Author Archives: Kim Patton

A legacy of giving

Faculty and staff support Wright State students through the annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign

By making a gift during CSIC, faculty, staff and retirees can help Wright State students when they need it the most. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Coronavirus, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Giving, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Professional Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Student Success, Undergraduate |

In appreciation

Wright State alumnus Christopher Przemieniecki ’92 creates a scholarship to honor a former professor who influenced his life

The Jeanne Ballantine Scholarship will provide financial assistance to juniors or seniors majoring in sociology at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Sociology and Anthropology |

Supporting our shining stars

Cincinnati Bell signs on as presenting sponsor for ArtsGala 2021

The ArtsGala host committee is working closely with Cincinnati Bell and the other sponsors to plan a memorable evening on April 17, 2021. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Sealed in stone

The ’67 Society received a Students First Fund grant from the Wright State University Foundation to permanently display the university seal on campus

The official seal of Wright State University is now proudly showcased in a large granite rock near Hamilton Hall plaza. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Facilities & Planning, Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Students First Fund |

Wright State University Foundation accepting applications for Students First Fund grants

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

Posted in Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Students First Fund |

Investing in the future

Wright State graduate Vercie Lark ’86 and his wife, Lisa, created a scholarship fund for students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Lisa and Vercie Lark’s scholarship assists students who can easily get overlooked when it comes to needing money for college. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Giving, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Wright Day to Give shatters fundraising records

Annual giving day raises more than $205,000 to help Wright State students

25% of the gifts on the Wright Day to Give were directed to student emergency funds within the colleges, the Deedrick Student Support Fund or the Raider Food Pantry. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Business, Coronavirus, Faculty & Staff, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Call to action

Wright State students and alumni support scholarships to promote equity and inclusion

Wright State’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship and Retain the 9 Scholarship help support students from underrepresented populations. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Alumni Association, Biology, Education & Human Services, Giving, Home news sidebar, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education |

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 |