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1910-1919

  • October 21, 1909 - Division of Veterinary Science established
  • April 1910 - First Journalism course offered
  • 1911 - College sees massive growth in departments
  • 1912 - Inauguration of the college lecture-concert series
  • 1913 - MAC has first perfect season in football
  • 1913 - Student Gideon Smith was one of the first two African Americans in the country to play college football (at MAC) and one of the first to play professional football
  • 1914 - First Annual Farmers Week held on campus.
  • 1914 - New Dairy Building is constructed
  • 1915 - Frank S. Kedzie becomes eighth president of M.A.C.
  • 1915 - Jonathan LeMoyne Snyder retires as 7th president of M.A.C.
  • 1915 - Bacteriology Department begins outreach programs to eradicate tuberculosis and contaminated well water in the state
  • 1916 - MSU Endowment began
  • March 5, 1916 - Engineering Building and Engineering Shops destroyed by fire
  • 1917 - M.A.C. students enlist for World War I
  • June 1, 1917 - R. E. Olds Hall of Engineering is dedicated
  • 1918 - Completion of the Women's Gymnasium Building
  • 1918 - Student Army Training Corps unit established on campus
  • August 1918 - Collapse of College Hall.
  • October 11, 1918 - Deadly influenza epidemic arrives on M.A.C. campus
  • 1919 - M.A.C. honors World War I soldiers
  • January 1, 1919 - The first Williams Hall is destroyed by fire.