Military & Veterans

Thinking it over

Iraq veteran Fred Hockney studies philosophy to try to make sense of his experience
Fred Hockney

Iraq war veteran Fred Hockney uses the study of philosophy at Wright State University to help unlock the mystery of his experience. Continue reading

New Center for Workforce Development to expand STEM education, aerospace jobs

Cassie Barlow

The Center for Workforce Development at Wright State University will grow STEM education in the region and prepare workers for jobs in intelligence, aerospace and defense. Continue reading

Panel looks to boost federal jobs in Ohio

Cassie Barlow

Excerpt An Ohio Federal-Military Jobs Commission will tour the state this month to hear ways to retain and expand thousands of government jobs in Ohio. The nine-member panel is set to meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in the … Continue reading

Aerospace Professional Development Center at Wright State takes flight at grand opening

Center will assist Ohioans with job placement in specialized jobs in the aerospace and defense industry
Aerospace Professional Development Center logo

The Wright State Aerospace Professional Development Center will celebrate its official grand opening on Jan. 16 in Beavercreek. Continue reading

Wright State to recognize military, Beavercreek and university employees at appreciation nights

Kids with Rowdy Raider

Wright State will recognize members of the military, the Beavercreek community and university faculty and staff at appreciation nights during men’s basketball games this week. Continue reading

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

Security blanket

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