Staff

Wright State sergeants graduated from supervisor training program

Patrick Ammon, David Ratliff and Richard Coy

Two Wright State police sergeants completed a state training program, preparing them to be better equipped to protect the Wright State community. Continue reading

Art director

Sculptor Landon Crowell makes it happen at Wright State’s Fine Arts Building
Landon Crowell with Fine Arts Building equipment

Landon Crowell lovingly cares for the tools needed to make art in Wright State’s Fine Arts Building while pursuing his own artistic ambitions as a sculptor. Continue reading

Wright State launching business intelligence initiative to understand, engage and support students

(L-R) Steve Hayward, business intelligence analyst; Craig Woolley, chief information officer; Roy Lemaster, program analyst; Aaron Skira, senior institutional research analyst; Mark Polatajko, vice president for business and finance/CFO and Sasanska Prabhala, executive director for strategic information and business intelligence constituted the core team that built the Wright State business intelligence solution.

A first-of-its-kind business intelligence solution will provide Wright State leaders with access to accurate information that will help them plan, measure and make decisions. Continue reading

New Wright State initiative will boost multibillion dollar defense/intelligence industries

Cassie Barlow

Excerpt Wright State University is ramping up efforts to tackle the looming shortage in defense, aerospace and intelligence workers. The school recently put three organizations under one umbrella — a new Center for Workforce Development in Beavercreek — to coordinate … Continue reading

Throwing pains

Longtime judo instructor Mark Curry making champions out of Wright State students
Mark Curry demonstrating a throw

Longtime judo instructor Mark Curry is making champions out of Wright State students through the Raider Active judo class. Continue reading

Wright State staff and alumni make ‘Forty Under 40′ list

Wright State manager, alumni honored in DBJ’s “Forty Under 40”

Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards. Continue reading

Documentary dynamite

Wright State’s Mai Nguyen helps chronicle plight of Vietnamese Americans in “Between Two Worlds”
Mai Nguyen in her office

Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, is one of the local Vietnamese Americans featured in “Between Two Worlds,” a documentary produced by ThinkTV. Continue reading

Wright State ERC director donates hundreds of books to Fairborn schools

Stephanie Bange

Stephanie Bange donates books she received as a member of the prestigious 2015 Newbery Award committee. Continue reading

Wright State participating in National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Wright State participating in National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Dispatchers from 911 call centers across the country are receiving recognition this week for the critical role they play in responding to emergencies. Continue reading

Wright State police officer recognized by Fairborn Knights of Columbus

Officer Tyler G. Pottkotter (left) received a Knights of Columbus Blue Coat Award from the Fairborn Chapter for his service to the community. Wright State Police Chief David Finnie stands at right.

A Wright State Lake Campus graduate and three-year veteran of the university Police Department has been recognized for his professionalism, problem solving, integrity and inclusivity. Continue reading