Tag Archives: Education

  1. New book by Walsh IT faculty provides cyber risk mitigation strategy for organizations

    TROY, Mich., Sept. 21, 2021 — Walsh College has announced the publication of “The Force of Technology,” a book co-authored by information technology/decision sciences (ITDS) faculty Dave Schippers, DSc, CISSP, Michael Simko, DSc, CISSP and Terri Richards, Ph.D. and edited by Jennifer O’Meara, Ph.D., associate professor, business communication. “The Force of Technology” examines the importance of understanding technology operations and protections in business and offers attainable strategies for designing, leading and managing cyber risk mitigation in any organization up to the enterprise level. Published by Iron Dog LLC, “The Force of Technology” is available for purchase on Amazon and is being used in Walsh’s Master of Business Administration (MBA), Cyber M Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Walsh College announces DeRoy Scholarship recipients

    TROY, Mich., Sept. 13, 2021 — Walsh has announced the 2021 recipients of the DeRoy Testamentary Scholarship, Cameron Anderson of Macomb and Julia Cousino of Waterford. The full academic scholarship is funded by the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation, named for its founder, renowned philanthropist, automotive businessperson and community leader Helen L. DeRoy. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Walsh College named Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly School for third year

    TROY, Mich., Sept. 9, 2021 — For the third consecutive year, Walsh College has been named a Gold-Level Veteran Friendly School, the highest distinction offered by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA). Each year, MVAA recognizes institutions demonstrating a commitment to serving and supporting student veterans and military-connected students, including students currently serving on active duty, in the National Coast Guard or U.S. Reserve, a dependent spouse or child or a surviving dependent of a deceased service member. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. CHARLES D. VERCELLONE, ChFC EARNS ACCREDITED INVESTMENT FIDUCIARY® DESIGNATION FROM Fi360

    Charles D. Vercellone has been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies®, the standards-setting body for Fi360, a Broadridge company. The AIF® Designation signifies specialized knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and the ability to implement policies and procedures that meet a defined standard of care. The designation is the culmination of a rigorous training program, which includes a comprehensive, closed-book final examination under the supervision of a proctor, and agreement to abide by the Center’s Code of Ethics and Conduct Standards. On an ongoing basis, completion of continuing education and adherence to the Code of Ethics and Conduct Standards are required to maintain the AIF® Designation. He concentrates on retirement planning and investment management for individuals. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Walsh announces new CIO and faculty, leadership promotions

    TROY, Mich., Sept. 2, 2021 — Walsh College has announced the promotion of Tom Petz to vice president and chief information officer (CIO) and Jenny Tatsak, Ph.D., to associate provost, associate vice president. Petz previously served as interim CIO and led the development and launch of Walsh’s innovative connected classrooms, which use technology to allow faculty, in person and remote students to interact in small, shared class settings. He will continue to develop technology solutions across the institution. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Walsh College offers two-part CMA exam prep courses

    TROY, Mich., Aug. 26, 2021 – Walsh is offering the first of a two-part preparation course for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam from Sept. 22 – Nov. 10, 2021. Topics will include financial planning, performance and analytics. As part of the course, students will receive the GLEIM Review System for CMA, including access to GLEIM online. The cost for part one is $1,620, with an early bird discount available through Sept. 1, 2021. Part two of the course begins in Jan. 2022 and will focus on strategic financial management. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Walsh College ITDS chair Dave Schippers to present at international HexCon conference

    TROY, Mich., Aug. 24, 2021— Dave Schippers, Sc.D., CISSP, assistant professor and chair of Walsh’s information technology/decision sciences (ITDS) department, will present at HexCon21, a virtual international technology conference focused on cybersecurity, endpoint security and software as a service (SaaS) expertise on Sept. 21-23, 2021. Schippers’ presentation, entitled Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Cyber Impacts, will cover COVID-19 exploit tactics, industry-specific trends during the pandemic and resiliency recommendations for organizations. Schippers joins industry thought leaders from Apple, AWS, HP, Microsoft and others. An audience of more than 5,000, including CEOs, CIOs and industry experts from more than 120 countries is expected. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Walsh College gifting $500K in scholarships for new students starting in fall semester

    TROY, Mich., Aug. 19, 2021 — Walsh College is awarding more than $500,000 in grants and scholarships for newly admitted students who start in the fall semester, which begins Sept. 22, 2021. The Student Assistance Fund and other scholarships and merit awards are available to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students enrolled at least half time. The college will provide students personal assistance through the scholarship application and class registration process. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Walsh College offers two-part CMA exam prep course

    Walsh College is offering the first of a two-part preparation course for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam. Part one will run Wednesdays, Sept. 22 – Nov. 10 from 6-9 p.m. Walsh faculty members William Greshak, JD, CMA, CFA, CFE and Joseph Lipiec, CPA, will teach the course, which will be delivered in a remote synchronous format via Zoom and is open to anyone seeking CMA certification. Topics will include financial planning, performance and analytics and students will receive the GLEIM Review System for CMA, including access to GLEIM online. The cost for part one is $1,620, with an early bird discount available through Sept. 1, 2021. Part two of the course begins in Jan. 2022 and will focus on strategic financial management. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Walsh College’s new connected classrooms improve remote learning, accessibility

    TROY, Mich., Aug. 3, 2021 — Walsh College is preparing for a post-COVID world where not all learners will want to return to a physical campus. Newly-equipped classrooms will provide a simultaneously engaging experience for in-person and connected remote students and help eliminate barriers to higher education for many students such as distance, work schedules and the added cost of room and board. Read the rest of this entry »