Education & Human Services

Wright State faculty member honored for efforts in Latino community

Wright State faculty member honored for efforts in Latino community

Jim Dunne, associate professor of teacher education, was recognized by the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission for his work at El Puente Learning Center in Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State offering 20 percent rebate again on cost of undergrad summer classes

summer rebate

Wright State undergraduate students from Ohio can save up to 20 percent on tuition by taking undergraduate classes during the summer semester, under the university’s Summer Tuition Rebate plan. Continue reading

Wright State will become tobacco free on July 1, 2017

Wright State will become tobacco free on July 1, 2017

All smoking and smokeless tobacco products, as well as nicotine-delivering products like e-cigarettes, will be prohibited from use anywhere on campus. Continue reading

Wright State professor works to improve health education and drug abuse prevention in Ohio’s schools

Wright State professor works to improve health education and drug abuse prevention in Ohio’s schools

Kevin Lorson, director of the Physical Education Licensure Program, is working on health education standards and drug and opioid abuse prevention education in Ohio public schools. Continue reading

Wright State University unveils special scholarship fund for members of Ohio National Guard

Robert Fyffe, vice president for research and dean of the Wright State Graduate School, left, and Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman announced the creation of a scholarship fund for Ohio National Guardsmen attending graduate school at Wright State.

The scholarships will pay up to $2,500 in tuition per semester for a full-time graduate student who is also a current member in good standing with the Ohio National Guard. Continue reading

Documentary film exploring Ohio’s key role in presidential elections to have preview screening in Yellow Springs

Documentary film exploring Ohio’s key role in presidential elections to have preview screening in Yellow Springs

“As Ohio Goes” will be screened Oct. 16 at the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs and will be broadcast on Oct. 17 on ThinkTV in Dayton and CET in Cincinnati. Continue reading

Theme and interest housing in demand by Wright State freshmen

students in newly decorated dorm

Interest by freshmen in themed housing options motivated Residence Life and Housing to restructure and expand its themed housing communities. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school
Teaching temperament

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

John and Shirley Berry commit $1.5 million to student success initiatives at Wright State

John and Shirley Berry commit $1.5 million to student success initiatives at Wright State University

In appreciation of the Berrys’ gift, Wright State named the 220-seat auditorium in the Student Success Center the John and Shirley ’77 Berry Auditorium. Continue reading