Greenhouse Technician Edward Meisel and a group of volunteers met on Wednesday morning to cover the two new greenhouses located off of North Michigan Avenue. The construction is nearing completion. »
University looks to relieve increasing demand in phases
The SVSU Board of Control approved the construction of additional residential housing during its regular session Monday, Oct. 9.
The construction will be done in two separate phases, adding 310 beds over the next two years to the University Village and Pine Grove apartments at a cost of around $17 million. The projects will be financed through general revenue bonds. »
Two members of the October Kochville Township Board of Trustees had harsh words for SVSU concerning the recent approval of on-campus housing for 310 more beds. »
The University recently allocated over $17,000 for intramural and club sports in a move that further supports student activities.
With strong enrollment and more legislative assistance than expected, the University had additional funds to allow for an extra $4,600 to be budgeted for intramural sports and $13,000 for club sports. The Student Counseling Center also received added funding, receiving an extra $5,000 to help support its programs, in particular the BACCHUS Network. »
Administration considers program enrollment, student interests, economy as guides for future expansion
The University's current strategic plan calls for slow-paced growth over the next several years both in terms of the number of students enrolled at the University as well as the physical growth of the campus itself. »
The SVSU Annual Alumni Celebration is being held this Saturday in the Malcolm Field Theatre for the Performing Arts. The purpose of the event is to honor distinguished and outstanding Alumni of the past year. Every year, entertainment is brought in for the event, and this year that entertainment is Jeff Daniels. »
The Rhea Miller Recital Hall came to life with laughter as mental illness comedian Paul Jones gave a comedic spin on his bipolar disorder. Jones' performance was part of Wednesday's Social Work Awareness Day at SVSU. »
Civil Rights Initiative to be debated Tuesday
There will be a second discussion on the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Alan W. Ott Auditorium of the Regional Education Center. »
Thursday, Oct. 5
- Theft of parking permit in Ryder Center lot.
Friday, Oct. 6
- Two MIPs issued in First Year Suites.
- Theft of fishing equipment from vehicle in E-lot.
- Scuffle in Living Center North. One individual brandished a knife during the fight.
Agents lead student groups through series of criminal scenarios
The IRS Criminal Investigation Division teamed up with SVSU students to help solve hypothetical financial crimes Friday afternoon in the Alumni Lounge. »
Improving community life through development projects was the focus of a social entrepreneurship lecture held Tuesday in the Alan W. Ott Auditorium. »
Most students would use words such as "excited" or "apprehensive" when reflecting back on their initial reactions to beginning college life. However, author and Saginaw Valley alumnus Tom Basinski recalls his first days at SVSU quite differently. »