Community Service

Dance the night away

Wright State students move their feet to help area children

Wright State University’s Raiderthon hosted a 12-hour dance marathon to raise more than $50,000 for Dayton Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

Wright State engineering students spent winter break completing Ugandan school sanitation project

Students in Wright State’s Engineers Without Borders chapter completed a sanitation project at St. Bakhita’s Secondary School in Uganda. Continue reading

Layer of compassion

Wright State’s Student Government Association and UCIE distribute warm clothing items to students

Hundreds of Wright State University students received a free coat or sweater during the second Winter Coat Giveaway. Continue reading

Helping those in need

Wright State MPA student makes an impact in the community in Dayton and Burundi

Angela Bingaya, a Master of Public Administration student at Wright State, helps people in need in Burundi and Dayton through her family’s nonprofit organization. Continue reading

A fantastic day

Wright State’s Raider Food Pantry receives its largest donation of the year

Wright State’s Police Department donated almost $2,000 worth of nonperishable goods after completing its No-Shave November fundraiser. Continue reading

Building community

Wright State staff member Callista Hess was recognized for her lifelong philanthropy work

Wright State staff member Calista Hess received the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Greater Dayton. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine students organize wellness clinics for local Latino community

Medical students in the Wright State Latino Medical Student Association are staffing wellness clinics for area Latino communities. Continue reading

Delicious donation

Wright State students sell soup and sandwiches to raise money for sick children

The smell of buttery toasted bread filled the Forest Lane Apartments Community Center for the annual Grilled Cheese Hotline, hosted by Wright State Miracle Makers. Continue reading

Thinking globally, working locally

Wright State international studies graduate helps those in need locally

Wright State graduate Adama Diakhate helps the underserved and works to revitalize neighborhoods as a community engagement specialist for the City of Dayton. Continue reading

Festive feast

Wright State University students, staff, faculty and alumni enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal together at the 12th annual Raidersgiving. Continue reading