Monthly Archives: August 2013

Rocsi Diaz urges Wright State freshmen to follow what they love

Rocsi Diaz, an Entertainment Tonight correspondent and former BET anchor, urged each student in Wright State University’s freshman class to find his or her passion and give back in that area. Continue reading

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Wright State University Center for Healthy Communities to offer seminar on infant mortality in Ohio

In 2011, 1,088 Ohio infants died before their first birthday. Ohio’s 2010 infant mortality rate was 7.7 per 1,000 live births… Continue reading

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Video—Students moving in at Wright State University

It’s move-in day at Wright State University, and hundreds of college students are saying goodbye to their parents and hello to their new roommates. Campus volunteers were there to make the transition much smoother.  They shuttled students and family members … Continue reading

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Student on the Scene: Move-In Day 2013

After a long, dormant summer, Wright State University’s Dayton campus is once again buzzing with activity for Move-In Day. Continue reading

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Photos: Business leaders who are Wright State graduates

Excerpt Wright State University has a major impact on the local economy, and many of its graduates remain in the region to become community leaders. There are almost 97,000 living Wright State alumni, and almost 53,000 of them live in … Continue reading

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Wright State Nonprofit Leadership Alliance hosts breakfast for local nonprofit agencies, professionals

Over 70 guests from more than 50 area nonprofit agencies gathered August 21 at Wright State University’s Nonprofit Leader Alliance (NLA) breakfast at the Dayton Cultural Center. Continue reading

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Wright State chapel wins state design award

The St. John Bosco Chapel, home of Catholic Campus Ministry at Wright State University, has won a design award from the AIA Ohio, the state unit of the American Institute of Architects. Continue reading

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16 Reasons Why Wright State Is The Greatest University In America…..Okay The Entire World

Excerpt Wright State University is located in picturesque Dayton, Ohio. And it is just filled with awesomeness. After these reasons you will be on a plane to Dayton to enroll here immediately. Read more at buzzfeed.com

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Jeff Vernooy played key roles in making Wright State more accessible to those with disabilities

Excerpt Jeffrey Vernooy, who died Monday at 61, was the driving force behind many of the programs that make Wright State University one of the top disability-friendly schools in the nation, colleagues said Tuesday. A “tremendous role model,” Vernooy spent … Continue reading

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Entertainment Tonight reporter Rocsi Diaz to headline Freshman Convocation

Rocsi Diaz—Entertainment Tonight correspondent and former co-anchor of Black Entertainment Television’s 106 & Park—will help welcome Wright State University’s freshman class. Continue reading

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