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Video of the MARCH MEMBERSHIP MEETING, MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020 DR. CHARLES BALLARD spoke on the economic impact facing retirees.

April May Newsletter now available, click on Newsletters to view.


Due to the Coronavirus, Michigan State University has canceled face-to-face classes until April 20. MSU Retirees Association has canceled some events to help limit the spread of the virus. Here’s a list of events and the status of each at this time. For the latest event information, you can call the MSU Retirees Association office (517-353-7896). The answering machine will have the latest information on MSURA event cancelations or changes. 

March 24, StraightLine Event. StraightLine is going to present this as a virtual seminar using technology. People will attend via the Web. Please RSVP to Rick Vogt,, for details and to attend. The event will be recorded and made available to retirees in the future. Watch E-Notices for more information on this.

April 1, Volunteer Fair. Canceled. Will be rescheduled.

April 13, Membership Meeting. Canceled.

April 10, Dinner/Theatre Event.  The dinner has been canceled. MSU has postponed its production of “Marian, or the True Tale of Robin Hood.” Please call 1-800-Wharton to receive a refund, or hold on to your tickets for rescheduled dates when they are announced.

February-March Newsletter now available, click Newsletters on the left! Holds registration form for Grand Rapids trip April 20 and information on our Volunteer session April 1.

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.

Click on Meetings & Speakers for full descriptions and list of all events.

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 2019-2020 Board

Front Row, Left to Right: Dan Mackey, MSU Human Resources Liason, Nancy Craig, Lugnuts Event Chair Person, Angela Brown, Past President, Pam Marcis, At-Large Board Member, Liz Thomas, Office Manager, Jacqueline Babcock, Board Secretary, Bruce Smith, At-Large Board Member

Back Row, Left to Right: Ron Smith, Past President, Dave Brower, Treasurer, John Forsyth, IT Support, Anders Johanson, Web Master, Roger Baldwin, President, William Anderson, At-Large Board Member, Rick Vogt, Vice President

Not Pictured: Mike Gardner, At-Large Board Member

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

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

(517) 353-7896

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  • Results of search will display and you want to select “MSU Retirees Association Scholarship Application” from the list.
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