Author Archives: Kris Sproles

Sample suds

Wright State craft beer festival attracts local brewers and alumni

The first-ever May Daze Craft Beer Fest at Wright State University offered 45 different beers to sample from 14 local breweries. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Alumni Association, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Student Union, Videos |

Boots on the ground

Wright State welcomes veterans and first responders spreading the meaning of Memorial Day and honoring fallen heroes

For the third consecutive year, Wright State welcomed Carry the Load hikers who are honoring first responders and military personnel who have died in the line of duty. Continue reading

Posted in Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Military & Veterans, News, Videos |

Wright State trip leaders spring to action to save a life at Yellowstone National Park

During a visit to the natural hot springs at Yellowstone National Park, Wright State students Hannah Mesa and Silas Hoam rescued a woman who was having a seizure. Continue reading

Posted in Campus Recreation, Home news sidebar, News, Videos |

Wright State ranked among top universities worldwide for second consecutive year

Wright State University was ranked in the top 6.4% out of 20,966 universities worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, News, Rankings |

A chance to shine

Wright State hosts hundreds of young musicians showcasing diversity in music composition

The Wright State School of Fine and Performing Arts welcomed concert bands, string orchestras and choir ensembles from 15 Ohio high schools and middle schools at the Silver Melted Into Sound festival. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Fine and Performing Arts, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Videos |

Immortal exhibition

Wright State English students’ study of vampire literature will impact them forever

Students in the Studies in Literary Theory course created a Vampire Exhibition as their final project and culminating experience for the class.  Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Liberal Arts, Undergraduate, Videos |

Thousands celebrate the end of Spring Semester with food, fun and friendship

Wright State University’s annual April Craze is a time to play carnival games, socialize with classmates and learn about student organizations and clubs. Continue reading

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Difficult conversations

Traveling chalkboard at Wright State inspires reflection and discussions about dying

An interactive exhibit at Wright State has encouraged students to answer the question: What do you want to do before you die? Continue reading

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Cosmic collection

Young artists display solar eclipse artwork at Wright State’s Creative Art Center

Over 200 Mini University preschool students participated in an art project to raise excitement and awareness for the total solar eclipse. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Fine and Performing Arts, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Videos |

Healthy competition

Wright State students compete for startup funds in annual entrepreneurial competition

A business idea to produce healthy snacks that are not overly engineered is the winner of the 2024 Wright Venture competition. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, Marketing, News, Videos |