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Wright State, Kimberly Barrett recognized by Dayton NAACP with Community Outreach Award

Photo of Kimberly Barrett, who is Wright State University’s new Vice President—Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement.

Dayton Unit NAACP honors Wright State, Kimberly Barrett for promoting citizen and employee engagement in the community. Continue reading

Kristine Scordo appointed chair of cardiology nurses group

Kristine Scordo

Professor of nursing appointed chair of the Cardiovascular Team Section’s Advanced Practice Nurses Work Group for The American College of Cardiology. Continue reading

Digging deep

Wright State’s Jeannette Marchand extends her passion for archaeology to the younger set
Jeannette Marchand

Jeannette Marchand, who teaches archaeology and classics, says she’s motivated by the thrill of discovery on a dig or in research. Continue reading

Dunbar Library to host symposium on open access to research

Caroline Whitacre

Symposium includes a keynote address by Ohio State’s vice president for research on the SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem) Initiative. Continue reading

Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

2014 Employee Recognition Awards recipient list

Employee Recognition 2014

The 2014 Employee Recognition Awards recipient list: 45 Years Brian M. Kruger 40 Years Victoria Deschler Debra M. Hager Robert L. Kretzer Eileen F. Self 35 Years Katie Deedrick James E. Dobbins David F. Miller Michael L. Montag Sandra R. … Continue reading

Martial plan

Lake Campus black belt Giovanna Follo teaching self-defense classes
Giovanna Follo and her martial arts class

In addition to teaching sociology at Wright State’s Lake Campus, Giovanna Follo, a third-degree black belt, offers self-defense classes for students. Continue reading

French connection

Wright State’s Benjamin Hirt brings cheese making, artisanal foods into the teaching sphere
French instructor Benjamin Hirt shows off homemade cheese

Wright State French instructor Benjamin Hirt uses cheese making with French language lessons to help students better appreciate the history and culture of France. Continue reading

Wright State nursing professor wins federal research grant

Nursing professor Sherry Farra

Wright State nursing professor Sherry Farra will lead a three-year study on the impact of virtual reality training in newborn intensive care units. Continue reading

Camera calculus

Communication professor Elliot Gaines teaching water, wildlife video skills to science students
Elliot Gaines underwater

Wright State communication professor Elliot Gaines works to equip science students with the skills to effectively communicate science to the public. Continue reading