Monthly Archives: July 2017

Team builder

Applause and laughter echoed through the Wright State University woods as 115 incoming Boonshoft School of Medicine students tackled team-building challenges. Continue reading

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Wright State engineering professor Maher Amer wins prestigious engineering fellowship at Saudi Arabian university

Maher Amer, a mechanical and materials engineering professor, will research the next generation of solar cells, as a Fulbright Scholar at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Research |

Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader meets with leaders of Sinclair College, University of Dayton

President Schrader also has future meetings scheduled with Jo Alice Blondin, president of Clark State Community College, and Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, president of Central State University. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, President, Science & Mathematics |

DBJ story: More finance expertise comes to Wright State’s board

Excerpt Wright State University has added another Ohio financial leader to its board. Stephanie Green has been appointed to the university’s 11-member board by Gov. John Kasich, it announced. Green is senior vice president at Fifth Third Bank and director of its Fifth … Continue reading

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Wright State communications staff, photographers honored in Ohio journalism contest

Second consecutive year SPJ recognizes Wright State staff

Staff members from the Office of Communications and Office of Marketing received four awards for their coverage of Wright State in the 2017 Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest. Continue reading

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DDN story: Wright State professor appointed to Ohio Board of Nursing committees

Excerpt A Wright State University nursing professor has been appointed to two state committees. The Ohio Board of Nursing has appointed Kristine Scordo to a committee on prescriptive governance and an advisory committee on advanced practice of registered nursing. Both … Continue reading

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GROWing a STEM community at Wright State

Learning opportunities through gardening projects leverage technology

Faculty members use technology to increase student engagement in courses focused on health, gardening, food, community and sustainability. Continue reading

Posted in 50th, Academics, Around Campus, Biology, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education, Videos |

Black America Web features Wright state alum, petroleum CEO

Excerpt Steve Hightower, the current CEO and founder of Hightowers Petroleum of Ohio, worked as a janitor cleaning floors and toilets before becoming one of the nation’s top oil tycoons. Hightower’s secret to success is that he simply believed in himself … Continue reading

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Wright State history grad featured in Atlanta Jewish Times

Excerpt Jeremy Katz is in charge of a crucial piece of Jewish Atlanta history, the ‎archives at the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, where he has worked since 2013. Katz has also been a resident of the Virginia-Highland Moishe House since … Continue reading

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New member appointed to Wright State Board of Trustees

Stephanie E. Green of Columbus is senior vice president and director of Fifth Third Private Banking – Central Ohio Region. Continue reading

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