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Office of Communications

We tell Wright State's story—news, events, culture, and everything in between. We can share your stories across our campuses and beyond.

Media Relations

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NEWS RELEASES AND PUBLICITY

Communications staff write press releases, pitch stories to members of the local, regional, and national media, and staff events when media are expected to attend.

Public Relations

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WRIGHT STATE NEWSROOM

Communications staff write stories for both internal and external audiences that post to the Wright State Newsroom. Most Newsroom content also posts on wright.edu and is shared on university social media channels.

Internal Communications

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CAMPUS-WIDE EMAILS

Communications staff are responsible for sending critical campus-wide messages on Wright State Alert, and important updates from university administration and timely notices from Wright State Police on the Official email list. Access your Wright State Alert account through WINGS Express under the personal information tab.

Communications staff also send non-emergency campus-wide WINGS emails. Please use WINGS email request form to submit a wings email request.

Digital Trends

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Communications staff share Wright State news, stories, and information on the Twitter feed @WrightStateNews and YouTube. Some content is also shared on Wright State’s Facebook page, @WrightState Twitter account, and Wright State’s LinkedIn page, all of which are managed by the Office of Marketing.

Video Production

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VIDEOGRAPHY AND POST-PRODUCTION

Communications staff produce news-style videos that often post to the Wright State Newsroom.

People

Seth Bauguess, M.B.A.

Department:
Communications
Title:
Director of Communications
Address:
University Hall 280F, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Jim Hannah, B.A.

Department:
Communications
Title:
Assistant Director of Public Relations, Communications and Marketing
Address:
University Hall 280B, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Bob Mihalek, B.A.

Department:
Communications
Title:
Assistant Director, Communications
Address:
University Hall 280A, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Kris Sproles, A.A.

Department:
Communications
Title:
Video Content Producer
Address:
University Hall 280F, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Wright State News

DBJ: Wright State business college dean weighs in on economy outlook for 2022

The Dayton Business Journal recently caught up with Tom Traynor, professor and dean of the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University...

Thrill of the grill

Wright State psychology alumna Erica Blaire Roby rockets to national fame as a barbecue pitmaster
Erica Blaire Roby was named "Master of 'Cue" in "BBQ Brawl," a competition among barbecue greats hosted by the Food Network.

Works by Chris Semergieff and Bowery Gallery artists featured in Stein Galleries

"LOCATIONS, LOCATIONS, LOCATIONS!" by New York artist Chris Semergieff and "Artists of the Bowery Gallery" will be on display from Jan. 18 to March 4.

Fishing expedition

Wright State Lake Campus graduate Ben Strang works on the high seas for NOAA
Integrated science studies graduate Ben Strang monitors fishing quotas on fishing vessels for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

View all of our news on the Wright State Newsroom

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