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December 8, 2022

SVSU Dean Marcia Ditmyer to lead Michigan Health Improvement Alliance Board

Marcia Ditmyer, dean of the Crystal M. Lange College of Health & Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University, is set to become chair of the board of the Michigan Health Improvement Alliance.

December 8, 2022

SVSU and Alpena Community College Form New Partnership to Grow the Nursing Talent Pipeline

Alpena Community College and Saginaw Valley State University will collaborate to expand nursing education opportunities and grow the talent pool of nurses in Northern Michigan through a partnership supported by a grant from the State of Michigan.

October 5, 2022

SVSU honors 4th president with newly named Bachand Hall

Donald J. Bachand, has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to education, the university, and health and wellbeing throughout his tenure at Saginaw Valley State University, include more than 8 years of service as SVSU’s 4th president.

October 4, 2022

SVSU and Kirtland Community College partner to improve pathways to nursing degrees

Saginaw Valley State University is partnering with Kirtland Community College in Grayling to make it easier for nursing students and nursing instructors at the northern Michigan college to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

June 16, 2022

SVSU honors medical laboratory science students in White Coat Ceremony

Saginaw Valley State University recognized graduating students in the medical laboratory science program in a White Coat Ceremony Friday, June 10 at 6 p.m. in SVSU’s Gilbertson Hall.

June 16, 2022

SVSU faculty and staff honored for service to the community

Three Saginaw Valley State University faculty and staff members were honored at the 2022 Heart of the City awards banquet in Saginaw for their service to the Great Lakes Bay region.

June 7, 2022

Two SVSU professors chosen for prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Two Saginaw Valley State University faculty members have earned highly competitive awards from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for the 2022-23 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

May 24, 2022

SVSU students accepted into medical school early through partnerships

Five Saginaw Valley State University students have taken the next step to become medical doctors through their acceptance into Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine through SVSU’s Early Assurance Program (EAP).

May 6, 2022

SVSU Board approves investments to nursing simulation and advanced automation lab

The Saginaw Valley State University Board of Control approved spending up to $2 million to fund enhancements to the university’s nursing simulation center and its advanced automation and technology laboratory during the Board’s regular meeting Friday, May 6.

December 16, 2021

SVSU graduates to cap off fall semester with in-person commencement on Friday

More than 400 graduates of Saginaw Valley State University will celebrate their determination to complete their academic degrees during Commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 17.

October 22, 2021

JuJuan Cook: SVSU Nursing Student Determined to Make a Difference

With health care careers receiving more attention than ever, society sees the critical role of nurses, especially hardworking and compassionate nurses like JaJuan Cook.

October 21, 2021

SVSU to host central figure in Flint water crisis

Saginaw Valley State University will host Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., the Flint pediatrician whose research proved that children were exposed to lead from the Flint water supply.

July 30, 2021

SVSU hires new dean of College of Health & Human Services

Saginaw Valley State University has hired a leader with experience as an epidemiologist, researcher and community health specialist to serve as the new dean of the institution’s Crystal M. Lange College of Health & Human Services.

May 6, 2021

SVSU graduates to celebrate Commencement in person Friday; first outdoor ceremonies to be held in Wickes Stadium

More than 700 SVSU graduates have registered to participate in Saginaw Valley State University’s three outdoor commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 7. The ceremonies, SVSU’s first-ever outdoor commencement celebrations, will be held in the Harvey Randall Wickes Memorial Stadium. Relocating the ceremonies outdoors provide a safer venue and allows more people to participate in person.

May 6, 2021

SVSU Department of Nursing recognizes excellence in nursing

The SVSU Department of Nursing has recognized several area registered nurses and three nursing units for their contributions to the regional community and extraordinary dedication to public health over the past year. Recipients of the 2021 Carleen K. Moore Nursing Excellence Award are:

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Contact Us

hhs@svsu.edu
(989) 964-4145(989) 964-4145
(989) 964-4024

Dean

Marcia Mastracci Ditmyer, PhD., M.B.A., M.S.

Acting Assistant Dean

Catherine A. Macomber, PhD., LMSW

Acting Assistant Dean

Jeremy Knous, PhD.

Office

Health & Human Services Dean's Office, H260
University Center, MI-48710

Hours

8:00 am - 4:30 pm