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Microsoft Power Point Wright State University Presentation

  1. 1. Wright State University Where your road to continued success begins!
  2. 2. WSU today … • 42 years old • Over 17,000 students 637 international students, representing over 65 countries (leading university in the greater Miami Valley) • 6 colleges and 3 professional schools • Over 100 fully accredited majors • 7 on-campus housing communities
  3. 3. Colleges and Professional Schools WSU offers more than 100 majors including undergraduate and graduate programs. • College of Education and • College of Science and Human Services Mathematics • College of Engineering • Raj Soin College of and Computer Science Business • College of Liberal Arts • School of Professional • College of Nursing and Psychology Health • Boonshoft School of Medicine • School of Graduate Studies
  4. 4. Educating the Best • The prestigious Princeton Review ranked WSU among one of the best universities in the Midwest. • For the 30th consecutive year, WSU’s National Model United Nations Team continued its tradition of bringing home top honors from the National Model UN Conference in New York City. • For the 6th consecutive year, WSU students placed in the top three in the National Case Management competition.
  5. 5. Educating the Best • The only university in the nation to win the Institute of Management Accountants Case competition five times. • WSU 2008 Ethics Bowl Team scores placed them 2nd in the nation, pitting its ethical leadership skills against those of students from more than 200 universities. • Aero Design Team won 1st Place Award for Best Design in the SAE Aero Design East Competition in Kennesaw, Georgia.
  6. 6. New Buildings The Krishan and Vicky Joshi Research Center • WSU’s high-tech research capabilities. • Center is an unprecedented collaboration among industry, academic and government resources to help position Ohio as an international leader in data management.
  7. 7. New Buildings The Matthew O. Diggs II Laboratory for Life Science Research • At the forefront of green building design • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification The Setzer Pavilion/Mills Morgan Center • State of the art facility that places WSU as an equal to the major Division I programs around the country
  8. 8. Renovations White Hall • The new facility is the result of a three-year project to completely renovate the former Frederick A. White Health Center for Ambulatory Care and to expand the building with an 18,000 square foot addition. • In total, the new facility now includes more than 84,000 square feet of lecture halls, classrooms, laboratories, offices, study spaces, computer labs, and common areas, all devoted to the specialized training of tomorrow’s finest medical professionals.
  9. 9. Renovations Student Union • The 308,000 square foot complex now houses meeting rooms, a fitness center, swimming pools, a cyber café, a gymnasium, the Union Market dining facility, student services, and student organizations.
  10. 10. Renovations Student Union cont’d. • Visit the Cyber Café for a great cup of coffee or the Bookstore to purchase a book or sweatshirt!
  11. 11. Renovations MTC Technologies Trading Center • Selected by Business Week among the “Top Ten Trading Rooms in the nation,” the center replicates an actual stock market trading environment.
  12. 12. WSU Alumni Network Ways to get involved • Help plan and/or host alumni and network events • Welcome fellow alumni moving to your area • Engage alumni in network activities
  13. 13. WSU Alumni Network Ways to get involved cont’d. • Help identify potential students • Represent WSU at Recruiting Fairs and schools • Recommend WSU faculty as speakers for organizations and universities with which you are involved • Participate in senior “send offs” in your community
  14. 14. WSU Alumni Network Alumni Map and Statistics • WSU has over 85,000 graduates • There are WSU graduates in every single state. • 72% of WSU alumni live within *Data as of June 2008 Ohio. • There are over 3,000 WSU international graduates in 65 countries around the globe.
  15. 15. Join the WSU Alumni Association Today! Why join? • Be part of an organization dedicated to helping others stay connected to WSU • Support the Alumni Association Events • Influence, inspire, and help current students • Receive valuable benefits
  16. 16. Impact of membership dollars • The Alumni Association’s total - Museum quality exhibit cases in giving to the university is the Dunbar Library $958,429 - Distance Learning Lab & • Since 1991 the Alumni Electric Car Project in the Association has awarded over College of Engineering and $400,000 for student scholarships Computer Science - Alumni Tower relocation project • In 1999 the Alumni Association gave the university $500,000. The - Theater Scholarships half-million dollars funded the following projects: - Rowdy Around Town Project - Lights on the soccer field
  17. 17. Contacts Susan Smith Executive Director of Alumni Relations (937) 775-2620 775- susan.smith@wright.edu Pablo Banhos Asst. Dir. of Development and Alumni Relations (937) 775-3694/ cell: (937) 238-5877 775- 238- pablo.banhos@wright.edu

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