Walsh College Sponsors Commercial Real Estate “UCREW” Event

Walsh College is hosting the inaugural Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Detroit UCREW seminar, “Real Opportunities for Women,” from noon to 4 p.m., Monday, October 12, at the College’s Troy Campus, 3838 Livernois Road.

The program is designed to educate, inspire, and engage undergraduate, graduate, and early-career women to actively pursue careers in the commercial real estate industry.

Industries represented in eight round-table discussions during the event include Finance and Lending, Survey and Engineering, Law and Title Insurance, Architecture and Interior Design, Real Estate Brokerage, Appraisal, Finance and Tax, and Construction and Development.

Companies and firms represented at the seminar include CBRE, Jones Lang LaSalle, Plante Moran, Signature Associates, and many others.

Internship, job shadowing, and mentorship opportunities will be available to UCREW participants.

Stephanie Bergeron, president and CEO, Walsh College, will deliver welcoming remarks and Jennette Smith, editor, Crain’s Detroit Business, will be the keynote speaker.

Free registration for the seminar is required at www.walshcollege.edu/UCREW. A post-event reception free to student participants will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.; CREW member cost is $15.

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Detroit is a founding chapter of CREW Network, the industry’s premier women’s business networking organization dedicated to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women.

Founded in 1986, CREW Detroit is an organization of more than 150 professional women within a growing national network of more than 9,000 professional women in 74 chapters across the United States and Canada.

Walsh College offers numerous undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business and information technology. In Finance, Walsh offers a Bachelor of Business Administration- Finance (BBA-FIN), a Master of Science in Finance (MSF), and a Master of Business Administration/MSF dual-degree program.

Registration for Winter 2016 begins Monday, November 23. For more information on Walsh College, visit www.walshcollege.edu.