Center for Urban & Public Affairs (CUPA)

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

CUPA taps political veteran, Dayton business expert to take center to ‘the next level’

CUPA taps political veteran, Dayton business expert to take center to ‘the next level’

He’s a politically savvy professional with big ideas and the networking skills and contacts to bring in new work. Continue reading

A servant and a scholar

Wright State promotes David Finnie to chief of police
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New Chief of Police David Finnie brings a wealth of experience gathered over a 25-year career in university law enforcement. Continue reading

CUPA study finds arts responsible for 18,000 jobs, almost $800 million in income in Dayton region

Wright State’s liberal arts programs bolster region's creative community, have significant impact on economy
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An analysis by Wright State’s Center for Urban and Public Affairs estimates that the creative industries in the Greater Dayton region accounted for 18,000 jobs and $799 million in labor income last year. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

Political Action

For state lawmaker, path to Wright State degree went through the White House
State Rep. Cliff Rosenberger keeps Rowdy Raider close to his heart.

His college career was interrupted repeatedly by some powerful forces—the Air Force, presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the U.S. Department of Interior, and even the White House… Continue reading

Pay it forward

Wright State fourth-year student Quanita McRoberts

A shelter was once her home, and Wright State senior Quanita McRoberts can be found there occasionally. But now she’s there to give back. Continue reading

Fifth annual Wright State University Regional Summit kicks off

Wright State University Regional Summit 2011

The Wright State University Regional Summit started in 2007 with a goal of connecting the university with industry thought leaders from the Dayton region. Continue reading

Collaboration, job retention goals of Workforce Development Center

Effective, efficient and productive… Continue reading