Community Service

Wright State medical students leading canned food drive, April 29-May 7

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Food drive will benefit The Foodbank Dayton, which distributes food to the hungry throughout Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties. Continue reading

Ladder Dayton provides kids with exposure to health care careers

Family medicine faculty, residents, health profession students and pre-health students gathered at Five Rivers Family Health Center for the Ladder Dayton.

Boonshoft School of Medicine, Five Rivers Family Health Center and Good Samaritan Hospital launched a mentorship program for youth who are interested in careers in health care. Continue reading

PIT crew

High school students with disabilities help polish up Wright State campus
PIT crew

The Partners in Transition program teach students with disabilities valuable job skills while helping Wright State maintain a healthy environment. 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

Helping paw

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Wright State University students help train service dogs that will eventually help children and veterans with disabilities through a unique partnership between 4 Paws WSU and 4 Paws for Ability in Xenia. Continue reading

Wright State instructors play key role in Montgomery County drug abuse prevention contest

Wright State instructors play key role in Montgomery County drug abuse prevention contest

The winner of a Montgomery County Drug-Free Coalition poster and poetry contest will have the option of selecting a scholarship to Wright State. Continue reading

Diabetes Alert Day raises awareness of looming public health crisis

Diabetes Alert Day raises awareness of looming public health crisis

The Boonshoft School of Medicine Master of Public Health Program, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County, Diabetes Dayton and the YMCA of Greater Dayton encourage people to get checked for diabetes on Diabetes Alert Day, March 22. Continue reading

One for the books

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and English Club join forces to get donated books to inmates at Ohio Reformatory for Women
English instructor Carolyn Stoermer, pictured, worked with the English Club and Cheryl Meyer, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, to collect books for the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville.

Wright State’s School of Professional Psychology and the English Club collaborate to donate books to inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women. Continue reading

A heart for service

A heart for service

Wright State marketing major Holley Mapel keeps a busy college schedule and active lifestyle, getting involved on and off campus. Continue reading