Community Service

Wright State students create life-changing mobile food market

Wright State students create life-changing mobile food market

Students launch the nonprofit Dayton Mobile Market to provide fresh produce to residents of Dayton food deserts. Continue reading

Wright State’s baseball team hopes to strike out Huntington’s Disease

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Nationwide, an estimated 30,000 people are battling Huntington’s Disease (HD) and one of those people fighting is Lee Smith. Continue reading

Wright State students spearhead relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Ecuador

Wright State students spearhead relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Ecuador

Donations for Ecuador can be dropped off in the parking lot of Pepito’s Mexican Restaurant in Kettering on May 21 and May 22. Continue reading

Wright State’s Ellis Institute to host Community Health Fair May 19

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The health fair will provide free health screenings and information about various health service agencies. Continue reading

Growing concern

Wright State volunteers help sprout The Urban Renewal Farm in East Dayton
Reilly Dixon, a 2014 Wright State graduate, has volunteered at The Urban Renewal Farm for about a year.

Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden. Continue reading

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
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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