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Saginaw Valley State University will welcome more than 400 high school students from eight regional high schools during the 42nd annual Foreign Language Day at SVSU Thursday, Nov. 2.
Recent Saginaw Valley State University graduate Tory Thompson has received a national honor. The American Association of Teachers of French selected him to receive a 2017 Outstanding Senior in French Award.
Saginaw Valley State University student Bailey Brown, a Spanish and criminal justice major from Fowlerville, received the National Association of College and University Residence Halls Student of the Month award for the month of October.
A Saginaw Valley State University student will spend part of the summer in Montreal as part of a new fellowship program that will lead to an internship at Morley. Alan Rifenbark, a French and history double major from Bad Axe, will live and study at the University of Quebec at Montreal from July 5 to August 14.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree from Saginaw Valley State University in May, Marr plans to teach English in other countries.
Strasburg in August will jump to a doctoral program when she moves to Oxford, Ohio to attend Miami University’s Ph.D. program in ecology, evolution and environmental biology.
Five area grade schools will participate in the annual “Passport to the World” Wednesday, April 15 at Saginaw Valley State University. Three schools from Saginaw Public Schools – Jessie Loomis, Kempton, and Zilwaukee – and two parochial schools from Reese – Trinity Lutheran and St. Elizabeth's will participate in this year’s event, put on by SVSU's English Language Program.
Dix bringing East to West
Saginaw Valley State University is adding a Master of Arts degree program in teaching Chinese as a foreign language to its curriculum, following approval by the SVSU Board of Control Monday, Aug. 18. Courses will be offered for the fall 2014 semester, which begins next week.