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Wright State’s Jeff Mercer promoted to head baseball coach

Jeff Mercer is the first former Raider player to lead the baseball program.

Jeff Mercer was assistant coach and former baseball player at Wright State, graduating in 2009 with a degree in organizational leadership. Continue reading

Wright State communications staff honored in Ohio journalism contest

Wright State communications staff honored in Ohio journalism contest

Ohio Society of Professional Journalists recognizes Wright State’s Jim Hannah and Kris Sproles in annual contest. Continue reading

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

A look into 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

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Wright State’s Mai Nguyen a driving force behind PBS documentary on Vietnamese-Americans
Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian and Native American Center, worked with ThinkTV to create two documentaries on local Vietnamese-Americans.

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

Police Sgt. Chad Oleyar receives Blue Coat Award

Wright State Police Sgt. Chad Oleyar, right, with Chief of Police David Finnie at the Knights of Columbus Blue Coat Awards ceremony.

Chad Oleyar has worked in the Wright State Police Department since 2007 and was promoted to sergeant in 2011. Continue reading

Katrina Merriweather named head women’s basketball coach

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Katrina Merriweather has served as an assistant coach with the Wright State women’s basketball team for the past six seasons. Continue reading

Wright State Police Department honors Emergency Communications Center operators

Wright State Police Department honors Emergency Communications Center operators

Emergency Communication Center staff are being recognized by Wright State and the university Police Department as part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Appreciation Week. Continue reading

South Dakota State’s Scott Nagy named men’s basketball coach at Wright State

South Dakota State Scott Nagy named men's basketball coach at Wright State

Nagy becomes the ninth head coach in the history of the Raiders men’s basketball program. Continue reading

Office of LGBTQA Affairs making difference at Wright State

From left: Josh Scacco, the Office of LGBTQA Affairs graduate assistant, and Petey Peterson, the first director of LGBTQA affairs at Wright State. (Photos by Erin Pence)

The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Affairs and its first director, Petey Peterson, are expanding activities at Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State to celebrate new Office of LGBTQA Affairs

Petey Peterson joined Wright State in July as the director of the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Affairs.

The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Affairs will host a Launch event on Jan. 27 beginning at noon in the Student Union Rathskeller. Continue reading