African and African American Studies

Spring 2022 class notes

Meet three outstanding alumni who are featured in the spring 2022 issue of the Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading

Gary Schmidt of Coastal Carolina University named dean of College of Liberal Arts at Wright State

Gary Schmidt is the director of diversity, equity and inclusion and community engagement for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University. Continue reading

Helping Dayton’s youth

Wright State alumna Nina Carter was honored by the University of Dayton for her work in public administration. Continue reading

Business builder

Wright State communication alumna Pamela Cone directs a nonprofit organization that helps women start companies 

Pamela Cone, a Wright State communication alumna, is director of Aviatra-Dayton a nonprofit organization that supports women in business. Continue reading

Wright State Women’s Luncheon to feature university leaders discussing career growth

A panel of university leaders will discuss the support they receive in their careers, challenges they face, work environments and dealing with discrimination. Continue reading

Bolinga Center to host series celebrating notable Black women March 29-30

“What’s HERstory?” programs will examine The Combahee River Collective and the life, legacy and literature of Angela Davis. Continue reading

Museum magic

The ONEIL Center at Wright State helps Joyce Barnes launch an online museum dedicated to African Diaspora

The ONEIL Center developed the museum’s website, and a Students First Fund grant from the Wright State University Foundation is supporting students in creating content. Continue reading

Bolinga, Sociology, Anthropology issue statement of solidarity for protests against systemic racism

The statement expresses solidarity and support for international protests against disenfranchisement, systemic racism and evaluation and promotion of civic-minded law enforcement reform. Continue reading

Black History Month at Wright State

The Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center will host a series of lectures to celebrate Black History Month. Continue reading

A vision of love and community

In the 13-year history of the African American Alumni Society’s scholarship program, countless black students’ lives have been enriched through education and community

Wright State alumni collaborated with the Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center to establish the African American Alumni Society scholarship. Continue reading