Author Archives: Kim Patton

A champion for students

Wright State’s new president, Sue Edwards, leads the charge in focusing on student success

For President Sue Edwards, turning around Wright State ties back to three pressing priorities: recruitment, retention and relationships. Continue reading

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Helping hands

Scholarships and programs help former foster youth thrive at Wright State

D’Layne Wilens, an Independent Scholars Network student at Wright State, received support from the Rise. Shine. Scholarship fund. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Biology, Computer Science and Engineering, Coronavirus, Engineering & Computer Science, Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Paying tribute

Marc Porter ’77, ’80 creates a scholarship to honor the late Wright State professor Gordon Skinner

The Gordon B. Skinner Scholarship Fund will support the full cost of tuition for a student enrolled in the College of Science and Mathematics and majoring in chemistry. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Chemistry, Giving, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Opportunity knocks

Area companies continue to hire Wright State students and recent graduates for internships and full-time jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic

Students and alumni are encouraged to utilize Wright State Career Services and the many important tools they provide to assist with job searching. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Alumni, Business, Career Services, Coronavirus, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State University Foundation awards Students First Fund grants

12 projects selected for the second year of Students First funding

The 12 projects selected for funding will have far-reaching impacts on both the Dayton and Lake campuses. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Career Services, Chemistry, Disability Services, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, English, Giving, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, News, Residence Life & Housing, Science & Mathematics, Student Success, Students First Fund, Teacher Education, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State Student Emergency Relief Campaign raises $67,287

Crowdfunding campaign helps students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

The Student Emergency Relief Campaign generated gifts from 529 Wright State University alumni, faculty, staff and community partners. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Coronavirus, Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

The Wright State University Foundation has appointed six new trustees to its board, effective July 1. Continue reading

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Foundation for success

From stand-up comedy to the automotive world, Chris Wagel ’02 credits Wright State with helping him thrive

Chris Wagel never envisioned a successful career in automotive sales. As a Wright State student, he steered clear of anything related to the world of business. Continue reading

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ArtsUNgala generates scholarship support for students

$150,000 raised for students in the fine and performing arts

Sponsors, patrons, community members, faculty and staff generously contributed to ArtsGala even after the event was canceled. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, ArtsGala, Coronavirus, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Opening doors

Scholarship from the National Training and Simulation Association provides valuable learning opportunities for Wright State students

Wright State seniors Zack Carpenter and Matt Barrett received scholarships and funds to attend the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in December. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Giving, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics |