Over the next few days, 100 enthusiastic students will begin orientation training in their roles as NEST Ambassadors. These individuals will assist with keeping the community healthy and safe, serving in one of three specialty areas: Student Experience, Information Technology, and Health and Wellness.
With a deep sense of the history of modern nursing and an understanding of the profession’s importance during this critical moment, Sally Decker’s recent recognition as a statewide lifetime achievement award recipient was especially meaningful to the well-decorated Saginaw Valley State University educator.
Saginaw Valley State University and the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will team up to support the development of children, including those with special needs.
SVSU nursing graduates such as Kylie Ostrofsky are on track to serve as registered nurses earlier than originally scheduled, largely at regional health care facilities.
Through the filter of protective goggles and face shields, Dr. Angela Gregory has witnessed both heartbreaking tragedy and triumphs of human compassion since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the Covenant HealthCare Emergency Care Center facility in Saginaw where she works.
Smriti Pant never imagined showing up to work under protective layers of a hazmat suit and high-grade respirator mask. Years ago, she was inspired to care for others and use her personable nature to help people most in need of both, and now the Saginaw Valley State University educator and alumna is on the front lines of fighting a global pandemic.
A Saginaw Valley State University-operated initiative is taking the lead — on a global scale — in providing expert solutions that support one of the populations left most vulnerable to COVID-19: people recovering from substance use disorders.
Public health professionals are on the front lines of battling COVID-19 pandemic, and Saginaw Valley State University educators anticipate both demand and interest in public health professions will skyrocket in the coming years. Responding to the call for that demand and interest, SVSU is hosting two online-based informational sessions this month for individuals interested in enrolling in the university's Master of Public Health program, which is taught online.
The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has canceled the planned Thursday, March 12 presentation featuring Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha at Saginaw Valley State University in keeping with MSU’s proactive measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
A public health advocate — once named among the “100 Most Influential People in the World” by Time magazine — will visit SVSU next week to discuss her role in uncovering the Flint water crisis.
Saginaw Valley State University graduates will hear from one of the institution’s most generous alumni during December commencement exercises.
Military veterans, business leaders, and coaches were among the eight individuals whose accomplishments and dedication to excellence were recognized by Saginaw Valley State University’s Alumni Association.
A leader in the field of education will visit Saginaw Valley State University in November to discuss the role of neuroscience in education.
Helping others comes naturally for Jessalyn Gaskin. The second-year Saginaw Valley State University social work major and youth services minor has always possessed a clear vision of what she wants her future to be: serving others and helping them navigate their futures.
Talia Pruiett had the grades, the dream, and the drive to attend college, but she wasn’t sure she would make it. With hard work, perseverance, and endless support she made her goal a reality.
Marcia Mastracci Ditmyer, PhD., M.B.A., M.S.
Acting Assistant Dean
Catherine A. Macomber, PhD., LMSW
Acting Assistant Dean
Jeremy Knous, PhD.
Health & Human Services Dean's Office, H260
University Center, MI-48710
8:00 am - 4:30 pm