Wright State in the News

Wright State Lake, Dayton Campus student trying to save historic Darke Co. town

Connor Kaiser, at left, is a junior at Wright State University majoring in International Studies.

A junior majoring in international studies at nearby Wright State University, Keiser seems an unlikely savior for this blink of a town. Continue reading

2016 debate at Wright State may mean $14M for local economy


Presidential debate at Wright State will pump millions into local economy. Watch the report from WHIO News Center 7.

Sorority bid night special for Wright State student Lauren Reder

A Wright State freshman with cerebral palsy was welcomed into her new sorority by a crowd of cheering students in the university’s Student Union Sunday night. Watch the story from Fox 45.

President Hopkins: Students to benefit from presidential debate

Photo of Wright State University President David R. Hopkins

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins joined “FIVE on 2” to discuss the 2016 presidential debate that will be held at the Nutter Center. Watch the interview with WDTN 2 News.

Presidential debate coverage

Presidential Debate logo

Wright State University experienced a spike of media coverage when it was announced that university will host the first presidential debate on Sept. 26, 2016, in the Wright State Nutter Center. Here’s a roundup of the coverage. Dayton Daily News: Wright State pick … Continue reading

Wright State will bring in Broadway luminaries


Excerpt The yearlong program at Wright State University called “Musicals Rock” aims at immersing students and audiences in the world of Broadway pop and rock musicals. This year they will be introduced to Broadway stars Adam Pascal and Jason Robert … Continue reading

Wright State closing in on $150M campaign goal

Excerpt Wright State University is closing on its $150 million capital campaign goal, and now thinks it will have the full amount raised by this spring. The university says it expects to have $121.9 million raised by the end of … Continue reading

Wright State student a good story, and can write one, too


Excerpt For Alan Hieber, Saturday morning marked a role reversal from the night before. Soon after Jason Brosseau crossed the finish line in 2:46.01 to win the Air Force Marathon and had the gold medal draped over his head, Hieber, … Continue reading

Wright State launches business degree completion program

Excerpt Wright State University’s Raj Soin College of Business has launched a new program to help nontraditional students complete a bachelor’s degree, school officials announced Wednesday. The program helps students who have been away from college for several years by … Continue reading

$7M in federal funds coming to region for collaborative effort

Excerpt The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $7 million in federal funds to the Dayton region for collaborative effort, according to a news release from the Wright State Research Institute. The Dayton region will be assisted in an effort … Continue reading