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Aug 13, 2015

We are sad to have learned that Frank Dion, a good friend and generous benefactor of the Department of English, has died. Frank enjoyed auditing different sections of Great Books over the years and could always be counted on to raise the level of discussion and enjoyment. In 2010 he endowed the Kathleen Pfister Dion Scholarship, our most prestigious award, in honor of his late wife. Since then six Dion Scholars have been awarded the two-year scholarship. We will miss you, Frank. ...

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 19, 2015
Wright State English professor James Guthrie will assume the editorship of the Emily Dickinson Journal, the only publication devoted to her writing.
May 14, 2015
Courses offered at Wright State give students a chance to indulge in a mind-expanding, creative exploration across various fields of study.
May 13, 2015
Wright State English professor Andrew Strombeck uses works from Dayton Literary Peace Prize winners in a course how literature addresses conflict and promotes peace.
May 7, 2015
The LEAP Intensive English program, which provides international students with the language skills to be successful, has received the highest level of accreditation from the nation’s accrediting agency.
May 5, 2015
Excerpt Many young people have an undying interest in zombies, so a southwest Ohio college professor focuses a class on them. Andrea Harris of Wright State University teaches “Zombies & Gender in Pop Culture.” Her spring class filled up rapidly, …
Apr 30, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences.
Apr 27, 2015
Wright State lecturer Andrea Harris teaches a course that explores the social significance of zombie films and television shows in pop culture.
Apr 22, 2015
Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards.

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