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July 19, 2022

SVSU grad receives Pat Tillman Award for Service

In recognition of her connection to sports and service to others, a Saginaw Valley State University graduate will be honored with the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 2022 ESPYS on Wednesday, July 20.

May 11, 2022

SVSU graduating seniors: Alejandra Fulgencio

A Saginaw Valley State University graduate has followed in her mother’s and older sister’s footsteps by walking across the graduation stage.

February 7, 2022

SVSU day of giving generates over $102,000 for scholarships and more

Thanks to an outpouring of support from alumni and friends of Saginaw Valley State University, the university will be able to offer scholarships to students who face financial hurdles to completing their degrees.

January 20, 2022

Recent SVSU track and field graduate earns prestigious NCAA Top 10 honor

Lauren Huebner, a two-time graduate of SVSU, has been named to the NCAA’s 2022 Today’s Top 10 list. The award recognizes former student-athletes for success in the classroom, competition and community.

December 30, 2021

Alumni Spotlight - Kyle Sproull

Kyle Sproull, B.S. 2015, 2nd Year Resident at Mary Free Bed in Grand Rapids

December 28, 2021

Graphic design grad brings characters to life

Kyle Sarafolean ('14), graphic design grad, brings characters to life finding success in “dream job.”

December 16, 2021

SVSU graduates to cap off fall semester with in-person commencement on Friday

More than 400 graduates of Saginaw Valley State University will celebrate their determination to complete their academic degrees during Commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 17.

September 7, 2021

SVSU to host 9/11 Heroes Run to benefit national foundation

Saginaw Valley State University is hosting its annual 9/11 Heroes Run on Saturday, Sept. 11, to benefit the Travis Manion Foundation.

November 20, 2020

SVSU alumnus directs audio play based on Welsh folktales

A Saginaw Valley State University alumnus’ Welsh folktales-inspired musical drama will be available for audiences this weekend. The pre-recorded audio play utilizes SVSU theatre talent.

November 6, 2020

Empowered by SVSU program, Meridian Public Schools leader named Superintendent of the Year in Michigan

For the second consecutive year, a member of a prestigious Saginaw Valley State University leadership development program that empowers K-12 education leaders was recognized as the top superintendent in Michigan.

August 5, 2020

Once determined to continue his education without pause, SVSU alumnus now thrives at Dow

Kevin Finley, a 2017 alumnus of Saginaw Valley State University, is proof that challenges can be overcome with drive and opportunity.

August 5, 2020

Since childhood, Gabrielle Gittens felt drawn to nature. Now the SVSU alumna is one step closer to a career spent protecting it.

In May, Gittens graduated from Saginaw Valley State University, where affordability and opportunity merged to move her closer than ever to fulfilling that ambition to better the planet.

May 28, 2020

SVSU graduate earns spot in prestigious film school

Madilyn Witherspoon doesn't let anything or anyone hold her back. Her determination to combine her passions for business and art has led to her tremendous success and has helped her forge her own unique path despite the obstacles that have stood in her way.

May 6, 2020

Class of 2020: Shared passions propel cousins from SVSU to dental school

Ashley Reece and Caitlin Durkee take being part of the “Cardinal family” literally. The inspiring cousins and seniors at Saginaw Valley State University not only share familial ties, but they also share a similar college journey and passion for serving others. Each will earn her bachelor’s degree in biology, with a minor in chemistry, from SVSU this month and will be attending dental school together at the University of Michigan in the fall.

May 5, 2020

Class of 2020: After moving across U.S., Saginaw native discovered her place – and voice – at SVSU

Adapting to new environments and changing circumstances is nothing new to Imani Clark. What remains unwavering for the soon-to-be Saginaw Valley State University graduate, though, is her love for helping others by using her talent for communicating.

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