Born in 1980 in Poland, Izabela Szymanska witnessed the birth of the country’s Solidarity movement, and though young during its flourishing decade, was awestruck by its impact. She saw this movement transform her country’s peoples as it empowered them to take responsibility for their lives. Notable were economic changes, as citizens went from being government-supported to owning businesses.
On a beautiful breezy June afternoon, the 10 members of the Gembrowski family gather for a photo at their Freeland home where they are hosting yet another graduation party. They laugh, joke and tease each other while the photographer sets up. Once he gives the signal, each brother and sister falls into place unrehearsed as if they’ve done this family photo thing a time or two.
We Are New Cardinal Alumni — available online at www.svsu.edu/weare2015 — is a series that takes a snapshot of our outstanding 2015 graduates.
Saginaw Valley State University has hired Frank R. Hall to serve as dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology. He will play a leading role in advancing STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and math) at SVSU and in the Great Lakes Bay Region.
Barnes, an intern at Enterprise Holdings since May, impressed her employers enough that she was offered a full-time position at the holding company that owns Enterprise Rent-A-Car and other car rental companies.
President Don Bachand completes the #ALSIceBucketChallenge
The announcement occurred during the Board’s regular meeting Monday, Aug. 18. Gilbertson retired from the presidency in February after holding the position for more than 24 years.
The East Asia trip — where the group visited historic sites and SVSU sister institutions alike — provided the team a number of opportunities for personal growth.
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.
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.