Community Service

Student Government sweeps the streets

Student Government members on side of highway

A crusty and shattered iPad was among the many pieces of garbage that littered the side of southbound State Route 844. Muddied socks and gloves, rusty cans, plastic bottles and wrappings and cigarette butts were also scattered on the side … Continue reading

State taps eagle-eyed Wright State student for service committee

Adrian Hill interviewing a veteran

Wright State student Adrian Hill works in Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center’s and was named to the state’s committee on service and volunteerism. Continue reading

Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

Book smart

Wright State students create libraries out of old newspaper racks
Newspaper racks transformed in to libraries

Wright State students turn old newspaper racks into miniature libraries to promote reading among Dayton youth. 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

Spanish scene

Latino children at El Puente reap benefits of tutoring from Wright State education students
Lauren Hummel tutoring

Wright State graduate students tutor Latino children while improving their teaching skills at El Puente, a Wright State tutoring program. Continue reading

Malawi magic

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

A trip to the African nation of Malawi proved to be a life-changing experience for engineering student Emily Diller. 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