Education & Human Services

Wright State English professor selected as Fulbright Scholar

Sally Lamping in class

Wright State English professor Sally Lamping will research the Australian education system and how it educates immigrants as a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar. Continue reading

International Education Week at Wright State to kick off Monday

Wright State student Aaron Lane, studied abroad in China in the fall of 2013 with the Dalian Exchange Program.

Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education. Continue reading

Making connections: Wright State to host Amigos Latinos Business Summit and Job Fair

Tony Ortiz

Whether they be for students, small business owners or the corporate world, Tony Ortiz’s latest endeavor is based on connecting people to each other and the resources they need that will help build our community. Continue reading

Wright State launches its ‘Rise. Shine.’ campaign with a flourish

Eddie McClintock on stage

View photos from the dazzling Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University gala at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

State taps eagle-eyed Wright State student for service committee

Adrian Hill interviewing a veteran

Wright State student Adrian Hill works in Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center’s and was named to the state’s committee on service and volunteerism. 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

New Center of Pedagogy will support educator preparation efforts at Wright State

Brian Boyd, director of the Center of Pedagogy

New Center of Pedagogy will coordinate relationships among educators and faculty to improve programs that prepare educators and P-12 student achievement. Continue reading

Wright State to host ‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

Tom Batiuk will join panel discussion on exploring serious topics like cancer in popular culture on Oct. 13. 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