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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

August 15, 2018

SVSU to host debate focused on environmental issues facing Saginaw

Students involved in a six-week-long summer program that involved cleaning up local parks will culminate their experience in a debate competition at Saginaw Valley State University that will focus on environmental issues affecting Saginaw.

August 9, 2018

SVSU welcomes business delegation from Ghana

A leader and educational expert from Ghana will grace the Great Lakes Bay Region, offering ambassadorial greetings focused on culture and economic partnership potential.

July 31, 2018

Marilyn Wheaton, director of Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum at SVSU, set to step down after 12 years

For 12 years, Marilyn Wheaton has contributed to the growing legacy of Marshall M. Fredericks, the late sculptor (1908-1998). Now she is set to retire.

July 27, 2018

SVSU's National Society of Collegiate Scholars chapter members find joy in serving community

For Dan Kennihan, membership to Saginaw Valley State University's National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) chapter means an experience sure to expand the mind and enrich the community.

July 13, 2018

Author to speak in Midland about improving children's writing skills

Renowned author and educator Colleen Cruz will give a public talk on how to improve childhood literacy Monday, July 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Central Middle School in Midland.

July 11, 2018

Four well-known Michigan authors come to Midland to share their work

The Alden and Vada Dow Creativity Foundation, in conjunction with the Saginaw Bay Writing Project, is hosting the Michigan Authors' Series.

May 2, 2018

SVSU to help brighten downtown Bay City with new murals

Downtown Bay City will receive new colorful murals just in time for summer. Saginaw Valley State University students have produced 10 painted panels depicting notables from the history of Bay City.

March 30, 2018

SVSU honors leading companies and business people during Best in Business awards ceremony

Recipients of the business and alumni awards were chosen by an advisory board for SVSU's College of Business & Management. The faculty award honorees were selected by SVSU students.

March 30, 2018

SVSU student supports her peers and wins award as top writing tutor in Midwest

An SVSU student has been honored for the care and concern she shows for her fellow students in helping them learn to write more effectively.

March 28, 2018

SVSU to celebrate Holi Festival of Colors in April

The tradition involves encouraging participants to throw colorful powder at each other.

March 28, 2018

SVSU powers up to host another FIRST Robotics state championship

Saginaw Valley State University will be filled with about 5,500 high school students seeking a state championship Wednesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 14 as SVSU hosts the statewide FIRST Robotics competition for the second consecutive year.

March 28, 2018

SVSU hosts renowned scholar of Islamic studies for Akbar Lecture

Saginaw Valley State University will host one of the leading scholars of contemporary Islamic thought and Islamic spirituality for a public lecture. Omid Safi, director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center, will speak Wednesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Curtiss Hall Banquet Room A.

March 27, 2018

SVSU welcomes scholar on academic performance of boys and men of color

Wood serves as the director of the joint Ph.D. program in education between San Diego State and Claremont Graduate University.

March 2, 2018

SVSU students inspired to serve during Alternative Breaks across the country

For more than 50 Saginaw Valley State University students, spring break will not be a typical vacation. They will be traveling across the U.S. to volunteer as part of the student-run Alternative Breaks program.

February 20, 2018

SVSU students rally to raise funds for cancer fighters, survivors, caregivers

The fight against cancer is personal for Jessica Hacker, and she is inspired to help others in their personal battles.

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