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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
She plans to attend Oakland University in the fall, majoring in criminal justice to become a juvenile probation officer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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.