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May - 2023

May 3, 2023

SVSU President George Grant Jr. to preside over his first commencement

Saginaw Valley State University’s May commencement exercises will feature a new president and the return of invited commencement speakers. SVSU President George Grant Jr., who took office Jan. 1, will preside over his first graduation ceremonies. In addition, the two ceremonies on Friday, May 5 will feature commencement speakers for the first time since December 2019.

May 5, 2023

Walking Miracle: SVSU student’s grit takes him from harrowing accident to promising future

Jake Kokowicz has no memory of the night that changed his life. His story of extraordinary perseverance as a “walking miracle” is impossible to forget.

May 8, 2023

Two SVSU events showcase academic endeavors of SVSU students

At Saginaw Valley State University, undergraduate students have the opportunity to engage in research activities that other colleges and universities reserve for graduate students. On Friday, April 21, more than 150 SVSU students presented research findings and the results of other academic endeavors at two events.

May 24, 2023

SVSU celebrates excellence in student writing

In a celebration of excellence in writing, 20 Saginaw Valley State University students and one faculty member were recognized for their writing achievements during the 2023 University Writing Awards ceremony in April.

May 31, 2023

SVSU partners with U.P. College to address critical nursing workforce issue

Bay College, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and Saginaw Valley State University have established a new partnership to expand nursing education opportunities and grow the talent pool of nurses in the U.P. and northern Michigan through a collaboration supported by a grant from the State of Michigan.