Education & Human Services

Latino landmark

Julia Acosta is the new director of Wright State’s Office of Latino Affairs

The Office of Latino Affairs helps all departments in the recruitment and retention of students and helps connect them with faculty and staff. Continue reading

President David R. Hopkins to step down ahead of scheduled retirement to help smooth transition

Under Hopkins’ leadership, Wright State reached record high enrollments and levels of research funding, and won national recognition for service to veterans, students with disabilities and community service. Continue reading

Wright State ASL students create Deaf World for their capstone project

Wright State students Gabby Gramkow and Jacqueline Eddingfield had a distinct vision for their sign language interpreting capstone project: a quiet event buzzing with visual activity. Continue reading

Katherine Myers recognized for her contributions in the Office of Disability Services

Katherine Myers, an assistive technology specialist in the Office of Disability Services, recently received several awards for her work at Wright State. Continue reading

CSIC celebrates Wright State’s 50th anniversary

2017 campaign launches on March 9

Faculty, staff and retirees may choose among 1,900 scholarships and programs during the annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign “50 Years: See the Change. Be the Impact.” Continue reading

Lucky number 7

It was a full house in the Wright State University Student Union Atrium on March 6, as students, faculty, staff and community members gathered to witness university history.
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President’s day

Wright State President-designate Cheryl B. Schrader gets a feel for campus, offers university a glimpse of her vision

On her first day as president-designate, Cheryl B. Schrader charmed the campus community, fielded questions from the media, explored the tunnel system and got a peek at her next office. Continue reading

Cheryl B. Schrader named next president of Wright State University

Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, will become the first woman to serve as president of Wright State University. Continue reading

When ‘just say no’ is not enough: How schools can teach kids about opioids

Kevin Lorson, professor and director of the Physical Education Licensure Program in Wright State’s College of Education and Human Services, discussed how how schools can teach students about opioid abuse for a series by WKSU Public Radio. Listen to the report from … Continue reading

Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton. Continue reading