School of Public and International Affairs

Service in El Salvador

For the past six months, Megan McKarns has lived in El Salvador, working with families and performing mission work. Continue reading

Wright State pilgrimage focuses on Children of the Civil Rights Movement

Wright State students will make a pilgrimage March 5-9 to historical sites associated with the civil rights movement, while examining a crucial phase of America’s past. Continue reading

Wright State grad student Ronnie Moreland named among Dayton’s Top 10 African American Men of the Year

M.P.A. student and longtime community leader Ronnie Moreland was recognized by Parity Inc. Continue reading

Engaging experience

Wright State’s new Agents of Change community-engagement course a hot ticket with students

The new Agents of Change course empowers students to become more active citizens, create partnerships with community groups and promote positive change. Continue reading

Map quest

Wright State senior Denis Barry Jr. captures first place in regional geography competition

A passion for counties, maps, highways and exploring has lead Wright State University senior Denis Barry Jr. to a career in geography. Continue reading

Students get a peek at their futures with degrees in geography, urban affairs and public administration

Eleven Wright State alumni shared their experiences as part of a panel at the MPA, Urban Affairs and Geography Careers Event. Continue reading

Supporting democracy in coffee country

International observer of Colombian elections is the latest role for Wright State alumnus and Foreign Service Officer James Mosher

Two-time Wright State grad James Mosher has worked around the world as part of the U.S. Foreign Service. Continue reading

Washington Post: Wright State political scientist examines marijuana legalization in U.S.

Lee Hannah, assistant professor of political science at Wright State University, and Daniel Mallinson, assistant professor of public policy and administration at Penn State, analyzed whether the United States has reached a “tipping point” in marijuana legalization for the Washington Post. … Continue reading

14 Wright State alumni named to Dayton Business Journal’s ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Wright State University made a big splash in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2018 “Forty Under 40” awards. Continue reading

Military models

Five Wright State Army ROTC grads honored nationally as Distinguished Military Graduates
Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Distinguished Military Graduates made up 50 percent of Wright State’s Army ROTC commissioning class. Continue reading