Author Archives: Kim Patton

Community minded

Wright State student trustee and Wright-Patt Credit Union scholarship recipient Madisyn Crabtree reflects on the power of community to change lives

Madisyn Crabtree, a marketing major and student leader at Wright State, is driven by a passion for community and a sense of belonging. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Giving, Home news sidebar, Marketing, News, Undergraduate |

Making his mark

Wright State alum John Quillen is thriving in the architecture, engineering and construction industry

Through his professional engineering, design and consulting firm, Wright State electrical engineering alum John Quillen works on projects that touch the lives of thousands of people every day. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News |

Ready for take off

Wright State’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign takes flight on March 11

During Wright State’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign, faculty and staff can impact students by making a gift to one of more than 2,000 scholarships and programs. Continue reading

Posted in Faculty & Staff, Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

Building the talent pipeline

To help boost the region’s workforce, Booz Allen Hamilton funds new scholarship for engineering and computer science students at Wright State

For Booz Allen Hamilton, Wright State has provided a much-needed pipeline of student interns who often join the company in full-time roles upon graduation. Continue reading

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

Wright State University Foundation accepting applications for Students First Fund grants

Program supports student success initiatives at the Dayton and Lake campuses

All students, faculty and staff with a creative concept to promote student success are welcome to apply for a Students First Fund grant by Feb. 23, 2024. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Giving, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, Student Success, Students First Fund |

Wright Day to Give scheduled for Oct. 3

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

For this year’s Wright Day to Give, donors are invited to “Give Back to the Pack” and help the university reach its goal of 1,100 donors. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

A doll for every child

Lisa Williams ’86, ’88 creates multicultural dolls that represent all children

For two-time Wright State graduate Lisa Williams, there is no better job than bringing joy and happiness to the faces of children and empowering and inspiring them to be their best. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Business, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Magazine, MBA, News, Undergraduate |

Building a brighter future

Corporate partners lend their time, talent and treasure to help engineering students thrive

Wright State’s Department of Biomedical, Industrial and Human Factors Engineering has launched a fundraising campaign to support student success. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

Linda Black-Kurek ’78 will serve as the foundation's board chair

The Wright State University Foundation has appointed six new trustees to its board, effective July 1, 2023. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Alumni, Alumni Association, Business, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Finance and Financial Services, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Marketing, MBA, News, Science & Mathematics, Social Sciences and International Studies |

Lifting the burden

Joyce Rutherford-Donner Nursing Scholarship supports single parents pursuing nursing degrees

Wright State nursing student Tiffany Stewart is especially thankful for a scholarship that has lifted some of her financial burden. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Giving, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing, Nursing, Kinesiology, & Health Sciences, Undergraduate |