Walsh Online Master’s in Cybersecurity Receives National Ranking

TROY, Mich., April 2, 2020 — Walsh has ranked as having one of 2020’s Best Online Cybersecurity Master’s Degree Programs by Student Training in Education and Public Service (STEPS). STEPS recognizes schools providing students with quality, affordable online learning opportunities in fields of public service. Programs were ranked based on accreditation, format and course delivery, curriculum and affordability. Walsh is one of only 50 schools to make the list and received the highest ranking of any school in Michigan.

Walsh was one of the first schools in Michigan to be recognized as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense and was the first school in the nation to offer a degree concentration in automotive cybersecurity. Its information technology degrees align with Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security NICE Framework Standards.

Walsh was an early adopter of online education, offering its first online course in 1998. Other recent recognition for excellence in online education includes a Tier One Global Online MBA, one of the Best Online MBA Programs in the U.S., and one of the Best Online Master’s in Network Security. Walsh’s online programs provide the same curriculum as on-ground programs and are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs and the Higher Learning Commission.

View the complete list from STEPS at www.publicservicedegrees.org/online-degrees/cyber-security-programs/masters/

For more information about Walsh, visit www.walshcollege.edu/future-students.

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Walsh is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1922, Walsh is one of Southeast Michigan’s largest graduate business schools, offering classes in several locations and online. Our internationally and nationally-ranked programs integrate theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. Walsh degree programs include accounting, finance, information technology, human resources, management, marketing, taxation and other fields. For more information, please visit www.walshcollege.edu.

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org) and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (www.acbsp.org).

Core3 Solutions Hosts Spring Hiring Fair – Keeping Talent in Michigan

Troy, Mich., April 27th, 2015 – Core3 Solutions, Excited to Announce New Hiring Initiatives!

It is no doubt that Michigan has seen an explosion in the technology industry over the past few years. Detroit has been ranked first in the Midwest and fifth in the nation for the number of technology-based jobs, according to Automation Alley’s Technology Industry Report. Core3 Solutions is proud to be a part of the tech movement and ready to hire Michigan’s best!

In 2014, to adapt to the ever-changing needs of the technology industry, Core3 Solutions rebranded to create Element5, Detroit IT and Mac Detroit. With more than 17 years in the industry, Core3 Solutions is now looking to fill full-time positions as well part-time internships within its three brands.

Core3 Solutions will be hosting a spring hiring fair at Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association on Wednesday, April 29th from 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The job fair will be held at 2675 Bellingham Drive, Troy, Mich. 48083.

Since the rebranding, each company has seen significant growth, providing new career opportunities for skilled professionals. Detroit IT and Mac Detroit, specializing in information technology, and Element5, focused on digital marketing, design and development, will hold onsite interviews at the upcoming job fair.

Each of the three firms seeks career-driven individuals with a knack for customer service and detail-oriented work.

Managed Service Providers, Detroit IT & Mac Detroit, are seeking Service Desk Support Technicians & Interns, Apple Support Specialists, Systems Administrators, Network Operations Management, and a Junior Project Manager.

“The Detroit IT staff focuses heavily on strong customer support and technical problem solving. We are always looking for candidates who excel in both areas.

Additionally, we offer internship programs to build strong foundations for future IT technicians,” Eric Grundlehner, CTO, said.

In the digital marketing realm, Element5 is looking for creative Project Managers, Web Developers, Graphic Designers, Digital Marketing Specialists, and interns to assist in various upcoming projects. “We are looking for individuals who are passionate about technology and digital marketing to join our family,” Paul Chambers, CEO, said. “Our culture is a vital piece of who we are, and we’re looking to hire people who complement our team.”

If you are a candidate interested in attending the hiring fair, please RSVP at core3solutions.com/hiring-fair

About Core3 Solutions

Headquartered in Troy, Mich., Core3 Solutions is the holding company for Detroit IT, Element5 and Mac Detroit. The three companies service mid- to enterprise-level clients throughout Metro Detroit and Southeast, Michigan. As a Michigan-based company, Core3 Solutions is passionate about retaining talent here in Michigan, and continuing to build a company culture that is welcoming to all!


Heather Garey
Sales & Marketing Coordinator
T: (248)530-1001 ext. 122

Walsh College Offers Free Webinars Detailing its Highly Regarded Undergraduate, Graduate Business Degree Programs

Walsh College has scheduled free, information-rich webinars for highly motivated current and future business leaders interested in higher education in key undergraduate and graduate degree programs at one of Michigan’s leading business colleges.

Future students are encouraged to attend the mid-day Walsh College webinars to make their educational goals possible within the daily demands of their current careers. Participant registration is required to secure one of the limited spaces at each session by visiting www.walshcollege.edu/webinars.

The webinars will cover course and program content; on-campus and online content delivery; application, admission, and enrollment requirements; career services; and general information about the College. Each will conclude with a question-and-answer period.

Walsh’s $35 application fee will be waived for all webinar participants.

The dates, times, and webinar leaders are:

Wed., April 29, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Master of Business Administration (MBA), featuring James McHann, Ph.D., professor.
Wed., April 29, 12:30 to 1 p.m.: Master of Science in Finance (MSF), featuring Greg Todd, MSF, CMA, associate professor and chair, Finance and Economics.
Thurs., April 30, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), featuring Lee Meadows, Ph.D., professor.
Fri., May 1, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.: Accounting Programs (BAC, MAC), featuring Jennifer Sanderson, CPA, assistant professor and chair, Accounting, Business Law, and Taxation.
Wed., May 6, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT), featuring Barbara Ciaramitaro, Ph.D., professor.
Wed., May 6, 12:30 to 1 p.m.: Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership (MSITL), featuring Barbara Ciaramitaro, Ph.D., professor.
Thurs., May 14, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Master of Business Administration (MBA), featuring David Shields, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief academic officer.
Thurs., May 14, 12:30 to 1 p.m.: Master of Science in Management (MSM), featuring Sheila Ronis, Ph.D., professor and chair, Management.

“Participants will hear from key faculty and other College leaders about the excellent programs that underscore the desirability and value of a Walsh degree for both students and employers,”said Heather Rigby, director, Admissions and Academic Advising. “The webinars will give future students important insight into the high-quality, academically challenging, and practical business education offered by Walsh.”

Summer semester registration for new students begins Monday, May 11. For more information on Walsh College and all programs, visit www.walshcollege.edu.

Walsh College Hosts Information Technology Capstone Fair

Walsh College is hosting its Information Technology Capstone Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, in room 111-113 at the school’s Troy campus.

The Capstone Fair provides an opportunity for graduating students to present their final research projects which demonstrate the knowledge and skills gained through their academic program.

Students will demonstrate their mastery of a variety of technology and cybersecurity subjects with their Capstone projects. A partial list of the Capstone projects to be presented include: a prototype for a surgical “black box” device; research and recommendations on ways to improve technology focused service and support; plan for security awareness education in the 5-12 education environment and in health care settings; recommendations for the management of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) efforts and unified communications strategies; application of COBIT governance to a software procurement processes; and a redesign of a visualization program for managing satellite delivery of services.

“Walsh offers strong academic programs for students in information technology fields. The Capstone Fair provides a forum for students to show their expertise and knowledge,” said Barbara Ciaramitaro, Ph.D., professor, Information Technology, Walsh College. “The projects at the Fair demonstrate the application of their knowledge and skills to real world problems.”

The fair is free and open to the public.

For more information on Walsh College, please contact Dr. Barbara Ciaramitaro bciara2@walshcollege.edu or visit www.walshcollege.edu.

MedNetOne Health Solutions announces hire of manager of information technology

Rochester, Mich. – Aug. 22, 2014 – MedNetOne Health Solutions (MNOHS), a Michigan-based healthcare management organization serving the infrastructure and clinical support needs of private practice physicians and behavioral health specialists, announces Michael Judd has joined the organization as manager of information technology. He previously worked for gloStream INC., in Troy, Mich. as the internal IT and infrastructure manager.

In his role as manager of information technology, Judd leads the MNOHS technology team, maintains a network of multiple servers as well other technology infrastructure for internal and external users and manages medical informatics and timely data exchange between MNOHS and its partners.

Prior to joining gloStream INC., Judd was employed with Lapeer County Bank and Trust Co., as an IT technical support specialist and network administrator. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree in cyber defense and an Associate of Computer Science degree in Microsoft software from Baker College, as well as an Associate of Applied Science degree from ITT Technical Institute. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Western Governors University.

“The healthcare field is increasingly data driven and Michael Judd has a variety of complementary technical skills that can help meet the strict reporting guidelines of the industry while assisting our staff and member practices on a broad range of technology and medical information matters. We are pleased to welcome him to the organization,” Ewa Matuszewski, CEO of MedNetOne Health Solutions said.

About MedNetOne Health Solutions:
MedNetOne Health Solutions (MNOHS), a leader in advancing the development and implementation of the Patient-Centered Medial Home (PCMH), is a health care management organization for primary and specialty care physicians and behavioral health specialists that provides administrative infrastructure and clinical support and programming to develop and sustain high performing, patient-centric practices while meeting government healthcare reform mandates. Learn more at http://www.mednetone.net.

Walsh College Hosts Free Capstone Fair on Information Technology

Graduating Walsh College Business Information Technology and Information Assurance students will display their innovative, real-world final projects at the twice-annual Capstone Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 14, in room 111-113 at the school’s Troy campus.

The fair is free and open to the public.

Students will be demonstrating their subject mastery with their Capstone projects. They include electronic medical records for a family clinic; procedures to implement a program office for a medium-size business; security awareness training that anyone can use; business intelligence; incident response and crisis management; tableau training; and new customer acquisition for a web business.

Most of the projects have been chosen in response to technology trends or a need a student has identified in their industry or workplace.

“Walsh offers strong academic programs for students in information technology fields. The Capstone Fair provides a forum for students to show their expertise and knowledge,” said Nanette S. Poulios, assistant professor and business information technology director, Information Assurance Center. “The projects at the Fair demonstrate the practical skills our students develop, along with their academic achievement.”

For more information on Walsh College, visit www.walshcollege.edu.

Founded in 1922, Walsh College is a private, not for profit institution offering upper-division undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees and certificate programs. One of Southeast Michigan’s largest business schools, Walsh has locations in Troy, Novi, Clinton Township, and Port Huron, as well as online. Walsh’s business services division offers the Walsh Institute, which provides solutions for businesses through training, continuing education, and consulting.

Walsh is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org; phone: 312-263-0456). The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) accredits specific degree programs.

Discover and connect at Macomb Community College IT careers event: Learn how you can train for information technology jobs with starting salaries as high as $50,000 per year

Metro Detroit is one of the hottest information technology (IT) job markets in the country. If you are a creative problem solver with a lot of curiosity, that’s good news for you. On May 8, Macomb Community College and Walsh College will present a free event for people interested in getting on the fast track to a career in information technology.

Careers in IT: A Night to Discover and Connect will take place May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Macomb Community College University Center, Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. Online registration at www.macomb.edu/itnight is required.

At the event, attendees will learn how to earn an associate degree in IT from Macomb and transfer to Walsh College to finish a bachelor’s degree, saving thousands in tuition. They also will hear about the hottest IT careers in the region and connect with industry experts, current IT students, and faculty.

The keynote speaker will be technology journalist Matt Roush, formerly editor of WWJ Newsradio 950’s “Technology Report with Matt Roush,” and now director of communications and public relations at the Engineering Society of Detroit. Other speakers will include:

Suzanne Chartier, vice president and director of engineering services at eyeWyre Software Studios, a Mt. Clemens-based software development firm that focuses on mobile application development, as well as web, desktop, and cloud solutions. Chartier also is CEO and co-founder at Iconia LLC, a digital content platform for mobile devices.
Brett A. Hansen, a student with a bachelor’s degree in computer science who is working on a master’s degree in information assurance at Walsh College. As an IT professional for more than 10 years, he manages a team that oversees 2,000-plus Windows 7 systems that operate as self-checkout kiosks around the country.
Jane Harper, information security compliance assessment and advisory services leader at Health Alliance Plan.
Shawn Penrice, a select account manager at Cisco Systems with eight years of sales experience in the consulting and IT industries. He is responsible for developing and delivering the Cisco IT strategy to a diverse set of accounts in metro-Detroit.
Founded in 1922, Walsh College is a private, not for profit institution offering upper-division undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees and certificate programs. One of Southeast Michigan’s largest business schools, Walsh has locations in Troy, Novi, Clinton Township and Port Huron, as well as online. Walsh’s business services division offers the Walsh Institute, which provides solutions for businesses through training, continuing education and consulting.

Walsh is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org; phone: 312-263-0456) and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE, www.iacbe.org). The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org) accredits specific degree programs.

Macomb Community College (www.macomb.edu) is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 48,000 students annually. Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges and as the largest grantor of associate degrees in Michigan. The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.

VisionIT Earns ISO 9001:2008 and TL9000 Certifications

VisionIT, a global leader of Information Technology Managed Services and Talent Management Solutions, has earned its ISO 9001:2008 and TL 9000 certifications for its Detroit headquarters in the areas of consulting services and contract/temporary staffing. VisionIT is one of only nine companies across the United States to achieve both certifications.

“The stringent processes and metrics requirements needed for ISO 9001:2008 and TL 9000 certification provide third party validation to VisionIT’s focus on quality, efficiency and client satisfaction,” said David Segura, VisionIT CEO.

“VisionIT has built an operational model that delivers on its word for high quality standards and excellence across our service areas,” said Bruce Friedman, VisionIT COO. “Through this initiative and significant investment in our processes and reporting systems, we have established for ourselves and our customers a strong platform for performance and tools for continuous improvement.”

The ISO 9001:2008 certification specifies requirements for a quality management system, audited by third party registrars against national and international standards for quality, including methods, interrelated processes, documented procedures and measurements designed to produce consistent product quality and customer satisfaction. ISO 9001:2008 is globally regarded as the most comprehensive body of standards on quality management systems and practices.

The TL 9000 standard, developed by the Quality Excellence for Suppliers of Telecommunications (QuEST) Leadership Forum, is a certified management system with international recognition that defines the telecommunications quality system requirements for the design, development, production, delivery, installation and maintenance of products and services. The certification also includes performance and cost-based assessments that measure reliability and quality performance.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the source of the ISO 9000 family of quality management system standards. ISO is a network of national standards institutes from 163 countries working in partnership with international organizations, governments, industry, business and consumer representatives.

VisionIT, Inc. is a global leader in the areas of Information Technology (IT) Managed Services and Talent Management Solutions. For 16 years, VisionIT has combined focus, agility, streamlined operations and the most talented IT professionals to deliver unmatched services to many Fortune 500 corporations and large government agencies. With 20 U.S. offices, personnel in 42 U.S. states, and global operations in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Philippines, VisionIT operates FAST. To learn more about this growing technology leader visit www.visionit.com.