By Justin Engel

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.

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.