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

‘9 to 5’: Divine vengeance of the corporate sisterhood

Excerpt Broadway is abuzz about a certain matchmaker’s overdue return, but the Dolly I’d like to bring to your attention can be found atop center stage at Wright State University’s first-rate production of the 2009 Tony Award-nominated musical comedy “9 …
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Wright State grad uses military experience and geography degree to locate historical artifacts

Jared Shank, who has degrees in geography and earth and environmental science from Wright State, searches underground for the past as a member of the Dayton Diggers metal detecting club.
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Medical student researches asthma through dual-degree program

Boonshoft School of Medicine student Stephanie Welsh earned a Master of Public Health through the Physician Leadership Development Program and will continue through her final two years of medical school.
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Hundreds of Wright State volunteers take part in Project Linus marathon

Fleece blankets for sick and traumatized children were cut, tied and labeled by Wright State students, faculty and staff on March 22 in the Student Union Atrium.
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