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Tuesday Jul 22 | Observer & Eccentric

Quake on the Lake: Family-friendly fun

There was plenty of boat racing at this year's Quake on the Lake, but for many it was enough just to be outside and enjoy the beach at Pontiac Lake.


Related Topix: Pontiac, MI, Lake Orion, MI, Waterford, MI, Rochester Hills, MI, Michigan State University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times Herald

Club News

She plans to attend Oakland University in the fall, majoring in criminal justice to become a juvenile probation officer.


Related Topix: Oakland University, Marlette, MI, St Clair County, MI, Memphis, MI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

$1 million federal grant paves pathway for primary care clinic at Bay County Health Department

The Bay County Health Department could soon partner with Saginaw Valley State University to open a clinic for under-insured and uninsured residents with chronic health conditions, thanks to a federal grant that is to see the disbursement of slightly more than $1 million to the college over the next three years.


Related Topix: Bay County, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Super plans meetings to hold charter schools accountable

State Superintendent of Schools Mike Flanagan will meet with Michigan charter school authorizers and charter advocacy groups in two sessions this month as he shapes his plan to hold universities and other institutions accountable for the performance of the schools they authorize.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Education Etc., Grand Valley State University

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Q&A with Christian rapper Lecrae: 'Why wouldn't you come' to Saginaw's Rock the Island Festival

Securing Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae to anchor this year's Rock the Island Festival, coming Saturday, July 19 to Ojibway Island, was a great stroke of luck for organizers reaching out to the community's youth.


Related Topix: Lecrae, Michigan, Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Major Chords for Minors turn Battle of the Bands into a victory for young musicians

Bruce Leaman, left, of Saginaw works with Jon Estrada of Saginaw at Major Chords for Minors, a non-profit organization offering free instruments and lessons for kids around Saginaw.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Non-Profit, Family, Kids, Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lecrae, Kutless and more ready to Rock the Island in Saginaw with Christian music

Jonathan Smith, 17, from Cadillac, leans against one of the metal crosses at Rock the Island Christian Music Festival on Sat., July 13, 2013, on Ojibway Island.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Kutless, Christian-Rock, Cadillac, MI, Newsboys, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lansing State Journal

People News: New director at brain injury center

Tammy Hannah has been named sole executive director of the Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center in Mason.


Related Topix: Mason, MI, Michigan State University, US Military, US Air Force, Portland, MI

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Charter school authorizers could be suspended for poor performance, state superintendent warns

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan has a clear message for charter school authorizers across the state: Shape up or prepare to face stiff consequences.


Related Topix: Central Michigan University, Grand Valley State University

Villainous Company

Unexpectedly (!): Minimum Wage Edition

Saginaw Valley State University is anticipating major cuts in student employment opportunities after budgeting for state mandated increases in Michigan's minimum wage.


Sat Jul 05, 2014

FirstMerit appoints Elizabeth McMall vice president, team leader of PrivateBank in Saginaw

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degrees from Michigan State University's James Madison College.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Detroit News

Saginaw gets crime mapping from university project

Saginaw Valley State University professor Andrew Miller explains the project's findings at SVSU in Saginaw last month.


Related Topix: Prison

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Mapping Saginaw crime: SVSU project IDs city's 'hot spots,' shows...

A team of Saginaw Valley State University professors and students have spent the past year working on a project to help police identify violent crime trends in Saginaw.


Related Topix: Prison, Saginaw, MI

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Eight things to know about new Goodrich Schools Superintendent Michelle Imbrunone

Avondale High Principal Michelle Imbrunone has been chosen as new superintendent for the Goodrich school district following a months-long search by district officials.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wayne State University, Grand Canyon University, Auburn Hills, MI, Mackinac Island, MI

Mon Jun 30, 2014


SVSU officially welcomes new president, Donald Bachand

Saginaw Valley State University officially has a new leader. Students, staff and the community welcomed Donald Bachand to his new role as University President.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Dan Kildee, US News

Sun Jun 29, 2014

'Compelling' pieces win sculpture exhibition at SVSU's Marshall Fredericks Museum

As juror E. Jane Connell pored through the images of sculptures submitted to the 2014 Regional Biennial Juried Sculpture Exhibition at Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum on the grounds of Saginaw Valley State University, she couldn't help but wonder what the story was behind the tightly wound metal ribbon of one and the pastel floorscape that ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Saginaw Valley State University to host international business sustainability conference

The Global Business Sustainability conference is Tuesday, Sept. 23 through Friday, Sept.


Fri Jun 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

In Detroit, quality schools still elusive

Daniel Varner is CEO of Excellent Schools Detroit, an organization focused on ensuring that every student has access to a quality school.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Education Etc., Eastern Michigan University