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 & Marketing
Title:
Director of Communications
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0622

Jim Hannah, B.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Assistant Director of Public Relations, Communications and Marketing
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0630

Bob Mihalek, B.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Assistant Director, Communications
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0637

Kris Sproles, A.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Video Content Producer
Address:
Wright State Research Insitute, 4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001
Phone:
937-912-0663

Karen L. Strider-Iiames, M.P.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Director Brand Development and Integrated Communications Communications and Marketing
Address:
4035 Colonel Glenn Hwy Ste 300, Beavercreek Township, OH 45431-1888
Phone:
937-912-0644

Wright State News

Grand slam

Wright State practice room named for alum Marilee King, stickler for making sons hone piano skills on baby grand
Practice room in the Creative Arts Center honors Marilee King, who graduated from Wright State University in 1969 and who instilled a strong work ethic in her three sons.
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Class of 2019 enters clinical aspect of medicine

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2019 will reaffirm its dedication to the ethics and professionalism of medicine...
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All business

Wright State business camp educates high school students for fifth consecutive year
Wright State business camp educates high school students for fifth consecutive year.
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Dayton City Paper profiles Wright State public history grad student

Excerpt Their story is powerful. Nearly 400 freed slaves—including an infant less than 1-year-old and a woman over 100—make a 500-mile pilgrimage on foot and by horse from a Virginia plantation to promised land in Ohio in 1846, only to …
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