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March - 2023

March 1, 2023

SVSU to host best-selling author for women’s history lecture

In recognition of Women’s History month, Saginaw Valley State University will host best-selling author Stacy Cordery for a lecture on campus and a community talk in Midland. Cordery’s appearances are supported by the Dow Visiting Scholars and Artists series at SVSU.

March 2, 2023

SVSU professionals and students honored for creativity

Saginaw Valley State University staff and students were recently honored for their creative work in the marketing and advertising arena, winning 14 ADDY Awards in the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Great Lakes Bay’s annual American Advertising Award competition.

March 6, 2023

Legacy of Theodore Roethke to be celebrated throughout region

Saginaw native and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Theodore Roethke will be celebrated during the Theodore Roethke Poetry and Arts Festival, a triennial celebration of one of the 20th century’s most influential poets.

March 8, 2023

SVSU earns Silver status as a 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School

Thanks to its commitment to and support of military-affiliated students, Saginaw Valley State University has earned Silver status as a Military Friendly® School for the 2023-2024 cycle.

March 14, 2023

SVSU students shine in novice speaking competition

Seven members of Saginaw Valley State University’s Competitive Speech team made a strong showing at the Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League (MISL) Novice State Championship at Northwood University in February.

March 14, 2023

Thorough preparation pays off for SVSU orators

The eight members of Saginaw Valley State University’s Competitive Speech team have talked their way to success at competitions this year. Most recently, the team placed 3rd in the Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League’s (MISL) State Championship, which was held on March 4 at Eastern Michigan University.

March 17, 2023

SVSU students qualify for national competitive speaking competition

Two Saginaw Valley State University students have qualified to compete at the National Forensic Association National Championship in April.

March 18, 2023

Student wins scholarship for Roethke-inspired beer label

Saginaw Valley State University graphic design major Austin Hlinka can add another accomplishment to his resume: beer label designer. Hlinka, a graphic design major from Sterling, was named winner of a contest to design labels for three beers specially created for the Theodore Roethke Poetry & Arts Festival. In recognition of his achievement, he has earned a $300 scholarship.

March 23, 2023

SVSU brings Michigan memoirist to region

Saginaw Valley State University will host author and memoirist Anne-Marie Oomen for a public lecture on Thursday, April 6. “An Evening with Anne-Marie Oomen” will be begin at 7 p.m. at the Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, 500 Center Ave., Bay City. The event is free and open to the public.

March 29, 2023

SVSU Dance Team reigns in virtual championship, heads to national championship

Saginaw Valley State University’s Dance Team had all the right moves to capture a top spot at the recent Dance Team Union 2023 College Classic virtual competition. The team was named Division II champions in the jazz category. They also claimed 2nd place in hip hop and 4th in the team performance.

March 30, 2023

SVSU to host climate change and civic engagement experts for lecture and fireside chat

Saginaw Valley State University will host climate control advocates Bill McKibben and Angela Ardis for an informative presentation on the impact of climate change and the steps ordinary people can take to alleviate it.