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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.
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.
Saginaw Valley State University students demonstrated hard work and tenacity, and distinguished themselves in moot court competition, carrying on a tradition of excellence.
Saginaw Valley State University is offering the public an opportunity to hear from candidates vying to represent Michigan’s 8th Congressional District and the 35th State Senate District.
As the 2022 mid-term elections draw near, Saginaw Valley State University will host economist and historian Lawrence W. Reed, who will discuss civility in politics. The inaugural Velasquez Lecture on Liberty and Free Markets presents “Liberty, Character and Civility in Politics” on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall in SVSU’s Curtiss Hall.
Saginaw Valley State University honored several regional business leaders as well as outstanding faculty and staff during the university’s 31st All-University Awards Banquet Friday, April 29.
Two Saginaw Valley State University students distinguished themselves during the American Model United Nations (AMUN) conference. Political science majors Trenton Basner of Otisville and Ethan Rose of Ypsilanti earned the Outstanding Delegation Award for the contemporary Security Council.
Justin Weller started off as a shy student who never read a Supreme Court case … to being only the second student in Saginaw Valley State University history to qualify for three consecutive Moot Court National Championships.
Saginaw Valley State University in January will welcome Van Jones, a political commentator who regularly appears on nationally-televised TV programs, to deliver the keynote address for the 12th annual Great Lakes Bay Regional Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. This year's event will be presented virtually.
With a passion for empowering often-underrepresented communities, Saginaw Valley State University student Angelo Martinez has focused his efforts on providing his peers the power to vote.
Building on the success of various voting initiatives, Saginaw Valley State University leaders will continue to empower the Great Lakes Bay Region community and SVSU students to vote. SVSU's political science department will host a Zoom-based virtual presentation detailing the voting process in the 2020 presidential election Monday, Sept. 14, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
In a few short years, Samantha Jackson went from living in a rural town of 3,000 people and questioning her future to moving to a bustling city with nearly 3 million residents and working at one of the most prestigious law firms in the world.
Participating in only his third competition ever on the college forensics circuit, a Saginaw Valley State University senior this week became a national champion.
Since Saginaw Valley State University's moot court program was established in 2010, SVSU never has failed to qualify competitors for the nation's most elite tournament.
Saginaw Valley State University is hosting a lecture by a nationally recognized attorney, who earned a reputation as one of “the nation's most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors,” according to The New York Times.
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