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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

September 17, 2021

SVSU named Great College to Work For, 6th consecutive year for workplace recognition

Through a collective commitment to supporting one another and overcoming challenging circumstances, Saginaw Valley State University earned designation as one of the 2021 Great Colleges to Work For®. It is the sixth consecutive year the university has received this recognition.

September 10, 2021

SVSU “Post(al) Pandemic” art exhibition delivers glimpses into life under the shadow of COVID-19

Artists from across the nation and around the world are displaying their works at Saginaw Valley State University’s Art Department Gallery.

September 7, 2021

SVSU to host 9/11 Heroes Run to benefit national foundation

Saginaw Valley State University is hosting its annual 9/11 Heroes Run on Saturday, Sept. 11, to benefit the Travis Manion Foundation.

September 3, 2021

Scholar to discuss Muslim ways of understanding women during Akbar Lecture

Saginaw Valley State University will host a virtual presentation by a scholar of religion, gender and ethics.

June 30, 2021

SVSU selects 23rd class of student leaders for Roberts Fellowship

A group of Saginaw Valley State University students will fuel their passion for leadership and service through their participation in the Roberts Fellowship program.

June 30, 2021

SVSU ranks as a "Best for Vets" college

Saginaw Valley State University’s commitment to serving military veterans has been recognized with a place in the Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges rankings. SVSU ranks 15th among four-year public institutions in the Midwest and is among only 189 four-year public institutions nationwide to achieve this distinction.

June 30, 2021

SVSU’s Student Association selects Children’s Grief Center as 2021 Battle of the Valleys charitable partner

Recognizing the tremendous support the Children’s Grief Center offers grieving children and families throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU’s Student Association has selected the organization as its charitable partner for the 2021 Battle of the Valleys.

June 24, 2021

SVSU students create memorial garden for grieving children

Five members of SVSU’s Roberts Fellowship Program have created a place for children from the Great Lakes Bay Region to memorialize their loved ones.

May 27, 2021

SVSU students supported students and families during pandemic - Roberts Fellows provided materials, educational resources and information

Four members of SVSU’s Roberts Fellowship Program responded to the educational and emotional needs of the Saginaw community’s school-age children and their families by providing materials and resources to help them manage at-home learning and other challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 20, 2021

SVSU students help revitalize Saginaw neighborhood Wolohan Fellows partner with Mustard Seed Shelter and Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity

Ten SVSU students, members of the university’s Richard V. Wolohan Fellowship in Service and Leadership, are leading an effort to rehabilitate the exterior of a 127-year-old home in Saginaw as part of a neighborhood revitalization effort in the area surrounding the Mustard Seed Shelter.

January 21, 2021

SVSU sponsors 2021 First Ward Leadership Fellowship Program

Eleven Saginaw County residents between the ages of 18 and 30 have been selected as 2021 First Ward Leadership Fellows and will participate in a 14-week leadership training program hosted by Saginaw Valley State University.

January 15, 2021

Regional leaders to be honored as Drum Major Award recipients at MLK Celebration

A former mayor/state legislator, a public servant and an educator will be honored by Saginaw Valley State University this month for community work that exemplifies the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision.

December 18, 2020

With Broadway training, SVSU alumna performs in holiday production while pursuing pop music success

From small town Michigan to the Big Apple, Saginaw Valley State University alumna Madalyn McHugh's determination and hard work helped her pursue her dreams of becoming a Broadway-trained performer. After fine-tuning her talents in New York City, that dream has since grown even larger.

December 16, 2020

Political commentator Van Jones set as virtual MLK event speaker for SVSU

Saginaw Valley State University in January will welcome Van Jones, a political commentator who regularly appears on nationally-televised TV programs, to deliver the keynote address for the 12th annual Great Lakes Bay Regional Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. This year's event will be presented virtually.

December 11, 2020

SVSU's Battle of the Valleys rivalry back on as GVSU returns to fundraising competition

Student leaders say the renewed rivalry will energize the fundraiser, which typically is scheduled each fall during the week leading up to the universities’ football matchup.

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