Archive for September, 2011

Happy Birthday Wright State

September 26, 2011
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Happy Birthday Wright State University! This September celebrates the 44th anniversary of Wright State’s founding. Initially founded in 1964, Wright State University was the Dayton branch campus of both Miami University and Ohio State University (Miami-OSU at Dayton). The young campus had only 3,203 students registered for classes taught by 55 faculty members. In...
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Football in Dayton

September 19, 2011
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Whether it is sipping hot chocolate at the high school stadium on Friday night or wearing your school colors for a Saturday afternoon college match, football is a favorite in the Miami Valley. The Dayton-area boasts some of the best high school teams in the state and is home to many historic rivalries as...
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The Collection’s New Home

September 19, 2011
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The DDN collection underwent its second move since our processing grant began. The basement of the Med-Sci building, its original home, was refurbished with 28 ranges of new archival shelving.  The shelving provides for a much for efficient method of storage. The SC&A staff moved the collection from the second floor of the Medical...
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Coach Ralph Underhill

September 9, 2011
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Former Wright State men’s basketball coach, Ralph Underhill, died Thursday morning at 2 a.m. at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Underhill coached the Raiders for 18 seasons, from 1978-1996. During his tenure he led the Raiders to a record of 356-162; averaging 19 wins a season and 80 points per game. Underhill’s Raiders were an...
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