Spartans strive to address the world’s most pressing problems each and every day. The Alumni Grand Awards program recognizes the best of the best — those alumni who are doing wonderful things and making an impact daily in their companies, communities, and for Michigan State University.
A slate of truly impressive Spartans will be honored at the 2018 Grand Awards Gala, held on Friday, October 25, at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. The black-tie optional event includes a reception with hosted bar, decadent meal, and the opportunity to meet and mingle with the recipients.
The MSU Alumni Association recognizes Spartans annually, who positively reflect and enhance the prestige of Michigan State University, in five categories. Nominations are due each year by September 1 for selection the following year.
Individuals, university departments, and alumni clubs may submit online nominations for consideration.
A maximum of five pages of supporting documentation will be considered for each nominee. The nominations receiving the strongest consideration by the selection committee will include the following: