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 2019 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.
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Call 800-875-5090 before September 23 mentioning “MSU Alumni Grand Awards Gala” to reserve a room.
Rates: Standard double, standard queen and standard king, $117/night for 10/24 and $190/night for 10/25 and 10/26
1100 Trowbridge Road, East Lansing, MI 48823
Call 517-763-2033 before September 25 mentioning “Alumni Grand Awards” to reserve a room. Please note that there is a two-night minimum stay.
Rates: King suite or double suite, $129/night for 10/24 and $199/night for 10/25 and 10/26
The MSU Alumni Office 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: