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

Media relation image of wright state corresponding talking to a media representative

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

Communication representative talking to a baseball player

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

overshot of the wright state campus

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

Cheerleaders at a wright state volleyball game

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

Wright state staff photographing students outside

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 220, 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

Popular food trucks, local bands and a haunted trail among highlights of Festival of Flight

From local bands to a haunted trail to popular Dayton-area food trucks and flight-themed beverages, the inaugural Festival of Flight will offer attendees lots of fun activities.

College of Science and Mathematics’ Festival of Research to showcase talent

The Festival of Research will showcase Wright State student and faculty research and scholarship on Sept. 20 in the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building.

Wright State alumni lead Oktoberfest at Dayton Art Institute

Wright State grads Patty and Michael Griest, who is also director of student enrollment services are co-chairs of the Dayton Art Institute's annual Oktoberfest.

College of Engineering and Computer Science named leader in inclusive excellence

The American Society for Engineering Education recognized the Wright State College of Engineering and Computer Science for supporting groups underrepresented in engineering.

View all of our news on the Wright State Newsroom

Resources

Office of Marketing

  • Searching for a photo from a campus event?
  • Need help creating a brochure, program or flyer?
  • Looking to get website or social media advice?