Campus Growth

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

Actor Tom Hanks to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures at Wright State University

Tom Hanks is scheduled to visit Wright State on April 19 to attend the public dedication of the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures.

Tom Hanks will help dedicate the newly renovated Center for Motion Pictures and celebrate the success of the university’s $150 million Rise. Shine. campaign. Continue reading

Growing green

Rain garden outside Wright State's new Student Success Center cultivates sustainability
Growing green

The rain garden outside Wright State’s new Student Success Center highlighting university’s commitment to sustainability. Continue reading

Class act

Wright State’s new Student Success Center expected to inspire, boost achievement
Class act

Wright State’s new Student Success Center features high-tech, active-learning classrooms, writing and math support labs and an outdoor rain garden that underscores the building’s environmental embrace. Continue reading

Students document CAC construction in new Stein Galleries exhibit

Linoleum relief

Current exhibitions at the Stein Galleries feature student artwork documenting the CAC construction project and paintings and drawings by artist Deborah Kahn. Continue reading

Heavy build

Flurry of construction projects gives Wright State’s campus a new look
Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building exterior

A flurry of construction projects, including the new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building and the Student Success Center, gives Wright State’s Dayton Campus a new look. Continue reading

Wright State University welcomes over 5,000 new students to fall semester

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Wright State welcomes 5,066 new students on the first day of fall semester, swelling total enrollment to 17,842, the fourth highest total in school history. Continue reading

Wright State, neighboring communities celebrate I-675 bridge opening

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Wright State Way bridge will provide a safe and convenient route between Wright State and the Mall at Fairfield Commons and the surrounding area. Continue reading

Wright State Way pedestrian bridge set to open over I-675

Wright State Way ramp

Fairborn, Beavercreek, Wright State and Clark State Community College will celebrate the opening of the Wright State Way bridge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 28. Continue reading

Lake effect

Wright State’s Bonnie Mathies leaving lasting legacy at Lake Campus
Bonnie Mathies near Grand Lake St. Marys

As dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus, Bonnie Mathies oversaw surging enrollments, a nearly doubling of bachelor-degree programs and the purchase of nearly 40 acres for expansion. Continue reading