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Postcard for Alumni Exhibit October 2013

What they are doing now......



EMILY STEPHENS, Major: Art, Educator for Sloan Museum in Flint, Will begin Master's Degree in Art History at Wayne State University in Fall 2018.

REBECCA HOLUBKA, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer at Bay County YMCA

KA VANG, Major: Graphic Design, Project Manager/Marketing Specialist at SVSU Cardinal Solutions

GREGORY BUSH, Major: Graphic Design, Assistant Graphic Designer, Office of University Communications, SVSU

KATHERINE LONGORIA, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer, Haatch Marketing, Midland, MI

HALLIE WRIGHT, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer, Hadrout Design for Business, Ferndale, MI


KATIE TRAVIS,  Major: Graphic Design,  Graphic Designer at Dow Chemical

RACHEL AGUIRRE, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Design Project Manager Quicken Loans

SIDNEY HENDLER, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer at Oxford Leader

JAMIE LOUBERT, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer at Journals Unlimited

COLIN MEALY, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer at Rock Ventures

DARBY OSWALD, Major: Graphic Design, Creative Lead Designer, CU* Answers (Xtend)

BRITTANY SCHOENOW, Major: Graphic Design, UI/UX Designer, Hungry Howie's Pizza

KELLY SIEVERT, Major: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer at Grey Matter Group

MICHELLE TIETZ, Major: Graphic Design, Communications Specialist/Graphic Designer at Dow Chemical


AMY GIBAS, Major: BFA, May 2014, Completed MFA from Ohio University in May 2017

KASSIE SMITH, Major: BFA, 2013, Graduated with MFA in 2016 from University of Idaho, Moscow, Instructor at University of Idaho

EMILY SOVEY, Major: Art, 2013, MA in Art History, Wayne State University, 2017; Supervisor of Inspiring and Living Histories, The Henry Ford Museum

PAOLO PEDINI, "My art classes at Saginaw Valley State University and Delta College taught me how to communicate through my art."-,

ROBIN KARNES, is now based in Grand Rapids where she writes and illustrates on her blog

SARAH CHRISTIANSEN, has a gallery in Lansing  katalystgallery.comPhotographer/Graphic Designer, Lansing State Journal.

Art Therapist in Chicago.

 B.A., in Ceramics.  Penny currently has her Gallery and Studio located at 1241 Michigan Ave. at the corner of 33rd and Michigan Avenue in Bay City, Michigan.  She features one-of-a-kind pottery, handmade original tile, classes, private group classes and special orders.

 Photography & Fine Art, Freeland, Michigan:

JILL COOLEY, B.F.A. in photography; M.F.A. Indiana University.  Teaching Assistant at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. 

PETER CLOUSE,  B.F.A. in Graphic Design, Master of Fine Art in Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art. Currently Adjunct Art Instructor, Delta College, and Teacher Assistant, Cranbrook Academy of Art.   

MONICA LYNCH - received the "American Advertising Student Scholarship Award" - Fall 2013

DARREN HAMILTONCreative Director/Senior Multimedia Specialist, IPS Instructional Technologies
Education: M.A., Communication & Multimedia; B.A., Graphic Design; SVSU; A.A., Associates of Fine Arts, Fine Art;  Mott Community College 



GEOFF HANEY, Registrar, Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum/Saginaw Valley State University

GREGG LALONDE, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Communication & Multi-Media, Academic and Student Affairs.  Education: M. A. & B.A., Saginaw Valley State University

CRAIG SNOOK, Assistant Director of Publishing Services, University Communications Office, Saginaw Valley State University

TIM INMAN, Director of Photography Advertising & Publishing Services, University Communications Office, Saginaw Valley State University