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July 31, 2019

Workplace environment consultant to visit SVSU

Saginaw Valley State University will host a national expert on how to create a safe and respectful workplace environment.

July 11, 2019

Lineup of dynamic speakers set for SVSU-based education leadership conference in August; registration remains open

Dynamic workshops, engaging speakers, and powerful learning experiences are what audiences can expect at the 2nd Annual Educator Leadership Institute at Saginaw Valley State University Aug. 7-9.

June 13, 2019

SVSU, Dow Library, Dow Home & Studio partner to bring Michigan authors to Midland for writing workshops, public readings

Saginaw Valley State University’s Center for Community Writing – in partnership with the Grace A. Dow Library and the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio – invites the public to a week-long series featuring critically acclaimed Michigan writers this July in Midland.

June 5, 2019

SVSU community remembers life and legacy of former President Jack Ryder

Family, friends and colleagues recalled how former Saginaw Valley State University President Jack M. Ryder used grit and determination to mold an institution that stands stronger today because of his hard work during a ceremony honoring the late president. Ryder, who led the institution from 1974-89, died in April at the age of 90.

June 4, 2019

SVSU students to 'Battle' support to support teens with The ROCK Center for Youth Development

Saginaw Valley State University students inspired to continue supporting community-engaged nonprofits today selected a Midland-based organization to serve as the beneficiary of a week-long annual fundraising tradition in October.

May 21, 2019

SVSU honors outstanding nurses from the Great Lakes Bay Region

Saginaw Valley State University recognized the excellence, dedicated care and leadership delivered by six registered nurses in the Great Lakes Bay Region during the ninth annual Carleen K. Moore R.N. Nursing Excellence awards ceremony Thursday, May 16.

May 17, 2019

United Way event to send SVSU staff ‘Over the Edge’ of a building for a good cause

A team of SVSU staff members plan to rappel down one of Saginaw Township’s tallest structures to raise awareness and funds for United Way of Saginaw County as part of a celebration of the nonprofit’s 100th year as a community booster.

May 10, 2019

SVSU to host summer literacy camp

Saginaw Valley State University will continue its commitment to community-minded educational opportunities by hosting a literacy clinic to improve students' reading skills for three weeks this summer.

May 8, 2019

SVSU students selected for leadership development program

Organizers of a Saginaw Valley State University program aimed at inspiring the next generation of leaders recently selected 10 students eager to develop their leadership skills.

May 2, 2019

Calendar established for SVSU's 'Battle' fundraiser; nonprofits encouraged to apply now

SVSU students' passion for philanthropy inspired Student Association leaders to quickly move to continue the fundraiser, now organized exclusively by SVSU and re-branded as Battle of the Valley.

April 18, 2019

The 'Battle' isn't over: SVSU students pledge to continue successful fundraiser

Newly-elected leaders of Saginaw Valley State University's student government promise to continue a fundraising competition that has raised more than a half-million dollars for nonprofits and charities statewide.

April 17, 2019

SVSU students break down barriers, advance to national forensics tournament

Jessica Carpenter refuses to let her social anxiety stand in her way. The Saginaw Valley State University student not only has overcome that challenge and embraced public speaking; she has competed in forensics tournaments and established herself among the nation’s best.

April 12, 2019

SVSU supports professors’ innovation with Dow Teaching Awards

Four Saginaw Valley State University educators will receive funding for their ideas to improve student learning after being selected to receive 2019-20 Dow Professor Teaching Awards from SVSU's Center for Academic Innovation.

April 10, 2019

Essayist to read from award-winning writings at SVSU event

Award-winning essayist Aisha Sabatini Sloan will read passages from her writing at Saginaw Valley State University on Wednesday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in Founders Hall at SVSU.

April 4, 2019

SVSU student-organized bowling fundraiser at Stardust Lanes to support assisted living facility

When Lindsey Mead in high school began volunteering at Community Village, an assisted living facility for senior citizens in Saginaw Township, she became fast friends with its residents.

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