School of Public and International Affairs

Leading man

Wright State student Kevin Jones dives deep into government, activism and community service

Kevin Jones is president of Black Men on the Move and associate director of diversity and inclusion and chief policy officer of the Student Government Association. Continue reading

Politically correct

Special Forces, business, politics mark career of Wright State alum Colin Morrow

Colin Morrow, who received a master’s degree in international relations and comparative politics from Wright State, is a member of the Fairborn City Council. Continue reading

Press run

Wright State political science grad Lucas Gonzalez lands reporting job with USA Today Network

2019 Wright State graduate Lucas Gonzalez channels passion for politics and storytelling into a promising journalism career. Continue reading

A city of gems

Wright State alumni are leading the charge in the resurgence of downtown Dayton

Wright State alumni are taking leading roles in transforming Dayton back into the spearhead of industry and innovation it once was. Continue reading

Port in a storm

Wright State staff member Ashley Browning operates donation center for tornado victims

Ashley Browning, project manager for the SARDI Program, opened The Heartbeat to distribute goods and foods to those affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes. Continue reading

Government grade

2019 Wright State dual-degree graduate Rahim Akrami embarks on a prestigious local government fellowship

Rahim Akrami, who graduated with master’s degrees in public administration and international and comparative politics, is serving a fellowship with the city of Dubuque, Iowa. Continue reading

Wright State students gain leadership skills as fellows at Nonprofit Leadership Institute in Yellow Springs

Four Wright State students and a recent graduate received fellowships to participate in the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, offered by the Yellow Springs Community Foundation. Continue reading

Tour of duty

Wright State alumna Karen Seiger combines publishing career with volunteering at 9/11 Tribute Museum

Political science grad Karen Seiger volunteers as a tour guide at the 9/11 Tribute Museum, edits a travel guidebook series and works in marketing and business development. Continue reading

Special agents

Wright State’s new Agents of Change community-engagement course makes a splash with Dayton City Commission

The Agents of Change course is part of an initiative designed to empower students to become more active citizens, create partnerships with community groups and promote positive change. Continue reading