Category: Wright Life

UAB hosts Wright State edition of Break Out Bash

UAB hosts Wright State edition of Break Out Bash

Since Wright State students have been dealing with the effects of the faculty strike, the University Activities Board (UAB) has been busy keeping our spirits up. On Jan. 22 in the Student Union Atrium, UAB set up the Break Out Bash, hosted by Great Escape Game. The event proved quite a success with students. For...

WSU student organization to complete service project in Uganda

WSU student organization to complete service project in Uganda

Members of Wright State’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) plan to travel to Uganda in March. EWB completes community service projects based on engineering principles, according to Jacquelyn Smith, EWB president. LATEST: Introducing: Kohort “(We’re) trying to better communities through the development and implementation of various engineering-based community service projects,” Smith said. EWB members will be...

Engage training 

Engage training 

As many colleges do, Wright State offers an abundance of services that students may not be aware of. A great and accessible service for students to benefit from, but seems to be unheard of, is Engage. As a new program that just arrived last summer, Engage is a platform used to get involved with things...

Faculty strike at Wright State: how we got here

Faculty strike at Wright State: how we got here

A faculty strike at Wright State University has entered its second week with no guaranteed end in sight. Although university administrators have met privately with members of the faculty union (AAUP-WSU), an agreement has not been reached at this time. Given the start of a new semester and questions on behalf of university community members,...

Student service offices moved: what students need to know

Student service offices moved: what students need to know

  Four student service offices on campus have recently relocated. All originally located on the first floor of the Student Union, they have moved to the second floor of the building. Listed below are the affected offices and their new locations: * Wright1 Card Services moved to room 238 * Student Legal Services moved to...

WSU invites community to attend February Longest Table event

WSU invites community to attend February Longest Table event

In October 2016, a long table was set up on the Third Street Bridge, where hundreds of people gathered for a community meal in Dayton. This was the third Longest Table event. This year, Wright State’s Student Activities is hosting their own version of The Longest Table. “Our interim Vice President for Student Affairs went...

POW/MIA chair installed in the Nutter Center

POW/MIA chair installed in the Nutter Center

  On Saturday, Jan. 26, a POW/MIA chair was officially installed in the Nutter Center. The chair is located in section 209 and has a plaque that explains its significance: it honors members of our armed forces who have not come home to their families. To commemorate such a significant addition to the Wright State...

Faculty union reject SGA invite to meet with administration

Faculty union reject SGA invite to meet with administration

On Wednesday, Jan. 23, Wright State’s Student Government Association sent out an email to both administration and faculty union executive committee to bring them to the table to express concerns. In a letter that was sent to the two parties, SGA President Daniel Palmer asked for leaders to come together Thursday to meet with their...