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Tom Hanks’ strong connection to Wright State University springs from his early acting days

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks, co-chair of Wright State’s Rise.Shine. fundraising campaign, has a long-running love affair with the university. Continue reading

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Wright State University announces $150 million fundraising campaign featuring Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks

Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University promises to expand scholarships, attract more top-flight faculty and support construction of state-of-the-art facilities. Continue reading

Study abroad myth buster

Annual fair, increased scholarship support aimed at opening eyes, doors for students
(left) Wright State student Hannah Dos Santos, studied abroad in Morocco in the fall of 2013. Dos Santos is an international studies major who went abroad to study arabic.

A growing effort by Wright State to increase both scholarship money for travel abroad and encounters with students who have already done it is under way. Continue reading

Presidential Lecture Series to bring new perspectives, fresh ideas to Wright State

Steve Wozniak

Wright State’s Presidential Lecture Series kicks off with Nairoby Otero, a renowned actress, writer, producer, speaker and first-generation Cuban-American, on Sept. 30. Continue reading

Student Health Services ready to help with seasonal illnesses

Student Health Services Director Leatha Ross advises regular hand washing, covered coughing and high fluid intake to lesson chances of contracting a virus.

We’ve all seen and read the stories. Flu season is just around the corner; the mumps has returned to Ohio, a respiratory virus is hitting the Midwest hard, national coverage on Ebola has been non-stop. Continue reading

Enrollment indicators show Wright State serving more Ohioans, becoming more global campus

Enrollment indicators show Wright State serving more Ohioans, becoming more global campus

Enrollment overall — 17,356 students — has increased 1 percent at Wright State compared to the same time last year. Continue reading

Faculty recognized for excellence in classroom, research

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Wright State honors faculty for excellent work in the classroom, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

Class of 2014 celebrates Spring Commencement

Class of 2014 celebrates spring 2014 graduation

Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduates during its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony May 3 in the Nutter Center. Continue reading