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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

December 19, 2023

Professor, author, media professional Melissa Harris-Perry to give keynote address at MLK Jr. Regional Celebration

Saginaw Valley State University has announced the speaker for the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration, which will be held at SVSU on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024, at 7 p.m. Award-winning author, sought-after public speaker and accomplished media professional Melissa Harris-Perry will join retired Saginaw Public Schools educator and active community volunteer Kermit Anderson Diggs for a fireside chat in the Malcolm Field Theatre for Performing arts in SVSU’s Curtiss Hall.

December 14, 2023

SVSU theatre selected to present at regional theatre festival

In January, 19 Saginaw Valley State University theatre students will reprise their roles as theater designers, performers and technicians when they present their production of “Burning Bluebeard” during the closing ceremony of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 3.

November 14, 2023

College students honed skills at SVSU regional sales competition

Promising future sales professionals had an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and receive personalized training during a groundbreaking regional sales competition hosted by the Scott L. Carmona College of Business at Saginaw Valley State University in October.

November 7, 2023

Saginaw Public Schools applies $2 million state grant to partner with SVSU to 'grow your own' certified teachers

Saginaw Valley State University and Saginaw Public Schools are collaborating to increase the number of certified teachers in local classrooms, thanks to a $2 million grant from the State of Michigan.

November 1, 2023

Dedicated education leaders selected for Gerstacker leadership program at SVSU

The 17th cohort of pre-kindergarten through grade 12 education leaders committed to professional growth will join the Saginaw Valley State University Gerstacker Fellowship program in 2023-24. 

October 19, 2023

Michigan author, photographer wins SVSU literature award

Detroit photographer and architectural historian Jeff Morrison has been awarded Saginaw Valley State University’s 2023-2024 Stuart D. and Vernice M. Gross Award for Literature for his book “Guardians of Michigan: Architectural Sculpture of the Pleasant Peninsulas.”

October 18, 2023

SVSU to host fall open house

Saginaw Valley State University will host a fall open house on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

October 4, 2023

Cultural and media historian to visit SVSU classrooms, speak at Roethke House

A respected cultural and media historian will step into a symbol of Saginaw’s past as she explores the relationship between writing and the future of culture in a talk at the childhood home of acclaimed Saginaw poet Theodore Roethke.

September 27, 2023

Join SVSU for a grand slam evening at Dow Diamond

Saginaw Valley State University wants to take you out to the ball game . . . and a movie. As a farewell to summer, the university invites the community to a night of entertainment at Dow Diamond on Thursday, September 28. Featuring an exciting exhibition ball game and a movie, the event is free and open to the public.

September 22, 2023

SVSU student groups to battle for the good of area nonprofit

Saginaw Valley State University students are hooked on doing good for others, so they’re continuing a 20-year fundraising contest without their traditional competitor.

September 7, 2023

SVSU to host 9/11 Heroes Run

For the 10th year, runners will loop through and around the campus of Saginaw Valley State University in a race to honor first responder and military heroes. The 9/11 Heroes Run will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10 to benefit the Travis Manion Foundation and the Great Lakes Bay Veteran Coalition.

August 31, 2023

SVSU lecturer will discuss how public academic institutions can foster interfaith dialogue

As part of its longstanding Dr. Raana Akbar Memorial Lecture Series, Saginaw Valley State University will host speaker Najeeba Syeed, J.D., on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the lecture.

August 31, 2023

SVSU exhibition explores artists’ ideas about African experience

Saginaw Valley State University's University Art Gallery is showcasing two artists whose works explore the African diaspora. An opening reception will be held Thursday, September 7, and the exhibit will remain on display through Saturday, September 16.

June 13, 2023

SVSU Department of Nursing celebrates contributions of nursing professionals

In a tribute to the dedication, compassion and expertise of nurses, Saginaw Valley State University’s Department of Nursing hosted the Carleen K. Moore Nursing Excellence Awards at SVSU.

April 26, 2023

SVSU student recognized on 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll

Thanks to his efforts to encourage fellow students to participate in the democratic process, Saginaw Valley State University student Nikolas Baker has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) as part of the 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll.

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