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Sidney Daily News: Wright Rural Medical Scholars expansion bolsters health care workforce in rural areas

Excerpt After many years of successful work in rural west central Ohio at Wright State University-Lake Campus, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine’s rural health initiative is expanding to become the Wright Rural Medical Scholars program. The expansion … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State program ranks No. 1 in U.S.

Excerpt Wright State University’s Management Information Systems program is tops in the nation in providing a quality education for military veterans, according to College Factual, a college choice organization that evaluates hundreds of universities. In its 2019 rankings, College Factual gave … Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State athletics claims league’s top honor for 1st time

Excerpt Wright State University is coming off a stellar athletic year, where five of its sports claimed Horizon League titles. As such, Wright State was awarded the 2019 McCafferty Trophy. The honor is awarded annually to a member institution compiling the greatest number … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State helps with tornado relief

Excerpt In the days following the destruction created by multiple Dayton-area tornadoes late May 27, Wright State University students, faculty, staff and alumni are coordinating to help each other and those in the Dayton community impacted by the storms. Each … Continue reading

DBJ: New $2.8M building project to expand academic space at Wright State’s Lake campus

Excerpt A $2.8 million building project is underway at a local university’s satellite campus. Wright State University — Lake Campus in Celina is expanding Andrews Hall by some 7,000 square feet. The project will make way for a new Library and … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: Wright State alumna volunteers at 9/11 Tribute Museum

Excerpt One thing happens to Karen Seiger every time she gives a tour of the 9/11 Tribute Museum in New York City — tears. Since 2006, the Wright State University alumna has been a volunteer at the museum, which pays … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: Wright State’s newest Fulbright Scholar heading to Iceland

Wright State University will strike up a relationship with Iceland thanks to Derek Doran, an associate professor of computer science in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Continue reading

WHIO: Wright State professor emeritus, Dayton-area filmmaker to be saluted by famed New York museum for 50 years of groundbreaking work

Excerpt The five decade-long career of one of the Dayton area’s most acclaimed filmmakers will be celebrated with a special exhibition in New York. The series “Julia Reichert: 50 Years in Film” is set for May 30 to June 8 … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State alumna, Northmont teacher wins national award

Excerpt Northmont Middle School teacher Joy McKarns, a 26-year veteran, is one of 20 teachers nationwide to receive The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Award. The awards recognize educators who are using the classroom to inspire innovation, creativity, problem … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State grad, military veteran named top officer in Miami Twp.

Excerpt Police Sgt. Jay Phares has been named the 2018 Miami Township Officer of the Year. Phares, a 29-year veteran of the department, was selected by his peers for the award announced earlier this month, according to the township. Phares … Continue reading