Giving

Wright State launches its ‘Rise. Shine.’ campaign with a flourish

Eddie McClintock on stage

View photos from the dazzling Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University gala at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Rise.Shine. campaign announcement

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Roundup of media coverage of Rise. Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University: Dayton Daily News: Tom Hanks to lead $150M fundraising effort at Wright State Academy and Emmy Award winner Tom Hanks and Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of … Continue reading

Tom Hanks’ strong connection to Wright State University springs from his early acting days

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university. Continue reading

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University promises to expand scholarships, attract more top-flight faculty and support construction of state-of-the-art facilities. Continue reading

Staff, units recognized for excellence

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Staff are recognized for excellence in areas such as leadership, human relations, service, collaboration and innovation. Continue reading

Electrical performance: Wright State installing four vehicle-charging stations

Jim Halderman, left, and Scott Moniaci, associate director of engineering and construction, stand next to the charging-station site outside Allyn Hall.

Wright State University is installing four vehicle-charging stations in prime parking locations for drivers of electric cars and plug-in hybrids. Continue reading

Efforts to enhance success of female STEMM faculty and students picking up steam

Kathrin Engisch, associate dean for undergraduate education and outreach

The Women in Science Giving Circle provides support of female students and faculty members in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical disciplines. Continue reading

Student Alumni Association brings home the bacon in Fund4WrightState competition

Fund4WrightState piggy banks

The Student Philanthropy Council’s Fund4WrightState competition raised money for tuition assistance while teaching students about the importance of giving back to the university. Continue reading

College of Engineering and Computer Science receives donation for Wright STEPP program

Nathan Klingbeil and Mark Romito

Wright State’s College of Engineering and Computer Science receives donation from AT&T to support the Wright Science, Technology and Engineering Preparatory Program. Continue reading