Kasich on campus: Vets are Ohio’s golden employees

Kasich on campus: Vets are Ohio’s golden employees

Leah Kelley, News Editor
March 21, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

“If they can drive a truck in Afghanistan, they can drive a truck here,” Governor John Kasich said of veterans today at a 2 P.M. press conference in the Endeavor room. Kasich is the 69th Governor of Ohio and currently pushing a new program entitled Ohio Means Jobs.  Ohio is the number... Read more »

LEAP students skate despite the snowy weather

LEAP students skate despite the snowy weather

Leah Kelley, News Editor
February 14, 2014
Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized, Wright Life

Despite the snow, the LEAP intensive English program took a mid-winter excursion to the Kettering Rec Center to ice-skate.  Students from all across the globe—from Saudi Arabia to Portugal—tested their skating abilities, many for the first time. Senior lecturer and Director of the LEAP program... Read more »

Iraqi students encouraged to attend WSU

Leah Kelley, News Editor
February 10, 2014
Filed under News

WSU is in receipt of 60 graduate applications from Iraqi students who wish to attend the Dayton WSU campus.  In August of last year, a delegation of five WSU staff met with the Iraqi Cultural Office to discuss a resolution to find a placement for Iraqi scholarship... Read more »

STEMM scholarship now available for undergraduate women

Leah Kelley, Staff Writer
January 31, 2014
Filed under News

A scholarship is available for undergraduate women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine)-related fields, provided by the Women in Science Giving Circle. Three awards are granted each year and add up to $1,500 a piece.  The deadline for the scholarship is Feb. 21, 2014.... Read more »

Resolution hopeful to lower active duty tuition

Leah Kelley, News Editor
January 24, 2014
Filed under News

A resolution to lower active duty tuition for armed forces has passed through student government and is now being prepped to face the faculty senate.... Read more »

Class offered to record veteran stories

Class offered to record veteran stories

Leah Kelley , News Editor
December 17, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Wright Life

Veterans Voices Oral History is a newly offered class at Wright State intended to gather the stories of veterans in the community. Students in the course will interview and record veteran’s experiences and store them in the WSU community digital archive. According to course information, WWII veterans... Read more »

6 things to do in Dayton over the break

Leah Kelley, News Editor
December 11, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Dayton is not completely dreary and unappealing for the holiday break. In fact, Dayton is home to several special events, restaurants and activities that can be enjoyed instead of sitting at home wishing you were somewhere warmer. 1. The Dayton Ballet performs The Nutcracker annually at the Schuster... Read more »

Campus Couture: the neo-classical hipster

Leah Kelley, News Editor
November 12, 2013
Filed under Campus Couture, Wright Life

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ART: Aicholtz proves she’s worth it

ART: Aicholtz proves she’s worth it

Leah Kelley, News Editor
November 12, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized, Wright Life

Hannah Aicholtz dreams of dancing on Broadway. Growing up in a competition studio, Aicholtz was trained in ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip-hop and pointe. ... Read more »

Campus Couture: high waisted pants

Campus Couture: high waisted pants

Leah Kelley, News Editor
November 5, 2013
Filed under Campus Couture, Uncategorized

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Rowdy Raider needs help

Leah Kelley, News Editor
October 28, 2013
Filed under Wright Life

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International student spotlight: Fady Al-Banna

International student spotlight: Fady Al-Banna

Leah Kelley, News Editor
October 17, 2013
Filed under Wright Life

Fady Al-Banna is the director of international affairs for Wright State’s Student Government. He is also an Iraqi refugee. In 2007, Al-Banna’s family fled from Iraq to Lebanon as political tensions rose in his country. In 2010, his family was granted political asylum and relocated to Dayton, OH. “A... Read more »

LEAP program seeks conversation partners

Leah Kelley, News Editor
October 17, 2013
Filed under News

A program is currently in place at Wright State that seeks to improve the English skills of international students through face-to-face interaction and conversation with American students. The Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP) program set up sessions with “conversation... Read more »

International students turned away from student employment

International students turned away from student employment

Leah Kelley, News Editor
September 26, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

A number of Wright State international students have been turned away from potential student employment positions because several on-campus departments are not familiar with the process of hiring international students, according to Fady Al-Banna, the student government director of international affairs. “Students... Read more »

Creative Arts Center renovation to break ground in spring

Creative Arts Center renovation to break ground in spring

Leah Kelley, News Editor
September 20, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Wright State Creative Arts Center (CAC) will get a new entrance, art gallery space and dance studio in renovations. The project is slated to cost around $22.7 million. ... Read more »