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News items about the Communications Department. For a complete list of News,  please go to the Newsroom. To submit an item, please contact JJ Boehm, director of media and community relations, at ext. 4055

October 17, 2017

SVSU announces 2017 Homecoming king, queen and court

Saginaw Valley State University students elected Mikaela Ashton, a senior management major from Grayling; and Mitchell Kennedy, a senior accounting major from Bad Axe, as the university's 2017 Homecoming queen and king. Ashton and Kennedy were crowned Saturday, Oct. 14 during the halftime festivities at SVSU's football game against Ferris State University.

September 28, 2017

SVSU forensics team wins competition

The Saginaw Valley State University forensics team earned a first-place finish during a Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League competition at Oakland Community College Friday, Sept. 22.

August 25, 2017

SVSU student’s passion for political communication pays off with prestigious scholarship

A Saginaw Valley State University senior was one of 60 students in the nation to receive a prestigious scholarship given to undergraduates passionate about communications in the public policy industry.

May 22, 2017

Sarah Tennyson: Portrait of a 2017 SVSU graduate

“I like to stay positive and keep a positive outlook on life.” Sarah Tennyson's optimism at first might seem odd coming from someone once kept alive by a feeding tube, she admitted.

May 17, 2017

SVSU student shows perseverance to complete degree

Emotions filled Natalie Jacobs as she crossed the stage during Commencement exercises at Saginaw Valley State University Saturday, May 6.

May 4, 2017

SVSU commencement: a day of celebration for student who overcame life-threatening disease

In Sarah Tennyson’s bedroom, the dozens of cards featuring inspirational quotes only seem to outnumber the smiley-faced stickers by a few.

April 17, 2017

SVSU moot court students' strong performance in national tourney wraps up best year yet

Four Saginaw Valley State University students capped off a year of determined study and preparation with a strong showing at a national moot court tournament at the University of Chicago.

December 14, 2016

SVSU students empowered to explore journeys of expression through Odyssey

Aiming to shine a spotlight on millennial voices, Odyssey gives student writers a platform to discuss what matters most to them.

December 13, 2016

Four SVSU teams advance to moot court nationals, placing SVSU among nation’s elite

A supportive culture has empowered students in Saginaw Valley State University’s moot court program since its founding six years ago, a span when at least one tandem of student teammates from the program has qualified for the national tournament each year.

December 13, 2016

Four SVSU forensics students qualify for nationals

Saginaw Valley State University's forensics team competed well with strong team and individual performances at the Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League tournament Saturday, Dec. 3.

December 2, 2016

Communications executive and alumna to address SVSU December graduates

A respected communications executive will deliver the keynote address to graduates during Commencement exercises at Saginaw Valley State University. Jan Botz, an SVSU alumna who previously served as chief communications officer for Dow Corning and as vice president of Public Affairs and Communications at the University of Notre Dame, will speak Friday, Dec, 16 at 7:30 p.m. and again Saturday, Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. in O'Neill Arena.

November 9, 2016

SVSU students’ giving spirit shared at national conference

Saginaw Valley State University recently drew national attention for its students’ dedication to helping their fellow students financially.

October 21, 2016

ROSE BUTTERFLY: The fall and rise of Jaeleen Davis

Disease wrecked her childhood and tragedy nearly ended her life as an adult this summer, but for SVSU student Jaeleen Davis, adversity is a cue to spread her wings.

May 3, 2016

Riley Hupfer: Portrait of a 2016 SVSU graduate

Lending a helping hand to the community has been at the core of Riley Hupfer’s character throughout his time at SVSU.

March 21, 2016

SVSU students take top honors at Michigan forensics tournament

Two Saginaw Valley State University students captured top honors at the Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League forensics tournament held at Eastern Michigan University March 11-12.

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