About Saginaw Valley State University

Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its more than 10,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to quality teaching in the classroom, field-based learning outside, NCAA Division II athletics and a broad range of academic and extracurricular opportunities for students to excel.

Performance Arts

Students to perform in SVSU's 'The Grapes of Wrath'

Saginaw Valley State University's Department of Theatre will produce the play, "The Grapes of Wrath," to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the novel. This 1990 Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle Award winning play follows the Joad family in their journey from the dust bowl of Oklahoma.

7 days ago
Achievement

SVSU student from Petoskey turns Credit Union internship into full-time job

Cara Deschermeier can be described in many ways. Wife, Saginaw Valley State University student, musician, events coordinator, dancer, leader. Soon, working professional will be added to the list. The Petoskey native has accepted a full-time position as a junior instructional designer at United...

17 days ago
Achievement

SVSU gives science award to Vassar student with plans to own family farm

Saginaw Valley State University sophomore and Vassar native Landon Zwerk recently received the school's S.K. Yun Science Award, given annually to one or more SVSU students showing enthusiasm for studying natural science.

18 days ago
Achievement

SVSU alum earns competitive scholarship while attending University of Louisville School of Dentistry

A Saginaw Valley State University graduate has received a highly competitive scholarship that will cover $200,000 to $300,000 of her costs in dental school. Logan Schuiteman, who earned her SVSU bachelor's degree in biology in May, now is enrolled at the University of Louisville School of Dent...

27 days ago
Achievement

SVSU finance student Leecia Barnes accepts full-time job with Enterprise Holdings before graduation

As Leecia Barnes moved closer to graduating from high school in 2011, her parents regularly asked, "What's the plan?" Three years later, she's close to completing that plan -- graduating from Saginaw Valley State University with a bachelor's degree in finance -- and already has found success i...

about 1 month ago