Guest Blogger: Jessica Scott, Michigan State 26′
1. Michigan State University Campus
The campus of Michigan State is awesome. Michigan State University is located in the city of East Lansing, which is situated along the banks of the Grand River. The Grand River is the longest river in the state of Michigan, stretching over 252 miles from its source in Hillsdale County to its mouth at Lake Michigan in Grand Haven.
In addition to being a popular recreation spot, the Grand River also plays an important role in the state’s economy, serving as a source of water for agriculture and industry. It also supports a diverse array of wildlife, including fish, birds, and other aquatic species.
2. Michigan State Athletics
Michigan State athletics compete in the Big Ten Conference and has a rich history of success, including eight college men’s basketball Final Four appearances and two NCAA Championships (1979 and 2000).
Tom Izzo has been the head coach of the Michigan State men’s basketball team since 1995 and is one of the most successful coaches in the history of college basketball. During his tenure, he has led the team to eight Final Four appearances, seven Big Ten regular-season championships, and four Big Ten tournament championships. He has also been named the National Coach of the Year three times (in 1998, 2001, and 2012) and has been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Izzo is known for his intense coaching style and his ability to develop players. He has produced numerous NBA players, including Draymond Green, Zach Randolph, and Denzel Valentine. He is also known for his commitment to his players both on and off the court, and he has a reputation for being a mentor and father figure to many of his players.
3. Rich history and traditions
Michigan State University has a rich history and traditions that have been passed down through generations of students and alumni. From the famous Spartan statue to the iconic “Go Green, Go White” chant, MSU has a proud and storied legacy.
4. Opportunities for growth and development
Michigan State University offers numerous opportunities for students to grow and develop, including internships, study abroad programs, research projects, and leadership opportunities.
5. The atmosphere
Michigan State comes together as a community. We know how to party and have fun. We have a ton of clubs, sororities, and bars.
There are so many reasons to love MSU!