Melvyn K. Adelman and his wife, Myrna, established the Melvyn K. and Myrna Adelman Track & Cross Country Endowed Scholarship to assist SVSU student athletes in the track and cross country programs.
Mel Adelman is a Saginaw Valley State University alumnus and longtime supporter of the University’s track and cross country programs. Through his diligent fundraising efforts and his own personal generosity, he secured the funding necessary to establish the women’s cross country program in 1988.
In 1991 Mr. Adelman was honored with the SVSU Distinguished Service Medallion in recognition of his countless volunteer hours to athletic programs, especially the women’s track and cross country programs.
Mr. Adelman was also a member of SVSU’s adjunct faculty for several years, teaching classes focusing on political and social issues in criminal justice.
• Full- or part-time student
• Member or recruit of the SVSU track or cross country team
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
• Demonstrated ability or potential to make a positive contribution to the track or cross country program