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Jan 17, 2017
NLA-AMI group photo
What better way to spend winter break than a few days in Denver, Colorado! Each year, members of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance get the opportunity to attend the 3-day Alliance Management Institute conference as part of their certificate program. This year, ten students were honored to attend. Karen Jackson, MPA student, won “Outstanding Graduate Research” for her presentation, What Does Love Have To Do with It? Embracing Your Value and Articulating a Value Proposition that Propels Your Life...
Dec 1, 2016
Emily Stamas has served as graphic designer and manager of brand standards for the Boonshoft School of Medicine since 2008.
Nov 16, 2016
AAG Chat
Geography Awareness Week is an annual celebration of geography and the important role it plays in our lives. Founded by presidential proclamation in 1987, Geography Awareness Week is observed during the third week of November each year.   Join the AAG #GAWChat on Nov. 17 Don't miss learning more about geography or helping others discover the vastness of the discipline by participating in a Twitter chat from 3-4 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, Nov. 17. To join, simply follow @theAAG and when tweeting,...
Oct 10, 2016
An urban affairs major, Wright State senior Katie Rossman plans to pursue a career working for the government or in nonprofit management.
Sep 30, 2016
Preston Eberlyn
Preston J. Eberlyn, a second year MPA and MAICP student, is set to play Perchik (the student) in Dayton Playhouse’s production of Fiddler on the Roof. The performance will be at the Dayton Masonic Center from October 28-30, and it is being performed with the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra. The production has a cast of 80+ ranging from ages 5 to 80.   Preston, who received his BA in theatre and political science from The University of Findlay, has become active in the Greater Dayton performing...
Aug 16, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed two new trustees to the 11-member Wright State University Board of Trustees.
Jul 18, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Mary Wenning, Program Director; Dr. Jerri Killian, Department Chair; and the entire faculty of the MPA program!  The  notifying memo sent by the accrediting body; the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA); stated they are “pleased to inform that the Commission found your Master of Public Administration program to be in substantial conformity with NASPAA Standards.” The program is accredited for a period of seven years – through August...
Jun 22, 2016
Photo of Titanski-Hooper
Please join the Department of Urban Affairs and Geography in welcoming our newest faculty member, Instructor Jenn Titanski-Hooper, starting Fall 2016! What should you know about Jennifer Titanski-Hooper?
Jun 22, 2016
Photo of Dan Warshawsky
Please join the Department of Urban Affairs and Geography in welcoming our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Daniel Warshawsky, starting Fall 2016! What should you know about Daniel Warshawsky?
May 2, 2016
MPA students at Nutter Center
21 MPA students and 13 undergraduate students in Urban Affairs and Geography graduated this spring! We congratulate the class of 2016!