Giving

Taking the lead

Wright State’s Considine Scholars Program fostering leadership skills among women in STEM

The Considine Scholars Program funds undergraduate STEM research positions in campus laboratories. Continue reading

Saving our history

Linda Black-Kurek ’78 fulfills her passion for the Dayton community and her alma mater by supporting the new Wright State University Archives Center

The exhibit gallery in the future Archives Center will be named the Linda Black-Kurek Family Foundation Exhibit Gallery where rotating exhibitions will showcase the depth of the collections. Continue reading

Leading the way 

Student government and Wright State alumni join forces to endow scholarship for student leaders

The Student Government Association and alumni helped create the Student Government Endowed Scholarship, the first endowed scholarship established by a student organization at Wright State. Continue reading

Home sweet health

Wright State nursing student studying to create her “American dream” in health care

Wright State nursing student Rosa Aguilar wants to provide care in the Hispanic community within the greater Dayton area. Continue reading

Bringing history to life

Wright State University launches $6.5 million fundraising campaign to create a new home for priceless archives

Discover Your Story will transform the former corporate headquarters of the Wright-Patt Credit Union at 2455 Presidential Drive into the new home of Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Alexa, who is Joe Jessup?

Joe Jessup ’98 is paving the way for innovation at Amazon, one Alexa at a time

The senior manager of software development on Amazon’s Alexa, Joe Jessup established a scholarship to support undergraduate business and computer science students at Wright State. Continue reading

Spiritual minded

Wright State philosophy major Paola Bellini awarded the Erik C. Banks Memorial Scholarship

Paola Bellini received a scholarship established in honor of Erik Banks, the late professor of philosophy. Continue reading

Raise Wright

Wright State’s new one-stop shop for funding inspiring student projects

Raise Wright is the university’s online crowdfunding program for student-led fundraising projects administered by the Office of Annual Giving. Continue reading

Making a difference

Cynthia Jones ’05 will donate her home to fund scholarship for Wright State students

Cynthia Jones will create a scholarship for Wright State students with financial need who are either African American or have a disability. Continue reading

Helping students succeed

Wright State graduate Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, create scholarship fund for engineering and computer science students

Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, hope their newly created scholarship will impact the lives of students, just as theirs was by a scholarship Doug received as a student at Wright State. Continue reading