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MSU Alumni Club of Greater NY T-Shirt Design Contest  

13

Aug

 

The MSU Alumni Club of Greater NY is looking to YOU for our latest limited-edition Spartan basketball T-shirt design.

Proceeds from the sale of these shirts benefit our club’s endowed scholarship fund.

Have a great idea? Submit your designs by sharing on our Facebook wall.

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2011 Spartan Family Picnic  

07

Aug

 

“Beneath the pines we gathered” in Central Park’s Ross Pinetum on August 6th, a beautiful Saturday afternoon, for the Annual Spartan Family Picnic.

More than 40 NY area Spartans enjoyed the opportunity to network and socialize while enjoying an over-abundance of delicious picnic fare. The highlight of the afternoon was the opportunity to welcome eight new Spartans of the Class of 2015 to our Spartan Family.

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31

Jul

 

Michigan State University is looking for volunteers to appear at college nights in your local area to make more potential students aware of the opportunity to be a Spartan.

Can You Help?

We need your help to serve as an Alumni admissions volunteer in recruiting qualified students for Michigan State. 

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NY Area Spartan of the Week: Antonio Ortolani  

17

Jul

 

A few Spartan questions for Antonio Ortolani:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: BA in History (1994) and somehow also squeezed out a minor in music.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I’m a VP of research and analytics at Weber Shandwick, a global public relations agency headquartered here in NY.

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NY Area Spartan of the Week: John McLane  

03

Jul

 

A few Spartan questions for John McLane:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: BS, Natural Science (Zoology), 1966 & MBA, 1970

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I am a “capitalist” – now 1/2 retired, but still advising entrepreneurs and new ventures.

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NY Area Spartan of the Week: Jennifer Greening  

NY Area Spartan of the Week: Jennifer Greening

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19

Jun

 

A few Spartan questions for Jennifer Greening:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: B.A. FInance, 1997

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I spent close to 13 years at two Wall Street firms in a variety of Finance, Business Operations and Marketing roles.

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Chocolate Tasting Tour of NYC  

Recap: NYC Chocolate Tasting

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07

Jun

 

On Saturday June 4th, one dozen Spartans enjoyed the opportunity to network and socialize sweetened by common Spartan experience and by some the the best chocolate in NYC. It was a beautiful day to enjoy a walk that begin with chocolate from a market stand on the Lower East Side and finished in the West Village at Abington Square.

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NY Area Spartan of the Week: Alan Ferraro  

NY Area Spartan of the Week: Alan Ferraro

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05

Jun

 

A few Spartan questions for Alan Ferraro:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: My major at MSU was educational psychology with a concentration in child and adolescent development. I graduated in 1975 with a MA.

Q: What are you doing now for work?

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Scott Burrows  

22

May

 

A few Spartan questions for Scott Burrows:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: Major: Bachelor of Music 1982
Trombone Performance
I’m one of about a dozen Burrows family members to attend MSU.

Q: What are you doing now for work?

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2011 Wine Tasting Dinner  

16

May

 

On Friday May 13th at Ben Benson’s Steakhouse, the MSU Alumni Club of Greater New York held its 13th Annual Wine Tasting Dinner to benefit the Greater New York Endowed Scholarship Fund. 72 Spartans attended the event, which included a four-course dinner with wine pairings chosen by previous Board member Bill McPharlin Jr.

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