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McKinney story: The Veterans’ Voices mentoring project heals through shared experiences

Excerpt Men and women of all ages sat in a nondescript conference room, watching intently as two men talked to each other as if no one else was there. The video camera between them yielded the only clue: This was … Continue reading

Xenia Gazette story: Nursing professor completes fellowship

Excerpt In her native Tanzania, she was among the first college graduates in nursing. And now, Rosemary Eustace, an associate professor of nursing at Wright State University, is heavily involved in educating nursing students. Most recently, Eustace completed a prestigious … Continue reading

DBJ story: Dayton-area college to offer entrepreneurship major

Excerpt Students at Wright State University will soon be able to major in entrepreneurship. The Raj Soin College of Business will begin offering an entrepreneurship major, just a few months after an entrepreneurship minor was approved by the university. Students will be … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette story: Study reveals WSU economic impact

Excerpt Wright State University has more than a $1 billion annual economic impact on the region and supports over 14,000 jobs, significantly growing its financial clout from five years earlier, according to a new study. The study was conducted by … Continue reading

DDN story: Higher education’s annual impact in southwest Ohio: $7.3 billion

Excerpt Southwest Ohio’s colleges had a nearly $7.3 billion impact on the region in 2016, even as some have struggled to stay afloat in the hyper competitive industry of higher education. The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education has released … Continue reading

DBJ story: SOCHE membership schools, Wright State impact local economy with billions of dollars

Wright State University, one of SOCHE’s member institutions, individually had an economic impact of more than $1 billion in the 2016 fiscal year, roughly 15 percent of the total impact. Continue reading

Los Angeles Times story: Wright State seeks federal funds for archives center

Excerpt Wright State University has applied for federal funds for a new center to house its archives, including a Wright Brothers collection and first-edition works by poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. The Dayton Daily News reports that the university has filed … Continue reading

Washington Post details Wright State professor’s letter about Confederate memorials

Descendants of Rebel sculptor: Remove Confederate Memorial from Arlington National Cemetery

Excerpt Various descendants of Confederate generals — including those who claim Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson as their ancestors — have called for Rebel monuments and statues to be removed in the aftermath of violence in Charlottesville. Now a … Continue reading

From Wright State film grad to talk ‘Moonlight,’ Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

Hannah Beachler, the award-winning production designer for the Oscar-winning film “Moonlight,” will discuss her work, including  Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 in the Creative Arts Center at Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Fairborn. The talk is … Continue reading

Fairborn Daily Herald story: WSU students monitor Glen Helen water

Excerpt The fall class of environmental chemistry students at Wright State University will present results Wednesday, Dec. 13 of their water quality monitoring project in and around Glen Helen Nature Preserve in Yellow Springs. Students measured nutrients, pH, E. coli … Continue reading