Saturday, April 15, 2017

Michigan student wins prestigious STEM scholarship

Omkar Shende ’18 of Troy has been awarded a one-year Goldwater Scholarship, the premier award for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.

Goldwater Scholarships cover tuition, fees, room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. Princeton's four recipients are among 240 scholarship winners selected from a field of 1,286 students nationwide.

To read the article on the University’s home page, please visit http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S49/13/18Q26/index.xml?section=topstories

Congratulations to Omkar!

Monday, April 03, 2017

Club Annual Dinner featuring Dr. Joshua Katz, 4/27/2017

Please join us on Thursday, April 27th for our annual club dinner and a talk by Joshua Katz, Ph.D., Cotsen Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics at Princeton University. He will speak on "Language on the Verge."

The club surveyed our members in 2016 and Professor Katz was our #1 speaker choice. From one of our members:

I took Prof. Katz's freshman seminar, and he is INCREDIBLE.

Thursday April 27, 2017 in Ann Arbor


When: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

  • 6:00 PM Social time with Cash Bar
  • 6:30 PM Dr. Katz's talk
  • 7:00 PM Dinner
Where: Barton Hills Country Club, 730 Country Club Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Cost


  • $55/ticket for alumni and guests
  • $35/ticket for young alumni (classes 2010 or more recent) or
  • $25/ticket for newly admitted students and parents
Choice of vegetarian or chicken entree included in cost. Cash bar will be available.

Please RSVP by Monday, April 17 on Eventbrite.

Eventbrite - Princeton Club of Michigan 2017 Annual Dinner: Professor Joshua Katz

Hope to see you!

Saturday, April 01, 2017

2017 Princeton Prize in Race Relations - Michigan

On April 1, 2017, the Princeton Prize in Race Relations Committee of Detroit awarded Elina Arbo its 2017 prize.

Ms. Arbo started a branch of Amnesty International at her high school, The Utica Academy for International Studies.
 Co-chair Tara Michener, Elina Arbo, and Co-chair Jason Michener 
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts. Prize recipients receive a cash prize of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to a national symposium on race at Princeton University.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Save these Dates: 2017

Happy New Year!
The Princeton Club of Michigan wishes you all a happy and healthy 2017!
Please mark your calendars with the following dates for the first half of 2017, and take note of some brewing summer fun.
  • January and February: volunteers needed to interview Michigan students applying to Princeton. Please email to volunteer. This is a great opportunity to make your mark on the potential class of 2021!
  • March Happy Hour – details to follow
  • April 27 Annual dinner
  • June 27 Reception for Princeton President Eisgruber
Stay tuned for more happy hours, community service, family events and the new admit reception this summer.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Detroit Happy Hour - November 16, 2016

Meet for drinks in the Big D!
  • Where: Punch Bowl Social (1331 Broadway St., Detroit Map)
  • When: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, 5:30-7:30PM
  • Please RSVP
Looking forward to seeing you!

Friday, October 07, 2016

Show your School Spirit This Month

Feeling like a lost tiger in a sea of green & white and blue & yellow? Well cheer up! October is Tiger Spirit month for PC of Michigan.

Bring your beer jacket to Happy Hour in Ann Arbor (10/19), and/or cheer on the Princeton Hockey Team vs. MSU (10/28) in East Lansing and the USA Under 18 (10/29) in Plymouth.

HAPPY HOUR:

  • The Old German (below the Grizzly Peak) 120 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Map/Directions
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
  • 5:30-7:30PM
  • Beer jackets optional, but highly encouraged!
    Please RSVP

PRINCETON HOCKEY:

  • October 28th: Princeton Men's Hockey vs. MSU in East Lansing
  • October 29th: Princeton Men's Hockey vs. USA Under-18
  • For more information or to purchase tickets, click here

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.