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Aug 14, 2015
Wright State students are conducting a property survey in Dayton to help city planners address blight, vacancy and other concerns that city officials and residents have identified.
Aug 12, 2015
Wright State M.P.A. graduate Paula Cosby '12 helps jobseekers dress professionally and build confidence as executive director of Clothes That Work.
Aug 5, 2015
The Women's Leadership Collaborative of Greater Dayton seeks to increase the number of women in the region who hold leadership roles in government, education and business.
May 29, 2015
40 under forty

When the Dayton Business Journal announced its 40 under Forty for 2015, we were not too surprised to see so many Wright State graduates and employees on the list, including four from our department!

Congratulations to Mitch Bailey ‘14 and Mike Wiehe ‘01, Master of Public Administration graduates, Sarah Williams ‘04, Urban Affairs graduate and Robert Scott ‘05, Urban Affairs minor.

May 18, 2015
Robert Miles photo

Robert A Miles

Urban Affairs ’05, MPA ’07

 

Condolences to the family of Robert A. Miles, a 2007 alumnus of the MPA program and 2005 graduate of the Urban Affairs program.

The full obituary can be read at the Dayton Daily News .

May 18, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts received funding for internship scholarships with help from Cliff Rosenberger, a 2012 Wright State graduate and speaker of the Ohio House.
Apr 30, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences.
Apr 22, 2015
Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards.
Apr 17, 2015
Photo of Hani, Francis, Missi and Elyse

The MPA program and the Center for Urban and Public Affairs would like to wish Hani, Francis, Missi and Elyse the best of luck in their future careers as they graduate this spring with their graduate degrees.

 

They’ve researched hundreds of topics, written reports, facilitated focus groups, performed countless interviews, represented staff in community meetings, and organized video shoots, among a variety of other tasks. The four have worked as graduate research assistants...

Mar 25, 2015
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A variety of members from the Miami Valley community, government and non-profit organizations, gathered on March 19 to learn about the best practices in the use of social media from a panel of local experts.

One big takeaway: If you’ve been holding off getting involved because you think it will go away, you’re wrong! Every business, organization and government must get involved in social media.

You can shape your message and measure the impact. You can target...

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