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Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

Tom Hanks’ strong connection to Wright State University springs from his early acting days

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university. Continue reading

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University promises to expand scholarships, attract more top-flight faculty and support construction of state-of-the-art facilities. Continue reading

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

Five people with links to Wright State will be those speaking or performing at TEDxDayton2014 Oct. 17. Continue reading

Teradata COO to discuss power of analytics in talk at Wright State

Raj Soin College of Business logo

Teradata Chief Operations Officer Bruce A. Langos will discuss using analytics to transform business and higher education on Oct. 16. Continue reading

Video: Wright brothers honored at Wright Sate

Wright brother impersonators Tom Benson and Roger Storm

Celebrating innovation and aviation at Wright State University.  The school held a special celebration Thursday ahead of Wright Brothers Day on Sunday. The university is named in honor of the Wright Brothers, and today’s party featured speakers, re-enactors and flight … Continue reading

Study abroad myth buster

Annual fair, increased scholarship support aimed at opening eyes, doors for students
(left) Wright State student Hannah Dos Santos, studied abroad in Morocco in the fall of 2013. Dos Santos is an international studies major who went abroad to study arabic.

A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way. Continue reading

Business Dean Joanne Li named to Dayton BizWomen Power 50 list

Dean Joanne Li

Excerpt Joanne Li is dean of the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. Wright State has been growing its business school under Li’s helm, which aids business growth across the Dayton region. She also has taken a role … Continue reading

Annual Wright Brothers Day celebrates innovative spirit on campus

Flight simulator

Wright Brothers Day celebrates the innovative spirit of Wilbur and Orville Wright and university researchers Oct. 2 in the Student Union Atrium. Continue reading

Student Health Services ready to help with seasonal illnesses

Student Health Services Director Leatha Ross advises regular hand washing, covered coughing and high fluid intake to lesson chances of contracting a virus.

We’ve all seen and read the stories. Flu season is just around the corner; the mumps has returned to Ohio, a respiratory virus is hitting the Midwest hard, national coverage on Ebola has been non-stop. Continue reading