Monthly Archives: April 2016

Provost pins hopes on a one-stop academic-support strategy

Excerpt When Thomas A. Sudkamp learned that Wright State University planned to build a new classroom building, he suggested going one step further. Instead of simply expanding lecture space, said Mr. Sudkamp — who was then associate provost for undergraduate … Continue reading

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Ladder Dayton provides kids with exposure to health care careers

Boonshoft School of Medicine, Five Rivers Family Health Center and Good Samaritan Hospital launched a mentorship program for youth who are interested in careers in health care. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Center for Workforce Development, Community Service, Faculty & Staff, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medical Residents, Medical Students, Medicine, News |

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

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All the right moves

Wright State student Alimamy Barrie skies in university’s dance program

As a freshman, Alimamy Barrie would sneak into classes to watch because he loved dance. Now, he is a senior graduating with a bachelor’s degree in dance and pre-pharmacy. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Fine and Performing Arts, Liberal Arts, News, Pre-Health, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile, Undergraduate |

Tom Hanks talks about Wright State with Stephen Colbert

Watch Tom Hanks discuss the dedication of the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures at Wright State University on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on April 21. Hanks visited Wright State to dedicate the newly renovated Center for Motion … Continue reading

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Police Sgt. Chad Oleyar receives Blue Coat Award

Chad Oleyar has worked in the Wright State Police Department since 2007 and was promoted to sergeant in 2011. Continue reading

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Fall protection class is taking Wright State students to new heights

Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness was the backdrop for students who donned safety harnesses and tested their courage at Calamityville. Continue reading

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Tom Hanks makes impact on performing arts students

Hundreds of Wright State performing arts students gathered for a question-and-answer session with two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks, who once performed on the same stage on which many of them have. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, CELIA, Fine and Performing Arts, Giving, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Videos |

College of Engineering and Computer Science prepares for Senior Design Showcase

The College of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Showcase takes place April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Center for Workforce Development, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Research, Student Union |

Author David McCullough discusses Wright brothers’ legacy at master class

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough discussed the legacy of Wilbur and Orville Wright during a master class at Wright State April 19. Continue reading

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