The university community, friends and donors gathered on October 29 to celebrate exceeding our campaign goal of $250 million.
Celebration successful

Thank you everyone!

The university community, friends and donors gathered on October 29 to celebrate exceeding our campaign goal of $250 million.

Thank you for giving us 274,018,157 reasons to celebrate!

Actor, alumnus and campaign chair

Hosted by John Goodman

The Celebration was hosted by actor, alumnus and campaign chair John Goodman.

Singer, songwriter and voice actress

Music performance by Tori Kelly

The Celebration featured a live performance by Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and voice actress Tori Kelly. Tori Kelly voiced Meena in “Sing” (2016) and “Sing 2” (2021).

The celebration included:

  • A warm-up performance by award-winning band KC FLO from Kansas City, Missouri.
  • A special musical set and performance by Tori Kelly.
  • Special appearances, collaborations and performances by the MSU Grand Chorus, MSU Pride Band and color guard, and other notable guests.