Military & Veterans

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. “I want you to know how proud I am personally for each and every … Continue reading

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Wright State grad Curtis Rowland working as chief scientist at National Air and Space Intelligence Center
Curtis Rowland at Air Force base

Curtis Rowland, who has two engineering degrees from Wright State, is chief scientist at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. Continue reading

Audio—From the Air Force to ice cream, navigating a transition out of the service

Veterans Voices logo

Today WYSO begins a new, local series called Veterans’ Voices. You will hear military veterans from the Miami Valley interviewing their fellow veterans. The project is a collaboration with the Wright State University Veteran and Military Center. Vets have a lot … 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

Listen to ‘Holidays in the Heartland’ on Dayton Public Radio this Thanksgiving

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State’s popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert will be rebroadcast on Dayton Public Radio on Thanksgiving. Continue reading

Wright State opens Veteran and Military Center

The 1,800 square foot student center features a space for both collaborative and independent study.

Excerpt A new Veteran and Military Center for students opens Thursday at Wright State University. The 4,500 square foot facility on Wright State’s Dayton campus will feature a lounge and kitchen space, private study areas, and computers. Veteran and Military … Continue reading

Bronze beauties

Artist Virginia Hess creating medallions for Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center
Virginia Hess with medallion

Dayton artist Virginia Hess is creating five large bronze medallions to adorn the stone façade of the renovated Veteran and Military Center in Allyn Hall. Continue reading

Defining military friendly: Wright State opens new Veteran and Military Center

The rock facade of the Veteran and Military Center will feature five bronze medallions — one for each of the five branches of the U.S. armed services.

Designed to be service friendly and support driven, but provide space that’s hands-off and separate from the general population and VMC administration, the new center has a wow factor that’s off the charts. Continue reading

Wright State continues WWI project with ‘Holidays in Heartland’ concert

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State continues its World War I project, while kicking off the holiday season and honoring veterans, with the popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert Nov. 2. Continue reading