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Feb 3, 2016
Tabassum Photo

Ummey H. Tabassum began a dual MPA/ICP degree in Fall 2015. 

1. Please introduce yourself. 

My name is Ummey H. Tabassum, from Bangladesh. I am a  graduate student of Public Administration, and International and Comparative Politics programs at Wright State University. 

 2. In what ways are you (or have been) involved on campus?

Right now I am serving in the fundraising committee of Non-Profit Leadership Alliance (NLA).  Moreover, as...

Jan 25, 2016
Photo of Elizabeth

Congratulations Elizabeth Kimmel! Elizabeth was selected for the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program (NextGen).

The program provides internship stipends to students seeking the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential. Supporting the completion of the CNP by eliminating the barrier of an unpaid internship, the program produces high quality internship experiences.

The selection is a nationally-recognized honor and an important...

Jan 7, 2016
Nan Whaley '09 will speak to Wright State residential assistants about how to make unpopular and difficult decisions as a leader.
Dec 10, 2015
Ethan Harris presenting

Can tomatoes and cabbages be grown in your front yard? Can edible vegetation exceed the maximum height permitted by your city’s zoning code? Are honey bee boxes welcome in your community?

Ethan Harris, current MPA graduate student and intern for the Clark County Community Development Planning, recently presented with a team of other public administrators from the Miami Valley on how zoning can be used to increase locally-sourced food and combat hunger in the region at the 29th...

Nov 9, 2015
The Cincinnati color building photo

Each fall, Myron Levine, Professor of Urban Affairs and Geography, takes his URS 3210 (Metropolitan Politics) students to Cincinnati to meet with redevelopment officials and explore the transformation of the city’s Over-the-Rhine district. The site of substantial poverty and widespread property abandonment, “OTR” gained national notoriety in 2001 as the site of the nation’s last big-city riots.

OTR is presently in the midst of a reinvention and is now the center of loft living...

Oct 19, 2015
Wright State graduate Karin VanZant leads a CareSource initiative to tap into underutilized talents of Medicaid recipients.
Oct 13, 2015
A number of Wright State faculty and alumni will participate in the third annual TEDxDayton on Oct. 16.
Oct 5, 2015
The Women in STEMM Leadership Institute on Oct. 25 will features remarks from Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and a keynote address by Air Force Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski.
Sep 28, 2015
Hyeseon Jeong

Please join us in welcoming our newest faculty member, Hyeseon Jeong, Visiting Assistant Professor for the Department of ...

Sep 22, 2015
The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling.

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