October 2, 2015

Saginaw Valley State University’s leadership development program for local high school students kicks off its 10th year

?The Great Lakes Bay Youth Leadership Institute will welcome 96 new high school participants during the program’s 2015-16 orientation session Friday, Oct. 2, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on SVSU’s campus.

October 1, 2015

SVSU partners with Healthway Compounding Pharmacy in research to improve lab safety

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.

October 1, 2015

U.S. Civil War the focus of upcoming Rush Lecture at SVSU

Saginaw Valley State University professor Paul Teed will present “Contesting Freedom: The Civil War After Appomattox” as the 18th annual Thomas and Hilda Rush Distinguished Lecture Thursday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. in SVSU’s Founders Hall. His talk is part of the 2015 Fall Focus Lecture Series at SVSU.

September 28, 2015

Political philosopher to discuss Declaration of Independence at SVSU Fall Focus speaker series

Danielle Allen is a renowned political philosopher with the ability to connect audiences to complex ideas about democracy, citizenship and justice.

September 16, 2015

SVSU Foundation raises $28 million in record fundraising campaign

The Saginaw Valley State University Foundation announced it exceeded its $25 million goal and raised more than $28 million during the “Talent. Opportunity. Promise” campaign, making it the largest fundraising effort in university history.

September 15, 2015

Photographer Eman Mohammed opens 2015 Fall Focus Lecture Series at SVSU

Eman Mohammed was only 19 when she began capturing photos for a local news agency. Then the Gaza War broke out. As the only female photographer in the Gaza Strip, Mohammed overcame cultural bias, sexual abuse and physical danger to become a powerful journalistic voice documenting the conflict between Israel and Palestine.

August 28, 2015

SVSU welcomes expert on climate change effect on small islands

Saginaw Valley State University will welcome a recognized authority on the effect of climate change on small island states. Lorna Veronica Inniss, acting director of the Coastal Zone Management Unit in Barbados, will speak Monday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in SVSU’s Rhea Miller Recital Hall.

August 19, 2015

SVSU earns 'Best Dorms' in Michigan ranking, No. 26 nationally

The website, Niche, calculated the rankings using a weighted formula where 70 percent of a school’s score came from students' satisfaction with their housing. The website surveyed 60,000 students from 903 colleges and universities. The rest of the formula was based upon housing costs, capacity and crime rates; each counted for 10 percent of the total score.

August 18, 2015

SVSU creates graduate fellowship for study of Fredericks, Follett, Roethke

SVSU is home to archival collections of popular British author Ken Follett; the late Michigan sculptor Marshall Fredericks; and the late poet Theodore Roethke, a Saginaw native.

August 12, 2015

SVSU's K-12 Literacy Specialist Endorsement Program recognized for excellence

SVSU’s program is designed for K-12 teachers who have initial certification and want to become more effective literacy teachers in their classrooms or who aspire to work as a reading specialist or literacy coach.

August 3, 2015

SVSU and high school educators and students participate in SVSU, Dow Chemical Foundation research projects

Ten SVSU students also are participating in the studies, which will involve field studies in the Saginaw Bay and its connected river systems.

August 3, 2015

SVSU moot court program attains national top 20 ranking

Saginaw Valley State University’s moot court program is quickly establishing itself among the nation’s best.

July 22, 2015

SVSU Students Construct Playground Equipment for local Child Care Center

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.

July 22, 2015

Limited tickets on sale for TED Talks-style event at SVSU

Saginaw Valley State University will host a speaker series and technology showcase in the style of the TED Talks videos made popular on social media. TEDxSVSU is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. in SVSU’s Rhea Miller Recital Hall.

July 15, 2015

SVSU to offer new endorsement for special education students

Saginaw Valley State University has received renewed authorization from the Michigan Department of Education to offer an endorsement for students in its teacher preparation and special education programs. SVSU will begin offering an updated curriculum for the endorsement in cognitive impairment this fall for students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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