MSU sends grandparents back to school in special program

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX)-- In this week's Schools Rule, this summer, the Spartan's campus got a little bit grayer-- Mid-Michigan students headed back to the classroom with their grandparents in tow. News 10's Lora Painter takes a closer look at Michigan State University's 12th annual Grandparents University program.

Joanne Snell, from Jackson, attended the 3-day program with her grandchildren this year and eight other times before. She is an MSU graduate class of 1957. She said she loves coming back for the program year after year because the classes are so fun and diverse, and she gets to share with her grandchildren what college life is like.

Joanne Snell said, "It's fun to show them the places that I remember from being a student here."

About 1,300 people from across the county and around the world came to MSU"s Grandparents University. This program sells out every year, so be sure to register early. There are GPU scholarships available as well.

For more details, please visit www.grandparents.msu.edu.