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Secchia family gifts $5 million to MSU

Posted at 8:08 PM, Nov 01, 2019

LANSING, Mich. — The Secchia family has gifted another $5 million to Michigan State University for its Grand Rapids Research Center.

Peter and Joan Secchia announced the donation on Friday.

The money completes their pledge of $30 million towards the $88 million building that opened in 2017.

Peter Secchia graduated from MSU's Eli Broad College of business in 1963.

He is a business owner in Grand Rapids and a former ambassador to Italy.

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