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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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WSU’s 50th Anniversary: Hamilton Hall- Why Hamilton?

As we approach the 50th anniversary of Wright State, Special Collections & Archives has been receiving a lot of questions about various aspects of campus history, which has provided us the opportunity to dig in to the University Archives to … Continue reading






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Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: WSU’s Founding Faculty, Part 2

In this 2nd installment of the university history series on the founding faculty of WSU, we are spotlighting Dr. Alphonso Smith, Professor Emeritus of the College of Science and Mathematics. Al came to the Dayton Campus in 1964 to help … Continue reading






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