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Wright State 2014 Holiday Gift Program most successful ever

Annette McCoy, coordinator of the holiday gift program, poses with the 2014 haul of toys from the Wright State community.

Forty-five families, including 97 children, were adopted for the holidays through the university’s Holiday Gift Program. Continue reading

2014 Christmas for Kids toy drive kicks off

(L-R) Jenna Rigg, Jaclyn Stapleton and Annette McCoy display Wright State's 2013 donation of unwrapped toys for the FLOC Toy Cottage in Montgomery County.

Toy barrels are popping up around the Dayton Campus as part of the annual Holiday Gift Program at Wright State University. Continue reading

It’s time to prepare for winter weather at Wright State

Winter weather preparedness at Wright State

Winter weather came early this year, and it’s here to stay whether we like it or not. The November blast of arctic temperatures and heavy snow gave us all a wake-up call. Continue reading

TV star, transgender advocate Laverne Cox to give Presidential Lecture

Laverne Cox

“Orange Is the New Black” star Laverne Cox will discuss “Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” as part of the Presidential Lecture Series on Dec. 2. Continue reading

International Education Week at Wright State to kick off Monday

Wright State student Aaron Lane, studied abroad in China in the fall of 2013 with the Dalian Exchange Program.

Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education. Continue reading

Wright State’s Black Student Union to host Jamboree Week

The Miss Black Wright State pageant is always a popular event during Jamboree Week.

Over the coming week, Wright State University’s Black Student Union will host its annual Jamboree Week, which is jam-packed with events to get students active and involved on campus. Continue reading

Making connections: Wright State to host Amigos Latinos Business Summit and Job Fair

Tony Ortiz

Whether they be for students, small business owners or the corporate world, Tony Ortiz’s latest endeavor is based on connecting people to each other and the resources they need that will help build our community. Continue reading

New business expo event to bring out Dayton’s Latino biz community

Tony Ortiz

Excerpt A new event is planned at Wright State University for the Dayton-area to interact with its growing Latino businesses community. The Amigos Latinos Business Summit is planned from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Wright State University’s … Continue reading

Wright State, Kimberly Barrett recognized by Dayton NAACP with Community Outreach Award

Photo of Kimberly Barrett, who is Wright State University’s new Vice President—Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement.

Dayton Unit NAACP honors Wright State, Kimberly Barrett for promoting citizen and employee engagement in the community. Continue reading

Wright State women give new meaning to confidence

Confidence U logo

Wright State’s Kappa Delta sorority and the Women’s Center collaborated to promote a greater self-confidence in women and girls through a film titled “Confidence U.” Continue reading