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April - 2018

April 10, 2018

Teachers invited to apply for summer writing workshop

The Alden and Vada Dow Creativity Foundation is once again providing generous funding to allow Saginaw Valley State University and other partners to support K-12 teachers in their quest to become writing instructors and inspire a love of writing in their students.

April 13, 2018

Nostalgia, school spirit defines Bay City Western teacher’s return to SVSU during FIRST Robotics event

?On the outside, Vicki Stoddard this week is clad in pink clothing. As she contemplates her surroundings, though, she can’t help but feel a familiar swell of “red pride” in her heart.

April 18, 2018

Research scientist to visit SVSU to discuss the importance of Coral Reef

Saginaw Valley State University will welcome a leading expert on ocean conditions and coral reefs for a public talk on the ecosystems. Joanie Kleypas, a research scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, will give a lecture titled “Coral Reefs and Climate Change: An Ecosystem Meets its Match,” Thursday April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall.

April 18, 2018

Future SVSU students enjoy preview of campus life during FIRST Robotics competition

For high school students from outside the Great Lakes Bay Region, the recent FIRST Robotics state championships at Saginaw Valley State University provided a taste of undergraduate life on campus and a greater appreciation for what the region has to offer.

April 19, 2018

SVSU fraternity to raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital

Saginaw Valley State University's Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity is hosting a unique fundraiser to benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.

April 19, 2018

SVSU hosts Holi Festival of Colors to celebrate spring

The South Asian Student Association at Saginaw Valley State University will celebrate spring with the traditional Holi Festival of Colors — an annual Hindu holiday celebrating the beginning of spring and the “victory of good over evil.” The tradition involves encouraging participants to throw colorful powder at each other.

April 23, 2018

Retired judge and alum to address SVSU graduates

The May 2018 graduating class at Saginaw Valley State University will hear from an alumna who enjoyed a distinguished career as a judge and whose captivating personal story is the subject of a recently published memoir. Marilyn E. Atkins will deliver the Commencement address during ceremonies Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12.

April 25, 2018

Carrollton students invited to give national presentation on SVSU-run Chief Science Officers Program

Two Carrollton High School students traveled to Washington, D.C. to present on the work they have been doing to increase interest in math and science among their peers. During the academic year, Hudson Holm and Emily Jaremba have been participating in the Chief Science Officers program organized by Saginaw Valley State University.

April 27, 2018

SVSU director of Orientation Programs honored for making new students feel welcome

Providing a friendly, welcoming and confidence-building experience for incoming freshmen is the goal of Rachel Florence-Spaetzel, director of Orientation Programs at Saginaw Valley State University.

April 30, 2018

SVSU honors teaching, research and contributions to community at awards banquet

Saginaw Valley State University honored one of Saginaw's most active community leaders, as well as faculty and staff who display extraordinary enthusiasm and dedication, during SVSU's All -University Awards Banquet Friday, April 27.

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