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  • $2,500 RAISED OF $5,000 GOAL


  • Melanie B. Jacobs $2,500

Celebrate with Dean Jacobs: Give Back (and Pay It Forward)

Dean Jacobs of the MSU College of LawDean Melanie B. Jacobs has been a part of the MSU Law family since 2002. From staying connected with alumni to hosting holiday gatherings and coffee hours for students, she has been an educator, mentor, and friend. As she celebrates her 50th birthday, Dean Jacobs invites you to join her in supporting her vision for MSU Law’s future.

“MSU Law is a great school with even greater potential – and I want to see us soar.” -Dean Melanie B. Jacobs

In recognition of her upcoming birthday, Dean Jacobs has committed to matching your gifts, up to a total donation of $2,500. Please join her in elevating MSU Law by supporting high-impact scholars, providing financial support to promising students, and training tomorrow’s leaders.

Your contributions to the Dean's Excellence Fund will help Dean Jacobs to accomplish these goals. Please consider a gift of $50 (or more!).

Celebrate with Dean Jacobs

Make a Gift by Mail:

University Advancement
Spartan Way
535 Chestnut Road, Room 300
East Lansing, MI 48824

*Make check payable to Michigan State University and write “Appeal 20OOPCF1LAWDEAN” in the note section.


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