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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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Rob Farley  

05

May

 

A few Spartan questions for Rob Farley:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?1) I graduated in Dec 1998 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering

Q: What are you doing now for work?

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02

May

 

Welcome to our MSU alumni club’s new website, the home for Spartan events and connections for the Greater New York area; our other electronic connections with the Big Apple area Spartan family include our Facebook page, our LinkedIn group, our e-mail newsletter and our Twitter feed.

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Brian Bricker  

26

Apr

 

Our endowed scholarship fund has grown to over $91,000. Please join us in supporting this fund with a tax deductible contribution (as allowed by law) for any amount online with this secure link.

Brian Bricker from Denville, NJ is this year’s recipient of the Michigan State University Alumni Club of Greater NY Endowed Scholarship.

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MSUAA John Hill Presentation  

26

Apr

 

On April 12th, thirty Tri-State Spartans participated in a terrific presentation by MSUAA Director of Career Services, John Hill, titled: “How to  Develop Your Personal Brand,” and it featured utilizing online tools as one mechanism for doing so.

John discussed the use of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to help develop an online presence and how to use these websites to further expand your network and develop your personal brand.

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Thom Schuchaskie  

26

Apr

 

A few Spartan questions for Thom Schuckaskie:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: May 1993, Interdisciplinary Humanities (French, Italian and Economics).

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I run my own program called Urban Kid Adventurers www.urbankidadventurers.com, recently won the Taylor Shelby award from the prestigious Linnaean Society of New York City for my work with kids in nature, and was on the cover of Spry Living this past Sunday featuring my business.

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Yumipuff  

11

Apr

 
“Anything is Possible and Everything is YumiPuffable” a quote artist YumiPuff lives by. Born in Japan and raised in the United States, Yumi known as YumiPuff has combined her love for Japanese tradition and American culture to develop a sound of her own. A few Spartan questions for Yumipuff:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?

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Bob McGee  

28

Mar

 

Much gratitude is owed to Bob McGee for the alumni club we have here today in Greater NY and here is his story of how that came about.

In 1989 MSU expressed interest in reviving the long dormant NYC club. I became active in this reorganization and served as president for the first 9 years.

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Josh Kilmer-Purcell  

21

Mar

 

MSU alumnus Josh Kilmer-Purcell is the New York Times bestselling author of “The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites became Gentlemen Farmers,” and stars with his partner, Brent Ridge, in the television reality show “The Fabulous Beekman Boys.” The second season of their hit show premieres on tomorrow night, March 22nd at 9 p.m.

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