Around Campus

Wright State alumnus Cedric Alexander discusses his role in helping violence-torn Ferguson, Mo.

Cedric Alexander

Georgia public safety director and Wright State graduate visited campus to address new students at the School of Professional Psychology convocation.
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National Science Foundation administrator to give talk at Wright State

NSF logo

National Science Foundation administrator and Wright State alumna Jean Feldman will discuss the NSF grant process on Aug. 22. Continue reading

Rain doesn’t dampen spirits of first-year students, families on Move-in Day

Though the rain persisted, so did the smile on Move-in Day.

Using umbrellas, ponchos and tarps, more than 1,400 new Wright State University students moved onto campus on Aug. 21 during Wright State University’s annual Move-in Day. Continue reading

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine now offers same-day appointments

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine now offers same-day appointments

Wright State Physicians Family Medicine now offers same-day appointments at the Wright State Physicians Health Center. Continue reading

Chinatown

Interest in Chinese booming at Wright State
Tai Chi Fan practice

Interest in learning Chinese has led to a dramatic increase in Chinese language courses, as well as a minor in Chinese studies, at Wright State. Continue reading

Growing season

Lake Campus garden shares its bounty with the community
Kip Wright, Lake Campus garden

Overseen by a team of volunteers, the Lake Campus community garden produces thousands of pounds of donated food and helps connect students to the Mercer County community. Continue reading

Move-in Day set for Aug. 21

About 70% of first-year class to move on campus
Photo of former Wright Stste employee Mike Schulze helping parents and students move on to campus during Move-in Day.

Move-In Day will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will involve 110 golf carts, a fleet of luggage rollers and about 440 student, staff and faculty volunteers. Continue reading

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

Boonshoft School of Medicine students named to Student National Medical Association board

Medical student Topaz Sampson

Boonshoft School of Medicine students were named to the board of the nation’s oldest and largest independent, student-run organization for medical students of color. Continue reading

Former Wright-Patt commander to lead Wright State’s Aerospace Professional Development Center

Cassie Barlow and Dennis Andersh

Former Air Force Base Commander Cassie Barlow will join the Aerospace Professional Development Center in September. Continue reading