Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement

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

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

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

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

Wright State international students break Ramadan fast

Wright State students, faculty and others gather at Pasha Grill as part of the Ramadan break-the-fast celebration

Eggplant, kebabs, hummus and tabouli never looked so good. Continue reading

Amigos Latinos Gala raises thousands for Latino students in the Dayton area

Logo for the Wright State Alumni Association

Wright State is quickly building a Latino community following that’s stepping up to help students. Continue reading

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