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.
All of us have appreciated the sights, sounds, and smells of Glen Helen….and the wild flowers, raptors, tree frogs, the great blue heron...And almost all poets have nature poems. During this holiday/solstice season those works will be shared, at a poetry reading, "In the Spirit of the Glen," on today from 7-9:00p.m. Vernet Ecological Center at 405 Corry St in Yellow Springs.
Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Dayton Ohio today. But speaking to a crowd of more than 1000 at Wright State University, Biden began his speech on a solemn note - paying tribute to U.S. ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other embassy staff killed in an attack in Benghazi on Wednesday.