Community Service

Malawi magic

Trip to the African nation a life-changing experience for engineering student Emily Diller
Engineering student Emily Diller

Her guide at the African game reserve carried a rifle to fend off aggressive hippos, elephants and cheetahs. What he couldn’t fend off was the tsetse fly, whose bite can cause sometimes fatal African sleeping sickness. And it was a … Continue reading

Wright State’s Clark Kent

Craig This goes beyond his day job to make a difference on campus
Craig This

Wright State staff member Craig This goes beyond his day job to make a difference in the lives of students, faculty and staff on campus. Continue reading

Trafficking trek: Ian Kallay bicycling cross country to bring attention to sex trafficking

Ian Kallay with his bicyle

Wright State student Ian Kallay will spend part of his summer cycling from the Dayton Campus to San Francisco to raise public awareness about sex trafficking. Continue reading

Video—Medical students give students physicals

Boonshoft School of Medicine

Medical students and 5-year-olds working together and learning important lessons from one another. First-year med students from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine gave free check-ups to 35 Kiser kindergarteners Friday. The med students conducted non-invasive physical exams under … Continue reading

Grant assists families supported by Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities

Boonshoft School of Medicine

Low-income families served by the Wright State’s Kinship Caregiver Coalition to receive funds to file for custody of kinship children. Continue reading

Hundreds of students to help in campus clean up for Earth Week

2012 Earth Day at Wright State

Earth Day 2014 may be Tuesday, April 22, but the big event at Wright State for Earth Week will be the fourth annual Army ROTC Campus Cleanup event Wednesday, April 23. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine students to hold marrow donor registry drive

Boonshoft School of Medicine students to hold marrow donor registry drive

Marrow donor registry drive on April 23 will benefit 9-year-old boy who has a rare blood disease. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine students to hold canned food drive

Students will collect items on campus, visit area neighborhoods
Boonshoft School of Medicine

Students from the Boonshoft School of Medicine Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society will collect canned food around campus. Continue reading

Wright State to fight back against cancer at Relay for Life

Photo of students relaying on the quad

On Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12, Wright State will again hold its own Relay for Life event, bringing the Dayton community together to fight back against cancer. Continue reading