Author Archives: Kim Patton

Wright State Student Emergency Relief Campaign going strong

More than 280 donors give over $21,000 to help Wright State students during COVID-19 pandemic

The Student Emergency Relief Campaign includes funds that can make an immediate impact in critical areas of need for Wright State students. Continue reading

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Wright State Foundation receives $50,000 grant from Fifth Third Bank to support Veteran and Military Center Champion Garden

The VMC garden, outside Allyn Hall, will celebrate all who have served in the United States Armed Forces and those who champion military veterans. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Giving, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News |

A place to call home

April Alford ’15 launches Dayton nonprofit to help people transitioning from homelessness

April Alford founded Welcome Home Dayton, a nonprofit that furnishes and decorates homes for people transitioning from homelessness.
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Behind the curtain

Weeks of communication and collaboration between cast and crew bring "Peter and the Starcatcher" to life on stage

For 10 performances, a cast and crew of students and faculty took audiences on a journey aboard two ships to a faraway island where a young girl becomes the heroine and a young orphan boy finds his name and a place to forever call home.
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Empowering student success and preservation of archives

Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation awarded a $75,000 grant to support the future Wright State Archives Center and Wright State students in engineering and business. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Giving, Home news sidebar, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives |

Wright State University receives $2.5 million estate gift

The estate of the late Klaus and Anna Otten funds scholarships in the Wright State College of Engineering and Computer Science. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Giving, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Wright State University graduates co-chair ArtsGala 2020

David and Nancy Smith hope to attract a younger audience to the annual fundraiser

ArtsGala co-chairs David and Nancy Smith hope to build on the gala’s longstanding tradition of excellence and expand the event to an even broader audience. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, ArtsGala, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Keeping talent at home

Wright State’s partnership with Leidos helps build a skilled and diverse workforce

Nearly 100 Wright State graduates work out of the Beavercreek office of Leidos, which has nurtured a pipeline of talent from the university. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Science & Mathematics |

Forging her own path

Jennifer Troutman pursued a master’s in student affairs in higher education at Wright State after a life-altering experience. Continue reading

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Wright State University Foundation names emeriti trustees

The individuals honored with the status of emeritus trustee were selected for their exemplary service to the foundation board and their continued support of Wright State. Continue reading

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