On Friday, September 11, about 42 New York-area Spartans and friends enjoyed a memorable cruise around the Hudson and East Rivers during the 2015 Fall Fest Boat Cruise. The night was magical as everyone mingled under the setting sun with other alumni from the New York region.
The summer 2015 kickball team made a repeat playoffs-appearance this year, despite a regular-season record of 4-2. The team played Sundays at various locations across Manhattan. MSU Alumni players included Hanna, Liz, Adam, Claire, Jordan and Jason; the rest of the team was other young professionals.
Join the 2015 MSU Alumni Fall Basketball Team! Register as an individual for the Wednesday Manhattan league (4v4 – casual division) and put “Michigan State Alumni” in the comments section to get placed on the team. Discounted registration ($155) is open August 10 through August 14.
Want two tickets to the biggest game at Spartan Stadium since the Game of the Century vs. Notre Dame? Well, you’re in luck because we have two tickets to Oregon vs. Michigan State on Saturday, September 12.
To win them, all you have to do is submit a bid in our blind auction (bidding will start at $200 total).
New York-area Spartans gathered in Central Park’s Ross Pinetum on Saturday, August 1, 2015 for the MSU Alumni Club of Greater New York’s annual family picnic. The event had our largest showing yet, with 42 attendees.
Current board members, including club president Jason Johnson, as well as several current MSU students – many of whom are interning in NYC this summer – were all in attendance and enjoyed sandwiches, Spartan-head cookies, green-and-white cupcakes and other tasty treats.
About 80 New York-area Spartans, a mix of mostly Tiger and some Yankee fans, gathered at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx on June 19, 2015 to watch the Detroit Tigers take on the New York Yankees.
Although the Tigers ultimately were defeated 7-2, attendees did get to witness A-Rod’s 3,000th career hit, a bases-empty home run in the first inning, off a 95 mph pitch by Detroit ace Justin Verlander.
On April 18, 2015 Spartans from MSU’s Alumni Club of Greater New York participated in the University’s 2015 Global Day of Service. Our club joined forces with the volunteer organization NY Cares, to help clean and spruce up Bissel Gardens in the Bronx. Watch to see some of our own NYC Spartans, Roni O’Connor and Zach Denes, and East Lansing visitor Nicole Hordos, among other active alumni, in this video produced by Carol Yancho.
About 30 New York-area Spartans gathered at The Chester Midtown on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 for a happy hour celebration.
Held on the terrace from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the event featured $5 draft beers, $8 well drinks and half-priced select wines by the glass. Attendees, who ranged from recent graduates to Spartans who’ve been out of school for decades, were able to unwind after a day at work while meeting new alumni and catching up with old friends.
It’s that time of year – summer kickball is back! The MSU Alumni Club of Greater New York is looking for Spartans to join the Zog Sports league for fun, friends and happy hours.
The season kicks off June 14 and has six games in the regular season.
On a beautiful afternoon – Sunday, April 19, 2015 – three groups of Spartan alumni took a sold-out, behind-the-scenes tour of the famous Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. The stories, sights, statistics and warehousing of the monumental sets included on this tour probably left most of us, and maybe a more seasoned opera-goer…blown away.