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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.

February 28, 2023

SVSU faculty receive prestigious grant to host summer institute for K-12 educators

Saginaw Valley State University English professors Natalia Knoblock and Veronika Drake have been awarded a grant of nearly $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop and implement a two-week, residential summer institute for K-12 educators.

February 16, 2023

SVSU professor receives national recognition for contributions to teacher education

A Saginaw Valley State University professor has gained national recognition for her commitment to educating future teachers.

February 15, 2023

SVSU recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars, enriching student learning

Saginaw Valley State University has earned national recognition for its leadership in international and intercultural education. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs named has named SVSU a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Scholars. This recognition is given to the U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

February 8, 2023

SVSU physics department receives donation of optical equipment

Saginaw Valley State University was recently awarded a donation of optical equipment from Gentec-EO through the company’s Laser Lab Awards program. Headquartered in Quebec, Canada, Gentec-EO is a worldwide supplier of instruments for the measurement of laser and terahertz equipment.

February 8, 2023

SVSU launches part-time nursing program to add pathway to nursing degree

Saginaw Valley State University is responding to regional workforce needs by creating another method to grow the nursing talent pipeline. Beginning with the spring semester, which starts Monday, May 9, SVSU will offer a new part-time nursing program designed to allow students to balance life, career and education demands.

February 8, 2023

SVSU nursing students excel on national licensing exam

Nursing students at Saginaw Valley State University persevered through numerous COVID disruptions in recent years as part of their desire to care for others. That determination resulted in extraordinary performance on the national licensing exam (NCLEX) nurses must pass to enter the nursing profession.

February 7, 2023

SVSU art professor receives ‘Distinguished Servant of Public Education award from MEA

Saginaw Valley State University professor of art J. Blake Johnson was selected for the 2023 MEA Distinguished Servant of Public Education Award. The award honors an individual who positively promotes public education – at any level – through union activity, political action and/or community advocacy. Blake received the award at the Human Rights and Excellence Awards Luncheon at the MEA Winter Conference on Feb. 2.

January 26, 2023

SVSU students make a splash at regional theatre festival

Saginaw Valley State University students took their talents on the road to compete at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), hosted by the University of Michigan-Flint, Jan. 11-15.

January 18, 2023

SVSU students prep tirelessly for arguments at highly competitive moot court event

Eight Saginaw Valley State University students capped off a highly competitive moot court season by competing in the American Moot Court National Tournament hosted by Louisiana State University January 14-15.

December 14, 2022

SVSU President Donald Bachand to preside over his final commencement

When he addresses Saginaw Valley State University’s latest graduates on Friday, Dec.16, it will be one of Don Bachand’s last official acts as president of the university he has served for more than 40 years, the last eight as president.

December 8, 2022

SVSU and Alpena Community College Form New Partnership to Grow the Nursing Talent Pipeline

Alpena Community College and Saginaw Valley State University will collaborate to expand nursing education opportunities and grow the talent pool of nurses in Northern Michigan through a partnership supported by a grant from the State of Michigan.

December 7, 2022

SVSU moot court teams make strong showing at home tournament

Hours of preparation propelled Saginaw Valley State University students to strong showings in a moot court regional tournament hosted by the university on December 2 and 3. SVSU hosted 30 teams from around the country for the event, one of 16 regional tournaments at which students compete to qualify for the American Moot Court Association’s national tournament in January.

November 18, 2022

SVSU moot court team qualifies for national competition

Saginaw Valley State University students demonstrated hard work and tenacity, and distinguished themselves in moot court competition, carrying on a tradition of excellence.

October 7, 2022

SVSU sees enrollment growth in teacher certification students and highest GPA for incoming freshmen

Saginaw Valley State University is seeing gains in the number of students pursuing teacher certification at the university for the fall 2022 semester. In addition, SVSU’s award-winning residence halls are completely filled, as student interest in living on campus has rebounded.

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