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Saginaw Valley State University students and faculty will spend the next year helping a local pharmacist create a cleaner environment for the medicine formulated at his Saginaw Township-based compounding pharmacy laboratory.
Ten SVSU students also are participating in the studies, which will involve field studies in the Saginaw Bay and its connected river systems.
A group of Saginaw Valley State University students will devote a summer Saturday to a service project, as they build and install playground equipment at Great Beginnings Christian Childcare Center in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township. Work will begin at 10 a.m. this Saturday, July 25 and continue until the project is completed.
The Saginaw Valley State University Athletic Department has been awarded the Community Engagement Award from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) for the 2014-15 academic year. It is the sixth time that the department has been honored for its community activities.
A Saginaw Valley State University student will spend part of the summer in Montreal as part of a new fellowship program that will lead to an internship at Morley. Alan Rifenbark, a French and history double major from Bad Axe, will live and study at the University of Quebec at Montreal from July 5 to August 14.
Ten Saginaw Valley State University students will participate in a year-long leadership development initiative following their selection for the highly competitive Roberts Fellowship.
Saginaw Valley State University researchers have found a connection between a recent drop in Saginaw's violent crime rate and a Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) initiative aimed at eliminating blighted structures from the city.
Students, faculty and staff at Saginaw Valley State University have organized efforts to support the people of Nepal in the wake of the April 25 earthquake that has devastated the Asian nation.
Helping others doesn’t cost Shantinique Beverly energy. It provides the energy.
Those familiar with her expect VanFleteren will continue building a fine reputation — and stellar résumé — for herself once she begins her professional career as a teacher.
?Students at Saginaw's Jessie Rouse Elementary School received 10 boxes full of school supplies after a collection drive organized by Saginaw Valley State University students, staff and faculty.
Saginaw Valley State University will be well represented at the All Around The Garden Global Youth Service Day Project Wednesday, April 22.
Five area grade schools will participate in the annual “Passport to the World” Wednesday, April 15 at Saginaw Valley State University. Three schools from Saginaw Public Schools – Jessie Loomis, Kempton, and Zilwaukee – and two parochial schools from Reese – Trinity Lutheran and St. Elizabeth's will participate in this year’s event, put on by SVSU's English Language Program.
Saginaw Valley State University has been awarded a $61,449 grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to monitor the Bad Axe Creek in Huron County for phosphorus and E. coli over the next two years. The research also will help determine the concentration and potential sources of contamination there.
Teachers from three K-12 school districts this year will receive professional development from Saginaw Valley State University faculty in literacy and writing across the curriculum. The news comes after SVSU secured a $220,000 Michigan Department of Education grant for the one-year program, which kicks off in August.