2011 Archived videos
2012 Regional Summit
2012 Regional Summit
On August 15, 2012, Wright State President David R. Hopkins met with distinguished business, political, and community leaders to discuss how higher education can partner with the community to inspire and develop initiatives to drive prosperity in our region. Read the full story and watch video highlights in the Wright State Newsroom »
The 2011 Regional Summit—Wright State Means Jobs—was a virtual event. The focus was
on excellence in programs that may not be housed in Ohio Centers, but are still
transforming the communities we serve.
President Hopkins | Regional Summit Introduction
President David R. Hopkins introduces the 2011 Regional Summit Videos
Jim Petro | Higher Education
Higher education is the most important part of any opportunity for economic growth.
Chris Wallace | President of Wright Solution Partners
Wright Solution Partners leverages Wright State innovation, speeding the commercialization of the university's technology-based research solutions including examples from the Nursing Institute...
Vikram Sethi | Wright State University Institute of Defense Studies and Education
The one-of-a-kind institute is serving a need to develop and teach core content that caters completely to students from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Department of Defense.
Joanie Hendricks | We Serve U
The We Serve U program encourages Wright State staff to give their time and skills to engage in significant, organized community service opportunities each term...
David Lawrence | Dayton Regional STEM School
The school’s mission is to develop the next generation of science and technology professionals in collaboration with local businesses and education partners...
Richard Sherwood | Morphological Sciences and Biostatistics for the Lifespan Health Research Center
The Lifespan Health Research Center contributes to the public health and the economic growth of the region.
Nathan Klingbeil | First-Year Engineering Program
Wright State’s innovative curriculum in engineering is benefitting students on campus and beyond.
Carl Brun | Social Work Initiatives
Social work resources, requirements and initiatives effectively prepare students for careers and facilitate community service.
Chris Widener | Ohio Senator
Higher Education's important role in revitalizing Ohio's economy
Marlena Akhbari | Financial Services
Wright State is a key player in meeting a growing demand for financial professionals in the region
Veteran and Military-Connected Students Initiatives
Wright State is playing an integral role in placing veteran and military students in co-ops and internships that lead to jobs
Dawne Dewey | University Special Collections and Archives
Wright State protects local history, which attracts new business
Jack Dustin | Center for Urban and Public Affairs
Wright State assists with workplace problems, thereby saving jobs and helping create others
Greg Homan | Lake Campus Agriculture Program
Wright State’s Lake Campus is filling a need for students who thought they’d never go to college because college appeared to be too far away from the family farm
Jim Runkle | The Wright State Woods
Wright State’s woods, a unique resource vital to quality of life in our area
Larry James | School of Professional Psychology
Wright State has embarked on several mental health projects that will create treatment centers in blighted areas of our community and create jobs
Cathy Sayer | Service-Learning
Wright State is training the social work and outreach professionals of the future for service in the Dayton region
Women's Center and Women's Studies
This video describes the history and benefits of the unique programming model of the Wright State University Women's Center and Women's Studies Program.