Author Archives: Kim Patton

Wright State University graduates co-chair ArtsGala 2020

David and Nancy Smith hope to attract a younger audience to the annual fundraiser

ArtsGala co-chairs David and Nancy Smith hope to build on the gala’s longstanding tradition of excellence and expand the event to an even broader audience. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, ArtsGala, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Keeping talent at home

Wright State’s partnership with Leidos helps build a skilled and diverse workforce

Nearly 100 Wright State graduates work out of the Beavercreek office of Leidos, which has nurtured a pipeline of talent from the university. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Science & Mathematics |

Forging her own path

Jennifer Troutman pursued a master’s in student affairs in higher education at Wright State after a life-altering experience. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Giving, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, News |

Wright State University Foundation names emeriti trustees

The individuals honored with the status of emeritus trustee were selected for their exemplary service to the foundation board and their continued support of Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State University Foundation accepting applications for Students First Fund

Grants program supports student success initiatives

The Students First Fund is a grants program designed to support innovative ideas that assist students to succeed, thrive, persist, graduate and begin their careers. Continue reading

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

R. Scott Rash named president and CEO of the Wright State University Foundation 

R. Scott Rash will join the Wright State University Foundation as president and CEO on Sept. 30. Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

When opportunity knocks

A series of unexpected opportunities leads Christopher Tung ’12 to a successful career at Netflix

How a successful career in finance led alumnus Christopher Tung ’12 to his dream job at Netflix. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, Magazine, News |

Ahead of her time

Zoe Dell Lantis Nutter has been a trailblazer for more than a century

The Zoe Dell Lantis Nutter Dance Scholarship benefits students studying dance at Wright State. Continue reading

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Opening the doors of opportunity

Retired Wright State professor Pierre Horn establishes a scholarship for students studying French

Pierre Horn, who taught at Wright State for 24 years, hopes his scholarship will encourage students to study French and travel to France or Quebec to improve their speaking ability. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News |