Every winter semester, various awards are given to deserving students for excellence in writing, along with an award to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in the teaching of writing. See award details for submission requirements and deadline dates.
The Ruth and Ted Braun Awards for Writing Excellence at Saginaw Valley State University have been established to create incentives for outstanding student writing and opportunities for student writers to be recognized and published.
Tyner Prizes are presented annually in three categories--fiction, poetry, and nonfiction--to work nominated by faculty in the Humanities: Art, Communication, English, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, and Theater.
The Innovative Writing in Teaching Award annually recognizes the faculty member whose incorporation of innovative writing in teaching is most pronounced.
Two Boehm e-Portfolio Awards are presented annually to outstanding e-portfolios in two categories - a class assignment and a work portfolio - to recognize the creative and effective integration of writing and multimedia.