Author Archives: Kim Patton

Making a difference

Cynthia Jones ’05 will donate her home to fund scholarship for Wright State students

Cynthia Jones will create a scholarship for Wright State students with financial need who are either African American or have a disability. Continue reading

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Helping students succeed

Wright State graduate Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, create scholarship fund for engineering and computer science students

Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, hope their newly created scholarship will impact the lives of students, just as theirs was by a scholarship Doug received as a student at Wright State. Continue reading

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

Music of the night

Wright State graduate Kate Mueller performs in the North American tour of “The Phantom of the Opera”

For Kate Mueller, a 2015 graduate of Wright State’s acting and musical theatre program, being part of “The Phantom of the Opera” ensemble is a dream come true. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State grad Ann Weisgarber to give keynote at annual Public History Symposium

The seventh annual Public History Symposium takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Discovery Room of the Student Union. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives, Student Union |

Celebrating 40 years of employee giving

Wright State University’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign (CSIC) launches March 12

Faculty, staff and retirees may choose among Wright State’s more than 1,900 scholarships and programs during the annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign “40 Years in the Making.” Continue reading

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A place to shine

Wright State University graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber help create a new home for university’s priceless archives

Wright State graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber are among the first donors to support the campaign to build a new home for Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Alumni, Alumni Association, Business, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Social Work, Special Collections and Archives |

Mission accomplished

Air Force veteran Jonathan Granata found a home and the support he needed in Wright State’s Office of Veterans Affairs and the university’s Veteran and Military Center. He’s givien back by providing a gift to support the center's Quiet Study Room

Air Force veteran Jonathan Granata found a home and the support he needed in Wright State’s Office of Veterans Affairs and later the university’s Veteran and Military Center. Continue reading

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Preserving history

Wright State University launches $6.5 million fundraising campaign to create a new home for priceless archives

Discover Your Story: The Campaign for the Wright State University Archives Center will provide a new home for the university’s world-renowned Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Giving, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Special Collections and Archives |

Lifting the burden

Wright State nursing grad helps single mother earn her B.S.N.

Joyce Rutherford-Donner ’82, who knows the struggles of balancing school with the responsibilities of being a single mother, helps current Wright State nursing students who face the same challenges. Continue reading

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CSIC celebrates Wright State’s 50th anniversary

2017 campaign launches on March 9

Faculty, staff and retirees may choose among 1,900 scholarships and programs during the annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign “50 Years: See the Change. Be the Impact.” Continue reading

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