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1920-1929

  • 1920 - Dora Stockman becomes first woman elected to the State Board of Agriculture
  • October 17, 1921 - M.A.C. Creamery Commercializes
  • 1922 - The State Board of Agriculture implements Division Fees per term ranging from $26 to $30.
  • August 18, 1922 - WKAR radio first broadcasts
  • 1923 - First broadcast of a Michigan State football game.
  • 1924 - Nurses training offered.
  • February 20, 1924 - Course in Liberal Arts authorized.
  • May 21, 1924 - Kenyon L. Butterfield Named Tenth President
  • May 13, 1925 - Name of College changes to Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science
  • May 20, 1925 - Course in Business Administration authorized.
  • 1926 - "Spartans" is adopted as the new college nickname
  • November 24, 1926 - Course in Physical Education for men authorized.
  • 1927 - Kedzie Chemical Laboratory constructed
  • 1927 - Demonstration Hall constructed
  • 1927 - Course in Medical Biology offered.
  • February 4, 1927 - Michigan's first rural electrical power line, reaching from Mason to Dansville, begins operation
  • November 21, 1927 - Course in Public School Music authorized.
  • May 22, 1928 - Course in Physical Education for women authorized.
  • June 15, 1928 - Course in Hotel management authorized.
  • December 1928 - Kellogg Company donates farm and bird sanctuary to college
  • 1929 - Ethel V. Lyon is the first female granted permission to enroll in engineering
  • 1929 - Marie Dye becomes Dean of College of Home Economics
  • 1929 - The Holcad becomes the Michigan State News
  • June 22, 1929 - Beaumont Tower is dedicated