The MSU Veterans Day Committee welcomes the public to honor veterans in the community

2018

Who: Michigan State University Veterans Day Committee

What: A series of events on MSU’s campus to celebrate, honor, and learn about veterans and military families

When: Monday, November 5 – Sunday, November 11, 2018

Where: Various locations on MSU’s main campus in East Lansing, MI

 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

Event: Lunch ‘N Learn: Student Veteran Research: Student veterans’ experiences and challenges in the classroom
Date & Time: Monday: November 5, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: *Room 6 of the Student Services Building, 556 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824

Event: Lunch ‘N Learn: The Value of Veterans in the Workforce: Veterans bring incredible value to organizations
Date & Time: Tuesday: November 6, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: *Room 6 of the Student Services Building, 556 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824

Event: Lunch ‘N Learn: Understanding Military Families: Explore military family life and campus resources for families
Date & Time: Wednesday: November 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: *Room 6 of the Student Services Building, 556 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824

Event: Lunch ‘N Learn: Military Culture: Understanding military culture will help you connect with military members, veterans, and their families
Date & Time: Thursday: November 8, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: *Room 6 of the Student Services Building, 556 E. Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824

Event: Veterans Day Ceremony
Date & Time: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel, 636 Auditorium Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824
Details: A remembrance service will take place followed by an outdoor ceremony by the chapel flag pole. Limited seating; RSVP by Nov. 6 to CPT Nickolas M. Zappone at zappone1@msu.edu. Hosted by MSU Army and Air Force ROTC.

Event: Veterans Day Dinner
Date & Time: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Vista at Shaw Hall dining commons, 591 N. Shaw Ln., East Lansing, 48825
Details: Special Dinner to honor all who served. $3 off the dinner price for those who can show proof of military service

Event: MSU Veterans Day Celebration Brunch
Date & Time: Friday, November 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: MSU Student Union Ballroom, 49 Abbot Rd. East Lansing, 48824
Details: A celebration of the veterans in our community. Open to students, faculty, staff, distinguished guests and the public, while tickets last. Tickets

Event: MSU Museum Exhibit: War and Speech: Propaganda. Patriotism, and Dissent in the Great War
Date & Time: Now through Sunday, November 11, during museum hours; Special tour Friday, November 9, 1:30 p.m.
Location: MSU Museum, 409 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing, 48824
Details: The Nov. 9 tour is free, but a donation of $5 is welcome

Event: Armistice Bell Ringing Ceremony (100th Anniversary)
Date & Time: Sunday: November 11, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Beaumont Tower, 375 W. Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824
Details: In 1918, on the 11th day, in the 11th month, at the 11th hour, the Allies and Central Powers agreed to a ceasefire that would mark the end of World War I. MSU’s Beaumont Tower will join other carillons around the world in performing music commissioned to honor the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, American patriotic music, and arrangements of European melodies. Free and open to all.