Monthly Archives: December 2013

Wright State named a top college for teacher education

Wright State to host English educators, formalize internship program for Student Affairs students

Wright State has been named a top college for teacher education by a national organization that has become a leader in providing educational information to libraries, high schools and career centers across the country. Continue reading

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Professor Damaris Serrano wins national literary award from Panama

Professor Damaris Serrano wins national literary award from Panama

Spanish professor Damaris Serrano received the most prestigious literary award from her native Panama for an essay she wrote on the construction of the first transcontinental railroad and the Panama Canal. Continue reading

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Wright State, STEM school collaboration focuses on resume writing

Students at Wright State and the Dayton Regional STEM School worked together to develop their professional writing skills during the Fall Semester.

Students at Wright State University and the Dayton Regional STEM School helped one another develop their professional writing skills in a unique collaborative project. Continue reading

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STEM School teacher elected to Xenia School Board

Wright State University alum Arch Grieve is a world history and economics teacher at the Dayton Regional STEM School.

Arch Grieve wanted to impact public education in his hometown by becoming a teacher there. When that didn’t work out, however, Grieve found another way to accomplish his goal. Continue reading

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Raiderthon dance marathon is story of the year

The Top Ten Wright State Newsroom stories for 2013
A zumba routine had everybody throwing their hands in the air at Raiderthon.

We begin 2014 with a tip of the hat to the best feel-good story of 2013. Continue reading

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Wright State to host national a cappella camp this summer

Brody McDonald, who directs the a cappella ensemble ETHOS at Wright State, and Deke Sharon, vocal producer of The Sing-Off, will organize a contemporary a cappella camp on campus this summer.

The vocal producer of the popular reality TV competition The Sing-Off will lead a contemporary a cappella singing camp at Wright State University this summer. Continue reading

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Wright State partners with Saudi university to create medical school modeled on Boonshoft School of Medicine

(L-R) Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Dean Marjorie A. Bowman, M.D., M.P.A.; Sulaiman Alyahya, professor and vice president for planning, development, and quality, Qassim University; Saleh Aldamegh, dean of Unaizah College of Medicine, Qassim University; Wright State Provost S. Narayanan; Dean X. Parmelee, M.D., professor and associate dean for academic affairs, Boonshoft School of Medicine, pose for a picture after signing the agreement in June 2013.

Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine is expanding its global reach under a recent agreement that enables a new medical school in Saudi Arabia to get started in an innovative way… Continue reading

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C-SPAN to air story on Wright State’s priceless Wright brothers collection

(left) C-SPAN video journalist and producer Christy Hinton and Dawne Dewey, head of Archives and Special Collections with the Wright State University Libraries.

Did you know that the Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Dunbar Library has the largest collection of authentic Wright brothers materials in the world? Continue reading

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Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

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Joe Deer honored with Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer receives Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer, head of Wright State’s Musical Theatre program, received the Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence during Fall Commencement Dec. 14. Continue reading

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