Author Archives: Larry Alterman

NY Spartan Alumni of the Week: Kelly Jones 

25

Mar

 

A few Spartan questions for Kelly Jones:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: International Relations at MSU’s James Madison College, 1995

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I’m the Founder of Kelly & Jones Notes of Wine (kellyandjones.com), a fragrance collection that is inspired by the art of wine tasting.

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09

Mar

 

A few Spartan questions for Michelle Martin:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: Journalism and Graphic Design, 2009

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I work in content marketing for a software company. I do a lot of content generation, social media management and design.

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Attendees enjoy the fare at Heartland Brewery during Spartan Fall Fest 2012 

23

Sep

 

Spartan Fall Fest 2012 was held on September 21st, at the Heartland Brewery in New York City’s Empire State Building. Spartans ranging in graduation year from 2012 to those who graduated over 50 years ago had the opportunity to meet each other and build upon their common Michigan State experiences.

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MSU Spartan Alumni of the Week: Helen Rosenthal 

25

Aug

 

A few Spartan questions for Helen Rosenthal:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: I graduated from James Madison College in 1982 with a Bachelor’s in Political Theory and Socio-Economic Policy.

Q: What are you doing now for work?

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2012 Travel T-shirt Contest 

12

Aug

 

Where in the world have you been wearing your “I Spartan NY” T-shirt?

We’re looking for the best photos from around the world of people wearing our Club’s signature T-shirt. Submit your best pictures in our 2 prize categories: farthest away from New York City and the most unusual place.

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New York Alumnae of the Week Jennifer Skylakos 

11

Jun

 

A few Spartan questions for Jennifer Skylakos:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: Political Science / International Relations, 1996.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I am a Managing Partner at a boutique executive search firm called Sousou Partners.

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MSU Alumni Club of Greater New York's Spartan of the Week: Alison Bregstein 

27

May

 

A few Spartan questions for Alison Bregstein:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: I graduated with a BA in Spanish in 1992.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I sell high-end Italian furniture to the Architectural and Design community.

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The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University 

09

May

 

The Michigan State University Alumni Club of Greater New York has donated $1,000 to the Julie & Edward J. Minskoff Gallery at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. Designed by world renowned architect Zaha Hadid, the museum is currently in the final stages of construction on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Kathryn Vetter poses with Sparty 

26

Apr

 

Kathryn Vetter is currently finishing her first year at Michigan State, she is a recipient of our Michigan State University Alumni Club of Greater NY scholarship and will attend our Wine Dinner on May 18, 2012. Each year we raise thousands of dollars for our endowed scholarship fund because of the tremendous generosity of local alumni.

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MSU students play Carnegie Hall 

16

Apr

 

On April 14, 2012 the MSU Collegiate Honors Recital was held at New York’s Carnegie Hall. Michigan State Alumni in attendance witnessed dramatic musical performances in the intimate setting of the famous Weill Recital Hall.

MSU College of Music student performers included:

Charles Morris on bass trombone, and Hyekyung Lee on piano playing a soulful selection from David Gillingham’s Sonata.

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