Monthly Archives: June 2012

Michael Bridges joins Wright State University trustees

((Excerpt)) Michael Bridges, president and CEO of Peerless Technologies Corp., has been appointed to the Wright State University Board of Trustees. Bridges, a 1981 Wright State alumnus, founded Peerless Technologies in 2000. Read more at bizjournals.com

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Jobless rate in region falls

((Excerpt)) Unemployment was down in most major cities and counties in the Miami Valley last month, continuing a steady decline in unemployment in the local area since the beginning of the year. Unemployment declined for the fifth consecutive month in … Continue reading

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2012 Yellow Springs Cost of Living update

((Excerpt)) Who lives in Yellow Springs, and what are they paying to be here? The answers to those questions can be found in the 2012 Yellow Springs Cost of Living Report, completed this spring by Wright State University’s Center for … Continue reading

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Wright State, Wright-Dunbar win $1.8M tax credit for project

((Excerpt)) Wright State University and Wright-Dunbar Inc. have been awarded a $1.8 million tax credit from the Ohio Department of Development for the renovation and reuse of two historic buildings. The university’s School of Professional Psychology and Wright-Dunbar are teaming … Continue reading

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Wright State University appoints Vice President – Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement

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Kimberly Barrett, Ph.D., will have a hands-on role in continuing to promote and nourish diversity, multiculturalism and community engagement. Continue reading

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Serenity Now: Garden for the Senses in full bloom

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Is there an escape from the ringing phones, rattling printers and other office noise at Wright State? Continue reading

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Colleges struggle to cash in on research

((Excerpt)) COLUMBUS — Ohio lags among other states when it comes to turning the $2 billion spent in research at the state’s public universities into successful commercial products. A new report released Wednesday by the Ohio Board of Regents aims … Continue reading

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Fairborn business executive Michael Bridges appointed to Wright State University Board of Trustees

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Bridges is the president of Peerless Technologies Corp. and a Wright State graduate. Continue reading

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A Safe Space

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A collaborative training program seeks to improve campus support for GLBTQ students, faculty and staff. Continue reading

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Public universities face funding, academic challenges

((Excerpt)) The presidents of Ohio’s 14 public universities are developing a “progressive agenda” to address funding and academic challenges facing higher education with an innovative spirit instead of fear, according to Wright State University President David Hopkins. University presidents have … Continue reading

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