John Baesler was a boy in Bensheim, West Germany in the 1980s when his family — watching a crime drama on TV — heard a knock at the front door one evening. On the other side were two members of his family he met for the first time that night: His father’s niece and her daughter, who had arrived there after a daring escape from then-Communist-occupied East Germany.
Saginaw Valley State University will host a Human Library event Tuesday, March 21 from 5 p.m. 8 p.m. on the first floor of the Zahnow Library.
Saginaw Valley State University business students are organizing an event in the spirit of service. Home Runs for Heroes will honor local military veterans in partnership with the Great Lakes Loons Thursday, April 6 for the team’s home opener at 6:05 p.m. at Dow Diamond.
A group of Saginaw Valley State University students, the SVSU Comic Strippers, will host a free workshop on drawing comics for youths, ages 7 to 17. The workshop will take place Saturday, March 18, starting at 11 a.m. at Butman-Fish Library, 1716 Hancock in Saginaw.
Five elementary education majors from Saginaw Valley State University will be presenting at the Early Childhood conference hosted by the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children. The event will take place Thursday through Saturday, April 20-22, at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.
Saginaw Valley State University's Flute Choir will perform in concert Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in SVSU's Founders Hall.
Seventy-seven Saginaw Valley State University students are spending their spring break traveling to seven states in order to lend a helping hand as part of the Alternative Breaks program.
Saginaw Valley State University student Rebecca “Becks” Meredith has been selected by the YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region to receive an Emerging Leader award for her enthusiastic service on campus and in the community.
Saginaw Valley State University is providing expertise to a community-oriented research project aimed at improving access to food for low-income households.
Saginaw Valley State University is hosting a number of public events throughout Black History Month in 2017. The public is invited to SVSU throughout the month of February to join the university at its multiple Black History Month events. All events are free of charge and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
Saginaw Valley State University students have shown an incredible community-minded spirit over the past 14 years, raising more than $350,000 to support numerous worthy causes and charitable organizations during the annual Battle of the Valleys fundraising competition.
A Saginaw Valley State University student’s performance helped propel the institution’s forensics team to a second-place finish at the Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League Novice States Tournament Feb. 18 at Northwood University.
Eric Gardner, professor of English at Saginaw Valley State University, will speak Tuesday, March 7 at noon at the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History as part of its “Lunch and Learn” series. The talk will explore post-Civil War memories of slavery and race and the role of black print culture.
Saginaw Valley State University received the Corporate Community Service Award from the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce Saturday, Feb. 11.
Saginaw Valley State University will expand its commitment to supporting students and increasing educational attainment in the Great Lakes Bay Region by providing new scholarships for Bay County students who are Bay Commitment scholarship recipients.