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

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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
Title:
Director of Communications
Address:
University Hall 244, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Jim Hannah, B.A.

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

Kris Sproles, A.A.

Department:
Communications
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
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

Patricia Abboud provides pediatric care in Qatar

Patricia Abboud '00 found an opportunity to help open a new hospital and work with people from more than 100 different countries in Doha, Qatar.

Wright State researcher Corey Seemiller releases study on potential voting behavior of Generation Z

"Gen Z Voices on Voting" is the latest study by Corey Seemiller, associate professor of leadership studies in education and organizations at Wright State.

Wright State symposium to focus on intersectionality of race, gender, sex, class and disability

Part of Wright State's commemoration of women's suffrage, UpRising: The Symposium takes place on March 25 in the Millett Hall Atrium.

Relationship building

Dozens of Wright State University students, faculty and staff attended the first Black History Month Celebration event in the Student Union.

View all of our news on the Wright State Newsroom

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