Monthly Archives: January 2015

Boonshoft School of Medicine student featured in President Obama’s speech at White House press conference

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and William Elder Jr.

President Obama calls Wright State medical student an inspiration during a press conference at the White House on Friday. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medical Students, Medicine, News |

Cleveland catch

Wright State’s Diamond Williams links social work with mental health, community activism
Diamond Williams

Diamond Williams links social work with mental health, community activism. Her early knowledge of Wright State and her father’s connection drew her to the university. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Liberal Arts, News, Social Work |

Wright State teaches about civil rights beyond the classroom

Kimberly Barrett

Kimberly Barrett, vice president for multicultural affairs and community engagement, discussed The Phoenix Project: A Call to Action 2015, a series of programs and discussions exploring civil liberties and voting rights in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Voting … Continue reading

Posted in African and African American Studies, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Staff, Wright State in the News |

Mentoring magic

Bolinga Center’s Ujima program boosting first-year African-American students’ success
Andrew-Bryce Hudson and Alfred Harper

Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center mentoring program is helping to boost success of first-year African-American students. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Staff, Teacher Education, Undergraduate |

Wright State Theatre presents Jane Austen’s classic ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Bennett sisters in Pride and Prejudice

Wright State University Theatre’s production of “Pride and Prejudice” opens Jan. 29 and runs through Feb. 8 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Photos, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Jefferson Township Community Health Fair set for Jan. 31

Reach Out logo

Reach Out of Montgomery County and Jefferson Township will sponsor a free health fair for residents of Jefferson Township on Jan. 31. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News |

Two Wright State employees recognized by the American Council on Education

Wright State’s Melissa Gruys and Latricia Milhouse recognized for supporting the advancement of women in higher education. Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Business, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Faculty & Staff Notes, Home news sidebar, Management & International Business, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Offices, Special Categories, Staff, Women's Center |

Wright State’s AAUP recognizes professors who have left their mark on the university

The Spring Speaker Series, co-sponsored by AAUP-WSU and Wright State administration recognizes commitment of Rudy Fichtenbaum and Jim Vance to AAUP. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Economics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |