On May 22, 2017 DuPont announced their award for Packaging Innovation. Dr. Yambrach,1977 MSU School of Packaging Graduate, was awarded the Diamond Award, their highest honor. Dr. Yambrach received the award for his Fritz Water Vest. The Fritz Water Vest was recognized as an example of Packaging Technology applied to improving people’s lives. The Fritz…Read More
Click here to view the full : 2017 Packaging Awards PROGRAM Congratulations to the students and alumni who won scholarships and awards and were celebrated in April at the Packaging Awards Banquet in East Lansing, MI. We are proud of the Spartan Alumni who are leaders in the packaging industry and cannot wait to see what…Read More
As the end of the semester nears, the Pi Kappa Gamma Executive Board would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the Packaging Alumni Association for their support throughout the semester. It was an honor presenting to the PAA, and we are incredibly thankful for the financial assistance that you have provided us with…Read More
On November 6-8th, the Coalition of Packaging Professionals and Academic Connections (CoPPAC) was able to take 50 MSU School of Packaging students to Pack Expo International at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. This gave these students the opportunity to witness the world’s largest packaging trade show of the year! This trip was only made…Read More
Sparty made a rock star appearance at Pack Expo and it was awesome! Check out the photos, not only did fellow Spartan Alums love it but professionals from the Packaging Industry lined up to greet the best mascot in the land. Those who made it to the MSU Pack Expo Reunion got to hang out with…Read More
Come join MSU colleagues and friends at our annual Pack Expo Alumni reception Monday, September 25th at the PBR Rockbar and Grill outdoor patio on the Las Vegas Strip! This year the event will be a happy hour starting at 5pm so it will not conflict with dinner plans. Save money and avoid lines by…Learn More
THANK YOU FOR BEING A SPONSOR
On behalf of the MSUPAA and many well deserving students, thank for your sponsorship of the Michigan State University Packaging Alumni Association! Your contribution supports scholarships, endowments, student development, and furthers our mission of keeping MSU the School of Packaging.
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Supporting the MSUPAA is the perfect way to give back to your alma mater, or begin to forge a relationship with the premier Packaging school in the country. Learn how to build your legacy with the school and MSU Packaging professionals of the future...
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Hall of FameAWARD
Recipients of the Hall of Fame Award are known for their support of the School of Packaging and Michigan State University, career accomplishments, and community service. Candidates must possess the highest standards of integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and the Packaging profession.
Awarded to candidates who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer service to Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and/or meritorious service to the packaging community on a local, state, national or international level. Candidates must possess the highest standards of integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of Michigan State University’s School of Packaging and the Packaging profession.
Awarded to an MSU School of Packaging graduate who has attained a high level of professional accomplishment, and has demonstrated commitment to MSU School of Packaging by continuing outstanding volunteer service on behalf of the university and/or on a local, state, national or international level. First degree from Michigan State University must have been conferred within the past 10 years of application submission.
Awarded to a Michigan State School of Packaging graduate who has made a specific, definable contribution to the advancement of package technology. This contribution can range from the invention of a new consumer product/package to a unique manufacturing process or to significant environmental stewardship.
- By joining the Packaging Alumni Association, a portion of your dues goes directly to maintaining and improving the School of Packaging building and programs
- Recognition and reduced admission fees to all events for Association members, including annual PackExpo Reception in Chicago / Las Vegas
- Alumni homecoming tailgate and other special events
- Opportunities to network and establish professional connections with other School of Packaging graduates from a variety of businesses and industries
Membership in the MSU Alumni Association is evolving. Learn how you can continue to support the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Want to take a more active role in shaping the future of the School of Packaging and it’s students? We have plenty of opportunities to participate in committees and volunteer at Packaging Alumni Association events. Please feel free to drop us a line if you’d like to learn more.
What is the Packaging Alumni Association all about?
The MSU Packaging Alumni Association (MSUPAA) is a constituent association of the Michigan State University Alumni Association and is governed by the bylaws of that organization.
The objectives of the Packaging Alumni Association are to:
- Maintain advocacy and connectivity (from an information and advisory viewpoint) between the School of Packaging, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the University, Packaging Alumni, and Industry
- Provide advice, mentoring and financial support to the students enrolled in the School of Packaging
- Stimulate continued interest in and financial support for the School of Packaging at MSU
- Provide a framework for alumni and affiliates of a common interest to meet formally or informally for educational, professional, and social purposes
To keep MSU "the" School of Packaging
Featured Board Member
Before graduating from the MSU School of Packaging with a Bachelor of Science in 2009, Mike completed two internships at Toyota Motor North America in Princeton, Indiana and one with Colgate-Palmolive in Piscataway, NJ. He hired into Orbis Corporation in 2010, working first with Kia Motors America then Nissan North America. He holds a Master’s…Learn More
Here We Are
MSU Packaging Alumni Association
Michigan State University, 142 Packaging Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1223