HR and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    New Executive to Lead College-Wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Priorities and Human Resources at Oakland Community College

    OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Feb. 5, 2021 – OCC announces Andre Poplar will join the college’s executive team on Feb. 15, from his current role as executive director of labor relations and benefits at Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD). A Pontiac resident and Flint native, Poplar is a licensed attorney, known for his work aligning people and culture initiatives to an organization’s strategic priorities and values. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. MSGCU Makes Top Workplaces USA List

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI – February 5, 2021 – Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) is pleased to announce they have earned a spot on Energage’s inaugural Top Workplaces USA awards list in the Financial Services industry for 2021. While the Credit Union has been named a Top Workplace in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press for the past eight consecutive years, this recognition is on a national level. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. OU expands transfer agreements with Kirtland Community College

    Oakland University and Kirtland Community College have forged a series of new articulation agreements that will help Kirtland students transition to OU in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Sciences, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Integrative Studies. The agreements help students save money by increasing the number of credits they may transfer to OU for each program. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Mentoring Monday 2021

    For the 2nd year, Michigan will be part of Mentoring Monday. On February 22, 2021 over 10,000 women in more than 43 cities nationwide will connect and learn from each other, including 2 Michigan events: West Michigan and Greater Detroit, Michigan. 

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  6. Walsh’s 115th commencement features speakers Betty Chu, MD and Veronika Scott

    TROY, Mich., — Walsh’s first virtual commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, Jan. 23 for 686 graduates and featured keynote addresses from Betty Chu, MD, senior vice president, associate chief clinical officer and chief quality officer of Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), and Veronika Scott, founder and CEO of The Empowerment Plan, an internationally recognized workforce development organization.

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  7. Secrest Wardle Welcomes Two New Attorneys to Troy Location

    Reem Goria joins Secrest Wardle’s Troy location as an Associate. She is a member of the Firm’s Motor Vehicle Litigation, Commercial and Business Law, Construction, Environmental and Toxic Tort, Governmental Litigation, Intellectual Property/Advertising Injury and Trucking/Commercial Vehicle Litigation practice groups.

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  8. Finance industry leaders offer career insight at Walsh’s Financial Futures event March 2, 2021

    TROY, Mich., Feb. 5, 2021 — Walsh College will host Financial Futures, a free virtual event highlighting career opportunities in banking, corporate finance and financial services, on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021 from 8-9:30 p.m.

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  9. Desking Myths: What are my options?

    Interior design manager at Office Express (OEX), Valerie Glander, exposes common desking myths and shows you the multitude of options you really have. Don’t settle! Customize your desk to your workstyle. Stop in for a free design consultation!

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  10. Profile By Sandford expands in Michigan!

    Profile by Sanford ( is a health and nutrition program that pairs a science-based approach to weight loss with compassionate one-on-one nutrition coaching. 

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