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New dean for Wright State Lake Campus

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There’s a new dean on the job at Wright State’s Lake Campus. Jay Albayyari took over for Bonnie Mathies who retired recently. Albayyari had been acting dean since April 1 and was able to work alongside Mathies who helped him transition … Continue reading

Mathies leaves legacy at campus

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Excerpt Bonnie Mathies leaves behind a strong legacy after retiring June 30 after five years as dean at Wright State University-Lake Campus. During her tenure, campus enrollment grew from 845 to 1,147. The number of bachelor’s degrees offered rose from … Continue reading

Lake dweller

New dean Jay Albayyari sees bright future for Wright State’s Lake Campus
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Jay Albayyari, the new dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus, sought the job because he wanted to lead a college campus with a lot of potential and help it prosper. Continue reading

Wright State-Lake program to focus on rural practices

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Excerpt Wright State University-Lake Campus is adding a medical program that focuses on rural practices. Dr. Margaret Dunn, dean of the Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, spoke to about 20 lake campus faculty, staff and local hospital representatives about building … Continue reading

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Wright State’s Bonnie Mathies leaving lasting legacy at Lake Campus
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As dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus, Bonnie Mathies oversaw surging enrollments, a nearly doubling of bachelor-degree programs and the purchase of nearly 40 acres for expansion. Continue reading

Courses at Wright State push the academic envelope

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Courses offered at Wright State give students a chance to indulge in a mind-expanding, creative exploration across various fields of study. Continue reading

Wright State President Hopkins tells graduates to go out in the world and shine

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Wright State University President David R. Hopkins urged graduates to “do good and inspire others” during the university’s commencement ceremony May 2. Continue reading

More than 2,100 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement

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Wright State will hold its 2015 spring commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Continue reading

Wright State police officer recognized by Fairborn Knights of Columbus

Officer Tyler G. Pottkotter (left) received a Knights of Columbus Blue Coat Award from the Fairborn Chapter for his service to the community. Wright State Police Chief David Finnie stands at right.

A Wright State Lake Campus graduate and three-year veteran of the university Police Department has been recognized for his professionalism, problem solving, integrity and inclusivity. Continue reading

Wright State to expand Ohio campus, proposes $20M in construction

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Excerpt Wright State University is laying out plans to expand its Lake Campus. The school has reached an agreement to buy 38 acres of land east of the Celina branch campus, with five concepts proposed to expand its services there. … Continue reading