Joe D. Pentecost Foundation: Helping Other People Excel

Beaumont Tower and the football stadium viewed from the air. Photo by MSU Communications and Brand Strategy.

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.

STARR Charitable Foundation: Not Just A Scholarship

Current STARR Scholars and those invited to join the program for the 2016-2017 academic year during their annual spring dinner at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

In 1998, anonymous donors created a scholarship that has now given over $12 million to Spartans at MSU, changing lives in the process.

Max O'Connor: a Lot to Be Thankful For

Max O'Connor

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.

Alex's Great State Race Tradition Inspires Statewide Support

Alex Powell and Mark Dantonio

A Rivalry Week event created to honor the memory of an MSU student raises support for students at Michigan State and the University of Michigan.

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.

MSU Student’s Blog Post On Study Abroad Featured in Huffington Post

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Freshman Breana Brill's post on how study abroad "ruined her life" (in a good way!) was picked up by the Huffington Post. Read about how MSU's Freshman Seminar Abroad program changed her life.

Scholarship Luncheon 2014

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Our annual scholarship luncheon was held on September 26 (Homecoming Weekend) this year. View photos and video from the event, which was held to celebrate student scholarship recipients & donors.

From Farm Fields to the White House

Students in front of the White House

MSU student Denise Cruz was featured on NBC Nightly News this week for her accomplishments, going from migrant farm work to a Washington D.C. internship.

President Obama Visits MSU

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President Obama visited campus on Friday to sign the Agricultural Act of 2014. We were there to cover the action live on Twitter and Instagram!

Red Cedar Undergraduate Research Journal - Volume 4

ReCUR Journal Cover

The fourth volume of ReCUR is now available online. This journal highlights some of the outstanding student research at MSU.

Graduate Post - Fall 2013 Issue Available

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Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the Graduate School, including exciting news about their future home!

State News: The Cost of Learning

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Today’s edition of The State News features a cover story about students’ spending decisions that are forced by these economic times.