Urban Affairs and Geography

Thinking it through

Wright State helps form Dayton Think Tank to respond to emergencies, disasters
Some members of the Dayton Think Tank pose at the Engineers Club of Dayton. Front row, from left: Michelle Simmons, environmental manager for Dayton's Department of Water; Wright State's Larry James, Terry Oroszi and Jim Gruenberg. Back row, from left: Jesse Burgard, psychologist and mental health expert; Katherine Koehler, former OSHA incident commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; Beavercreek Mayor Bob Stone, Riverside Mayor Bill Flaute and Dayton police Maj. Wendy Stiver. (Photo by Erin Pence)

The Dayton Think Tank includes terrorism, disaster and toxicology experts, emergency management specialists, military officials, political leaders, medical professionals, engineers, psychologists, computer scientists and law enforcement officials. Continue reading

Corps curriculum

Peace Corps internship by Wright State’s Katie Rossman may provide career path
An urban affairs major, Wright State senior Katie Rossman plans to pursue a career working for the government or in nonprofit management.

An urban affairs major, Wright State senior Katie Rossman plans to pursue a career working for the government or in nonprofit management. Continue reading

Wright State welcomes two new members to its Board of Trustees

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed two new trustees to the 11-member Wright State University Board of Trustees. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

11 faculty members honored for excellence in classroom, service

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

Perfect fit

Wright State alum Paula Cosby '12 helps jobseekers with Clothes That Work
Paula Cosby with outfits from Clothes That Work

Wright State M.P.A. graduate Paula Cosby ’12 helps jobseekers dress professionally and build confidence as executive director of Clothes That Work. Continue reading

Ohio House speaker, Wright State grad supports students with funding for internships

Cliff Rosenberger in the Ohio House

The College of Liberal Arts received funding for internship scholarships with help from Cliff Rosenberger, a 2012 Wright State graduate and speaker of the Ohio House. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

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The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Wright State staff and alumni make ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Wright State manager, alumni honored in DBJ’s “Forty Under 40”

Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards. Continue reading