International Studies

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

Costa Rican students, teachers benefit from Wright State alum’s Peace Corps stint

Wright State grad Carl Weitz

Wright State alumnus Carl Weitz worked with students and English teachers in Costa Rica as a member of the Peace Corps. 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

Staff, units recognized for excellence


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

Travel agent

Angie Loyd takes up-close approach to international affairs
Angie Loyd

Wright State student and Model UN team leader Angie Loyd is passionate about human rights and international affairs. Continue reading

Whole New World

Student Zachary Raynor discovers himself in ROTC
Through ROTC, Zachary Raynor went to Costa Rica as part of an Army program on cultural understanding and language proficiency.

It was a bit of an unlikely marriage—Army ROTC and Zachary Raynor. Continue reading

STEM School teacher elected to Xenia School Board

Wright State University alum Arch Grieve is a world history and economics teacher at the Dayton Regional STEM School.

Arch Grieve wanted to impact public education in his hometown by becoming a teacher there. When that didn’t work out, however, Grieve found another way to accomplish his goal. 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

December Green honored with 2013 International Education Award

December Green, with award, is flanked by Donna Schlagheck, chair of the Political Science Department, and Laura Luehrmann, associate professor of political science

December Green, director of international studies at Wright State, was named recipient of the university’s 2013 International Education Award. Continue reading

Angie Loyd: Already an Ambassador

Angie Loyd displays the certificate and medal she was given after being named a Wright State junior Best American Ambassador.

Angie Loyd will tell you that being an effective ambassador is not all that complicated. Sometimes all you need is a gentle word and a smile. Continue reading