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Golfing for Good! Supporting Students with a Swing of the Club

Sparty putting on the practice green at a Mid-Michigan Spartans golf outing

While golf has a long history in the world, in recent years it has been used to help support scholarships & fellowships at Michigan State.

MSU's First Donor-Funded University Distinguished Fellowship

Blake and Mary Krueger

The Blake and Mary Krueger University Distinguished Fellowship, a lead gift in the Empower Extraordinary capital campaign, helps support the next generation of researchers and problem solvers at MSU.

ComArtSci at the Ballpark!

Career Advice (D = English D) from the Detroit Tigers organization

MSU College of Communication Arts & Sciences hosted an event for alumni at Comerica Park. Special guests Mario Impemba and Dan Dickerson offered words of wisdom for MSU students.

2015 Grandparents University Round Up

grandparents university

Grandparents University is a program run by the MSU Alumni Association, in partnership with many units and colleges at MSU. This is a roundup of the #MSUGU conversations & photos on social media.

Commencement 2015

Quote from 2015 commencement speaker

MSU is sending thousands of Spartans out in to the world this weekend!

Life Lessons Made Possible

Mario Gutierrez

Mario Gutierrez will be graduating this weekend. After obtaining his degree in chemical engineering, he's learned a lot. But many of his greatest lessons at MSU were outside the classroom.

What Being Spartan Loyal Means for MSU Students

An "I Heart MSU" pin on a tree in front of Spartan Stadium

The MSU Alumni Association is moving away from a dues-based membership system. Find out what this means for you, and how the transition can help us provide scholarships to more MSU students.

PhD Student Receives TIAA-CREF Fellowship

TIAA-Cref reception

David M. Walton is the recipient of the Ruth Simms Hamilton Graduate Merit Fellowship, made possible through a generous donation from TIAA-CREF in honor of the late Dr. Ruth Simms-Hamilton.

MSU Student Shunned in Egypt Wins Coveted PhD

Raeuf Roushangar

Raeuf Roushangar, an MSU graduate student, has won a prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. What he had to overcome to get this far is equally praiseworthy.

“Accessible Art” at the Broad: Exhibit Combines Braille, Poetry and Painting

Flowers in front of the Broad Museum

A special one-night exhibit at the Broad Art Museum invites viewers across the visual ability spectrum to experience artwork with their eyes and their hands.

Student Startup Madness

Student Startup Bus

Ten students, five startup companies, one bus & 2,700 miles. Entrepreneurial students are driving to Austin, Texas to attend the Student Startup Madness competition at South by Southwest Interactive.

Building a Tradition of Supporting Non-Traditional Students

Students waiting for commencement to begin

A recent report highlights non-traditional students' success in the state of Michigan when compared to students from other states. Few scholarships exist to specifically help this student population.