MSU Alumni Club of Greater New York President, Greg Hauser, speaks about his experiences and what it means to have received a 2013 Alumni Service Award.
Michigan State Homecoming is always a special weekend for Spartans. Every year the MSU Alumni Association plans numerous events for those returning to campus. Among those events is the Grand Awards Gala at which Spartans from around the world and all walks of life are honored for their accomplishments.
Last week the MSUAA Executive Director, Scott Westerman, joined our New York Spartans for a Green & White Evening, discussing how he uses social media over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Westerman’s recent viral campaign encouraged alumni to contribute a small donation to the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance in response to the “Go Blue” written in the sky over Spartan Stadium during the Youngstown State game.
Mother Nature once again smiled on the Michigan State Alumni Club of Greater New York. Bright sunshine, a refreshing breeze, low humidity and moderate temperatures, welcomed those who attended the Club’s annual Family Picnic on Sunday, August 4, 2013 in the Ross Pinetum in Central Park.
Held for the first time in an elegant private room at Bobby Van’s Grill, the 16th edition of our annual Wine Tasting and Scholarship Dinner was a memorable night for Spartans in New York.
Seventy guests were welcomed with opening remarks from Greg Hauser, President of the MSU Alumni Club of Greater NY and just-named recipient of MSU’s Alumni Service Award.
The Michigan State men’s basketball team to play in the 2013 Coaches vs Cancer Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Tickets for this event will be available from the MSU Alumni Club of Greater New York. Join us on November 22 and 23 to turn the Barclays Center into the Breslin Center East!
Several Spartans wore their proud green and white gear, grabbed an apron and helped those in need by preparing, serving and cleaning up after a meal for residents and visitors of the NYC Rescue Mission shelter on Service Day, April 13, 2013.
Can you help young Spartans in New York this summer?
After a successful 2012, The Academic Internship Council is again helping a select group of MSU students find summer internships in NYC.
These students are looking for opportunities in human services, media, government, fashion, the arts, and journalism in a city that one called “the quintessential work location” in her application essay.
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.