Tom Ryan ('79, '82, '85): From Food Science to Serial Entrepreneur

Tom Ryan, photographed at Tom's Urban at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA

Post-graduate life is a series of left-hand turns. At least, that’s how Tom Ryan describes it.

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.

Commencement 2015

Quote from 2015 commencement speaker

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

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.

T-Summit 2014: Cultivating Tomorrow’s Talent Today

Globe in the business library

MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon and Douglas Estry, Assoc. Provost for Undergraduate Education, spoke at the first ever T-Summit, an event co-sponsored by MSU and IBM.

Spartans Taking Texas by Storm


Spartans will be all over Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest conference this week, as attendees, presenters, contest participants and all-around awesome people.

msu.seum - Your Campus is a Living Museum

MSU.seum app

The msu.seum app lets you explore the history of MSU's campus and the processes used to research and preserve its heritage.

Spartan Innovations

Spartan Innovations logo

We were able to get a tour of Spartan Innovations and learn about this program that brings Spartan-generated ideas to fruition.

The Hatching - Going to the Dogs

The Hatching logo

MSU's Spartan Innovations co-sponsored an event to encourage entrepreneurial thought and creative business in the Lansing area.

Student Startup Madness at SXSW!

MSU In The News

A team of MSU students has been invited to participate in the final round of the Collegiate Digital Media Entrepreneurship Tournament at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference in March.

Beneath the Pines: MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center

Recycled Sparty

The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center, located on Farm Lane near Service Road, is a new state-of-the-art facility, opened in 2009.

Million Dollar Endowment to Spur Student Entrepreneurship

Students around a board room table

The Forest Akers Trust established a $1 million endowment to fund MSU student business plans. The endowment supplements a $600,000 endowment established last year by the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation in support of student entrepreneurship.