At SVSU, we believe faculty can have the best of both worlds: being able to teach, have meaningful interaction with students, and the support to conduct and present research. Each month faculty work is published in the internal faculty/staff newsletter, the "Interior". See what's new:

March 2010

  • Marsha Millikin, lecturer of English, presented a paper titled “Negotiating the First-year Composition Gateway: From Basic Writing to the General Education Literature Class” at the College Composition and Communication Conference in Louisville, Ky., March 18.

  • Michael R. Mosher associate professor of art/communication & digital media, presented a paper titled “San Francisco 1978-83: Socialist School and Rats for Profit” in Chicago at CAA2010, the College Art Association 98th Annual Conference, as a part of the panel Autonomizing Practices in Art, Art History and Education, Feb. 11.

  • Altaf Rahman, , professor of electrical and computer engineering,attended a workshop titled “Reforming Electric Energy Systems Currciulum – With Emphasis on Renewables/Storage, Smart Delivery and Efficient End-use,” which was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and the National Science Foundation and organized by the University of Minnesota, Feb. 4-6 in Tucson, Ariz. Rahman took part in working group meetings of the Curriculum Advisory Group and ECE Department Heads, and discussed the details of the proposed curriculum developed by the University of Minnesota and its developed laboratories.

Those Who Changed Us

Throughout our lives, we recall those teachers who had an impact on us. Here, alumni and students share thoughts on SVSU faculty who changed their lives.

Faculty Member
Debra Lively

Debra Lively

"I always knew I wanted to teach, but Dr. Lively really reminded me why - it's all about the kids. She taught me to do what's best for the child."

Jenny (Pelc) Zmiekjko, 2006, B.A., Elementary Education Third grade teacher at St. Pius X Catholic School in Flint