Military & Veterans

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

State taps eagle-eyed Wright State student for service committee

Adrian Hill interviewing a veteran

Wright State student Adrian Hill works in Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center’s and was named to the state’s committee on service and volunteerism. Continue reading

Wright State grad named chief scientist at Air Force intelligence agency

Logo for the Wright State Alumni Association

Excerpt A Wright State University graduate was named chief scientist at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center and will be a primary advisor to the military commander at the secretive agency. Curtis A. Rowland, a 32-year veteran at the … 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

Social life

Alana Brookshire aiming for career as Army social worker
Alana Brookshire

ROTC cadet Alana Brookshire is studying social work at Wright State in order to fulfill her dream of serving as a social worker in the U.S. Army. Continue reading

Race place

Air Force Marathon 5K Hosted by Wright State University is all grown up
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Eighth annual Air Force Marathon 5K Hosted by Wright State University is expected to attract 2,000 runners to the Dayton Campus Sept. 19. Continue reading