Author Archives: Micah Karr

Dayton Daily News: Wright State student a champion for commuters

Bacon-Velasquez has also served at school’s Latino Center.

If commuter students at Wright State University had a superhero, it would be Selvin Bacon-Velasquez. Continue reading

Posted in Wright State in the News |

Champion for commuters

Wright State photography major Selvin Bacon-Velasquez advocates for commuter students through the Commuter Student Association and the Student Government. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Fine and Performing Arts, Homepage feature rotator, Inclusive Excellence, Lake Campus, Latino Center, Liberal Arts, News, Student Profile, Undergraduate |

Grant enables Wright State students to get their passport, study abroad

First-year Wright State students received grants from the University Center for International Education to obtain passports so they can travel internationally. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, News, Study Abroad, University Center for International Education |

#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship brings international students to study at Wright State

The #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship helps international students pursue undergraduate degrees at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, International Students, News, Undergraduate, University Center for International Education |

Wright State communication students participate in Cox Media Group Ohio’s Career Day

Wright State communication studies students were able to watch a newsroom in action during the Cox Media Group’s 2023 Career Day. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Career Services, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Social Sciences and International Studies |

Wright State motion picture graduates win Best Ohio Short at Cindependent Film Fest

Wright State motion picture graduates Ben Evory and Hannah Blair created the web series “Sheltered” with the help of numerous Wright State alumni. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Fine and Performing Arts, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Success in the spotlight and off the grid

A look at where fine arts students are now

Updates on fine arts alumni, all outstanding in their field — including those actually living in a field in Costa Rica. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Fine and Performing Arts, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Magazine, News |

Back the pack

Giving athletes what they need to succeed

Wright Day to Give has always been a help to the community, but in recent years, the contributed funding has made an enormous impact on several of Wright State’s athletic programs. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Alumni Association, Athletics, Giving, Home news sidebar, Magazine, News |

2022 Excellence in Human Relations (Classified)

Cathy Lee

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2022

Coworkers praise Cathy Lee, student services coordinator in the School of Fine and Performing Arts, for her helpful attitude and open mind when facing new challenges. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Awards, Faculty & Staff, Fine and Performing Arts, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, President's Awards for Excellence, Staff |

2022 Excellence in Human Relations (Unclassified)

Heather Casto

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2022

Heather Casto, academic programming director, is known as the glue that holds together the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Awards, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, President's Awards for Excellence, Staff |