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CoLA’s New ‘Back in the Day’ Column

We were excited to learn that the Wright State College of Liberal Arts has begun publishing a new university history column called Back in the Day in its e-newsletter. (You know how we love Wright State University history!) The column will will … Continue reading

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Dunbar Library is still Fabulous at 40

40 years ago today was a noteworthy day in the early history of the university. The dedication of the university’s new academic library- later to be re-named the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library- and the inauguration of Wright State’s 2nd university … Continue reading

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Founders’ Spotlight: Novice G. Fawcett

Fawcett Hall, completed in 1967, was the fourth of the original four buildings on the University Quadrangle. The building was named for Novice G. Fawcett. Novice was a lifelong “school man” who started his career as a high school teacher … Continue reading

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