Wright State in the News

Wright State University celebrates $1.5M donation

Excerpt Wright State University said it will use a newly pledged donation of $1.5 million to help continue the consolidation of student services on campus. WSU alumna Shirley Berry and her husband, John, have pledged $1.5 million to the university, … Continue reading

Alumna donates $1.5M to Wright State

Excerpt Wright State University has landed a $1.5 million grant from an alumna and her husband. Shirley Berry and her husband John are donating the money for student success initiatives at Wright State, especially for programming and operations at the … Continue reading

Wright State opens season with ‘Restoration’

Wright State opens season with ‘Restoration’

Excerpt The play’s the thing as Wright State University prepares to open its 42nd season with the 17th century romantic thriller “Restoration!” beginning Thursday, Sept. 22, inside the Festival Playhouse of the newly renovated Creative Arts Center. This quasi world … Continue reading

Wright State political science professor discusses presidential debates

Lee Hannah, assistant political science professor at Wright State, discussed the presidential debates “On Five on 2” on WDTN on Sept. 16. Watch the interview.

New app helps Wright State students stay on track

Wright State testing student success smartphone app

Excerpt Wright State University has launched a smartphone app called Guide, which is designed to help students stay on track and connect to campus resources. WSU is running a pilot project involving about 1,000 new students with a goal of … Continue reading

Wright State professor analyzes the Commander-In-Chief forum

Lee Hannah, assistant political science professor, analyzed the “Commander-in-Chief” presidential forum on WDTN on Sept. 8. Watch the interview.

Wright State Disability Services staff member recognized for excellence in higher education

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Excerpt Katherine L. Myers is recognized by Continental Who’s Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Higher Education. Katherine is the Assistive Technology Specialist for the Office of Disability Services at Wright State University. Located outside of downtown Dayton, … Continue reading

Wright State’s Friendship Food Pantry is an example of “What’s Working”

The Wright State University Friendship Food Pantry provides emergency food and referrals to students in times of need, helping them to stay in school and meet their educational goals. 2 News WDTN explains why the Friendship Food Pantry is an example of … Continue reading

‘Best day of the year’ as Wright State freshmen move in

Excerpt Wright State University welcomed a new class of freshmen to campus Thursday, as students asked the really important questions — where’s the laundry and how do I get cable TV — and parents hoped their students were prepared to … Continue reading

Wright State professor outlines U.S. Senate race expectations

The U.S. Senate race between incumbent Rob Portman and former Gov. Ted Strickland is one of the most closely watched in the country. WYSO’s April Laissle sat down with Lee Hannah, assistant professor of political science at Wright State University, … Continue reading