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June 28, 2017

SVSU analysis shows Saginaw has seen major gains in safety

Research and analysis by a pair of Saginaw Valley State University professors shows that the City of Saginaw has seen a startling reduction in major crimes in recent years, and that neighboring communities also are safer.

June 28, 2017

SVSU study shows blight removal a significant factor in Saginaw’s drop in crime

Armed with federal funds, crews demolished 884 vacant homes in the city of Saginaw from 2013 to 2015. Two Saginaw Valley State University professors say those demolitions are directly linked to a significant reduction of serious crime in the city.

May 31, 2017

Thanks to his family and campus, Napoleon Lewis' legacy at SVSU stands strong years after his death

“It was an awesome feeling to see everyone react that way toward him because we, as his children, felt that way about him all the time,” Ava Lewis says. “He touched so many lives here.”

May 30, 2017

As judge, minister and citizen, Manvel Trice is on a mission to make a difference in Saginaw

Manvel Trice is on a mission to work as a steward for the place he calls “home” and serve as a role model to the residents he considers extended family.

May 11, 2017

An SVSU-led community health clinic offers hope for opioid addicts

Theo Hoxie was 15 the first time he stole morphine from his cancer-stricken mother’s medicine cabinet. Using a syringe lifted from a friend’s father, he injected the drug into a vein and felt the weight of the world lift from his shoulders.

May 9, 2017

How an SVSU grad and (wo)man's best friend changed the lives of wounded warriors

A specially-trained hearing dog, Aura acts as the ears for SVSU alumna Gretchen Evans, an Army veteran wounded in Afghanistan in 2006.

May 9, 2017

After wife's death, SVSU faculty member discovers therapy for despair

Brian and his boys were lost in the weeks following her death. During that period, he often thought to himself, “Others have been through this — so shouldn’t we make it through OK?”

April 26, 2017

Optimistic Club spreads positivity at SVSU

Along with the anxieties of the world outside of campus, stress can lead some college students to see the glass as half-empty. Members of SVSU’s Optimistic Club, however, hope to fill those metaphorical glasses to the top.

April 14, 2017

FIRST Robotics student enjoys competition at SVSU, her future college home

The Algonac High School senior is among the nearly 5,000 high school students attending the statewide FIRST Robotics competition hosted by Saginaw Valley State University this week.

April 1, 2017

FIRST Robotics, Cardinal Formula Racing provide foundation for business started by SVSU mechanical engineering alum

As the founder and president of a design and engineering company, Nevin Steinbrink appreciates the opportunity to build things. He also appreciates the things that built him.

March 30, 2017

SVSU students hope their firefighting robot douses competition at international contest

In its attempt to douse a fire, “Card-Bot 1.0” is blazing a trail for a new STEM-oriented student organization at Saginaw Valley State University.

March 30, 2017

Renowned jazz artist Bob James to perform in concert at SVSU

James has been in the music industry for more than 50 years in the role of pianist, composer, arranger and producer, continually captivating audiences around the world.

March 30, 2017

SVSU Theatre presents Tony-winning musical ‘Assassins’

The Saginaw Valley State University Theatre Department will stage its production of the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical “Assassins,” beginning on Wednesday, April 5 in SVSU's Malcolm Field Theatre of Performing Arts.

March 29, 2017

SVSU Flute Choir to perform in concert Thursday

Saginaw Valley State University's Flute Choir will perform in concert Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in SVSU's Founders Hall.

March 29, 2017

SVSU Concert Choir and Cardinal Singers to perform together in concert

Saginaw Valley State University's Cardinal Singers and Concert Choir will perform in the concert “Mozart and More” Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall.

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