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Projects and Programs

ENGAGE the Great Lakes Bay Region

ENGAGE the Great Lakes Bay Region was established in 2011 as a non-profit grant funded civic engagement initiative facilitated by students and faculty at Saginaw Valley State University. The initiative is geared to increase civic engagement, community pride, and volunteerism in the Great Lakes Bay Region. The organization aims to decrease young voter apathy through an educational non-partisan "Rock the Vote" style campaign in high schools and other higher education institutions in the area.  Feel free to visit the ENGAGE facebook page here.


"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." – Margaret Mead.



Students Reinventing Michigan

Students Reinventing Michigan is an annual competition sponsored by the Students Reinventing Michigan Corporation.  The goal of this program is to engage students in solving the challenges that face the state of Michigan.  More information about the program may be accessed at their website.  To see this years submission by SVSU students, click here (1,083kB)