The Big Lens Film Festival celebrates the work of graduating Wright State University film students. Graduating senior Megan Hague joins Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the work she and her classmates are sharing on screen at the Neon Movies.
The Big Lens Film Festival is Thursday, August 22nd at the Neon Movies in downtown Dayton.
Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, John Carey, was at Wright State University on Monday for the final stop on a statewide tour to highlight the recent state budget and its impact on higher education.
Carey, a former state representative appointed to the Board of Regents in April, said the mission mandated to him by Governor John Kasich is to align Ohio educational institutions with workforce development.
A well known artist and pioneer of Wright State University’s Film and video department has passed away. Jud Yalkut was born in New York City in 1938, but has been a Dayton resident since 1973. He was an Assistant Professor of Art at Wright State, where he founded the first film and video program. Yalkut also taught at Sinclair Community College and Xavier University in Cincinnati.
As an artist, Yalkut was the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants from the Ohio Arts Council, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District.
Central State Undergrads will now be able to take master’s-level courses at Wright State University, and use those credits towards their degrees.
In a signing ceremony this morning, scheduled for 9 o’clock, officials from both universities outlined details of the agreement designed to give students an opportunity to jump-start their master’s degree at Wright State while they finish their bachelor’s at Central State.