Category Archives: WSU History

Celebrating African-Americans Who Helped Shape WSU- Part 2

In the 2nd installment of our series on the African-American experience at WSU, Carolyn Wright discusses the formation of the Bolinga Center, and the initial goals that were established for it to be not just a program for the African-American … Continue reading

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Celebrating African-Americans Who Helped Shape WSU

In 1991, Alyce Earl Jenkins of the College of Education produced an interview series regarding the African-American experience at WSU, titled Profiles of African-Americans: Their Role in Shaping Wright State University. At Special Collections & Archives we have the original … Continue reading

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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: WSU’s Founding Faculty, Part 3

For the third installment in our Founding Faculty series, we are pleased to share some reminiscences of Dr. Emil Kmetec. Emil arrived at Wright State’s campus in 1964, which he described as “not much more than a building, a cornfield, … Continue reading

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