A Saginaw Valley State University student will conduct chemistry research at one of the leading research institutions in the nation this summer, the University of Notre Dame.
Christal Ross’ first stint in higher education had its share of promise. The onetime theater major scored leading roles in Saginaw Valley State University productions from the early 2000s. But the curtain closed on that first act when she was married and had her first child before she finished her degree. Today — while raising two sons, 10 and 15 — she has completed two degrees with more expected.
Saginaw Valley State University has assigned a highly respected educator to coordinate SVSU’s focus on improving STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education in the region. Carolyn Wierda has been named executive director of STEM@SVSU; in that position, she will convene those that are involved in STEM initiatives at SVSU.
Atop Bullock Creek Middle School sits a recently-installed miniature weather station that will help 42 eighth grade pre-algebra students better understand how the environment could energize their campus.
Barnes, an intern at Enterprise Holdings since May, impressed her employers enough that she was offered a full-time position at the holding company that owns Enterprise Rent-A-Car and other car rental companies.
President Don Bachand completes the #ALSIceBucketChallenge
The announcement occurred during the Board’s regular meeting Monday, Aug. 18. Gilbertson retired from the presidency in February after holding the position for more than 24 years.
The East Asia trip — where the group visited historic sites and SVSU sister institutions alike — provided the team a number of opportunities for personal growth.
Earning a full-time job straight out of college isn’t an everyday occurrence, but Midland resident Nicholas Anderson isn’t an everyday student, his SVSU professors will tell you.
Alpena native Hope Bauer this fall will pursue a doctor of medicine degree from Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine. Bauer’s latest academic endeavor will begin after she receives her bachelor’s degree in biology from Saginaw Valley State University in May.