Monthly Archives: December 2013

Over 1,700 students to graduate at Fall Commencement

Wright State graduates will celebrate their accomplishments, and those of a university that prides itself on extending the ladder of educational opportunity, during the 2013 Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

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Student helps establish special needs flag corps

Morgan Ruppert had devoted a few minutes to unsuccessfully attempting to inflate a round blue pool float when she realized a small hole in the ring had been negating her efforts. Continue reading

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2013 Christmas for Kids toy drive kicks off

Part of the series: A Season of Giving

Photo of toy donations for the Christmas for Kids toy drive at Wright State.

Festive, colorfully wrapped barrels are popping up around the Dayton campus as part of the annual Christmas for Kids toy drive. Continue reading

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ArtsFair at Wright State designed for kids

Excerpt Families from the Miami Valley are invited to attend Wright State University’s upcoming ArtsFair on Saturday, Dec. 7. The idea is to introduce kids from the community to the fine arts and performing arts students at the school and … Continue reading

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Dayton defense leader lands at research institute

Excerpt Dennis Andersh — recognized for leading Leidos (formerly SAIC) into the public eye in Dayton during the past three years — has taken a job at Wright State University. School officials confirmed Wednesday that Andersh has been hired to spearhead growth … Continue reading

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Wright State University President David R. Hopkins to chair United Rehabilitation Services Annual Telethon

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins and his wife, Angelia, are chairing the 35th Annual United Rehabilitation Services (URS) Telethon… Continue reading

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Wright State University Center for Healthy Communities offers seminar on cultural competency

Cultural competency is crucial to interacting effectively with people of various cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. To help social workers, counselors and nurses in the Dayton area better understand cultural competency, the Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink of the Wright State … Continue reading

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Student on the Scene—Giving Tuesday

Graphic logo for the Wright State Newsroom series Student on the Scene

Wright State hosted Giving Tuesday and kicked off the Fund4WrightState campaign to raise enough money to fund full tuition for four students. Continue reading

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Dennis Andersh to expand the growing applied research efforts at Wright State

Dennis J. Andersh, a nationally renowned senior executive in management and research, has joined Wright State University to spearhead the growth of its use-inspired and applied research portfolio. Continue reading

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Wright State international student enjoys sharing native cuisine

Excerpt Thanks to Wright State University’s LEAP program, students from throughout the world are sharing their cultures — and their cuisine — with others in the Miami Valley. LEAP stands for Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes. One of … Continue reading

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