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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

Martial plan

Lake Campus black belt Giovanna Follo teaching self-defense classes
Giovanna Follo and her martial arts class

In addition to teaching sociology at Wright State’s Lake Campus, Giovanna Follo, a third-degree black belt, offers self-defense classes for students. Continue reading

German guide

Wright State’s Dane Thor Daniel among U.S. research ambassadors for universities in Germany
Dane Thor Daniel

Lake Campus history professor Dane Thor Daniel selected by Germany’s national academic agency to serve as a research ambassador for universities in Germany. Continue reading

Staff, units recognized for excellence

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Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation. Continue reading

Enrollment indicators show Wright State serving more Ohioans, becoming more global campus

Enrollment indicators show Wright State serving more Ohioans, becoming more global campus

Enrollment overall — 17,356 students — has increased 1 percent at Wright State compared to the same time last year. Continue reading

Faculty recognized for excellence in classroom, research

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Wright State honors faculty for excellent work in the classroom, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

Growing season

Lake Campus garden shares its bounty with the community
Kip Wright, Lake Campus garden

Overseen by a team of volunteers, the Lake Campus community garden produces thousands of pounds of donated food and helps connect students to the Mercer County community. Continue reading

Economic development, aerospace, immigration highlight Wright State’s annual Regional Summit

Wright State President David R. Hopkins, State Sen. Chris Widener and Provost S. Narayanan

Business leaders, educators, government officials and others discussed developing initiatives in workforce development and globalization during Wright State’s annual Regional Summit. Continue reading

Workforce development, globalization to highlight Wright State University’s Regional Summit on Aug. 15

Wright State President David R. Hopkins

Annual Regional Summit is expected to draw business leaders, educators, government officials and others to the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading