Monthly Archives: August 2020

Wright State alumni named Ohio Teacher of the Year finalists

Joy McKarns ’93 is an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Northmont Middle School, and Tom Jenkins ’97, ’99 teaches eighth-grade science and STEM at Greenon Junior/Senior High School. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Education & Leadership, Graduate, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education |

Politically precocious

Newman Fellow Whitney Tyler spearheads voter engagement on the Wright State campus

Whitney Tyler is an Honors student at Wright State, has a prestigious Newman Fellowship and is a student democracy fellow for the Campus Vote Project. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Honors Program, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Liberal Arts, News, Social Sciences and International Studies, Student Profile |

WVXU: A Conversation With One Of The Region’s Most Acclaimed Actors, Bruce Cromer

Around Cincinnati’s longtime theatre contributor, Rick Pender, chose one of the region’s most talented and in-demand actors for his final segment, Bruce Cromer. Continue reading

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Virtual Black Welcome Week will introduce students to campus opportunities

Virtual Black Welcome Week takes place Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 and includes virtual social and academic events, as well as presentations by Black student organizations. Continue reading

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State of the art

Wright State fine art alumna Dana L. Wiley navigates her gallery through the coronavirus

Dana L. Wiley has developed creative solutions to keep her art gallery operating through the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

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Wright State receives 2020 InfraGard award for its partnership work with the FBI

Wright State has hosted chapter meetings of the InfraGard Dayton Members Alliance and has been applauded for its first-rate facilities and technical support. Continue reading

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Model officer

The Knights of Columbus honored Wright State police officer Zachary Norman with the Officer of the Year Blue Coat Award on Aug. 25. Continue reading

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Computer power

Computer science alum Haneen Barri thriving as a software engineer at tech giant Booz Allen Hamilton

Haneen Barri turned an internship with Booz Allen Hamilton into a full-time job after graduating from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Career Services, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News |

Medical student Dhishant Asarpota appointed to Wright State Board of Trustees

Dhishant Asarpota, a third-year medical student in the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine, will serve a two-year term on the Board of Trustees. Continue reading

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Xenia Daily Gazette: Raiders mask up for Operation Move-In

For the Wright State Raiders, this whole weekend is devoted to “Operation Move-In,” as students in the residence halls begin their first days of what is likely to be an unconventional school year. Continue reading

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