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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

It’s time to prepare for winter weather at Wright State

Winter weather preparedness at Wright State

Winter weather came early this year, and it’s here to stay whether we like it or not. The November blast of arctic temperatures and heavy snow gave us all a wake-up call. Continue reading

International Education Week at Wright State to kick off Monday

Wright State student Aaron Lane, studied abroad in China in the fall of 2013 with the Dalian Exchange Program.

Headlined by a visit from Selingo and his seminar, “A World Unbound: The Changing Nature of Higher Education and Internationalization,” the week’s events promote the benefits of global education. Continue reading

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