By Justin Engel

Home away from home

Student enthusiasm for residential life is proving SVSU has few peers nationally when it comes to higher ed housing. And there’s math to back that up.

The Fifth Quarter

Head coaches Matt LaFleur and Ryan Brady found success and friendship on the sidelines. But once they were rivals in one of SVSU’s most significant games ever.

Seeds at the Center

For SVSU’s Writing Center, what began as a seedling of an idea two decades ago has sprouted branches that today touch communities on the other side of the planet.

Craft of a Career

Like the late artist whose life’s work she oversees, Marilyn Wheaton sculpted a legacy of her own in the arts world.

Hitting her stride

Coming off her final — and best — season on the SVSU women’s cross-country team, Allison Dorr is eyeing a school record.

A New Day

At the groundbreaking ceremony for a business college expansion, sights were set forward and expectations were raised high.

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.