SVSU Honors Retirees

SVSU Honors Retirees

The SVSU Board of Control granted emeritus status to three individuals who have announced their plans to retire from SVSU: Merry Jo Brandimore, Gene Hamilton, and Gladys Zubulake; Brandimore and Hamilton also will have buildings named in their honor, following Board action. Hamilton has served SVSU in a variety of...

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SVSU to Offer New Degree: Master of Arts – Public Administration

SVSU to Offer New Degree: Master of Arts – Public Administration

Saginaw Valley State University has approved a new graduate degree program and will enroll students for the Master of Arts – Public Administration program, beginning with the upcoming fall semester. The program is geared toward students who have completed bachelor’s degrees and are interested in careers or seeking advancement in...

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From the Fields to the College Classroom

From the Fields to the College Classroom

MICHIGAN’S FIRST MIGRANT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TRANSFORMED GENERATIONS It was a typical day picking strawberries in the fields of Michigan in 1970 when Juan Zamudio, a native of Corpus Christi, Texas, heard the news that would dramatically change his future. United Migrants for Opportunity Inc. was interested in giving him, and...

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How to be a Confident Nonprofit Solicitor, Part 2

How to be a Confident Nonprofit Solicitor, Part 2

Fear of heights. Fear of snakes. Fear of asking someone to give to a nonprofit organization. While we can’t help with the first two, we can provide suggestions for overcoming fear of soliciting. Personally asking someone to make a gift to a nonprofit you believe in is one of the...

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Midland Chamber of Commerce Joins CMURC Program to Encourage Regionalism for Entrepreneurs

Midland Chamber of Commerce Joins CMURC Program to Encourage Regionalism for Entrepreneurs

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich., June 15, 2016 –Collaboration efforts continue to strengthen the connectivity between entrepreneurs and the business community across the Great Lakes Bay Region. The most recent partnership led by Central Michigan University Research Corporation (CMURC), adds the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce to three other chambers including Bay,...

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Celebrate National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month with Saginaw MAX System of Care

Celebrate National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month with Saginaw MAX System of Care

Mental illness affects 1 in 5 Americans every year, regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation. While mental illness is never easy, it is treatable and recovery is possible. However, for the roughly 16.3% of adults in the United States Hispanic community that are affected by mental illness,...

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Extreme Heat Safety

Extreme Heat Safety

With temperatures expected to climb this time of year, the Saginaw County Department of Public Health is advising residents of the health risks associated with extreme temperatures and preventive measures they can take to stay safe. Any time temperatures are in the upper 80s and above, body temperature can rise...

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Meet Kujuanna Ray, Founder and Owner of U Me Paint Experience

Meet Kujuanna Ray, Founder and Owner of U Me Paint Experience

Kujuanna A. Ray is the founder and owner of U Me Paint – an upscale therapeutic environment that allows everyone to unleash their inner artist. Customers enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and create a colorful masterpiece with the guidance of experienced local artists. U Me Paint is Saginaw’ s newest experience!...

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Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Appoints New Executive Director

Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Appoints New Executive Director

The Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan (HLCOM) and the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) today appointed Dr. Felipe Lopez- Sustaita as executive director of the commission. The position had been vacant since Marylou Mason’s retirement in December 2015. “The commission is excited to start a new chapter of...

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Horn Hometown Tours: Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Horn Hometown Tours: Bavarian Inn Restaurant

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ken Horn’s latest stop on his Hometown Jobs tour took him to his hometown of Frankenmuth, Michigan’s own Bavarian city, for part one of a special three-part series. The first stop in Frankenmuth was at the legendary Bavarian Inn, which holds a great deal of...

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