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Founders’ Spotlight: Stanley C. Allyn

While there were many important individuals behind the founding of Wright State, there was no one more influential in making the project a reality than Stanley Charles Allyn, CEO of the National Cash Register Company. Mr. Allyn, who had successfully … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today in WSU History: Groundbreaking Ceremony

50 years ago today, in a remote pasture between Airway Road and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the first shovel hit the ground for the construction of the Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University. This was to be … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Founders’ Quad

Did you ever wonder how the four buildings on the Quad (or, more formally, the “Founders’ Quadrangle”) got their names? The Quad buildings were named for four men who were crucial to the founding of the Wright State University, which … Continue reading

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