The Saginaw Valley State University Board of Control voted to raise tuition by 3.19 percent for the 2014-15 academic year during the Board’s regular meeting Monday, June 16. The increase was part of a $119.6 million general fund budget approved by the Board for the 2015 fiscal year.
Saginaw Valley State University will hold an investiture ceremony for new president Donald Bachand Sunday, June 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Malcolm Field Theatre for Performing Arts.
Saginaw Valley State University is offering summer programs to help students improve their academic preparation before returning to classrooms in September. Clinics are tailored for students who range in age from kindergarten through adult to help them improve their reading, writing and math skills.
American author and professor Tim Seibles will receive the 13th triennial Saginaw Valley State University Board of Fellows Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize. Three judges appointed by the United States poet laureate selected Seibels for his book “Fast Animal.”
?Saginaw Valley State University’s Cardinal Formula Racing team sped to its fifth-best finish ever during the annual Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Collegiate Design Series competition.
Brooks Byam, Cardinal Formula Racing adviser since 1998, said the 2014 team features an eclectic mix of 16 students designing an Indy-style vehicle distinct from previous incarnations.
Saginaw Valley State University recently met the criteria for two key initiatives leaders say will help the university’s recruitment, retention and support of military veterans looking for a college education. SVSU now is recognized as meeting the requirements for the “8 Keys To Veterans’ Success” initiative.
In Broadway terms, some might call Pit and Balcony Community Theater’s “Spring Awakening” an “off-SVSU production.” Nearly half of the play’s cast and production crew are affiliated with the university, including director Tommy Wedge, an adjunct instructor in SVSU’s theatre department.
Saginaw Township native Jennica Young this fall has been accepted into a Ph.D. program in psychology at Southern Illinois University's Brain and Cognitive Science program. Young's next academic challenge will follow her graduation from Saginaw Valley State University.
Shepherd native Kerri Vasold been accepted to the Michigan State University Ph.D. program for kinesiology. She begins this fall. Vasold is one of some 1,000 students set to graduate from Saginaw Valley State University this May.
Cara Cole, a St. Louis, Mich. native this fall plans to begin work toward a master’s degree from the U of M School of Social Work. She will begin this latest endeavor after graduating in May from SVSU -- along with some 1,000 other students -- with a bachelor's degree in social work.
Earning a full-time job straight out of college isn’t an everyday occurrence, but Midland resident Nicholas Anderson isn’t an everyday student, his SVSU professors will tell you.
When Marlin Jenkins arrived as a freshman at Saginaw Valley State University, he was a Woodhaven native looking for a campus with “a small community feel.” Four years later, as he prepares to graduate, Jenkins says his ambition now is to become part of a community no smaller than the world itself.
Flint native Evan Nudi will head to Texas this fall with plans to pursue a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin's behavioral neuroscience program. He will continue the sort of research he began at Saginaw Valley State University, where Nudi graduates along with some 1,000 other students in May.
Alpena native Hope Bauer this fall will pursue a doctor of medicine degree from Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine. Bauer’s latest academic endeavor will begin after she receives her bachelor’s degree in biology from Saginaw Valley State University in May.