Monthly Archives: February 2011

SAIC to expand its operation as part of Wright State-led consortium

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), contingent upon incentive approvals, intends to expand its operations and create new jobs in the Dayton region, the Dayton Development Coalition announced Feb. 28. Continue reading

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Bestselling author to speak for Women’s History Month

Bestselling author Jennifer Finney Boylan will give a keynote address for Women's History Month.

Bestselling author Jennifer Finney Boylan will give a keynote address, “Gender and Imagination: An Afternoon with Jennifer Finney Boylan,” for Women’s History Month. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Women's Studies |

Duggins and Evans Honored by Horizon League

Senior Guard N'Gai Evans, second team All-Horizon League, has averaged 14.2 points and 4.0 rebounds per game this season as he collected his career-high 26 in the win over Butler earlier this year. The 6-2 guard from North Canton, Ohio leads the team in assists with 92 and has grabbed 43 steals.

Senior guards Vaughn Duggins and N’Gai Evans have been selected for All-Horizon League honors, it was announced Monday by the league office. Continue reading

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#6 Seeded Raiders to Host #7 Seed Green Bay Tuesday Night

WSU won both regular-season meetings by a combined five points
February 25, 2011: Raiders head coach Billy Donlon talks to his team during Detroit's 77-67 victory over Wright State at the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio.

The Wright State men’s basketball team will enter the 2011 Horizon League Tournament as the #6 seed and will host #7 seed Green Bay on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 pm at the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

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Models for efficiency

A new report highlights practical, and less wrenching, ways for Ohio schools to save money and improve quality

((excerpt)) The report offers models of cost-effective, regionalized operations. Greene County, working with Wright State University, has identified several areas in which a regional agency can foster efficiencies. These include such financial and business administration functions as payroll, banking and … Continue reading

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Area has several local ties to Academy Awards

((excerpt)) DAYTON — The Dayton area has a vote in this year’s Academy Awards, but no nominees to match 2010’s best documentary short contender “The Last Truck.” One of that film’s co-directors, Julia Reichert, is a first-year member of the … Continue reading

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Wright State stages first Science Olympiad Invitational

Magsig and Centerville take top prizes
About 1,500 students and coaches from 76 teams participated in the all-day competition.

The competition was one of two that the university will hold before hosting the National Science Olympiad Tournament in 2013. Continue reading

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Wright St. archivists bring history to life for students

((excerpt)) XENIA — History came to life at McKinley Elementary on Wednesday, Feb. 23, when the students of Bill Phillips’ fifth grade social studies class welcomed archivists from the Wright State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives. XeniaGazzette.com

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10 area black men honored

((excerpt)) DAYTON — For William Gillispie, the 20th annual Top 10 African American Male Luncheon hosted by Parity Inc. is more than a recognition program. “This is one opportunity for media, our citizens, our young people to see the great … Continue reading

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Wright State dean and two alumni honored as Top 10 African American Males

Larry James, Ph.D., dean of Wright State University's School of Professional Psychology, was honored by Parity Inc. during its annual Top 10 African American Males luncheon.

Dean Larry James, Ph.D., was honored by a Montgomery County group dedicated to improving the community. Continue reading

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