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Wright State launches its ‘Rise. Shine.’ campaign with a flourish

Eddie McClintock on stage

View photos from the dazzling Rise.Shine. The Campaign for Wright State University gala at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

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

Wright State to host ‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

‘Funky Winkerbean’ creator Tom Batiuk

Tom Batiuk will join panel discussion on exploring serious topics like cancer in popular culture on Oct. 13. Continue reading

Book smart

Wright State students create libraries out of old newspaper racks
Newspaper racks transformed in to libraries

Wright State students turn old newspaper racks into miniature libraries to promote reading among Dayton youth. 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

President Hopkins describes efforts to create higher education model for 21st century

President David R. Hopkins speaking

Wright State President David R. Hopkins addresses the university’s efforts to create a new model of higher education for the 21st century. Continue reading

Scoring position

Wright State shooting guard Grant Benzinger comes from baseball family
Grant Benzinger

Grant Benzinger, a basketball star at Archbishop Moeller High School in Cincinnati and son of a former Cincinnati Red, will play basketball for Wright State. Continue reading