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Wright State alum Morgan O'Brien '07 lands NBA fellowship as rising star at State Department
Morgan O'Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA.

Morgan O’Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA. Continue reading

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

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Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Noted aviation photographer Dan Patterson to speak at Academy of Medicine annual dinner

Noted aviation photographer Dan Patterson to speak at Academy of Medicine annual dinner

Annual event honors outstanding Boonshoft School of Medicine students, residents and faculty while recognizing the dedicated work of the Wright State Academy of Medicine. Continue reading

Actor Tom Hanks dedicates Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures at Wright State University

During his visit to Wright State, Tom Hanks met with Hanks Scholarship recipients, from left: Rachel Lann, Scotti Stoneburner, Bailey Rose, Law Dunford, Jasmine Easler and Esha Ford. (Photo by Will Jones)

Acclaimed actor, producer and director Tom Hanks paid a visit to Wright State University to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures. Continue reading

Wright State honors 2013 graduate with shoe collection

Melissa Ortiz-Bebbington '13 with her husband, Greg. Amigos Latinos Student Association has organized a shoe drive in her honor.

“Melissa’s Steps” shoe drive is collecting new and gently used shoes for men, women and children at El Puente Learning Center in Dayton and the East Dayton Community Center. Continue reading

Stage of excitement

Wright State graduate student Shelby Dixon '14 helps produce pictorial timeline for Dayton’s Victoria Theatre
Shelby Dixon earned her bachelor’s degree in social science education from Wright State in 2014.

Shelby Dixon, a graduate public history student at Wright State, helped create pictorial timeline at Dayton’s historic Victoria Theatre to mark its 150th anniversary. Continue reading

Social butterfly

Wright State alum Teri Dwillis '14 gives wings to young mothers in her role at Catholic Social Services
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Wright State alum Teri Dwillis ’14 gives wings to young mothers in her role at Catholic Social Services. Continue reading

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley to speak at Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley ’09

The Global Health Initiative Symposium and Dinner on April 4 will raise funds for fourth-year students in the Boonshoft School of Medicine’s International Education Program. Continue reading

Model citizen

Wright State alum and videographer Lee Furry making international splash with his Star Wars models
Lee Furry prides himself on his attention to detail when making a model.

Lee Furry, a Wright State motion pictures graduate and local news videographer, turned his interest in Star Wars models into a thriving business. Continue reading

Coffee maker

Wright State alum J. Stanton finds home at Boston Stoker Coffee Company
J. Stanton ('94) at the Boston Stoker warehouse in Vandalia, Ohio. (Photos by Will Jones)

1994 Wright State graduate J. Stanton finds home at the Boston Stoker Coffee Company. Continue reading