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A dozen and a half Spartans, family and friends enjoyed a Saturday afternoon on a private tour of the European Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We were led by docent Jo Kirsch, one of the museum’s most prominent guides.
Our group viewed some of the more famous art masterpieces of the 13th to 18th Centuries.
On June 10, about 80 Spartans and friends gathered at Yankee Stadium on a beautiful night in the Bronx to watch the Detroit Tigers play the New York Yankees. Detroit fans ultimately went home disappointed as CC Sabathia and the Yankees’ bullpen shut out the Tigers 4-0.
More than 50 guests gathered in an elegant private room at Gallaghers Steakhouse in Midtown Manhattan for our 18th Annual Wine Tasting and Scholarship Dinner on Friday, June 3.
The diverse group of alumni from NYC and elsewhere throughout the country were welcomed by Greg Hauser, President of the Spartan Alumni Foundation of Greater NYC.
About 20 New York-area Spartans gathered at The Chester Meatpacking on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 for a happy hour celebration.
Held in the beautiful outdoor biergarten 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.
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.
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.
On Friday evening, about 35 New York area Spartans kicked off their weekend at our Fall Fest Boat Cruise with Hornblower Cruises, one of New York’s luxury cruise lines.
The boat set sail from Pier 15 at 6 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2014, and attendees quickly made their way to the buffet, where a variety of food such as pasta, chicken wings, cheese, vegetables and dip, beef and other tasty treats, were available.
In an extraordinary display of virtuosity, the Michigan State University Wind Symphony dazzled a nearly sold-out Carnegie Hall for its February 22 appearance. The program of contemporary music featured John Corigliano’s peripatatic Eighth Symphony, “Circus Maximus, ” a performance that showcased the ensemble’s entire range of musical talent.
An estimated 200 Spartans and friends gathered at the Brooklyn Marriott Saturday night for a pre-game reception and rally before Michigan State’s victory in the title game of the Coaches versus Cancer tournament at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The event was hosted by the MSU Alumni Association and included a lavish buffet of hors d’oeuvres and pastries.