The SVSU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) held one of their semi-annual meetings on Wednesday, with former advisor to the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Dr. Roger Pajak speaking on international relations and specifically China, Russia and the Middle East. »
Complaints from students push construction back while administration revisits decision
The addition of a banking center to the Student Center building over spring break has been delayed until summer, largely the result of student protest at Tuesday's President's Open Forum. »
SVSU has received part of a $2.1 million grant that will be split with GVSU and the University of Michigan to be used toward the creation and maintenance of the Michigan Math and Science Teacher Leadership Collaborative. According to Stephen Barbus, dean of the College of Education, "The goal of this grant is to prepare teacher specialist leaders." »
Suggested revisions to policy emphasize educating minors to prevent repeat offenses
The ad hoc committee that was formed to review the campus alcohol policy has compiled their recommendations which will be presented to the Board of Control in May. »
During last week's Student Association House meeting, two candidates were present to interview for two open seats. However, SA chose to only appoint sophomore Isaac Hudson and not fellow sophomore Eric Skibbe, thereby leaving the remaining seat vacant. »
Last Tuesday, the University Residence Association passed two resolutions during their general assembly meeting. The first resolution will add an award section to their constitution, and the second concerns the proposed construction of a bank in the Student Center building. »
Stolen vehicle, medical calls last week
Friday, Feb. 9
- Telephone threats reported in Pine Grove Apartments.
- Medical call. Individual with increased heart rate in Wickes Hall.
- Medical call. Individual reported bug bites in Pine Grove Apartments.
While talent shows such as American Idol are sweeping the nation, similar talent searches are taking place right here in Mid-Michigan. »
Valentine's Day offered many opportunities for SVSU students this year, both on and off campus. And once again, the Expressions Poetry Society offered a rather unconventional alternative to the dinner-and-movie date of old. »
Judy Zehnder Keller of Bavarian Inn, Inc. spoke on women occupying leadership roles in business on Friday.
Roughly a dozen students attended to hear Zehnder Keller's story about how she and her family established themselves with the Bavarian Inn and Zehnder's Restaurant in Frankenmuth. She also provided suggestions for those considering owning a family business in the future. »