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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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William Still in Tennessee

On June 7, 1863, William Patterson wrote his mother a letter from Tennessee.  In the letter he reports some good news.  On May 29, he received his commisson as a Captain and will likely be reassigned to Company H.  However, he will not mustered into … 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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