Why Did You Join the PAA Board?

Posted: August 24th, 2017 by Michigan State Alumni Association

When current and past members of the PAA Board were asked “Why did you join the PAA board?” there were quite a few themes that came up, many involving their love for both MSU and the SOP. Their answers were put into this word cloud which shows the passion members have for giving back to…Read More

PAA Board Members Work to Update Mission Statement

Posted: August 24th, 2017 by Michigan State Alumni Association

In August, members of the MSU PAA board met in Chicago to update the board’s mission statement. The team met at a fellow Spartan Alumni’s bar – the Wild Goose Bar & Grill. Owner, Andrew Van Ermen, gave the team official Wild Goose hats which they proudly displayed in the team’s photo. Updating the mission…Read More

Alumnus Spotlight – Fritz Yambrach PhD.

Posted: August 10th, 2017 by Michigan State Alumni Association

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

2017 Packaging Award Recipients

Posted: April 27th, 2017 by Michigan State Alumni Association

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

Pi Kappa Gamma Euchre Tournament

Posted: December 8th, 2016 by Michigan State Alumni Association

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