November 8, 2016

SVSU honors proud alumni

Saginaw Valley State University recognized seven of its graduates and one future graduate who are excelling in their careers and improving their communities at its annual Alumni Celebration Friday, Oct.28. Five alumni were honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest award presented by the SVSU Alumni Association. In addition, the Young Alumni, Veteran Alumni and Future Alumni awards were bestowed.

November 8, 2016

SVSU students support Hidden Harvest to the tune of $26K during Battle of the Valleys

Saginaw Valley State University students showed their passion to help their community. The streak continues.

November 7, 2016

SVSU welcomes Bad Axe, Merrill students for writing workshop

Saginaw Valley State University student tutors demonstrated dedication to support aspiring writers during a creative writing workshop for 12 students for students from Bad Axe and Merrill high schools Friday, Oct. 28.

November 7, 2016

SVSU International Food Festival to feature cuisines from around the world

The Saginaw Valley State University International Student Club is hosting its annual International Food Festival Tuesday, Nov. 8 in the Marketplace at Doan cafeteria on the campus of SVSU. The public is invited.

October 28, 2016

SVSU students ‘battle’ to raise funds to help the hungry

Samantha McKenzie’s earliest memories include helping her grandmother deliver food from their Kingston church to elderly parishioners who weren’t able to attend Sunday services.

October 27, 2016

SVSU serves as steward to 19th century photos important to histories of Saginaw, black Americans, and photography itself

Wallace and William Goodridge are not alive now, to say the least. They died more than a century ago. Yet the nearly 140-year-old photograph that froze their moment in time together in 1879 breathes with life today in SVSU's archives.

October 26, 2016

SVSU student wins first place for presentation on Kawkawlin River research

Saginaw Valley State University student Erik Breidinger recently earned top honors for presenting his community-minded research on the Kawkawlin River. A communication and geography double major from Auburn, he won first place in the undergraduate paper presentation category at the American Association of Geographers East Lakes/West Lakes conference Friday, Oct. 14 at Northern Michigan University.

October 26, 2016

Recess is over: Michigan's teaching job openings are on the rise — and SVSU is supplying the talent

Craig Douglas, dean of SVSU’s College of Education, said demand for teaching jobs in Michigan is experiencing a stark rebound after years of decline. As a result, aspiring teachers who once faced an uncertain job market upon graduation now have plenty of options.

October 25, 2016

Writer Samrat Upadhyay to speak at SVSU

Saginaw Valley State University is hosting award-winning author Samrat Upadhyay for this year's Visiting Scholars and Artists Series. His lecture titled “Celebrating Gratitude: An Ode to the Forces that Make a Writer,” will be presented Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

October 25, 2016

SVSU Board approves easement for Saginaw water project

The Saginaw Valley State University Board of Control approved granting an easement and right of way to the City of Saginaw during the Board’s regular meeting Monday, Oct. 24 to allow an important water project to move forward. The City of Saginaw will be replacing primary water pipelines in the area of SVSU’s campus in conjunction with anticipated road construction on Davis Road.

October 24, 2016

SVSU’s Cardinal Singers share vocal talents in concert

Saginaw Valley State University’s Cardinal Singers will perform in concert Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall. The concert will feature selections from composers Scott Tuttle, Ivor Davies, Arthur Sullivan, and Henry Purcell.

October 21, 2016

ROSE BUTTERFLY: The fall and rise of Jaeleen Davis

Disease wrecked her childhood and tragedy nearly ended her life as an adult this summer, but for SVSU student Jaeleen Davis, adversity is a cue to spread her wings.

October 20, 2016

SVSU partners with CMU College of Medicine

A new cooperative agreement will grant Saginaw Valley State University premedical students early assurance of admission to the Central Michigan University College of Medicine through the Early Assurance Program.

October 19, 2016

SVSU to host Advocates for Latino Student Advancement Conference

Saginaw Valley State University will host some 500 high school students from across Michigan for the 14th annual Advocates for Latino Student Advancement in Michigan Education (ALSAME) Conference Friday, Oct. 21. The event will be held in SVSU’s Ryder Center and Curtiss Hall; it runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

October 19, 2016

Reflections exclusive: Gene Hamilton muses on 47-year SVSU career

There are two kinds of people who say “yes” to a challenge. One reluctantly says “yes” out of obligation. The other enthusiastically says “yes” out of faith.

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