A donor-funded study abroad program expanded students' worldview and instilled in them the urge to give back to their Tanzanian host community.
The Joe D. Pentecost Foundation supports several scholarships for students in the greater Lansing area, including awards for students who transfer from Lansing Community College to continue their studies at Michigan State University.
In 1998, anonymous donors created a scholarship that has now given over $12 million to Spartans at MSU, changing lives in the process.
William "Bill" Beachler, creator of the Pride Scholarship at MSU, passed away on January 11.
Max O'Connor, once a homeless high school student with big dreams, was able to come to Michigan State University with the help of scholarship support.