By Justin Engel

The scorecard of life

Life tossed James Peoples a curveball at the age of 3, when he was diagnosed with cancer. Now the SVSU baseball team is helping him swing back.

The Carmona legacy

Scott Carmona and his family made a name for themselves as entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Now that name will be associated with SVSU’s business education.

Remembering Evan

One year after the tragic death of Evan Willman, a tight-knit group of students honored their fallen friend, and a university granted his mother’s wish.

Making of the mechanic

A sense of fatherly duty led John Leonard to mentor his daughter’s high school robotics team. Inspiration kept him in the role long after her graduation.

Shared values

As SVSU and Garber Management Group become more engaged with the community,
both are discovering commonalities leading them to share resources and join forces.

Designs for a master plan

Leaders say a $25M expansion project at SVSU is more than an investment in the business college. It’s a shot in the arm for the region’s economy.

History, unbound

An SVSU professor’s book explores the historic significance of a weekly produced by black Americans in the wake of the Civil War.

The Lewis legacy

More than two decades after his death, Napoleon Lewis Sr. remains a beloved figure for a campus community that considered him a father figure.

Son of Saginaw

Judge Manvel Trice III wields a gavel for justice in his hometown. But his community ambitions reach beyond issues of law and order.

Haven for the fallen

As America descends into a deadly opioid drug epidemic, an SVSU-led health clinic is offering hope for addicts such as Theo Hoxie.

Rose Butterfly

Disease wrecked her childhood and tragedy nearly ended her life as an adult, but for Jaeleen Davis, adversity is a cue to spread her wings.