Teachers from three K-12 school districts this year will receive professional development from Saginaw Valley State University faculty in literacy and writing across the curriculum. The news comes after SVSU secured a $220,000 Michigan Department of Education grant for the one-year program, which kicks off in August.
Christal Ross’ first stint in higher education had its share of promise. The onetime theater major scored leading roles in Saginaw Valley State University productions from the early 2000s. But the curtain closed on that first act when she was married and had her first child before she finished her degree. Today — while raising two sons, 10 and 15 — she has completed two degrees with more expected.
State Senator Ken Horn presented Saginaw Valley State University President Don Bachand with a special legislative tribute Monday, March 23.
A Saginaw Valley State University student will conduct chemistry research at one of the leading research institutions in the nation this summer, the University of Notre Dame.
Saginaw Valley State University will host more than 120 employers during its spring University-wide Employment and Networking Fair Friday, March. 27. The event runs from noon to 3 p.m. in the Curtiss Hall banquet rooms.
Saginaw Valley State University will host the Ready to Run Michigan conference Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18.
Author Larry Watson will hold a fiction reading Monday, April 13 at Saginaw Valley State University. His presentation, titled “Fiction and Families”, will begin at 7 p.m. in SVSU's Founders Hall. This event is part of the university's Dow Visiting Scholars and Artists series; it is free of charge and open to the public.
Saginaw Valley State University's Bryan Crainer recently was recognized for being an outstanding adviser to student organizations. He received the Outstanding Adviser Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for District 5, which includes higher education institutions in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
A Saginaw Valley State University student won two out of six top awards recognizing outstanding student graphic design projects during the American Advertising Federation District 6 competition, which covers contestants from Michigan, Illinois and Indiana. Now Kaitlyn Zumbach, a graphic design major from Millington who graduates in May, will see how well her two winning entries fare against national competition during the national American Advertising Federation conference in June in Las Vegas.
Saginaw Valley State University has been awarded a $61,449 grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to monitor the Bad Axe Creek in Huron County for phosphorus and E. coli over the next two years. The research also will help determine the concentration and potential sources of contamination there.