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Monday, March 5, 2018 The 36th annual luncheon of the MSU Retirees Club of Florida Please fill out and return the reservation form. About Bradenton. Contact Marsh Hestenes for more information.

Monday, March 12, “The Age-Friendly University:  Initiatives Underway and Under Consideration at MSU.”  Our speakers will be Clare Luz and Erin Carter. clare luz

Clare Luz, PhD, is a gerontologist/researcher on faculty in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and director of AgeAlive, a new MSU program aimed at establishing a university-wide community-engaged network that addresses major aging issues, promotes holistic well-being throughout the lifespan, and benefits all affiliates through information exchange, collaboration building, and leveraging and expanding our collective assets. erin carter

 Erin Carter, Ph.D., serves as a Project Manager in Auxiliary Enterprises where she is responsible for overseeing several large projects for VP Vennie Gore.  One ongoing project is a market study, in consultation with Love & Co., to determine the feasibility for a university-based retirement (life-plan) community at MSU.  Erin has 15 years of experience as a higher education administrator in a variety of roles.  She earned her Ph.D. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) at Michigan State University in 2017. 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10AM to Noon Location: IM Sports East, Multi-Purpose Room Getting To Know Apps  Introductory class on how to use your mobile device (mobile phone, iPad, tablet, etc.) Click on AARP & IM Sponsored Events for MSURA

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If you would like to participate in a travel discussion group, please send your e-mail or phone number to Al LeBlanc, phone (517) 655-6454 or e-mail aleblanc Experience has shown that it is much easier to communicate with a group via e-mail, so that is the preferred contact method.

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Communicate with fellow Retirees on Facebook!

You  do not need a Facebook account to view what others are doing. If you have an account, you can post pictures and/or descriptions of what you have been doing since retiring from MSU. Especially let us know what volunteer activities you perform. If you are shy or doubtful about posting on Facebook, send your pictures or information to or call (517) 353-7896 and we will post it for you. Mobile users be sure to click on visitor posts below photos to see other retiree posts.


MSU retirees and their spouses are automatically members of the MSURA for life.    There are no dues, but donations will help make MSURA better.

Continue your connection to Michigan State University by participating in the MSU Retirees Association.    We especially hope you attend the monthly programs from September to May.

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MSURA 2016-2017 Board

Front Row, Left to Right: Brenda Spackman, Nancy Craig, Liz Thomas, Cheryl Pell, Al LeBlanc, Pam Marcis, Angela Brown, Bruce Smith

Back Row, Left to Right: Dan Mackey, Jacqueline Babcock, Dan Chegwidden, Patrick Scheetz, John Forsyth, Trish Horn, Dave Brower, Darlene Wenner, Rick Vogt

Not Pictured: Etta Abrahams, Mike Gardner, Gale Gower, Anders Johanson, Marilyn Rothert and Ron Smith

Help improve MSURA.  Make a tax deductible donation to MSURA (fund AB272). (Click here, then search for Retirees)


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Suite 22 Nisbet Building
1407 S. Harrison Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823-5239

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