The SVSU Board of Control approved the third phase of renovations to the athletics facilities and approved several energy conservation projects during its regular session Monday. »
A nationally recognized motivational speaker, a session on academic essentials, and a collage of University departments and resources will highlight "Fresh Start 06," the second annual orientation program for incoming freshmen. »
A new entertainment service is being offered for SVSU students and faculty. Known as Ruckus, it will enable the legal downloading of chiefly music, but also a selection of movies and television series. »
New 'VSpace' Web site could potentially replace aging Blackboard
Information Technology Services has been busy over the summer refining and upgrading some of the services offered to students and faculty members. »
60 percent of freshmen – over 2,000 students total – will live at SVSU this year
When SVSU's Great Lakes Hall was constructed in 1969 to accommodate only 352 students, it would have been a stretch of the imagination to envision the 2,050 students expected to take up residence on campus this year. »
Kochville Township politics continue to be shaken up in the wake of the rejection of the Cardinal Townhomes rezoning.
Supervisor Kenneth P. Bayne was recalled by a 513-325 margin, earning less than 39 percent of voter support, with Clerk George Schnepf being recalled by a slim 437-392 margin. Treasurer Crystal Kauer and Trustee Lynn Kauer, husband and wife, were recalled on the nearly identical margins of 482-352 and 481-351, respectively. »
SVSU's literary magazine, Cardinal Sins, will be holding its third annual Fall Poetry Slam on Thursday, Sept. 7 from 10 p.m. until midnight in the Cardinal Cage. »
In order to improve system security, SVSU will soon institute a policy of expiring network passwords.
Passwords for network access, e-mail, Blackboard, and Cardinal Direct will expire Sept. 15 if they have not been changed in the last year. Those who have changed their password since Sept. 15, 2005 or change it before Sept. 15 will not be affected. »
Everyone has to eat, and there are many places on campus to do so. The RFoC, Einstein's food court, Apple Slice Cafe, C-Store, Freshens, and Java City offer a wide variety of choices. »
Foundations for construction on Pioneer Hall have been completed for the new building.
"It looks like we're still in line to be completed next fall," says Steve Hocquard, assistant vice president of Campus Facilities, says. "Material costs have gone up quite a bit, so we've had to make some minor modifications. The portions that have been demolished have been demolished." »