Liberal Arts

The Legend

Wright State graduate Andy Winchek '69 served as the university’s first mascot
The Legend

Vera Winchek remembers late husband, Andy’s, days as the Wright State Raiders’ No. 1 supporter. Continue reading

Wright State senior overcomes challenges to shine in the field of sports

Wright State student overcomes challenges to shine in the field of sports

Alan Hieber, a senior mass communication major, stays active by competing in races and by covering sports for The Guardian student newspaper. Continue reading

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Wright State and the Dayton PBS member station are collaborating on an online election hub designed to teach K-12 students about democracy and the political process. Continue reading

Business is hopping

Wright State alum Janice Hester '77 turned ceramic frogs into artistic career
Business is hopping

Wright State alumna Janice Hester ran a successful business making popular, grinning, bug-eyed ceramic frogs. Continue reading

Growing concern

Wright State volunteers help sprout The Urban Renewal Farm in East Dayton
Reilly Dixon, a 2014 Wright State graduate, has volunteered at The Urban Renewal Farm for about a year.

Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden. Continue reading

Turning a setback into a comeback

Turning a setback into a comeback

Pitcher Katie Neary overcame a severe injury that left her unable to walk to join the Wright State softball team. Continue reading

Tom Hanks will have a long-lasting impact on Motion Pictures program

17389 Denise Robinow, Tom Hanks Motion Pictures Tour 4-19-16

Tom Hanks visited Wright State to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures, saying he hopes the center inspires students to do the hard work necessary to launch film careers. Continue reading

Spring 2016 commencement ceremony in photos

Wright State University's class of 2016, including Joe Thomasson, celebrated during the spring commencement ceremony April 30 in the Nutter Center. (Photos by Will Jones and Erin Pence)

Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduating students at its spring commencement ceremony April 30 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Wright State President Hopkins urges graduates to serve others

Wright State President Hopkins urges graduates to serve others

“If you serve others before yourself, there is no limit to what you can do,” Wright State President David R. Hopkins told the class of 2016 during the commencement ceremony April 30. Continue reading

Hanks for the memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University
Hanks for the memories

An in-depth review of Tom Hanks’s whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University. Continue reading