Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement

Amigos Latinos Alumni Gala to raise money for Latino Wright State students

Logo for the Wright State Alumni Association

The inaugural Amigos Latinos Alumni Gala is set for Saturday, May 10, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Wright State University Nutter Center. Continue reading

Acclaimed author, public servant to discuss immigration at Wright State University diversity conference

Sonia Nazario, who grew up in Kansas and in Argentina, has written extensively from Latin America and about Latinos in the United States. She has been named among the most influential Latinos by Hispanic Business Magazine and a “trendsetter” by Hispanic Magazine.

Wright State University’s annual Diversity in the Multicultural Millennium Conference is Sept. 25–26. Continue reading

CSIC continues to soar

2014 campaign launches with takeoff event on March 10

Wright State University’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign will launch with a takeoff event on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Student Union Endeavour Room. Continue reading

Women’s History Month residency to feature CNN VP of diversity and inclusion

Geraldine Moriba

As part of her Women’s History Month residency at Wright State, CNN’s Geraldine Moriba will deliver the Anita Hill Annual Lecture on Gender Justice on March 13. Continue reading

Wright State President, Ohio leaders to address Latino education gap at Latino Education Summit

Wright State to host first Ohio Latino Education Summit

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins will join Ohio Board of Regents Senior Vice Chancellor Gary Cates, Ohio educators and lawmakers on March 5. Continue reading

Lake Campus Regional Summit examines rural health issues

Wright State Provost S. Narayanan

This year’s Wright State Lake Campus Regional Summit examined ways to address health concerns in rural communities. Continue reading

Social Entrepreneurship Fund calls for change in the community

Govind Bharwani

Wright State’s Social Entrepreneurship Fund is now accepting project proposals for innovative ideas regarding large-scale solutions to social problems. Continue reading

Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality Symposium celebrates identity and social change

Jakobi Williams

The Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality Symposium at Wright State examined myriad topics including race in the GBLTQ community, construction of black identities and feminism in media. Continue reading

Engineer and entrepreneur Lonnie Johnson, inventor of Super Soaker water gun, to speak at Wright State

Lonnie Johnson

Entrepreneur and inventor Lonnie Johnson will discuss “Inspiring a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and excellence” at Wright State on Feb. 19. Continue reading

Regional students immerse themselves in Chinese language and culture

High school students learned about Chinese calligraphy during a workshop at  Chinese Immersion Day on Jan. 30.

High school and middle school students visited Wright State to learn more about Chinese culture and language during Chinese Immersion Day on Jan. 30. Continue reading