Giving

Book banquet

Special honorary funds enable Wright State’s Dunbar Library to enrich collection on designated topics

Established by English chair Carol Loranger, the Loretta M. Schaechterle Book Fund provides books and multimedia materials that promote an understanding of the lives of women in the United States. Continue reading

Travel scholarship helped medical school graduate aid refugees

Christopher Champlin traveled to Greece to work with Emergency Response Centre International, a NGO that provides assistance to refugees from Turkey. Continue reading

Grand slam

Wright State practice room named for alum Marilee King, stickler for making sons hone piano skills on baby grand

Practice room in the Creative Arts Center honors Marilee King, who graduated from Wright State University in 1969 and who instilled a strong work ethic in her three sons. Continue reading

Accounting principles

Maggie Houston caps teaching career with scholarship designed to help nontraditional female accounting students at Wright State

Even in retirement, long-time accountancy instructor Maggie Houston continues to place the welfare of her students above all else. Continue reading

Lake Campus breaks ground for Agriculture and Water Quality Center

The center will provide classroom space for the growing agriculture program; a research and laboratory area for applied learning and research on agricultural and water quality issues; and a facility for community meetings. Continue reading

Dog days

Wright State’s Sarah and Ash McGinley give Marco the pit bull new ‘leash’ on life

Wright State couple Ash and Sarah McGinleys rescued Marco, a pit bull, from an adoption center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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M.D./Ph.D. student studies neurosurgery in Uganda

Phil Walker II, a first-year medical student in the Boonshoft School of Medicine, spent his spring break in March studying neurosurgery with a team from Duke University. Continue reading

Medical student hopes to inspire more Latina doctors

The underrepresented minority scholarship helps make Astrid Medina’s dream of becoming a doctor possible. Continue reading

Scholarships help medical student pursue dream of research

Sabrina Metzger, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is searching for targeted treatments for myotonia congenita. Continue reading

Medical students volunteer internationally through scholarship

B. Laurel Elder Memorial Scholarship helps many Boonshoft School of Medicine students travel to foreign countries to volunteer in underserved areas. Continue reading