1910-1919April 1910 - First Journalism course offered1911 - College sees massive growth in departments1912 - Inauguration of the college lecture-concert series1913 - MAC has first perfect season in football1913 - 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 football1914 - First Annual Farmers Week held on campus.1914 - New Dairy Building is constructed1915 - 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 state1916 - MSU Endowment beganMarch 5, 1916 - Engineering Building and Engineering Shops destroyed by fire1917 - M.A.C. students enlist for World War IJune 1, 1917 - R. E. Olds Hall of Engineering is dedicated1918 - Completion of the Women's Gymnasium Building1918 - Student Army Training Corps unit established on campusAugust 1918 - Collapse of College Hall. October 11, 1918 - Deadly influenza epidemic arrives on M.A.C. campus1919 - M.A.C. honors World War I soldiersJanuary 1, 1919 - The first Williams Hall is destroyed by fire.