Wright State in the News

Xenia Daily Gazette: 24 graduate from Wright State professional psychology school

Excerpt The Wright State University School of Professional Psychology celebrated the graduation of 24 students at its 37th annual commencement ceremony July 20 in the Student Union Apollo Room. With the graduation of the class of 2018, the School of … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State med students, health center plan outreach around closed Good Sam

Excerpt The neighborhoods surrounding Good Samaritan Hospital are being canvassed to survey residents on their health needs and to help people get connected to existing health resources following the closure of the longtime Dayton hospital. About 100 medical students with … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: Wright State retiree Howes donates a kidney to former colleague she never knew

Excerpt For nearly two decades, they both worked at Wright State University at the same time, not far from each other. But they never met. Then in a very cosmic way, their paths crossed when Joyce Howes donated one of … Continue reading

DBJ: New career center, degree programs prep Wright State students for business world

Excerpt Wright State University is expanding its career education efforts and will construct a new center to house these services in an effort to prepare students for the business world and help local companies find talented workers. Read the full … Continue reading

DDN: Open house gives prospective students idea of what Wright State offers

Excerpt Wright State University held its annual Raider Open House in the Student Union on Friday. Prospective undergraduate students and their families toured campus and received information about the university and its programs, giving them an idea of what WSU has … Continue reading

Interim business dean featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

These professors don’t work for a predatory publisher. It keeps claiming they do.

Excerpt The emails came often enough for Thomas L. Traynor to save a generic response on his computer: Dear _____, your suspicions are correct. The journal to which you’ve submitted is a fraud. Years ago, Traynor, an interim dean and … Continue reading

Wright State professor quoted in New York Times

The iGen Shift: Colleges Are Changing to Reach the Next Generation

Excerpt “This generation defies the stereotypes of young adults,” in terms of risk-taking, Dr. Twenge said. They are “more receptive to messages around safety” and less eager to get driver’s licenses, and they come to college “with much less experience … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State student recognized at Pentagon for role in workforce program

Excerpt A Wright State University student was honored this week at the Pentagon for his role in the a work recruiting program. Ben Sanders, a human resource management major and a part of Wright State’s Office of Disability Services, was  … Continue reading

Sidney Daily News: Wright State prez gets good review

Excerpt The Executive Committee of the Wright State University Board of Trustees met with President Cheryl B. Schrader in executive session, July 23, to review her first year in office at the university. Present at the meeting were Executive Committee … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State alumna, woman behind ‘Black Panther’ launches large scholarship fund for Dayton-area students

Excerpt Long before she managed a reported $30 million arts budget for the blockbuster movie “Black Panther,” Hannah Beachler was a single mother with film-making aspirations at Wright State University in Fairborn. Flash forward nearly two decades and the Wright State University … Continue reading