Saginaw Valley State University has assigned a highly respected educator to coordinate SVSU’s focus on improving STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education in the region. Carolyn Wierda has been named executive director of STEM@SVSU; in that position, she will convene those that are involved in STEM initiatives at SVSU.
Saginaw Valley state University recognized six of its graduates and one future graduate at its annual Alumni Celebration Friday, Feb. 20. Five alumni were honored with the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest award presented by the SVSU Alumni Association. In addition, the Young Alumni and Future Alumni award recipients were bestowed.
The American Foundry Society has selected Bob Tuttle, professor of mechanical engineering at Saginaw Valley State University, to receive its 2015 Applied Research Award for his “Ultrasonic Testing Gage R & R Study.” The award recognizes projects that can be practically implemented into the metalcasting industry and on the factory floor.
A summary of recent research, presentations and publications by SVSU faculty and staff.
Interior Professional Profile-October 2014
Tai Chi Lee-All about the learning
Tamara Arizola Barrientos-Helping teachers teach math and science
Tami Sivy - Assistant Professor of Chemistry
SVSU Profile-Art Martin
Jay Scott-Assistant Professor of Biology
Yu Zou-Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Rajani Muraleedharan-Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Kyle Cissell-Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Saginaw Valley State University sophomore and Vassar native Landon Zwerk recently received the school’s S.K. Yun Science Award, given annually to one or more SVSU students showing enthusiasm for studying natural science.
The highly competitive scholarship will cover $200,000 to $300,000 of Logan Schuiteman's costs in dental school.