Author Archives: Wright State Media Team

Op-Ed from DDN: Wright State is at a crossroads and must adapt

We are following the same compass that we always have. We are adapting to meet the needs of our students and the region we serve. Our ecosystem may be in flux, but our values remain the same. Continue reading

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DBJ: Wright State University to launch its first new college in more than 30 years this fall

First announced in February 2020, the new college will house undergraduate and graduate programs within the fields of nursing, professional psychology, teacher education, kinesiology and health, social work, human services and leadership studies in education and organizations. Continue reading

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DBJ: CEO of one of Dayton’s largest woman-owned companies joins Wright State’s board

Dawn Conway, CEO of Boost Engagement LLC, was appointed by Gov. Mike DeWine to serve an eight-year term on WSU’s board, effective Feb. 22. She succeeds Grace Ramos, former commissioner of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, whose term ended June 30, 2020. Continue reading

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Board of Trustees approves faculty retrenchment recommendations to align with enrollment needs, preserve Wright State’s delivery of affordable, high-quality public education

The reduction in positions will occur gradually over an 18-month period and will not hinder the ability of current students to complete their degree programs in a timely manner. Continue reading

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Beavercreek News-Current: Wright State students administer COVID vaccines in Xenia

A dedicated group of Wright State University nursing students was among those working to administer hundreds of COVID-19 vaccines in Greene County last week. Continue reading

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Journal-News: Wright State, other schools test wastewater for coronavirus

Those that are infected with coronavirus shed virus particles through their feces when they go to the bathroom. Wastewater testing can detect traces of COVID-19 in sewage up to a week before physical symptoms may occur in a person, and it can detect infections in those that are asymptomatic. Continue reading

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DDN: Boonshoft School of Medicine plans to expand enrollment

The increase will start this coming summer, as the number of applicants accepted expands from 120 to 130 and over five years will expand to 150. Continue reading

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DBJ: Wright State business dean: Slow start to 2021 should accelerate to ‘rapid recovery’ for Dayton-area economy

Traynor said the early months of 2021 will look a lot like the last few months of 2020 — limited activity by the public reflected by a decrease in spending. Small business owners will likely continue to struggle as a result, even with a new round of relief funding. Continue reading

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DBJ: Wright State business school dean shares insights in local economy

Dean Traynor recently spoke with the DBJ regarding the local economy and more. Continue reading

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Fairborn Daily Herald: Boonshoft School of Medicine sponsors COVID-19 vaccine task force virtual symposium

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) COVID-19 vaccine task force is hosting a free virtual symposium on COVID-19 vaccines. Continue reading

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