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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

October 29, 2021

Michigan Author wins SVSU literature award

Saginaw Valley State University has awarded the 2021-2022 Stuart D. and Vernice M. Gross Award for Literature to author T. Marie Bertineau for her debut memoir, “The Mason House.” The award is part of SVSU’s community-minded commitment to recognize exceptional writing within Michigan.

October 21, 2021

SVSU to host central figure in Flint water crisis

Saginaw Valley State University will host Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., the Flint pediatrician whose research proved that children were exposed to lead from the Flint water supply.

October 7, 2021

SVSU students score decisive victory in fundraising competition 

 While Saginaw Valley State University came out on top of Battle of the Valleys, nonprofit organizations in Midland and Grand Rapids were the big winners of the yearly fundraising competition.

September 24, 2021

SVSU annual student-run fundraiser begins

Saginaw Valley State University students are back on campus in full force, and one of the student body’s most meaningful traditions is gearing up to be stronger than ever, with Grand Valley State University back in the competition.

September 21, 2021

SVSU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Saginaw Valley State University kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with an event at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, on SVSU’s campus, on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 1-4 p.m.

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.

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