Liberal Arts

Wright State 2014 Holiday Gift Program most successful ever

Annette McCoy, coordinator of the holiday gift program poses with the 2014 haul of toys from the Wright State community.

Forty-five families, including 97 children, were adopted for the holidays through the university’s Holiday Gift Program. Continue reading

Dare to Defy prepares compelling ‘Last Five Years’

Dare to Defy prepares compelling ‘Last Five Years’

​Excerpt Wright State University senior musical theater majors Ian Benjamin and Kelsey Pohl star in Dare to Defy Productions’ staging of Jason Robert Brown’s humorous, romantic and heartbreaking 2002 musical “The Last Five Years,” scheduled for Friday, Jan. 2, and … Continue reading

Fall Commencement in photos

Graduates with diplomas

Wright State honored nearly 1,200 graduating students at its Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony Dec. 13 in the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Wright State grad creates sets for television, film

Martin D. Fahrer

Excerpt When his fourth-grade teacher told him his drawings were “just scribbles,” Martin Fahrer stopped making art. But when his Wright State University professor, Joe Tilford, insisted he learn to draw if he wanted to become a stage designer, he reconsidered … Continue reading

Class of 2014 celebrates Fall Commencement

More than 2,000 students graduated at Wright State's 77th commencement ceremony on April 27 in the Wright State Nutter Center.

The Wright State University Nutter Center was packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, though it was not for an athletic endeavor. It was for Fall Commencement. Continue reading

From Wright State to House Speaker

State Rep. Cliff Rosenberger keeps Rowdy Raider close to his heart.

Excerpt In 2012, Rosenberger graduated Wright State University with a degree in public administration/urban affairs. His framed degree hangs in his office that overlooks the Ohio Statehouse. “I’m so proud of that bad boy, it’s right there,” he said. WSU … Continue reading

Wright State, WYSO collaborate on veterans radio project

Jeremy Dobbins, Will Davis and Allison Loy

Wright State student veterans create radio series examining veterans’ experiences transitioning to civilian life. Continue reading

More than 1,100 to graduate at Fall Commencement

Ceremony takes place Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Nutter Center.
Women composed the majority of Wright State's spring graduating class.

The Wright State University Nutter Center will be packed with a raucous crowd Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. And though thousands will cross the finish line, it will not be an athletic endeavor. Continue reading

True grit

Wright State’s Marti Malott battles cancer as she chases long-awaited college degree
Marti Malott with her daughter

Grandmother of five who came to Wright State to pursue a long-sought college dream is working on her degree while battling cancer. Continue reading

Wright State selects French professor for international award

S. Narayanan, Kirsten Halling and Michelle Streeter-Ferrari

Excerpt Kirsten Halling, an associate French professor at Wright State University, has been selected for the university’s 2014 International Education Award winner. In presenting her the honor, WSU noted that she “helped spur the dramatic growth of Wright State’s French … Continue reading