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:
University Hall 244, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Jim Hannah, B.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Assistant Director of Public Relations, Communications and Marketing
Address:
University Hall 242, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Bob Mihalek, B.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Assistant Director, Communications
Address:
University Hall 240, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Kris Sproles, A.A.

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Video Content Producer
Address:
University Hall 204, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

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

Department:
Communications & Marketing
Title:
Director Brand Development and Integrated Communications Communications and Marketing
Address:
University Hall 202A, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Wright State News

More than skin deep

Wright State alum Katherine Heminger excels as a scientist with Procter and Gamble
Katherine Heminger, who received a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from Wright State, returned to the university to teach a seminar and meet with biochemistry and molecular biology students.

Graduate Counseling Program conducts valuable training for area counseling professionals

Wright State University is helping counseling professionals from local mental health agencies, private industry, K-12 schools and higher education add critical skills.

Wright State’s Jennie Buckwalter among Dayton BBB’s Top 25 Women to Watch

Nine Wright State alumni were also named to the 2018 class of Top 25 Women to Watch.

Wright State’s Kevin Lorson receives Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorsonwas honored for developing the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum, which helps schools address state requirements and be adaptable to the needs of each school district in Ohio.

View all of our news on the Wright State Newsroom

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