Over 700 attend 2014 ArtsGala

In customary fashion, Arts Gala 2014 kicked off with a patriotic show that's always a crowd pleaser.

Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala offered patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment. Continue reading

Wright State breaks ground on Creative Arts Center renovation project

New accessible entrance at CAC

The Creative Arts Center project include new gallery space, art and performance studios, motion picture production studio, classrooms and an iconic, accessible entrance. Continue reading

CUPA study finds arts responsible for 18,000 jobs, almost $800 million in income in Dayton region

Wright State’s liberal arts programs bolster region's creative community, have significant impact on economy

An analysis by Wright State’s Center for Urban and Public Affairs estimates that the creative industries in the Greater Dayton region accounted for 18,000 jobs and $799 million in labor income last year. Continue reading

Wright State Collegiate Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wright State Collegiate Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wright State University musicians will return to one of the world’s most prestigious concert venues when the Collegiate Chorale performs at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Feb. 16. Continue reading

Wright State grad wins MacArthur grant for documentary on ancient Afghan site

Brent Huffman

Wright State University alumnus and documentary filmmaker Brent Huffman received a prestigious MacArthur grant for his latest film “Saving Mes Aynak.” Continue reading

Wright State filmmaker Julia Reichert worked on film nominated for Oscar

Wright State filmmaker Julia Reichert nominated for Oscar

Wright State filmmaker Julia Reichert served as associate producer on Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Jack Hall, which is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. Continue reading

Wright State to host national a cappella camp this summer

Brody McDonald, who directs the a cappella ensemble ETHOS at Wright State, and Deke Sharon, vocal producer of The Sing-Off, will organize a contemporary a cappella camp on campus this summer.

The vocal producer of the popular reality TV competition The Sing-Off will lead a contemporary a cappella singing camp at Wright State University this summer. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

Joe Deer honored with Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer receives Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer, head of Wright State’s Musical Theatre program, received the Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence during Fall Commencement Dec. 14. Continue reading

ArtsFair at Wright State designed for kids

ArtsFair to draw families to experience the arts, interact with Wright State arts students

Excerpt Families from the Miami Valley are invited to attend Wright State University’s upcoming ArtsFair on Saturday, Dec. 7. The idea is to introduce kids from the community to the fine arts and performing arts students at the school and … Continue reading