News

Wright State University Foundation awards Students First Fund grants

The nine projects that received Students First funding will have far-reaching impacts on the Dayton and Lake Campuses. Continue reading

Cosmic collection

Young artists display solar eclipse artwork at Wright State’s Creative Art Center

Over 200 Mini University preschool students participated in an art project to raise excitement and awareness for the total solar eclipse. Continue reading

Wright State revives student-faculty collaborative writing journal

The Best Integrated Writing journal showcases Wright State students’ scholarly papers from a wide range of disciplines. Continue reading

Fulfilling dreams

Michael Daniels honors his late son, Patrick, with a $25,000 matching gift to help Wright State students with disabilities

The family of the late Wright State alum Patrick Daniels helped create an endowment to ensure the personal attendant station can continue to provide essential services to students. Continue reading

Wright State alumna Nicole Scherzinger wins top British theatre award as star of ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Nicole Scherzinger, who studied musical theatre and acting at Wright State from 1996 to 1999, received the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard.” Continue reading

Healthy competition

Wright State students compete for startup funds in annual entrepreneurial competition

A business idea to produce healthy snacks that are not overly engineered is the winner of the 2024 Wright Venture competition. Continue reading

Rowdy reveal

Wright State student Carly Blessing, who has played Rowdy Raider for years, poised to graduate

After performing as Rowdy Raider, Wright State senior Carly Blessing aims to work as a character performer at Disney World. Continue reading

Wright State’s annual Spring Dance Concert showcases region’s vibrant dance community

Wright State’s Spring Dance Concert will feature 26 dance majors performing seven diverse and dynamic pieces April 18–21 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

New Wright State grant to empower local educators, enhance education opportunities for area students

Wright State will partner with the Montgomery County Educational Service Center and Learn to Earn Dayton to train educators to teach College Credit Plus courses to high school students. Continue reading

Student success-minded

First-generation Wright State alumna supports students like herself at Columbus community college

As a first-generation college student, Kelly Hogan believes earning her undergraduate degree from Wright State was no small feat and changed her life forever. Continue reading