Wright State in the News

DDN: NSA designates Wright State center for cyber defense education

Wright State University has won a federal designation as a go-to center for cyber defense education. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State unveils plan to launch new school year

Excerpt Wright State University will start its fall semester Aug. 24 with a mix of in-class and virtual instruction, the university said Tuesday. In a new campus email, university leaders say they “conservatively” estimate that a third of classes will … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State University outlines plans for fall return

“When you come to campus, it will feel different,” Wright State President Sue Edwards said. “We are taking extra precautions to keep our students, faculty, employees and visitors safe.” Continue reading

DDN: Wright State students donate to tornado victims’ new Habitat for Humanity home

Excerpt   A group of Wright State students donated $500 to Habitat for Humanity to go toward new home for a Trotwood family whose apartment was heavily damaged during the 2019 Memorial Day tornadoes. The donation went to the purchasing … Continue reading

DDN: Former Wright State runner racing to save lives

Excerpt Former Wright State distance runner Kristen Leahy (formerly Sevier) has been a source of pride for the university as a nursing school alum and now a frontline warrior in the fight against the coronavirus. Leahy, who grew up in … Continue reading

Dayton.com: Wright State grad stars in new independent film ‘The Surrogate’ now streaming

Jasmine Batchelor, an acting alumna of Wright State University and The Julliard School, has received rave reviews for her starring role in Jeremy Hersh’s new independent film… Continue reading

DDN: Guatemalan women sew masks for Dayton health care workers via BSOM professor partnership

Excerpt A partnership between a local professor and a group of women in Guatemala is giving hope to both families thousands of miles from Dayton and those right here at home. Women in Guatemala have been working with the Florida-based, … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State’s Jaylon Hall — ‘I was explaining my pain’

Excerpt There would be no stops for food or bathroom breaks until they drove through Mississippi and Alabama. Jaylon Hall remembers that directive he and his teammates – most of them fifth and sixth graders – got from their AAU … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State business school dean shares impact of CARES Act

Excerpt Tom Traynor is a leader in Dayton’s business education scene. Traynor, dean of the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University, has been with Wright State since 1988 and was named a professor of economics in 2003. He … Continue reading

Yellow Springs News: Wright State Archives collects pandemic memories

Excerpt How will we remember the coronavirus pandemic years from now, and how will those memories be presented to future generations? These are among the questions that archivists from Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives began asking themselves in … Continue reading