Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement

Wright State celebrates Black History Month

Hassan Kwame Jeffries, associate professor of history at The Ohio State University, will open Black History Month events with a presentation on Feb. 1.

Wright State will celebrate Black History Month with events scheduled Feb. 1 through Feb. 25. Continue reading

Psychologist Sarah Gervais coming to Wright State to present lecture, workshop on confronting prejudice

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Sarah Gervais will give a lecture on Feb. 3 and an interactive workshop on Feb. 4 at Wright State.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Sarah Gervais will give a lecture on Feb. 3 and an interactive workshop on Feb. 4. Continue reading

Wright State to celebrate new Office of LGBTQA Affairs

Petey Peterson joined Wright State in July as the director of the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Affairs.

The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Affairs will host a Launch event on Jan. 27 beginning at noon in the Student Union Rathskeller. Continue reading

Holocaust and other genocides focus of exhibit at Wright State

Holocaust and other genocides focus of exhibit at Wright State

A group of Israeli educators will give a detailed lecture on the exhibit Rebellion of Hope from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 28. Continue reading

Sultans of Swing will examine links between baseball, jazz and fiction

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Series begins with a lecture on “Sports and the Absent History of the Harlem Renaissance” on Jan. 29 and a panel discussion on “Women and African-Americans in Baseball History” on Feb. 10. Continue reading

Wright State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with march, call to action

Wright State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with march, call to action

Marchers on campus honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s principles of nonviolence while unleashing a wakeup call to action against oppression in today’s society. Continue reading

Wright State will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with on- and off-campus events

Wright State will honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a brunch, marches and video screening Jan. 15-20.

Wright State will honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a brunch, marches and video screening Jan. 15-20. Continue reading

High-ranking delegation from prestigious English university visiting Wright State on fact-finding mission

Stephen Foster, Wright State’s associate vice president for international affairs, from row second from right, and Helen Valentine, deputy vice chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University in England, front row third from right, at a ceremony that formalized the partnership between the two universities in 2013. They are flanked by Wright State officials and members of the Anglia Ruskin delegation.

Weeklong visit to Wright State by a delegation of officials from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England, promises to strengthen the existing relationship between the two schools and create new opportunities. Continue reading

Potluck no more: Raidersgiving expected to draw largest crowd, needs your support

The first annual Raidersgiving will be held Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Forrest Lane Community Center from noon to 2 p.m.

It may have started small, but now it’s gotten big and Raidersgiving needs your help. Continue reading

College of Engineering and Computer Science’s Wright STEPP program receives donation

From left: Nathan Klingbeil, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science; Wright STEPP graduate and current Wright State students Kamryn Cosby and Mary Farrow and Mark Romito, AT&T Ohio director of external affairs. (Photo by Erin Pence)

AT&T donates gift to Wright State’s College of Engineering and Computer Science in support of its science, technology and engineering preparatory program. Continue reading