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MSU Scholarship Students - West Coast Council 2011

Globe in business library, courtesy MSU Communications and Brand Strategy.

Los Angeles and Orange County area alumni clubs and the West Coast Development Council support various MSU scholarship funds.

Council of Graduate Students Champions Fellowship Endowment

Campus at night, with car lights blurred. Courtesy: MSU Communications and Brand Strategy

The MSU Council of Graduate Students (COGS) created a $125,000 endowment to support fellowships for graduate students at Michigan State.

Spartan Scholarship Challenge: A Match for Students and Donors

Beaumont Tower viewed from the air. Courtesy: MSU Communications and Brand Strategy.

Students have begun to benefit from new awards created as part of the Spartan Scholarship Challenge campaign.

Home Again: State News Story Featuring Jim VanNocker

Jim VanNocker in his home. Photo: Matt Radick, The State News

Jim, an Honors College Advisory Board member, shares the story of his heart attack at an MSU basketball game, and the Minnesota fan who saved his life.

Krohn Clark's Spartan Scholarship: Help That Lasts

A student studies in the library stacks

Juno-Ann Krohn Clarke (’56, Human Ecology) established a Spartan Scholarship Challenge endowment in support of students at MSU.

Spartan Sagas: The Big Questions - U.S. Competitiveness

Screenshot from video: Doug Estry, Dean, Undergraduate Studies

Doug Estry, Dean of Undergraduate Education, speaks on the importance of math and science education in enhancing the competitiveness of the United States.

Rautiola / DTN Launch U.P. Scholarship

A map of the upper peninsula, courtesy of Flickr user normanbleventhalmapcenter

A scholarship assists students from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to attend MSU.

2010 Pentwater Parade & Alumni Event

Screenshot from video: 2010 Pentwater Days

Each year the MSU Alumni Club of Oceana/Mason Counties holds a homecoming reunion and parade as part of the annual Pentwater Days.

MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Student Welcome Picnic

Screenshot from video: Steve Rothwell, Mid-Michigan Alumni Club Board

The MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan hosts a picnic to welcome tri-county area incoming freshmen and their families to MSU.

Steve Smith - MSU Alumnus, Donor and Volunteer

Screenshot from video: Steve Smith Charity Challenge golf scramble

Steve Smith speaks about his giving at the Kalamazoo Spartans Steve Smith Charity Challenge golf outing.

MSUFCU Champions Study Abroad

A globe sitting on a table in the business library

The MSU Federal Credit Union supports students through their Study Abroad Scholarship.

Rose Gift Creates Fellowship in Water Research

The Red Cedar River viewed from the bridge, with colorful trees on either side

The Rose Graduate Fellowship in Water Research endowment will help graduate students address the looming global water crisis.