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

C-SPAN to air story on Wright State’s priceless Wright brothers collection

(left) C-SPAN video journalist and producer Christy Hinton and Dawne Dewey, head of Archives and Special Collections with the Wright State University Libraries.

Did you know that the Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Dunbar Library has the largest collection of authentic Wright brothers materials in the world? Continue reading

Student on the Scene—Giving Tuesday

Graphic logo for the Wright State Newsroom series Student on the Scene

Wright State hosted Giving Tuesday and kicked off the Fund4WrightState campaign to raise enough money to fund full tuition for four students. Continue reading

By the Numbers

Student Cassie Hanshaw launching career in accounting
Cassie Hanshaw is working on her master’s degree at the Raj Soin College of Business, serves as a graduate assistant and has an auditing job waiting for her at a well-known accounting firm in Columbus, Ohio, after graduation in May.

Cassie Hanshaw is working on her master’s degree at the Raj Soin College of Business, serves as a graduate assistant… Continue reading