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Saginaw Valley State University is celebrating the 10th anniversary of a unique research initiative designed to involve students from different academic disciplines in identifying collaborative solutions to community challenges in Saginaw and other urban settings.
The final production in Saginaw Valley State University’s 2021-2022 theatre season features feminist themes and a talented cast featuring a number of international students.
Saginaw Valley State University, in partnership with the Friends of Theodore Roethke and the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, is providing people in the Saginaw area an opportunity to contribute their poetry to a special collection through the Saginaw Chapbook Project.
Saginaw Valley State University will host the mayors of the Great Lakes Bay Region’s four major cities for a discussion on local governance. “Madame Mayor: Local Governance in the Great Lakes Bay Region” will take place on Wednesday, March 30 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Curtiss Hall banquet rooms on SVSU’s main campus.
Saginaw Valley State University will welcome a thought leader and published author on how language usage can negatively impact Black students.
Saginaw Valley State University will hold a Black History Museum Day on Thursday, March 17.
Saginaw Valley State University will celebrate Black History Month with events throughout the month of February.
Three champions for diversity, understanding and support of underserved people in the Great Lakes Bay Region have been selected to receive the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Community Service Award.
The country’s former top foreign affairs adviser to the president of the United States, Condoleezza Rice, will be the keynote speaker for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration.
Saginaw Valley State University and the Rhea Miller Concert Series will host saxophonist Derek Brown on Friday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall.
Saginaw Valley State University will host its Veterans Day Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 11, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the SVSU Thompson Student Activity Room.
Saginaw Valley State University’s dining hall will turn into a melting pot of delicious dishes from various countries during the 23rd annual International Food Festival.
With a keen awareness of the academic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new group of K-12 education leaders will focus on professional growth as part of Saginaw Valley State University’s Gerstacker Fellowship Program.
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.
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.