Author Archives: Kim Patton

Wright State University Foundation accepting applications for Students First Fund grants for the fifth consecutive year

Program supports student success initiatives at the Dayton and Lake campuses

All Wright State students, faculty and staff with a creative concept to promote student success are welcome to apply for a Students First Fund grant. Continue reading

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Powerful partnership

Wright State University receives a $3.6 million gift from Reynolds and Reynolds to create an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans and new scholarships for business students

The Reynolds and Reynolds Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans at Wright State will support the success of military veterans who are aspiring entrepreneurs. Continue reading

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Wright Day to Give scheduled for Oct. 6

Donors can make online gifts during the university’s sixth annual giving day

Since its inception, more than 3,300 donors have contributed over $612,000 to student scholarships and programs on the Wright Day to Give. Continue reading

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Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

Wright State alumni Tony Alexander, Bob Reynolds and Loghan Young and graduate student Doniska Taylor joined the Wright State University Foundation Board of Trustees. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Alumni, Alumni Association, Business, Education & Leadership, Giving, Graduate, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Social Sciences and International Studies, Undergraduate |

Back to Broadway

Wright State alumni reflect on the return of live theatre and share stories about the innovative ways they kept creativity alive during the pandemic

Wright State alumni talk about the pandemic, how it has impacted Broadway, and how shows are finally reopening. Continue reading

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Sharing the joy of music

The legacy of former Wright State professor Mel Goldfinger lives on through his love of music

The late Mel Goldfinger’s beloved collection of instruments was donated to the Wright State School of Music. Continue reading

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Wright State University Foundation awards Students First Fund grants

Eleven projects were selected for the fourth year of Students First funding

Eleven projects received Students First Fund grants ranging from $1,554 to $6,555 in funding. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Chemistry, Education & Leadership, Fine and Performing Arts, Giving, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Nursing, Nursing, Kinesiology, & Health Sciences, Science & Mathematics, Students First Fund |

Touching tribute

An estate gift creates an endowment honoring the late Wright State professor Larry Kurdek

An estate gift from his twin brother, Leonard, will allow the Dr. Larry Kurdek Endowed Scholarship to continue for perpetuity. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics |

Join the crew  

Faculty and staff can help Wright State students take flight during the annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign

During this year’s CSIC, which runs from March 21 to April 22, Wright State faculty and staff are invited to join the Flight Crew. Continue reading

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ArtsGala returns

Wright State University fundraiser supports scholarships for students in the fine and performing arts

ArtsGala 2022 will feature more than 450 student performers in 13 unique performances. Continue reading

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