Published: Jan. 8, 2020

President Stanley reflects on first semester

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Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., who began his tenure as president of MSU on Aug. 1, reflects on his first semester as a Spartan by selecting some stories from the fall that demonstrate his vision for the university.

president stanley at commencement with words guest editor's note

campus with words You are a Spartan

students at sparty tossing caps in air with words student success MSU achieves record grad rate

petri dish with words On the rise MSU research continues growth trend

 president stanley with words, watch, preparing for MSU's future

campus with the words, building for tomorrow

classroom with words, no1 in the world, MSU tops international ranking for education 

To leave a mark -- contribute positively -- that's what my fellow MSU students and I set out to do. In return, I am forever changed and have become even more committed to our creed: Spartans Will.  Read more from Nina Biundo

campus with words, presidential action, Stanley appoints advisers on sexual misconduct issues

woman with words, top honors, Spartan named Rhodes Scholar

 docs and nurses with words, transforming health care, colleges collaborate to improve patient care, safety and education

 construction with words, driving innovation, new medical building in grand rapids

president stanley in instagram post

woman doc with words, spartan street medicine, treating everyone with dignity

be a difference-maker. Whether it's tutoring a friend or just helping someone in need, the qualitye of our character as Spartans is determined by helping others when we can. Read more from Jack Kivi

man in library with words, i am a spartan

 president stanley with sparty instagram post

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