Offices

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

Office of Disability Services to offer film screening and career fair

Kelsey Carroll

The Office of Disability Services will host several events to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Disability History Month. Continue reading

Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

TEDxDayton2014 to have Wright State flavor

Five people with links to Wright State will be those speaking or performing at TEDxDayton2014 Oct. 17. Continue reading

Study abroad myth buster

Annual fair, increased scholarship support aimed at opening eyes, doors for students
(left) Wright State student Hannah Dos Santos, studied abroad in Morocco in the fall of 2013. Dos Santos is an international studies major who went abroad to study arabic.

A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way. Continue reading

Book smart

Wright State students create libraries out of old newspaper racks
Newspaper racks transformed in to libraries

Wright State students turn old newspaper racks into miniature libraries to promote reading among Dayton youth. Continue reading

Presidential Lecture Series to bring new perspectives, fresh ideas to Wright State

Steve Wozniak

Wright State’s Presidential Lecture Series kicks off with Nairoby Otero, a renowned actress, writer, producer, speaker and first-generation Cuban-American, on Sept. 30. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Wright State Theatre opens 2014–15 season with August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

Wright State Theatre presents August Wilson’s landmark drama “Fences” in the Festival Playhouse Sept. 18–28. Continue reading