Author Archives: Kim Patton

Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

Dave Deptula ’80 will serve as chair of the foundation's board

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

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Hope and healing

After a tragic loss, Wright State student and single mother Ashley Elking finds solace in learning

Earth and environmental sciences major Ashley Elking knows that a good education is the key to a better life and future for her family and herself. Continue reading

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No small feat

Martha Conkel Nghiem ’16 and her husband seek to revive a historic Dayton gem in St. Anne’s Hill

Dayton couple Martha Conkel Nghiem ’16 and her husband, Tung, took a huge leap of faith to buy a historic Dayton gem — the St. Anne’s Hill Wilhelmina house. Continue reading

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Going for the Gold

Clinical and sport psychologist Cody Commander ’10 will help support Team USA athletes as they pursue their Olympic dreams

School of Professional Psychology graduate Cody Commander will serve as a mental health officer for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee in Tokyo. Continue reading

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Wright State University Foundation awards Students First Fund grants

Seven projects selected for the third year of Students First funding

Seven projects were approved for Students First Fund grants, with awards ranging from $3,650 to $10,000. Continue reading

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Living her dreams

ArtsGala scholarship helps Andrea Gutierrez study musical theatre at Wright State

As an ArtsGala scholarship recipient, Andrea Gutierrez is grateful for all of the support that ArtsGala patrons have provided over the years. Continue reading

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Making the world a better place

The Pran Malhotra Education Fund honors a successful Indian immigrant who aspired to help others

Wright State alumnus Raj Malhotra hopes the scholarship will inspire students to follow his father’s lead and persevere until they have achieved their dreams. Continue reading

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Time to bid

Online silent auction supports ArtsGala Scholarship Fund

The ArtsGala silent auction features original artwork by Wright State students as well as other items that will appeal to every taste, palette and sense of adventure. Continue reading

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Piano project

Students First Fund grant helps Theatre Program purchase a new piano

The new Yamaha piano will enhance the teaching and learning experience for faculty and students. Continue reading

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Helping students follow their dreams

Delores Etter ’70,’72 expands scholarship program for Wright State students from military families

Forty-four STEM students are receiving scholarship support, thanks to Wright State alumna Delores Etter and her husband, Jerry. Continue reading

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