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March 9, 2016

SVSU students volunteer across the U.S. during spring break

There are 82 Saginaw Valley State University students participating in the institution's Alternative Breaks program, which is a student-led organization that sends its members across the U.S. to perform volunteer work during traditional school break periods.

March 7, 2016

SVSU seeking charity partner for Battle of the Valleys 2016

Saginaw Valley State University students are community-minded. Each year, they put their time, their energy and their money into helping others during the annual “Battle of the Valleys” fundraising competition against their counterparts from Grand Valley State University.

March 3, 2016

SVSU group and its leader honored as best in Midwest for inspiring student giving

When Kimberly Salwey arrived at Saginaw Valley State University as a freshman in 2012, she was admittedly shy and timid.

March 1, 2016

SVSU Relay For Life raises $37K

Saginaw Valley State University students, faculty and staff raised $37,000 for the American Cancer Society during SVSU’s annual Relay For Life. The campus event is organized by SVSU’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer.

February 29, 2016

SVSU students assisting Village of Chesaning with marketing

A community-minded marketing class at Saginaw Valley State University hopes to help the Village of Chesaning reinvent public perception.

February 22, 2016

Bay City Handy students to visit SVSU for Day of Writing

Some 30 students from Handy Middle School in Bay City are scheduled to visit SVSU Tuesday, Feb. 23 as part of a “Day of Writing” event intended to reinforce the importance and value of writing.

January 27, 2016

SVSU and Dow showcase new mobile lab designed to boost STEM education

Saginaw Valley State University and The Dow Chemical Company leaders unveiled a new mobile research laboratory during a ceremony at SVSU Wednesday, Jan. 27.

November 9, 2015

Kate Cardinali: designing real world learning for students

When Kate Cardinali, 2004, B.F.A., talks about design, you can tell she loves it. But when she starts talking about teaching others, having fun and giving back to the community, that’s when she really gets excited.

October 27, 2015

SVSU research making Midland healthier, students smarter

Leaders in Midland County have always been serious about improving health outcomes for county residents. In 2014, they enlisted a serious research partner to better understand where they stand and what it would take to be a healthier county. The SVSU team of five faculty and 15 students — all undergraduates — spent nearly a year gathering, analyzing and sharing data. Those who selected SVSU for the project were seriously impressed when the team submitted its final report.

October 21, 2015

Chris Pryor: Having faith in community

The pastor at Victorious Believers Ministries in Saginaw helps others see the possibilities of a better life through a college education, earned perhaps, right in their own backyard.

October 15, 2015

SVSU sees jump in interest for employment fair Friday

Saginaw Valley State University will host more than 120 employers during its fall University-wide Employment and Networking Fair Friday, Oct. 16. The event — open to the public — is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. in the Curtiss Hall banquet rooms.

October 13, 2015

SVSU program to offer free writing tutelage at Butman-Fish Branch Library

Saginaw Valley State University writing tutors will offer their expertise for free to members of the community beginning this month.

October 2, 2015

Saginaw Valley State University’s leadership development program for local high school students kicks off its 10th year

The Great Lakes Bay Youth Leadership Institute will welcome 96 new high school participants during the program’s 2015-16 orientation session Friday, Oct. 2, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on SVSU’s campus.

October 1, 2015

SVSU partners with Healthway Compounding Pharmacy in research to improve lab safety

Saginaw Valley State University students and faculty will spend the next year helping a local pharmacist create a cleaner environment for the medicine formulated at his Saginaw Township-based compounding pharmacy laboratory.

August 3, 2015

SVSU and high school educators and students participate in SVSU, Dow Chemical Foundation research projects

Ten SVSU students also are participating in the studies, which will involve field studies in the Saginaw Bay and its connected river systems.

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