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Jose Perez IV, the author and director of Saginaw Valley State University’s next theatre performance, “Very Berry Dead,” is no stranger to the Great Lakes Bay Region. The multifaceted talent grew up in Saginaw, graduating from Nouvel Catholic Central before completing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in drama.
Well-known Detroit pastor and gospel artist Marvin L. Winans will perform at the Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration at Saginaw Valley State University on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The event begins at 7 p.m.
Political analyst, activist and former South Carolina representative Bakari Sellers will deliver the keynote address for the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration at Saginaw Valley State University on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.
The 16th cohort of K-12 education leaders committed to professional growth have joined the Saginaw Valley State University 2023 Gerstacker Fellowship program.
Marcia Ditmyer, dean of the Crystal M. Lange College of Health & Human Services at Saginaw Valley State University, is set to become chair of the board of the Michigan Health Improvement Alliance.
Saginaw Valley State University will introduce 82 4th graders to computer science concepts during an Hour of Code program on Friday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Saginaw Valley State University in partnership with Great Lakes Bay Health Centers will screen the award-winning documentary “Mentality,” about the evolution of mental health treatment.
Two Saginaw Valley State University students have been selected to serve on a voter engagement task force for the State of Michigan.
Thanks to students who are active in the democratic process, Saginaw Valley State University has been named to Washington Monthly’s 2022 Best Colleges for Student Voting Honor Roll.
Saginaw Valley State University is offering the public an opportunity to hear from candidates vying to represent Michigan’s 8th Congressional District and the 35th State Senate District.
As the 2022 mid-term elections draw near, Saginaw Valley State University will host economist and historian Lawrence W. Reed, who will discuss civility in politics. The inaugural Velasquez Lecture on Liberty and Free Markets presents “Liberty, Character and Civility in Politics” on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall in SVSU’s Curtiss Hall.
Saginaw Valley State University alumnus Erik Gibelyou will return to campus this Friday, Oct. 14 to perform with Trio Ghidorah, a classical guitar trio. The concert is part of the Rhea Miller Concert Series and will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Saginaw Valley State University will host a retired U.S. Army major who survived a suicide bomber attack in Syria. Major Johnathan Turnbull (retired) lost his sight and endured 22 surgeries and two years of rehabilitation.
Saginaw Valley State University has again garnered recognition for its commitment to diversity and inclusion, receiving the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
Spending time in soybean fields led Saginaw Valley State University student Avery Claybaugh to find her future career field.