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Sparty Brand Book

Illustration of Sparty

Published: Jan. 13, 2020
Author: Sparty

My friends from the MSU Alumni Office and I spent much of 2019 developing a guide to help keep my brand as strong as my muscles ⁠— both take hard work to maintain!

Let’s talk about how I work.

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2019 Odyssey to Oxford

Odyssey to Oxford 2019 Group

Published: Dec. 10, 2019
Author: Kara Swanson

On August 18, 2019, 43 Michigan State University alumni and friends embarked on a one-of-a-kind educational experience in Oxford, the “City of Dreaming Spires”.

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Alumni Grand Awards Gala Experience

Spartan BLog Entry

Published: November 13, 2019
Author: Ryann Scherdt

Lural Baltimore, a 2019 Alumni Service Award recipient, shares her experience at the Alumni Grand Awards Gala - an evening she describes as phenomenal. 

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Spartan Storytelling 

Spartan BLog Entry

Published: October 16, 2019
Author: Ryann Scherdt

Pamela Frucci and her husband Jack, a 2019 Kedzie Cane Award recipient, are Spartans through and through. With the help of her granddaughter, Pamela wrote a book about her great-grandfather, a member of the first-ever M.A.C. orchestra.

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MSU Students Honor Spartans Who Inspire Them

Spartan helmet

Published: October 14, 2019
Author: Ryann Scherdt

In honor of this year's Homecoming theme, we asked the Spartan community to submit stories of Spartans who empower them.  

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Multiple Generations Join for Homecoming Celebration

Jeff Karoub and his daughter

Published: October 8, 2019
Author: Ryann Scherdt

32 years ago, Jeff Karoub marched the field with the Spartan Marching Band. This year, he joined his daughter as an alum and marched with her in the Homecoming halftime show. 

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Spartan Move-In, Welcoming MSU Students 

Spartan Move-In

Published: September 18, 2019
Author: Jaime DiMoff

MSU welcomed 8,500 new students to campus & more than 350 Spartan alumni and friends volunteered to help these incoming students during Spartan Move-In.

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Grandparents University, Uniting Spartan Generations

Grandparents University

Published: August 20, 2019
Author: Jaime DiMoff

Mark and Barb Amo met as freshmen at Michigan State University. 52 years later, they're back on campus for Grandparents University with their grandchildren.  

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2019 Essential Europe Recap

Essential Europe for Graduating Seniors

Published: July 11, 2019
Author: Emily Baswell

Emily Baswell, 2019 MSU Graduate, shares a glimpse into her experience of hosting the Essential Europe trip for young graduates with Spartan Pathways.

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Honoring a Spartan Who Inspires Success for Homecoming

Homecoming | Spartans Inspire Success | Michigan State University | 2019

Published: June 28, 2019
Author: Aimee Klevorn

This year’s 2019 homecoming theme, Spartans Inspire Success, highlights and recognizes the ways in which Spartans are using their education, talents and experiences as tools to uplift and strengthen others. 

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Celebrating LGBTQ+ Spartans and Allies

Spartan Blog Entry

Published: June 19, 2019
Author: Daniel Mathis Spadafore

The 2019 Lansing Pride Parade and Rally was attended by more than 6,000 people, LGBTQ+ Spartans and Allies included.

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2019 SpartyBall Recap


 Published: June 11, 2019
 Author: Kara Swanson

Spartans from metro Chicago and beyond gathered in April at SpartyBall to raise funds for local MSU scholarships that assist students in need from the Chicagoland area. SpartyBall 2019 was dedicated to the Roots of MSU — a reflection on where all Spartans begin their journey as a Spartan, on the banks of the Red Cedar.

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Young Alumni Club Involvement

Spartan Blog Entry

Published: May 21, 2019
Author: Benjamin Limb 

Learn more about becoming involved with an MSU Alumni club, through the perspective of a young alumnus. 

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The Five W's of the MSU Alumni Office's Name Change

MSU Alumni | Michigan State University

Published: May 17, 2019
Author: Jennifer Jimenez

Have you heard? The MSU Alumni Office changed its name to the MSU Alumni Office. Here are the "Five W's" to provide an explanation. 

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Hatching the Finest MSU Student Ideas

Student studying

Published: April 24, 2019
Author: Christopher Sell

Learn about entrepreneurship at MSU and how you can observe its process firsthand at Alumni University this summer.

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College of Music Alumni Perform in Taiwan

College of Music Alumni Perform in Taiwan

Published: April 17, 2019
Author: Kara Swanson

The Taiwan Spartans hosted a benefit concert performed by 24 MSU College of Music alumni and attended by over 300 people.

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Global Day of Service Recap

Spartans Will. Serve | Global Day of Service | April 13

 Published: April 14, 2019
 Author: Maria Giggy

On April 13, Spartans around the world came together to serve their local communities in the spirit of the Green & White.

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