Author Archives: Seth Bauguess

International Education Week at Wright State to kick off Monday

Wright State student Aaron Lane, studied abroad in China in the fall of 2013 with the Dalian Exchange Program.

Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education. Continue reading

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Defining military friendly: Wright State opens new Veteran and Military Center

The rock facade of the Veteran and Military Center will feature five bronze medallions — one for each of the five branches of the U.S. armed services.

Designed to be service friendly and support driven, but provide space that’s hands-off and separate from the general population and VMC administration, the new center has a wow factor that’s off the charts. Continue reading

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Wright State medical school selects new CFO

Excerpt Wright State University’s Boonshoft School has selected a new CFO. Dieter Nevels has been appointed executive director and chief financial officer of the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine, and began the job Oct. 20. He replaces John Bale who … Continue reading

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Making connections: Wright State to host Amigos Latinos Business Summit and Job Fair

Tony Ortiz

Whether they be for students, small business owners or the corporate world, Tony Ortiz’s latest endeavor is based on connecting people to each other and the resources they need that will help build our community. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Career Services, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Latino Affairs, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Offices, Special Categories |

Wright State to take over Calamityville property

Excerpt More than 50 acres of land is expected to be transferred from the city of Fairborn to Wright State University — property that the university has been using for Calamityville the last four-plus years. After years of cleanup, site work … Continue reading

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Actress with local roots shines in the background

Photo of Wright State student Brandy Zapata.

Excerpt Brandy Zapata dreams of one day being front and center on a television drama, but for now, she’s gaining experience — and earning a living — by staying in the background. The 24-year-old actress and Ross County native, who … Continue reading

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Wright State, Kimberly Barrett recognized by Dayton NAACP with Community Outreach Award

Photo of Kimberly Barrett, who is Wright State University’s new Vice President—Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement.

Dayton Unit NAACP honors Wright State, Kimberly Barrett for promoting citizen and employee engagement in the community. Continue reading

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State taps eagle-eyed Wright State student for service committee

Adrian Hill interviewing a veteran

Wright State student Adrian Hill works in Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center’s and was named to the state’s committee on service and volunteerism. Continue reading

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In memoriam: Laurel Elder

Laurel Elder

Laurel Elder, associate professor in the Department of Pathology in Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine, passed away Oct. 2. Continue reading

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Study abroad myth buster

Annual fair, increased scholarship support aimed at opening eyes, doors for students
(left) Wright State student Hannah Dos Santos, studied abroad in Morocco in the fall of 2013. Dos Santos is an international studies major who went abroad to study arabic.

A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way. Continue reading

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