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April - 2024

April 2, 2024

SVSU to host FIRST® Robotics state championship for 6th year

For the sixth year, robots will take over Saginaw Valley State University’s Ryder Center as SVSU hosts the FIRST® in Michigan state championship, beginning Thursday, April 4, and running through Saturday, April 6.

April 8, 2024

SVSU to Host Lecture on Civility and Listening to Political Views

At a time when the political divide in America seems wider than ever, Saginaw Valley State University invites the public for a discussion on bringing civility back to politics and listening to other viewpoints.

April 9, 2024

SVSU to present show on mental health and gun violence

The Saginaw Valley State University theatre department will be taking on hard subjects like mental health, bullying and gun violence with the upcoming performance of “columbinus.”

April 10, 2024

SVSU raises $129,000 for student retention, completion

Over two days, Saginaw Valley State University alumni, community supporters and organizations demonstrated their support of Saginaw Valley State University students, contributing $129,040 to help students stay in college or return after a break to complete their degrees.

April 10, 2024

SVSU student organizes Slavic Heritage Month

Driven by a connection to Slavic cultures, a Saginaw Valley State University student has organized Slavic Heritage Month at the university, with a slate of events throughout April designed to bring awareness to and appreciation of Slavic culture.

April 19, 2024

SVSU Dance Team Claims Multiple National Championship Honors

For the first time in school history, the SVSU Dance Team claimed a national championship in both Team Performance and Pom Performance at the Dance Team Union College Classic held in Orlando, FL on April 12-13.

April 19, 2024

SVSU Coed Cheer Makes School History at NCA National Championship

The Saginaw Valley State University Coed Competitive Cheer made school history this weekend competing at the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) National Championships in Daytona Beach April 11-13. For the first time in school history, SVSU captured a trophy, placing third in the 20-team D2 intermediate small coed division.

April 22, 2024

SVSU students excel in national speech tournaments

At the end of two days of intense competition at the National Speech Championship at the University of Illinois at Chicago on March 23 and 24, the team achieved a university first, breaking the top 10 to finish at No. 7.

April 22, 2024

SVSU to host screening of award-winning documentary ‘Still Here’

Saginaw Valley State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a screening of Mariah Barrera’s acclaimed documentary short film “Still Here” on Wednesday, April 24, at 5 p.m. in the Curtiss Hall Seminar Rooms (second floor). The screening is free and open to the public.

April 23, 2024

SVSU students to present research in two showcase events

Saginaw Valley State University students will cap off the academic year with two events designed to recognize and celebrate their work. On Friday, April 26, SVSU will host the SE&T Symposium and the SVSU Student Showcase. Both events are open to the public, and there is no charge to attend.

April 23, 2024

SVSU recognizes stand-out educators

In a continuing commitment to support K-12 education and educators, Saginaw Valley State University honored six education professionals for their outstanding performance and commitment to students.

April 23, 2024

Nearly 900 SVSU students to participate in commencement

Saginaw Valley State University will hold commencement exercises on Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

April 25, 2024

Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum Receives Grant from Midland Area Community Foundation for Public Art Installations

The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, located on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University has received a grant award of $12,000 from the Midland Area Community Foundation (MACF). The award will support three temporary public art installations in Midland County as part of the 2024 Public Art Passport exhibition