Office of Alumni Engagement

Michael Altman

Advice I would give a new graduate: Listen and seek to understand. Set a written goal with achievable deadlines. Hire a coach to keep you accountable.

My hometown when I was a student was

Lansing, MI

I graduated in

1980

I studied

Business

I currently live in

Atlanta, GA

Since graduating from Alma

I have had an amazing journey in business ventures and humanitarian activities traveling the world.

My Alma education

Gave me the confidence to be a leader and work as a team player.  Alma College challenged our minds and made us study long hours and work hard for our grades. In my career working hard and long hours was normal. Success is never easy but Alma College gave us the confidence and prepared us for it.

My favorite place(s) on campus included

the Snack bar and Gelston Hall. Off campus Pizza Sams and CSA hall parties.

My favorite professors(s) included

George Gazmararian and Randy Jacques 

My most vivid/best memory of my time at Alma is

Debate team and Almanian and Gelston Hall Friends.