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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.
Saginaw Valley State University will host a panel of educators and students examining the Confederate flag's history and society's ongoing conversation about its symbolism in modern America.
U.S. Representative Dan Kildee will discuss the state of modern politics during a lecture at Saginaw Valley State University Thursday Oct. 19. He will discuss "Promoting Civil Discourse and Fostering Bipartisanship in Today's Politics" at 7 p.m. in the Malcolm Field Theatre for Performing Arts.
Saginaw Valley State University will soar into new territory this October with the theatre department's first production with an all-female cast, "Decision Height."
A Saginaw Valley State University senior was one of 60 students in the nation to receive a prestigious scholarship given to undergraduates passionate about communications in the public policy industry.
Julie Keil spent 30 years as an attorney. It’s a career she has no desire to resuscitate.
Four Saginaw Valley State University students capped off a year of determined study and preparation with a strong showing at a national moot court tournament at the University of Chicago.
A Saginaw Valley State University student’s passionate approach to arguing courtroom cases in a competitive collegiate setting earned him the highest national honor from the American Moot Court Association.