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Wright State University launches aviation degree

Wright State's new aviation program addresses critical pilot shortage

Students can prepare for careers as flight instructors or airline pilots and technical positions in the aviation industry through new aviation degree programs at Wright State University. Continue reading

Wright State graduates and faculty well represented at Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association Awards ceremony

Wright State University graduates and faculty recently swept the major categories in this year’s Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association Awards ceremony. Continue reading

Reaching new heights

Wrights State students use indoor climbing wall to prepare for exciting outdoor adventures

What started as two Wright State students wanting to try something new has blossomed into almost two dozen Raiders training several days per week and traveling the country for thrills and adventures. Continue reading

Agricultural enthusiast

After traveling to Australia, Lake Campus student Katelyn Kinsella is digging into an agriculture degree

Katelyn Kinsella, an agriculture major at Wright State’s Lake Campus, is a leader in the Ohio Future Farmers of America and traveled to Australia to learn about that country’s agriculture practices. Continue reading

Premier Health Chair Jill Wilson appointed national trustee of Wright State

Jill Wilson will serve as Premier Health’s representative on Wright State’s Board of Trustees as part of the new 30-year affiliation agreement between the two organizations. Continue reading

Keep climbing

Wright State alumnus’ Air Force ROTC experience prepared him to excite and inspire

For the past two years, Maj. Jake “Primo” Impellizzeri has performed dangerous and gravity-defying maneuvers in over 80 airshows per year as a pilot for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Continue reading

Students in Field School in Archaeology excavate campus woods hope to find evidence of Wright State’s past

Wright State’s Field School in Archaeology hopes to scrape the surface to learn more about the people who lived in the woods before the university was built. Continue reading

Three Wright State alumni reflect on longtime bonds, mental health landscape

Kelly Barcelo, Eric Henderson and Amy Van Dyke bonded as psychology students at Wright State and still work in the mental health field in Dayton today. Continue reading

Wright State, Air Force Research Laboratory collaborate on novel cognitive performance research project

Wright State researcher Sherif Elbasiouny and Justin Estepp, a Ph.D. in engineering student, are collaborating on a novel cognitive performance research project for the Air Force Research Laboratory. Continue reading

2024 Wright State graduate launches chemistry career at water bottling company

Courtney Crone, who earned a master’s degree in chemistry from Wright State in 2024, was a standout teaching assistant and researcher in the College of Science and Mathematics. Continue reading