News Releases

For press releases prior to December 14, 2010, please browse the archive of previous news releases.

John Legend on Wright State, education, diversity, civil rights, the arts

Photo of John Legend performing.

“I’ve visited Wright State many times. I have family that has attended here. I grew up right down the road… Continue reading

Wright State Research Institute and partners awarded $4.9 million Air Force contract

Wright State Research Institute Logo

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a contract of $4.9 million to Wright State University and its industry partners Continue reading

Move-in Day set for August 23

Photo of a volunteer and two parents on a golf cart during move-in day.

On Thursday, Aug. 23, about 1,300 new Wright State University students will move into their quarters on campus. Continue reading

College of Engineering and Computer Science, AFRL launch assistantship program

NEWS RELEASE May 11, 2012 The Wright State University College of Engineering and Computer Science has created 30 scholarships and internships for Ohio undergraduate students that also provide a guaranteed internship with a regional employer, the university announced Friday, May … Continue reading

Raiders walk for healthier babies

Wright State students, faculty, staff support March of Dimes
Photo of Wright students, faculty and staff at the 2012 Miami Valley March For Babies.

The March of Dimes’ annual Miami Valley March for Babies fundraising campaign finished with a flourish last week, thanks in part to efforts by Wright State students, faculty and staff.

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Three years and counting: Military Advanced Education certifies Wright State as “military-friendly” again

For the third consecutive year, the primary online resource for current and prospective military students, Military Advanced Education… Continue reading

Dayton to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with students’ work, march, rally

Photo of Dr. Martin Luther King

When Trotwood-Madison High School student Jaboris Person sat down to write an essay on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., she wasn’t sure what was going to come out. Continue reading

Wright State University Foundation Board welcomes new trustees

William Pohlman named chair

The Wright State University Foundation has appointed six new trustees to its board… Continue reading

Freshmen move in Thursday, Sept. 1

Photo of a freshman girl and her parent on a golf cart.

The day will involve 130 golf carts, 220 faculty and staff and 280 student volunteers. Continue reading

Building in Kettering purchased to house Dayton Regional STEM School

The Dayton Regional STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) School and the Dayton/Montgomery County Port Authority today announced the purchase of a vacant building in Kettering… Continue reading