This was a year of planning. Plans for the campus layout continued
as well as plans to increase enrollment.
State Board approved the teacher education board certification program.
began on campus in the fall of 1967. Saginaw Valley had its first
birthday and with it came various achievements. The college invited
the entire community to help them celebrate its first year as an
academic institution. Still, in the beginning, there were disappointments.
Some delays in construction were encountered along with complications
in directing traffic around the school.
of 1967 included the ground breaking for the first academic building.
Following, was the first dorm built on campus which housed more
than 200 students. In its second year, the college was anticipating
enrollment to be over 400 students.