Wright State in the News

The Evening Leader: Andrew’s Hall Adds New Facilities, Library

Excerpt Through state appropriations and 12 local donors, Wright State University — Lake Campus is growing again. With the help of university and state dignitaries, Interim Dean Dan Krane officially opened the campus’ most recent expansion — a 7,000 square … Continue reading

WDTN: Wright State creates program to boost retention numbers

Excerpt As colleges across the nation deal with the evolving challenges of modern education, Wright State University has launched a new initiative aimed at increasing the retention rates of students. The Undergraduate Student Retention initiative combines the efforts of multiple … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State’s Susan Edwards says university support ‘life sustaining’ in face of breast cancer

Wright State University Provost Susan Edwards says it was the university’s community support, as well as her family, that has been “life sustaining” during her breast cancer journey. Continue reading

WHIO: New Wright State Festival of Flight to feature food trucks, haunted trail, golf cart parade and more

Excerpt A new community event dedicated to flight will have something for everyone including flyovers, sports, music, a haunted trail, a golf cart parade, beer and food trucks. The Festival of Flight, a free family festival hosted by Wright State University, … Continue reading

Broadway World: Wright State Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY

Excerpt Wright State University Theatre continues its 54th season in the Festival Playhouse with the family-friendly musical comedy, The Addams Family, running from October 31st – November 17th. Toronto Post City proclaimed: “It will entertain you to death!” This Broadway … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State official named president of national medical organization

Excerpt A Wright State University official has been named president of a medical organization with more than 130,000 members nationwide. Dr. Gary LeRoy, associate dean for student affairs and admissions and an associate professor of family medicine at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School … Continue reading

Wright State economics professor quoted in New York Times

Excerpt Determining the value of industry versus nature can be difficult and costly, but the needle points toward Dayton’s needing higher-paying jobs and production, said Kevin Willardsen, professor of economics at Wright State University in Dayton, who has studied the effect … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State names new leader of premier arts event

Nick Warrington, a 2012 graduate, will oversee the ARTSGala event as the new director of events and community for the Wright State College of Liberal Arts. Previous to this role, he was assistant director of alumni relations the past five years. Continue reading

USA Today: Wright State Applied Research Corp. lead agency in $49M partnership with USAF

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Excerpt Dayton: Wright State Applied Research Corp. says it will be the lead agency in a $49 million effort to strengthen the relationship between the Air Force and businesses and universities. The group says in a release that it’s been selected to … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: Wright State’s College of Engineering and Computer Science named leader in inclusive excellence

Excerpt The Wright State University College of Engineering and Computer Science has been named among the nation’s academic leaders in inclusive excellence by the American Society for Engineering Education. The college was among schools receiving a Bronze Level Award, the … Continue reading