Alumni

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Association (CANRAA) promotes and supports the CANR.

The CANRAA does the following:

  • Fosters a fraternal spirit among the alumni of the CANR;
  • Promotes and supports the CANR among current and prospective students, fellow alumni and other stakeholders of the college;
  • Offers opportunities to network with and learn from our outstanding faculty and other alumni; and 
  • Supports CANR students through the Distinguished Undergraduate Scholarships program.

Still have some questions? Contact Kathryn Reed.

Alumni Stories

  • Alumnus Greg Pell presents to current MSU undergraduate students.

    Alumnus Ignites Student Engagement

    Published on November 28, 2017

    Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics alumnus Greg Pell gives back to students after finding success and opportunity in the department.

  • Al Rippen

    The Al Rippen Story

    Published on November 7, 2017

    On Nov. 6, 2017, Al Rippen was honored for his many contributions to the dairy industry, Michigan State University and the greater Lansing community.

  • Tom Ryan

    Smashing the Norm

    Published on March 23, 2016

    Food has never been cooler. And Tom Ryan should know. The three-time MSU graduate (bachelor's, master''s and Ph.D.) has pioneered some of food's best concepts over the past 20 years.

  • Kelly and Brian Swette

    The Swette Life

    Published on March 23, 2016

    Kelly Swette has been working her whole life to get the job she has now.

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