Wright State in the News

DDN story: Wright State bowling second at National Collegiate Club championships

Excerpt The Wright State Raiders proved something to themselves and the rest of the field at the 2018 National Collegiate Club Bowling Championships. The men’s team posted their best-ever finish at the national event, placing second to William Paterson University … Continue reading

Washington Post: Opioid deaths prompt Ohio to reimagine classroom lessons, starting with kindergarten

Excerpt Ohio, a state where 4,329 people died of drug overdoses in 2016, a death rate second only to neighboring West Virginia, is taking the fight against the opioid epidemic into the classroom with a new style of drug-abuse-prevention education. Ohio’s … Continue reading

DDN story: Ohio higher ed chief: ‘I have faith’ in Wright State administration

Excerpt The chancellor of Ohio’s Department of Higher Education said he thinks Wright State University will succeed in dealing with its financial problems. Just a few weeks ago, Wright State president Cheryl Schrader asked university departments to slash 66 percent … Continue reading

DDN: WSU professor wins state award for efforts in fighting opioid crisis

A professor at Wright State University was honored with a statewide award this week for his work to prevent opioid addiction. Kevin Lorson, director of WSU’s physical education license program, received the award from Ohio Higher Education chancellor John Carey … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State to offer 4-year degree at area community college

Excerpt Wright State University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree program at a Dayton-area community college. Edison State Community College students will soon be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership without leaving the school’s main campus in … Continue reading

Xenia Daily Gazette: Wright State Theatre presenting ‘The Memory of Water’

Wright State University Theatre is wrapping up its theatrical season with the dark comedy “The Memory of Water,” running April 20-22 in the Herbst Theatre. “An insane comedy about tragic misfits,” — that’s what critics called this knockabout family drama, … Continue reading

Xenia Gazette: Wright State to host spring dance concert

The Wright State University Dance Ensemble is slated to share seven premiere works including innovative pieces by guest choreographers Shannon Bramham and Erin Robbins, along with those by WSU Dance Faculty and guests, Dayton Ballet II and Dayton Contemporary Dance … Continue reading

DDN: Wright-Patt, Wright State cooperate on Autism at Work Initiative

April is Autism Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to introduce a new effort at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Air Force Materiel Command is partnering with Wright State University to launch a pilot program called the Autism at … Continue reading

WDTN 2 News: Blanket making marathon at Wright State helps local children

More than 200 students turned out to Wright State University’s Student Union for the Project Linus blanket making marathon on April 5. Project Linus makes blankets for area children who may be sick, traumatized or in need of comfort. “They … Continue reading

The Guardian: A history of Wright State’s remediation efforts

Excerpt Administrators including Provost Thomas Sudkamp and Chief Business Officer Walt Branson have stated that the university’s efforts have ranged from major policy changes and budget cuts to minor practice changes, all in the name of budget remediation. In March … Continue reading