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DDN: Wright State med students learn their future Friday

Wright State University medical students are one day away from tearing open envelopes and learning their future as doctors. It’s part of a ritual known as Match Day, which thousands of medical student have participated in each year. It’s a … Continue reading

Fox 45: Wright State education conference allows teachers to learn from their peers

Wright State University hosted a free educational conference Saturday for educational leaders in the Miami Valley. The Network for Educational Renewal Conference is an event that allowed teachers and other education professionals the chance to speak with each other, so they can … Continue reading

DDN’s Archdeacon: Wright State basketball teams lift morale on campus

Excerpt One by one thy came over to pay homage and show appreciation. There was an old, white-haired lady, two young black women, a guy in a ball cap drinking a beer, a father and his little daughter, a pair … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State receives praise for being disability-friendly

Photo of physicaly disabled Wright State students talking in a classroom.

Excerpt Wright State University is again receiving praise as a good campus for students with physical disabilities. The school was ranked the third best of 10 schools for students with disabilities by College Magazine this week, a quarterly publication written … Continue reading

WCSM Radio: Wright State University-Lake Campus Literacy Drive

Excerpt Wright State University–Lake Campus faculty, staff and students participated in WSU-Lake Campus Annual Literacy Book Drive. This annual event sponsored by the Lake Campus Diversity Committee is a Lake Campus tradition. The three-week event started on January 22 and … Continue reading

Beavercreek News-Current: Students First Fund grants program will support student success initiatives

Excerpt In an effort to bolster student success across Wright State University’s Dayton and Lake Campuses, the Wright State University Foundation has created the Students First Fund — a new grants program designed to support innovative ideas that assist students … Continue reading

Collegemagazine.com: Wright State Top 3 Campus for Students with Physical Disabilities

Tom Webb outside Office of Disability Services

Service dogs feel welcomed by Wright State University. This university opened the first on-campus service dog park. Yup, the whole one-acre park remains exclusive to service dogs… Continue reading

Dayton.com: Dayton celebrates Hannah Beachler’s historic Oscar win

Excerpt Hannah Beachler, a 2005 Wright State University graduate who was raised in Centerville, took home her first Academy Award Sunday night. Those who know her in Dayton were delighted, but not surprised. “She has her eyes on the prize, … Continue reading

WHIO: Wright State graduate makes Oscar history

Hannah Beachler, a 2005 Wright State University graduate, is the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award in the category for Best Production Design… Continue reading

Dayton.com: Wright State, Human Race remember musician and teacher Scot Woolley

The local, regional and national arts community is mourning the loss of Scot Woolley, a gifted musical director, arranger, composer, superb pianist, and impactful music professor and vocal coach who died Saturday, Jan. 26, having suffered a medical emergency while … Continue reading