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March - 2022

March 4, 2022

SVSU professors to use Braun Fellowship to study public literacy, modern political discourse

Saginaw Valley State University has awarded the annual Braun Fellowship to Sherrin Frances, professor of English, and Natalia Knoblock, associate professor of English, to support their research.

March 9, 2022

SVSU recognized as Military Friendly School, GOLD status

For the 11th year, Saginaw Valley State University has been recognized as a Military Friendly® School. The latest honor, for the 2022-23 cycle, comes with an upgrade: SVSU has achieved Gold status for the first time. Only a select group of institutions earn this prestigious honor.

March 18, 2022

SVSU to host Black language scholar April Baker-Bell

Saginaw Valley State University will welcome a thought leader and published author on how language usage can negatively impact Black students.

March 14, 2022

SVSU to host Black History Museum Day

Saginaw Valley State University will hold a Black History Museum Day on Thursday, March 17.

March 22, 2022

SVSU to host local mayors in roundtable and reception

Saginaw Valley State University will host the mayors of the Great Lakes Bay Region’s four major cities for a discussion on local governance. “Madame Mayor: Local Governance in the Great Lakes Bay Region” will take place on Wednesday, March 30 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Curtiss Hall banquet rooms on SVSU’s main campus.

March 29, 2022

SVSU’s chief diversity officer receives national award

Mamie T. Thorns, associate vice president and chief diversity officer for diversity, equity and inclusion at Saginaw Valley State University has been honored with the 2022 Dr. Frank Hale, Jr. Award from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

March 29, 2022

SVSU and partners creating Saginaw Chapbook Project

Saginaw Valley State University, in partnership with the Friends of Theodore Roethke and the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, is providing people in the Saginaw area an opportunity to contribute their poetry to a special collection through the Saginaw Chapbook Project.

March 30, 2022

Brooke Oleson: FIRST Scholarship Recipient

An extracurricular experience in high school led to a scholarship and career preparation skills. Brooke Olesen, an elementary education major from St. Joseph, Michigan, first heard about Saginaw Valley State University after her brother and father came to SVSU for the FIRST State Robotics Competition in 2018.

April 6, 2022

SVSU’s theatre production showcases feminist themes, international cast

The final production in Saginaw Valley State University’s 2021-2022 theatre season features feminist themes and a talented cast featuring a number of international students.

April 6, 2022

SVSU students present research at national geography conference

Three Saginaw Valley State University students recently virtually presented their faculty-led research studies at the 2022 American Association of Geographers annual meeting. They were among the more than 4,500 presentations, posters and workshops at this year’s conference