Offices

Enlightened in England

Wright State students take inaugural rehabilitation and disability study abroad trip

The study abroad trip, led by the Office of Disability Services and the Rehabilitation Services Program, compared accessibility in England and the United States. Continue reading

Learning with LEAP

Local high school students met with Wright State LEAP students to learn about the program

English language learners from Ponitz High School visited with LEAP students and toured Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State pilot project on textbooks, online access saved students almost twice what was estimated

Wright State will expand the pilot program this fall, involving 40 courses impacting 120 sections and up to 6,105 students with a savings estimate of $651,000. Continue reading

Learning landscape

Wright State’s Amanda Harris presents New Media Incubator research at national conference

Amanda Harris, a communication studies student who interns in the New Media Incubator, helped beginning French students work on their language skills by producing storytelling videos. Continue reading

Wright State expects to post multimillion-dollar budget surpluses after years of deficits

Wright State will post a $7.2 million budget surplus this year and has crafted a fiscal 2019 budget with a $3 million surplus that earmarks funds for strategic investments to bolster tuition revenue and build the university’s future. Continue reading

Aware of the surroundings

Wright State seeks to leverage new technology called iBeacon to allow blind and visually impaired students the opportunity for greater freedom

The Office of Disability Services works with tech company Sensible Innovations to develop a smartphone app that helps blind and visually impaired individuals navigate campus. Continue reading

Military expedition

Over 500 military veterans interviewed by Wright State alum Bridget Federspiel as part of history project

Bridget Federspiel works with both high school students and Wright State student veterans to interview U.S. veterans for the Library of Congress. Continue reading

Talent pipeline

Wright Leader is designed to facilitate leadership development opportunities for employees that can be tough to find in higher education. Continue reading

Bound for Yale

David Baugham, former Student Government president, hopes to manage a health-related nonprofit organization. Continue reading

Gold standard

Elizabeth Freeman, who uses her degree to mine for gold in Alaska, had her college career interrupted for three years before returning. "I feel like I am finally achieving the goals I set out for myself all those years ago."

2015 Wright State graduate Elizabeth Freeman works as a geologist at a gold mine near Juneau, Alaska. Continue reading