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July 23, 2019

SVSU rises to the challenge, lands $2.8M grant to tackle life-and-death health concerns in rural Michigan

Determined to be part of the solution for Michigan's opioid epidemic and other health problems plaguing rural Michigan, Saginaw Valley State University sought and secured a $2.8 million federal grant to combat the most pressing health crises in some of the state's most under-served communities.

July 9, 2019

SVSU to offer workshops led by award-winning expert on eliminating hospital overcrowding

A workshop offered later this month by Saginaw Valley State University will help emergency department and inpatient units to better manage patient flow and avoid hospital overcrowding.

June 21, 2019

SVSU program empowers nurses supporting patients suffering from mental health conditions, substance use addiction

Demand is high for a new Saginaw Valley State University academic program designed for advanced practice nurses passionate about caring for patients suffering from mental health conditions or substance use addiction.

June 20, 2019

SVSU updates RN to BSN program to better serve working nurses

Saginaw Valley State University is adapting its curriculum to more effectively meet the needs of nurses who are seeking to further their education. This fall, SVSU will expand its academic program for registered nurses seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing, making it better suit the lifestyles of the adult professionals enrolled in the RN (registered nurse) to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) program.

May 30, 2019

Beaumont Health selects grad of SVSU master’s program for prestigious fellowship

A two-time alumnus and former staff member of Saginaw Valley State University will pursue his passion for providing leadership in the health care industry after earning a spot in a prestigious program at Beaumont Health centers in southeast Michigan.

May 21, 2019

SVSU honors outstanding nurses from the Great Lakes Bay Region

Saginaw Valley State University recognized the excellence, dedicated care and leadership delivered by six registered nurses in the Great Lakes Bay Region during the ninth annual Carleen K. Moore R.N. Nursing Excellence awards ceremony Thursday, May 16.

May 2, 2019

Consumers Energy CEO to deliver SVSU Commencement address

Saginaw Valley State University graduates will hear from Patti Poppe, president and CEO of Consumers Energy, during Commencement exercises Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11.

April 22, 2019

Determined study results in medical school research opportunity for SVSU biology student

Saginaw Valley State University student Cole Pero has worked hard in the classroom and in the lab, and it has resulted in an extraordinary opportunity to continue his academic career.

April 10, 2019

SVSU Occupational Therapy program to host ‘Skills for the Job of Living’ camp for stroke survivors

Saginaw Valley State University faculty, staff and students in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program will lead a stroke camp on campus Monday, July 22 through Friday, August 2.

April 2, 2019

SVSU adviser receives top honor for work with future health professionals

Heidi Lang has spent two decades empowering college students seeking careers as medical professionals. Now members of that industry are shining a spotlight on her career guiding prospects at Saginaw Valley State University.

March 13, 2019

SVSU event to connect teens with STEM professionals

An inspired idea by local teenagers to encourage their peers to pursue science careers will take shape at Saginaw Valley State University later this week.

February 6, 2019

SVSU’s Relay For Life fundraiser will feature survivor of rare bone cancer from Bay City

Haley Charbonneau doesn’t like to plan too many days in advance. A four-year battle against a rare form of bone cancer taught the Saginaw Valley State University senior that each day is best lived one at a time.

November 16, 2018

SVSU social work profs take leadership posts to improve the Saginaw community

Two Saginaw Valley State University social work professors will serve in leadership roles at a newly-created community enrichment organization centered in downtown Saginaw.

October 25, 2018

SVSU student receives leadership scholarship from Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan

A student leader at Saginaw Valley State University recently has earned a $1,000 leadership scholarship from the Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan.

October 18, 2018

SVSU students empowered to grow as leaders through Roberts Fellowship

Ten Saginaw Valley State University students are engaged in a year-long leadership development initiative following their selection for the highly competitive Roberts Fellowship.

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