Wright State AlumNews
February 2012
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The Wright State University Alumni Association has launched a new website, check it out at www.wrightstatealumni.com. We would love to hear your feedback, email us at alumni@wright.edu.


Feature Stories

Auto and Home Insurance Available from Liberty Mutual

An invitation from Melanie Foley, Executive Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

As an alumnus of Wright State University, you could receive exclusive savings on your auto and home insurance.

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Photos: Wright State University Annual Reunion Weekend, Feb. 10–11

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Thanks to the many alumni who joined us for this fun weekend. Laughter, memories, and more were shared at The Blast from the Past College Party, the College Outstanding Alumni Awards, and Rowdy Gras—what a weekend!

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Catholic Campus Ministry's New Project

The Catholic Campus Ministry at Wright State will soon be embarking on a long-awaited project, building a new chapel and center.

The project will commence on Sunday, March 4, at 1 p.m., with a Mass in Oelman Hall, followed by the rite of groundbreaking on the building site. A small reception will follow in the current building.

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Outstanding Raiders

Matthew Janning
Recent graduate keeps giving back to the campus and community

To say that Matthew Janning ('09 B.S.B., '11 M.B.A.) was actively involved in campus life during his days as a Wright State student would be an understatement.

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William Mosier
Wright State professor changes lives inside and outside of the classroom

Professor. Minister. Peace Activist. Humanitarian. Those are just a few of the many hats worn by William Mosier.

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Sports Update

It's an exciting time of year! Most of the Wright State sports overlap in one fashion or another, providing plenty of action for everyone. Basketball prepares for the Horizon League tournaments, baseball and softball are breaking in their new seasons, track and swimming are celebrating individual records at their conference tournaments, and tennis and golf continue to build up steam for spring.

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Alum Notes

Class of 2008

Joshua Denning (B.F.A.) is a regular performer at theaters in Austin, Texas. His performances included Next to Normal at the ZACH Theatre.

Class of 1993

Shawn Heflick (B.S.), a herpetologist and conservation biologist, stars in Python Hunters on the NatGeo WILD television channel. Python Hunters chronicles the search for giant pythons in the Florida Everglades.

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Upcoming Events

March 15: Wright State University New York City Showcase and Reception

March 18: Washington, D.C. Alumni Reception

April 13: Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Wine Tasting and Silent Auction

May 6: Wright State Alumni Day at the Dayton Dragons

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3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, Ohio 45435
Phone: 1-800-535-0688
alumni@wright.edu

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