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Lake dweller

New dean Jay Albayyari sees bright future for Wright State’s Lake Campus
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Jay Albayyari, the new dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus, sought the job because he wanted to lead a college campus with a lot of potential and help it prosper. Continue reading

Miracle League baseball field is dream come true for players with disabilities

William Crotty at home plate at Dayton's Miracle League baseball field

The Miracle League baseball field, inspired by Wright State student William Crotty, has become a magnet for young players with disabilities. Continue reading

Wright State hosts country’s largest all a cappella camp

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Students from around the country can be found on Wright State’s campus this week singing their hearts out during Camp A Cappella. Continue reading

Crocheting for a cause


Cindy Vanzant knitting

A group of Wright State staff has gone through miles of yarn to create more than 400 items for those in need. Continue reading

Cultures, bright colors and movies highlight 31st IFA Festival

International Friendship Affair parade

The April 19 festival will feature movies, cultural dance performances, flag parade, global fashion show and ethnic cuisine. Continue reading

Make miracles happen at the Raiderthon dance marathon

Wright State’s largest student-run philanthropy event is back
Raiderthon crowd

On Nov. 15, Wright State will host its second dance marathon to raise money for Dayton Children’s Hospital. 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

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

Innovation and discovery at Wright State University

Photo of Wright State University's Dayton campus

Named after early aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, Wright State University continues their tradition of innovation. A rich and dynamic community of nearly 18,000 students on two campuses, Wright State is changing lives with an ongoing commitment to transforming … Continue reading

Dunbar Library’s 1903 Wright Flyer ‘lands’ safely for cleaning

1903 Flyer lands safely

Full-sized replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer was built by a group of skilled volunteers and has been hanging in Wright State’s Dunbar Library since 2001. Continue reading