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Feb 14, 2018
Excerpt Tyra Patterson spent 23 years in prison for a murder she says she didn't commit. She was paroled on Christmas day 2017. She has always maintained her innocence, and in recent years, the victim's sister, former jurors, and even other suspects convicted in the crime have come forward to say Tyra wasn't involved. Tuesday night, she shared her captivating story and answered questions about her case for the first time from the public, at Wright State University. The conversation at Wright...
Jan 19, 2018
Sociology professor Dr. LaFleur Small gave a talk at the TEDxDayton conference about the importance of discussing safe sex practices with our parents as they age.
Jan 10, 2018
Wright State will celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a Social Justice Award Brunch and screening of a film about Thurgood Marshall as well as participating in a King Day march in Dayton.
Dec 11, 2017
Wright State University’s 2017 fall commencement ceremony takes place Saturday, Dec. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Nov 16, 2017
All students, staff, faculty and alumni are invited to Raidersgiving on Nov. 23 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center's McLin Gym.
Nov 14, 2017
Cole is the owner and director of the Weekend Intervention Program. She credits the Master in Applied Behavioral Sciences program for encouraging students to investigate real world problems and develop applicable solutions to them.
Nov 8, 2017
First year Applied Behavioral Science students Angela Dorsett and Stephanie Brooks served as the moderators for the “Know Your Rights” panel. The panel provided discussion examining policing from a multi-career perspective. Panelists brought a tremendous amount of expertise in the criminal justice system and included: David Singleton, Director of the Ohio Justice Policy Center (OJPC); Wendy Stiver, Major, Central Patrol Operations Division in the Dayton Police Department; and David Finnie,...
Oct 20, 2017
Wright State faculty and alumni shared their expertise on a variety of topics such as experience as an Iraqi refugee, embracing life after menopause and Generation Z at TEDxDayton.
Oct 3, 2017
Peer mentors have been positively identified by faculty and staff as a student in great standing and possessing great leadership skills. Mentors possess knowledge regarding campus and community resources which can be articulated and shared with the new students. Peer mentors are distinguished voluntary positions that are designed to provide support to new/incoming students throughout their graduate school experience. The goal of program is to foster academic excellence through peer-to-peer...
Oct 3, 2017
The 2017 ABS Orientation for new and incoming students took place on August 25, 2017. Student’s completed an on campus tour, received words of welcome from COLA Dean Linda Caron, and received a Graduate School orientation from the Dean of the Graduate School, Barry Milligan, all as part of their ABS orientation. Students met their new cohort, were introduced to their peer mentor, reviewed program expectations and meet ABS faculty. Great times ahead for the class of 2019!



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