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News items about Community Engagement at SVSU, which can include service learning, internships, community-based research, community service, global collaboration and distinctive programs.  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

January 12, 2023

Celebrated gospel artist Marvin Winans to perform at SVSU for MLK Regional Celebration

Well-known Detroit pastor and gospel artist Marvin L. Winans will perform at the Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration at Saginaw Valley State University on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The event begins at 7 p.m.

January 9, 2023

Legislator, civil rights activist Bakari Sellers to give keynote address at MLK Jr. Regional Celebration

Political analyst, activist and former South Carolina representative Bakari Sellers will deliver the keynote address for the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration at Saginaw Valley State University on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.

December 13, 2022

SVSU selects K-12 educators for Gerstacker leadership program

The 16th cohort of K-12 education leaders committed to professional growth have joined the Saginaw Valley State University 2023 Gerstacker Fellowship program.

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.

November 14, 2022

SVSU to introduce 82 4th graders to computer science in university’s 6th Hour of Code event

Saginaw Valley State University will introduce 82 4th graders to computer science concepts during an Hour of Code program on Friday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

November 9, 2022

SVSU to present award-winning documentary “Mentality”

Saginaw Valley State University in partnership with Great Lakes Bay Health Centers will screen the award-winning documentary “Mentality,” about the evolution of mental health treatment.

November 1, 2022

SVSU students appointed to state voting advisory taskforce

Two Saginaw Valley State University students have been selected to serve on a voter engagement task force for the State of Michigan.

November 1, 2022

SVSU ranks among best colleges for student voting

Thanks to students who are active in the democratic process, Saginaw Valley State University has been named to Washington Monthly’s 2022 Best Colleges for Student Voting Honor Roll.

October 31, 2022

SVSU to host Great Lakes Bay Region candidate forums

Saginaw Valley State University is offering the public an opportunity to hear from candidates vying to represent Michigan’s 8th Congressional District and the 35th State Senate District.

October 31, 2022

SVSU to host lecture on civility in politics

As the 2022 mid-term elections draw near, Saginaw Valley State University will host economist and historian Lawrence W. Reed, who will discuss civility in politics. The inaugural Velasquez Lecture on Liberty and Free Markets presents “Liberty, Character and Civility in Politics” on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall in SVSU’s Curtiss Hall.

October 12, 2022

SVSU alumnus returns to campus to perform with classical guitar trio

Saginaw Valley State University alumnus Erik Gibelyou will return to campus this Friday, Oct. 14 to perform with Trio Ghidorah, a classical guitar trio. The concert is part of the Rhea Miller Concert Series and will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.

October 12, 2022

SVSU to host inspiring Michigan veteran Major Jonathan Turnbull

Saginaw Valley State University will host a retired U.S. Army major who survived a suicide bomber attack in Syria. Major Johnathan Turnbull (retired) lost his sight and endured 22 surgeries and two years of rehabilitation.

October 5, 2022

SVSU again recognized by national magazine for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion

Saginaw Valley State University has again garnered recognition for its commitment to diversity and inclusion, receiving the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

September 27, 2022

Through internship, SVSU student gains experience in the field

Spending time in soybean fields led Saginaw Valley State University student Avery Claybaugh to find her future career field.

September 27, 2022

SVSU continues Battle of the Valleys tradition with pride

One of Saginaw Valley State University's proudest traditions - Battle of the Valley - will commence with a week of fundraising activities to support a local nonprofit organization. Events begin Sunday, Sept. 25.

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