Monthly Archives: April 2016

Wright State President Hopkins urges graduates to serve others

“If you serve others before yourself, there is no limit to what you can do,” Wright State President David R. Hopkins told the class of 2016 during the commencement ceremony April 30. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Business, Commencement, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College |

Hanks for the memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University

An in-depth review of Tom Hanks’s whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Campus Growth, CELIA, Facilities & Planning, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Photos, Special Collections and Archives, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State introduces new website design

Newly designed Wright State homepage and undergraduate admissions websites focus on attracting and assisting potential incoming students. Continue reading

Posted in Enrollment Management, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Local groups united to impress Tom Hanks with Dayton’s history

Excerpt Tom Hanks’ itinerary here earlier this week was extensive, and spotlighted the collaboration of local people and groups working to elevate the profile of Dayton and its historical significance. Besides attending the dedication of Wright State University’s brand new … Continue reading

Posted in CELIA, History, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Wright State in the News |

Model UN: ‘A tradition of excellence’

For 37 consecutive years, Wright State’s Model United Nations team has earned a delegation award at the national conference in New York City. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Model UN, News, Political Science, Videos |

A look at the life of Wright State’s head volleyball coach

Wright State volleyball coach Susan Clements represents the dedication, competitive spirit and passion that Wright State coaches exemplify on a weekly basis. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, People of Wright State, Staff, Staff Profile |

Fast break

Wright State alum Morgan O'Brien '07 lands NBA fellowship as rising star at State Department

Morgan O’Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, People of Wright State, Political Science |

Wright State medical students leading canned food drive, April 29-May 7

Food drive will benefit The Foodbank Dayton, which distributes food to the hungry throughout Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties. Continue reading

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

Finals week can be ruff

Fuzz Therapy provided Wright State students a chance to play with puppies as a way to relax during finals week. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Libraries, News, Videos |

Vietnam vista

Wright State’s Mai Nguyen a driving force behind PBS documentary on Vietnamese-Americans

Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian and Native American Center, helps create PBS documentary on local second-generation Vietnamese-Americans. Continue reading

Posted in Arts Scene, Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, Home news sidebar, International Students, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, People of Wright State, Staff, Staff Profile |