Education & Human Services

Higher Learning Commission reaffirms Wright State’s accreditation

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Established as an independent university in 1967, Wright State received its initial accreditation in 1968 and has been continuously accredited since that time. Continue reading

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

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister
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The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ seen as important resource for presidential debate watchers at Wright State

‘Pivotal Tuesdays’ seen as important resource for presidential-debate watchers at Wright State

“Pivotal Tuesdays: Four Elections that Shaped the 20th Century” is this year’s Common Text and will be distributed to students this summer during Orientation. Continue reading

Training, athletic trainers

Training, trainers

Wright State’s Athletic Training program has a 100 percent job placement rate for students who want to work immediately after graduation. Continue reading

Video vision

Wright State’s Noah Schroeder, students building sophisticated spaceship video game as teaching tool
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The video game is designed for the many teachers who have trouble finding an educational video game that matches the content they want to teach. Continue reading

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Wright State and the Dayton PBS member station are collaborating on an online election hub designed to teach K-12 students about democracy and the political process. Continue reading

Wright State to offer scholarship in memory of shooting victim Parris Hummons

Wright State to offer scholarship in memory of shooting victim Parris Hummons

Dayton Early College Academy graduates will be the preferred recipients of the Parris Hummons Memorial Scholarship. Continue reading

Spring 2016 commencement ceremony in photos

Wright State University's class of 2016, including Joe Thomasson, celebrated during the spring commencement ceremony April 30 in the Nutter Center. (Photos by Will Jones and Erin Pence)

Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduating students at its spring commencement ceremony April 30 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Wright State President Hopkins urges graduates to serve others

Wright State President Hopkins urges graduates to serve others

“If you serve others before yourself, there is no limit to what you can do,” Wright State President David R. Hopkins told the class of 2016 during the commencement ceremony April 30. Continue reading