Wright State in the News

WDTN: Wright State library combines study and workout with new bikes

Wright State University added new library equipment aimed at helping students stay active and healthy during long periods of study or homework. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State survey shows support for West Carrollton safety tax hike

Excerpt More than half of West Carrollton residents would support a tax increase to fund emergency safety services, according to a recent survey. A Wright State University survey commissioned by the city found that 52.8 percent of West Carrollton respondents … Continue reading

DDN: Next generation of doctors takes first ethics oath in Dayton

Members of the next class of medical students at Wright State University now have their white coats and a stethoscope, after taking their first oath of professional medical ethics on Sunday. There were 120 students accepted into the upcoming class … Continue reading

Daily Standard: Wright man for the job

Excerpt During a lengthy and robust law enforcement career that started in 1971 and continues to this day, Kip Wright said one role in particular has given him considerable satisfaction – courthouse tour guide. Wright, 69, said nothing beats the … Continue reading

DBJ: Gov. DeWine appoints two Dayton business leaders to Wright State board

Excerpt Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has named new board of trustee members to Wright State University. They are: Marty Grunder of Bellbrook (Greene Co.) has been appointed to the board for a term beginning July 3, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024; … Continue reading

Wright State filmmaker, alum Steve Bognar joins Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences

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The Oscar-nominated filmmaker is among the newest members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State invests $1.1M in library upgrades

Nearly a year after receiving $13.5 million from the state capital budget, Wright State University is putting those dollars to work. Wright State has invested $1.1 million in renovations to the Dunbar Library at its main campus in Fairborn. In August, the library … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: Wright Rural Medical Scholars expansion bolsters health care workforce in rural areas

Excerpt After many years of successful work in rural west central Ohio at Wright State University-Lake Campus, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine’s rural health initiative is expanding to become the Wright Rural Medical Scholars program. The expansion … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State program ranks No. 1 in U.S.

Excerpt Wright State University’s Management Information Systems program is tops in the nation in providing a quality education for military veterans, according to College Factual, a college choice organization that evaluates hundreds of universities. In its 2019 rankings, College Factual gave … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State athletics claims league’s top honor for 1st time

Excerpt Wright State University is coming off a stellar athletic year, where five of its sports claimed Horizon League titles. As such, Wright State was awarded the 2019 McCafferty Trophy. The honor is awarded annually to a member institution compiling the greatest number … Continue reading