By Jason Wolverton

The dream-makers

Two education alumnae are applying lessons learned at SVSU to a children’s book series that is taking them — and readers — to thrilling new places.

An Aura of hope

Injured by a mortar explosion in Afghanistan, 27-year Army vet Gretchen Evans returned home looking for a new mission. She found it with the help of (wo)man’s best friend.

Forever young

After 33 years and a lot of love, Merry Jo Brandimore’s career in shaping student life at SVSU came to a close.

Recess is over

After years of decline, Michigan’s teaching job openings are on the rise — and SVSU is supplying the talent.

Swan song

After a 34-year career in music at SVSU, Bill Wollner is preparing to play one last, perfect note.