The 2013 Spartan Crystal Ball will be held January 26, 2013 at the Wharton Center at Michigan State University. Please join us for this annual event that benefits endowed scholarships for students from the tri-county area to attend MSU. This year’s event is bigger and better than ever, with a new location, lower prices, and more fun! This year’s special guests include 2013 Spartan Hero Awardee Kellie Dean, and 2013 Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Awardees Carl Liedholm and Aklilu Zeleke, emcee Professor Charles Ballard and more!.
Registration opens; cocktail reception; photo booth; silent auction opens
Join us for our pre-dinner cocktail reception. Your first drink is on the house!
Complimentary parking is available in the Wharton Center Ramp.
Strolling buffet dinner and live music by Life Support throughout the evening
Awards presentation and live auction
Join us for the presentation of the 2013 Spartan Hero Award
and the 2013 Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Awards.
After Glow at Dublin Square
Sponsored by the Mid-Michigan Spartans Young Alumni
Join us at Dublin Square following the conclusion of the Spartan Crystal Ball for an
After Glow party, featuring free cover and exclusive drink specials.
Dress is semi-formal.
Why not make it a weekend?
Join us Sunday, January 27, for brunch and more Spartan fun as we gather to watch the men’s basketball team take on Indiana! We’ll watch the game from the comfort of the Varsity ‘S’ Club Room – an exclusive room in Spartan Stadium filled with MSU athletics memorabilia. This exclusive event is being sponsored by the Mid-Michigan Spartans Young Alumni group. Spartan Crystal Ball attendees can get tickets to this exclusive game watch for just $10.00!
A limited supply of hotel rooms at a special group rate of $92.00 are available at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. Make your reservation soon before rates expire. Visit the Kellogg Center website and use group code SAC012613.
This year’s program will feature:
The Mid-Michigan Spartans’ 2013 Spartan Hero Award Recipient
Kellie Dean of Dean Transportation
The Mid-Michigan Spartans’ Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award Recipients
Dr. Carl Liedholm, Professor, Department of Economics, College of Social Science
Dr. Aklilu Zeleke, Associate Professor, Lyman Briggs College
Visit our website (www.MidMichiganSpartans.com/crystalball) for more information. Please contact event co-chairperson, Rhonda Abood, if you have any questions.
This event supports the endowed scholarship funds and other programs sponsored by the Mid-Michigan Spartans.