Media Sandbox Michigan State University

Bob Albers Retirement Celebration

May 1st, 2017

An extraordinary era on campus is coming to a close as Bob Albers will be retiring this summer. His many contributions and his commitment to MSU and Media Sandbox will be recognized at several special events.  ComArtSci, the Department of Media and Information, and WKAR will celebrate his contributions as a teacher and mentor with a special event on Monday, May 1, 2017, to which you are most welcome (please RSVP at

While Bob knows about this retirement party in general, we would like to keep details of the program somewhat opaque. A key feature at this event will be a video with testimonials from his colleagues, students and alums. We need your help and input for this project to succeed.

We request that you consider recording a short video snippet, sharing your experiences with Bob the mentor, Bob the teacher, Bob the documentarian, Bob the philosopher, Bob the musician, Bob the task master or Bob the …. As well, we welcome any existing clips from times past, should you have any. To allow editing, we hope to receive your short messages before Friday, April 21, 2017.

Please do not send video files via email. Instead, we suggest using one of these options:

1. Dropbox. – If you have a Dropbox account (, or would like to sign up for one, move/transfer the video file into your Dropbox folder. It will then begin to upload. Right-click on the file in the Dropbox folder and choose “Share…” and you can then input the emails,, This will share the file with us.

2. WeTransfer. If you don’t have a Dropbox account and don’t want to sign up for one, you could use which will allow you to upload the file and send it. First, click the blue plus with “Add your Files” to upload the video file. Then, input,, for the “Email to” and your email for the “Your email” portion.

3. Mail. Dropbox and WeTransfer are the preferred options but if you are having upload issues, you can send us a DVD to:

Heather Brown
404 Wilson Rd., Room 409
East Lansing, MI 48824 

Michigan State UniversityCollege of Communication Arts and Sciences


MSU Media Sandbox is a creative CURRICULUM and COMMUNITY in the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University.