Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Welcome our Class of 2020 - August 11, 2016

Please join us in a warm welcome reception for Michigan's Princeton Class of 2020, our new admits!
  • Who: Newly admitted students, current students, their families, and alumni 
  • When: Thursday, August 11, 2016 6:30-8:30 pm 
  • Where: Meadowbrook Country Club (map) 40941 W. Eight Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48167 
  • Dress Code: Business casual (no jeans)
Please RSVP and hope to see you!

Steven Jameson '04

Friday, June 10, 2016

Join us July 9, 2016 at the new Penguin Center - Detroit Zoo


Tigers to visit the penguins in their new home at the Detroit Zoo! July 9 11AM

Our penguins have a new home, the new Polk Penguin Conservation Center. Let's pay a visit.
Join fellow Princeton alumni and families for summer fun:
  • Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067 (Directions link)
  • Saturday, July 9 meet at the front gate at 11AM.
  • Bring your kids, grandparents, friends, anyone who wants to join the fun.
Zoo admission is $14 for adults and $10 for children 2-14.

Please RSVP by replying to your invitation email. Hope to see you!

Talbot Payne '84
President, Princeton Club of Michigan

Monday, April 04, 2016

Annual Dinner - April 20, 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in our speaker survey!

Please join us on Wednesday, April 20th for our annual club dinner and a talk by Elsie Sheidler, Associate Director, Pace Center for Civic Engagement at Princeton University. Sheidler will speak about a culture of meaningful service at Princeton.
  • Birmingham Athletic Club, 4033 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 (Google Maps link)
  • Wednesday April 20th
    • 6-6:30 PM Socialize with Cash Bar
    • 6:30PM Elsie Sheidler's talk
    • 7PM Dinner - choice of vegetarian, fish, or chicken entree.
  • Cost:
    • $45/ticket
    • $35/ticket for young alumni (classes 2010 or more recent)
    • $25/ticket for newly admitted students and parents
    • Note: Vegetarian tickets are a little less per person.
Please purchase tickets in advance and make your meal selection via pcmichigan.brownpapertickets.com.



Hope to see you!

Talbot Payne '84
Club President


Save the Date!

Club Service Opportunity - May 7th Tree Planting in Detroit with Hantz Woodlands. This is the 3rd annual event where volunteers will plant 3,000 trees in Detroit, creating the largest urban farm in the world.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations - Michigan 2016

Our local 2016 Princeton Prize in Race Relations winner, Arnisia Brown, will represent the Detroit region at the National Symposium on Race at Princeton University with peers from all over the country. Arnisia started the club A.W.A.K.E. Aware, Wise, Assertive, Knowledgeable and Equality to help with racial issues in her high school, Warren Mott High School in Troy, Michigan.
Prize Winner Arnisia Brown (left) receives her certificate from Princeton Prize in Race Relations Co-Chair Jason Michener '03 (right)

Prize Winner Arnisia Brown (center) with Princeton Prize in Race Relations Co-Chairs Tara Michener (left) and Jason Michener '03 (right)

Arnisia Brown (center) with a family member (left) and Talbot Payne '84, Princeton Club of Michigan President (right)

Princeton Club Happy Hour in Ann Arbor - April 7

Socialize with fellow Princeton alumni and friends at Happy Hour in Ann Arbor.
  • Arbor Brewing Company, 114 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (Google Maps link)
  • Thursday April 7th 6:30-8:30 P.M.
  • Beer jackets optional, and highly encouraged for undergrad alums! Grad school alumni please join us too.
Please RSVP.
Hope to see you!
Richard Youngblood '13

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Princeton Club Happy Hour in Troy - March 10

Bring your beer jacket to Happy Hour in Troy!
  • Granite City Food and Brewery, 699 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084 (Google Maps link)
  • Thursday March 10th, 2016
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Beer jackets optional, and highly encouraged for undergrad alums! Grad student alums please join!
Please RSVP - reply your email invitation. Hope to see you!

Talbot Payne '84


Want to see a Princeton event in your part of the state? Host one! Let us know your interest and we'll help you get the word out to Michigan alums.

Support our activities by paying your dues online! The club dues year is July-June. Want to verify if you're current? Contact us and we'll verify your status.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

February (2016) Happy Hour in Traverse City

Calling all Tigers up North! Calling any hardy souls who want to go north! 

Please join us for a winter happy hour in Traverse City.
When: Saturday, February 13th, 2016 from 6-8 PM
Where: The Town Plaza, 203 Cass St., Traverse City (maps link)
Please RSVP - reply to your email invitation.

Hope to see you!

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Happy Hour in Ann Arbor 11/17

Bring your beer jacket to Happy Hour in Ann Arbor!

  • The Old German (below the Grizzly Peak) 120 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Map/Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/4SdVM
  • Tuesday November 17, 2015
  • 5:30-7:30PM
  • Beer jackets optional, but highly encouraged!
Please RSVP.

Friday, September 11, 2015

ArtPrize event in Grand Rapids - October 8, 2015

Please join Grand Rapids Tigers for art, conversation and a stroll!

What: ArtPrize, Grand Rapids - view the finalists of the city wide competition on a walking tour
When: October 8th, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Meet at 5 p.m. at "The Bob, 2nd floor" 20 Monroe Ave, NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (map)

 What makes ArtPrize unique?

  • Open Call for Artists and Venues: Anyone over the age of 18 can be an artist and any space within the ArtPrize district can be a venue. Anyone can participate. 
  • Independently Organized: The entire ArtPrize exhibition is independently organized by venues and artists who connect through artprize.com 
  • Public Vote and Juried Awards: Two $200,000 grand prizes and eight category awards worth $100,000. Half decided by public vote, and half decided by a jury of art experts. 
 Please RSVP to pcmichigan@gmail.com. Hope to see you there! PC of Michigan, Grand Rapids (Steve Stawski, '92)

Want to see a Princeton event in your part of the state? Host one! Let us know your interest and we'll help you get the word out to Michigan alums.

Support our activities by paying your dues online!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

October Happy Hour in Traverse City, Michigan

Calling all Tigers up North! Calling any Tiger leaf peepers! Please join us for a fall happy hour in Traverse City.

When: Tuesday, October 13th from 6-8 PM
Where: The Town Plaza, 203 Cass St., Traverse City (maps link)
Please RSVP to pcmichigan@gmail.com
Hope to see you!

PC of Michigan, Traverse City (John Strong '83)

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Welcome Reception for New Admits - class of 2019

Please join us in a warm welcome reception for Michigan’s Princeton Class of 2019 new admits!

Who: Newly admitted students, their families and alumni
When: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Meadowbrook Country Club (map)
40941 W. Eight Mile Rd Northville, MI 48167
Dress Code: Business Casual (no jeans)

Please RSVP to your invitation email by August 5th

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Traverse City Happy Hour - July 28, 2015

Calling all Tigers up North!

Please join us for a summer happy hour.

When: Tuesday, July 28th from 6-8 PM
Where: The Red Ginger 237 East Front Street, Suite A, Traverse City, MI 49684 (maps link)

Hope to see you!

Please RSVP by responding to your invitation email.

PC of Michigan, Traverse City (John Strong '83)

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Events in June 2015

We are happy to be holding two events in June - in different parts of the state!

Ann Arbor - Saturday June 13 - evening

Join the Princeton Club of Michigan on June 13th in Ann Arbor at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival's Top of the Park outdoor music event.

This event is free to the public, and the Princeton gathering will be very informal. You can check out the performers listed for that evening at the Top of the Park website.

Where: the University of Michigan campus near the Diag (the location of Top of the Park has been moved slightly towards Hatcher Library this year, for those of you used to the location near the Rackham building). A Princeton flag will be set up to let people know where to gather (it will be set up by 7 PM).
When: Saturday June 13th, 7PM.

Join us! No RSVP needed for Top of the Park.

Traverse City - Thursday June 18 - lunch

Please join your fellow Tigers at the Dish Cafe in Traverse City for an informal meet and greet at lunch!

When: Thursday June 18th, Noon.
Where: Dish Cafe, 108 S Union St, Traverse City, MI 49684 (maps link)

Please RSVP for the lunch so we know how many seats to save.

Hope to see you! Dunrie Greiling '92 and Talbot Payne '84 (who happen to be traveling to the Traverse City area at the same time)


Want to see a Princeton event in your part of the state? Host one! Let us know your interest and we'll help you get the word out to Michigan alums.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Photos from our Annual Dinner - April 9, 2015

Our speaker, Mark Schlissel, MD, PhD, 14th President of the University of Michigan and an alumnus of Princeton University. In the foreground, University of Michigan Regent Katherine White, also an alumna of Princeton. Seated at the right is John Teeter, our Alumni Schools Committee Chair.



A table with newly admitted students and their parents. Go Class of 2019!

Our event at the Barton Hills Country Club.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Princeton Prize in Race Relations - April 19, 2015

Please join our club and Jason and Tara Michener, Princeton Prize Committee of Detroit co-Chairs, in recognizing the winners of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations. We would love for you to come out and meet our amazing winners and find out firsthand what the Princeton Prize Committee is all about.

"To promote harmony, understanding, and respect among people of different races by identifying and recognizing high school age students whose efforts have had a significant, positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities."

When: Sunday, April 19th, 2015 @1PM
Where: West Meeting Room, Novi Public Library, 45255 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375 (map)
What: Coffee and cake reception
Cost: No charge.

Update: Our Winners


Princeton Prize 2015 winner Abhijay Kumar
with Co-Chairs Jason Michener '03 and Tara Michener
More info on Abhijay Kumar in the Farmington Voice

Princeton Prize 2015 winner Sharon Szabo
with Co-Chairs Jason and Tara.




Friday, March 13, 2015

Annual Dinner - featuring University of Michigan President Mark S. Schlissel - April 9, 2015

Please join us on Thursday, April 9th for our annual club dinner and a talk by University of Michigan President and Princeton alumnus Mark S. Schlissel, MD PhD, '79 S79 P09 P13.

Dr. Mark S. Schlissel is the 14th president of the University of Michigan and the first physician-scientist to lead the institution. He became president in July 2014.

When: Thursday, April 9th, 2015
  • 6-6:30PM Social Hour with Cash Bar
  • 6:30PM President Schlissel's talk
  • 7PM Dinner

Where: Barton Hills Country Club, 730 Country Club Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (maps link)

Cost: $55/ticket, $35/ticket for young alumni (classes 2010-2014), or $25/ticket for newly admitted students and parents. Buy tickets for Princeton Club of Michigan Annual Dinner - April 9, 2015

Choice of vegetarian or chicken entree included in cost, cash bar will be available.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Princeton Global NetNight 2015: Define your legacy

Princeton Global NetNight Logo: In person career networking events around the world


Update on Who: We've had some questions. Feel free to invite non-Princeton friends and family.

If you have RSVP'd, thank you! If you intend to join, please RSVP so we can plan for the food and set up the space appropriately!

Princeton Global NetNight 2015: Career and Life Vision: Define Your Legacy

This year, the Alumni Council Committee on Careers has partnered with the Office of Career Services and Princeton's new Executive Director of Careers Services Pulin Sanghvi for the 5th Annual Global NetNight.

Using concepts from their Career and Life Vision program, Pulin and his team have provided video segments and small group interactive exercises designed to help you discover new insights about yourself and what matters most to you. This is the same program that was launched on campus in January 2014, and has already reached hundreds of students and alumni. You will leave Global NetNight with a new understanding of yourself and inspiration to follow the path most consistent with your unique vision of a happy and meaningful life.

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6PM-8:30PM
Registration and appetizers begin at 5:30PM Presentation begins at 6PM

Where: NEW Center, 1100 North Main Street #100, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (maps link). You can park on-site.

Cost: $20 per person, $10 for young alumni (classes 2010 and above). Payment due on March 3.

Or you can receive a $5 discount on the event if you pay your 2015 club dues that evening. Dues are $30 (or $15/year for young alumni). We will send another notice about dues separately.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Save the Date - Global NetNight 2015 - March 3

Princeton Global NetNight logo

Please save the date for

Global NetNight 2015 – Tuesday, March 3

One night. One focus. Princetonians around the world.

On Tuesday, March 3, the Princeton Club of Michigan will be one of many regional associations hosting a local, in‐person, networking event as part of "Princeton Global NetNight 2015."

This year, the Alumni Council Committee on Careers has partnered with the Office of Career Services and Princeton’s new Executive Director of Career Services Pulin Sanghvi for the 5th Annual Global NetNight.

Using concepts from their Career and Life Vision program, Pulin and his team have provided video segments and small group interactive exercises designed to help you discover new insights about yourself and what matters most to you. This is the same program that was launched on campus in January 2014, and has already reached hundreds of students and alumni. You will leave Global Net Night with a new understanding of yourself and inspiration to follow the path most consistent with your unique vision of a happy and meaningful life.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect in person with local Princetonians who want to further their career development and strengthen their networks. Watch for further details coming soon. We hope you can join us.

Thank you, Dunrie Greiling '92

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Events in early 2015

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Princeton Club of Michigan Events:

Sunday January 11 2015 2-4PM Meet and greet ASC Interviewers' coffee. Location: a Member's Home in Bloomfield Hills
Thanks to all of our interviewers for helping contact student applicants. Please join us if you are interested in helping to interview Michigan applicants. John Teeter, our Alumni Schools Committee Chair, will update us all on how many students we are interviewing and answer any questions you may have.
Tuesday March 3, 2015 evening (likely 6:30PM) Career and Life Vision: Define Your Legacy. Location: NEW Center, 1100 North Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Our own Nan Reed Twiss '83 will facilitate this interactive event that draws on materials created by the Alumni Council Committee on Career and the Office of Career Services at Princeton University.
Thursday April 9 - Princeton Club Annual Dinner - evening time/location TBD in Ann Arbor.
Speaker will be University of Michigan President and Princeton alumnus, spouse, and parent: Dr. Mark Schlissel '79 S79 P09 P13

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Princeton Women's Basketball in Ann Arbor - December 9

Today, Tuesday December 9, the Princeton Women's Basketball Team will play the Wolverines of the University of Michigan at 6:30PM at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor.

Fun facts:
  • This is the second meeting of the two teams (last one in 1997)
  • Princeton is undefeated (8-0).
  • General Admission tickets will be $6.
A small group of alumni will attend. More info on the M Go Blue website. Sorry for the last minute notice.

Hope to see you there!
Dunrie Greiling '92


Update - The Tigers had a great game, winning 85-55.
Final Score - Princeton Michigan