Wright State in the News

Wright State mass communication alumna promoted to evening news co-anchor

Excerpt 2 NEWS Today Anchor Brooke Moore will join Mark Allan as co-anchor on WDTN, the NBC affiliate in Dayton. Moore graduated from Wright State University in 2010 with a degree in mass communication. Many have been waking up to … Continue reading

Springfield News-Sun story: Wright State students uncover buried Clark County history

Excerpt Wright State University students are digging up history in George Rogers Clark Park to piece together what happened at the Battle of Piqua. The students are enrolled in field school, a six-week archaeological dig that has focused on the … Continue reading

DBJ story: More finance expertise comes to Wright State’s board

Excerpt Wright State University has added another Ohio financial leader to its board. Stephanie Green has been appointed to the university’s 11-member board by Gov. John Kasich, it announced. Green is senior vice president at Fifth Third Bank and director of its Fifth … Continue reading

DDN story: Wright State professor appointed to Ohio Board of Nursing committees

Excerpt A Wright State University nursing professor has been appointed to two state committees. The Ohio Board of Nursing has appointed Kristine Scordo to a committee on prescriptive governance and an advisory committee on advanced practice of registered nursing. Both … Continue reading

Black America Web features Wright state alum, petroleum CEO

Excerpt Steve Hightower, the current CEO and founder of Hightowers Petroleum of Ohio, worked as a janitor cleaning floors and toilets before becoming one of the nation’s top oil tycoons. Hightower’s secret to success is that he simply believed in himself … Continue reading

Wright State history grad featured in Atlanta Jewish Times

Excerpt Jeremy Katz is in charge of a crucial piece of Jewish Atlanta history, the ‎archives at the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, where he has worked since 2013. Katz has also been a resident of the Virginia-Highland Moishe House since … Continue reading

DDN story: New WSU president says ‘work is not done’ on budget problems

Excerpt Wright State University’s president is calling for further measures to be taken to ensure the school’s finances improve. Cheryl Schrader sent an email to campus on Monday, again addressing how the university will strive to move past its recent … Continue reading

DDN story: As president, Schrader wants to be Wright State’s ‘warrior’

Excerpt On a shelf to the right of Cheryl Schrader’s desk at Wright State University sits a piece of Native American artwork depicting a “warrior woman.” It’s a fitting metaphor for Schrader — Wright State’s first female president — who … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State’s Schrader lays out agenda for first weeks as president

Excerpt Wright State University’s new president has laid out an agenda for her first three weeks in office, pledging to meet with campus and community leaders and partners. As part of that, a welcome reception for Cheryl Schrader will take … Continue reading

DDN story: Welcome messages for new Wright State president

Excerpt Wright State University’s seventh president, Cheryl Schrader, officially started her new job on Saturday. On Twitter, Schrader has received several messages from area leaders, students and community members. Below are some of the top welcome messages she received: Official @univofdayton welcome … Continue reading