Saginaw Valley State University student Erik Breidinger recently earned top honors for presenting his community-minded research on the Kawkawlin River. A communication and geography double major from Auburn, he won first place in the undergraduate paper presentation category at the American Association of Geographers East Lakes/West Lakes conference Friday, Oct. 14 at Northern Michigan University.
Saginaw Valley State University is hosting award-winning author Samrat Upadhyay for this year's Visiting Scholars and Artists Series. His lecture titled “Celebrating Gratitude: An Ode to the Forces that Make a Writer,” will be presented Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Jaeleen Davis at first didn’t notice how her blood seemed to spill into the shape of a butterfly on the spot where she fell from the sky.
Saginaw Valley State University has hired Leo Mioduszewski to serve as the school’s next police chief. He has served as the sheriff for Isabella County since 2005. Mioduszewski will replace Ron Trepkowski, who is retiring at the end of the calendar year, following 36 years with University Police, including 11 as chief.
There’s a framed photo in Marcia Shannon’s office showing the assistant professor of nursing flanked by friends, the crests of Mount Everest looming in the background.
George Corser’s educational background is in the modern sciences. His aspirations in academia, however, call back to ancient Greece.
This is a story about family.
“There’s a saying that the top two fears are death and public speaking,” Amy Pierce said. “What would be worse is to die while delivering a speech.”
Military Times recognized Saginaw Valley State University as the highest-ranking college or university in Michigan as part of its Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings announced Monday, Nov. 9.
When Kate Cardinali, 2004, B.F.A., talks about design, you can tell she loves it. But when she starts talking about teaching others, having fun and giving back to the community, that’s when she really gets excited.
For more than 20 years, Dottie Millar’s research has focused on guardianship alternatives for those with developmental disabilities.
Somewhere in Denver, Colorado, a teenager is on a computer and he is smiling. He’s learned things he never thought he would, accomplished things he never thought he could, and now can see a future that once was only a dream. And he has SVSU alum Dave Bobrowski, 2010, B.S., to thank for that.
Born in 1980 in Poland, Izabela Szymanska witnessed the birth of the country’s Solidarity movement, and though young during its flourishing decade, was awestruck by its impact. She saw this movement transform her country’s peoples as it empowered them to take responsibility for their lives. Notable were economic changes, as citizens went from being government-supported to owning businesses.
On a beautiful breezy June afternoon, the 10 members of the Gembrowski family gather for a photo at their Freeland home where they are hosting yet another graduation party. They laugh, joke and tease each other while the photographer sets up. Once he gives the signal, each brother and sister falls into place unrehearsed as if they’ve done this family photo thing a time or two.
We Are New Cardinal Alumni — available online at www.svsu.edu/weare2015 — is a series that takes a snapshot of our outstanding 2015 graduates.