About us

REFLECTIONS is an award-winning publication featuring stories and imagery that spotlights the community and culture of Saginaw Valley State University as well as the region it supports. Publishing its first edition in 2006, the bi-annual magazine today mails its print editions to more than 40,000 SVSU alumni worldwide while also distributing copies both on campus and across the region. The digital magazine features content from the print edition as well as content exclusively for online audiences.


REFLECTIONS has received several awards over the years including, most recently, the 2017 Gold award — the top recognition given — in the Magazine category during the Great Lakes Bay Region chapter of the American Advertising Federation annual Addy Awards ceremony.


For access to archives of the magazine’s print editions from the years 2006-17, go to http://svsu.edu/reflectionsmagazine/archives/.


REFLECTIONS welcomes feedback and Letters to the Editor from readers. For inquiries or to submit a Letter to the Editor, please contact Justin Engel, editor, at jlengel@svsu.edu.