Monthly Archives: December 2011

Twice as nice: Wright State holiday toy drive doubles in output, generosity

Photo of toys donated to the Toy Cottage.

The Wright State community is helping more needy children than ever before this holiday season. Continue reading

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New year’s resolution: Finish college

Chancellor Petro encourages Ohio residents to finish their education
Photo of COLA Dean Charles Taylor, CELIA Dir. Hank Dahlman, Chancellor of the Board of Regents Jim Petro and President David R. Hopkins, Wright State University.

If your New Year’s resolution is more about fattening your wallet than thinning your waistline, then University System of Ohio Chancellor Jim Petro has a suggestion for you… Continue reading

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Wright State exhibit will celebrate Wilbur Wright’s “life of consequences”

Tom D. Crouch, Ph.D., and Dawne Dewey, head of Wright State Special Collections and Archives, discuss Wilbur Wright at Aviation Trail's annual Celebration of Powered Flight dinner on Dec. 17, 2011.

Heritage groups in the Dayton region next year will celebrate the life of Wilbur Wright, who invented the airplane in Dayton with his brother Orville… Continue reading

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WSU officials part 
of Kasich meeting

((Excerpt)) Two Wright State University officials were included in a statewide meeting convened by Gov. John Kasich and his wife, Karen, to discuss issues affecting the state’s Latino community. Grace Ramos, a Wright State trustee, and Tony Ortiz, the Latino … Continue reading

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Captured Drone May Have Limited Benefit For Iran

((Excerpt)) When an F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter was shot down over Serbia in 1999, it was feared to be an “unmitigated disaster,” says Jonathan Reed Winkler, a professor at Wright State University who specializes in foreign relations and military history. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Newsroom!

Photo of a birthday candle in the shape of the number one and some photos from newsroom stories.

On December 14, 2010, the Wright State Newsroom was born. Continue reading

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Madrigal Dinner a renaissance holiday hit again

Photo of members at the head table raising their glasses in a toast.

Wright State University’s Student Union Apollo Room was transformed into an English manor of the Renaissance era for the 29th annual… Continue reading

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Wright State officials meet with Governor Kasich on Latino issues

Headshot of Tony Ortiz

A statewide meeting convened by Gov. John Kasich and his wife, Karen, to discuss issues affecting the state’s Latino community included two Wright State University officials. Continue reading

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Men hold on for 51-49 win at Miami

Wright State Raiders guard Reggie Arceneaux (3) guards Miami (Oh) Redhawks guard Quinten Rollins (2) during the NCAA Basketball game between the Miami (Oh) Redhawks and the Wright State Raiders at Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio.

The Wright State men’s basketball team nearly saw a five-point lead slip away in the final minute, but held on for a 51-49 win over the Miami RedHawks Saturday at Millett Hall. Continue reading

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A very Raider wedding

Photo of Mary and Ran Raider in the library

Two longtime Wright State employees recently tied the knot in the library where they met. Continue reading

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