Wright State in the News

WHIO: Wright State to give $4.8 million in grants to students affected by COVID-19

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Excerpt Wright State University is set to issue $4.8 million in CARES Act funds to students who were negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Students eligible for the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grants must meet the … Continue reading

Dayton 24/7 Now: Wright State students to share $5 million in CARES Act funds

Excerpt Eligible Wright State students can expect to receive more than $5 million in CARES Act funds. The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) provides funding to institutions to provide emergency financial aid grants to students whose lives … Continue reading

Springfield News-Sun: Wright State to issue CARES Act funds to eligible students

Excerpt Wright State University will help students affected by the coronavirus pandemic by disbursing more than $5 million in federal funds to eligible students beginning this week. Wright State will issue mass emergency financial grants totaling approximately $4.8 million to … Continue reading

DDN: Wright State receives 1,000 face masks from Chinese business organization

Excerpt Wright State University received a donation of 1,000 face masks from a Chinese business organization based in Cincinnati. Leo Chan, executive director of the Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce, made the donation after talking to William Holmes, WSU’s … Continue reading

Dayton 24/7 Now: Wright State Campus Recreation raises funds for students with Driveway 5K

Excerpt Schools across the country are looking for ways to honor graduating seniors after the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic prevented them from celebrating their final year of school. Wright State University Office of Campus Recreation organized a Driveway 5K to raise … Continue reading

Broadway World: The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) – Students From Wright State, Sacred Heart, UNC, and More!

Excerpt We’ve been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on– virtually! Students wishing to be added to the database can click here! View the full database here. Casting directors, … Continue reading

ABC22/Fox45: Wright State Psychiatry Department responds to pandemic with virtual efforts

Excerpt In 2012, the Department of Psychiatry at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine began to use telepsychiatry with grant-funded statewide resources. The called the new project, which was one of the first in the state, Ohio’s Telepsychiatry … Continue reading

WDTN: Wright State to graduate over 2,100 students this spring

Excerpt Wright State University announced Wednesday that more than 2,100 students have completed the requirements to graduate this spring. The graduates of spring 2020 have had their official celebration put on hold due to COVID-19, the university will recognize their achievements … Continue reading

RSCOB Dean talks to DDN about Dayton region’s job losses

Thomas Traynor, professor of economics and dean of the Raj Soin College of Business, was interviewed by the Dayton Daily News about job losses caused by the coronavirus. “(Economic) decline tends to be self-reinforcing for a while – reduced production … Continue reading

WHIO: Senior finance lecturer talks about financial challenges during a pandemic

Bill Wood, a senior lecturer and the coordinator of the Financial Services Degree Program in the Raj Soin College of Business, talked to News Center 7 about financial challenges during a pandemic.