50th

Clark Manson to headline Homecoming Festival

Wright State alum and emerging country artist Clark Manson will perform at the Homecoming Festival Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

Wright State at 50

University hitting its stride at the half-century mark

Originally founded as a branch campus of The Ohio State University and Miami University, Wright State became an independent institution in 1967. Continue reading

Homecoming Week kicks off with campus celebration

Wright State University’s 50th anniversary celebration culminates this week with more than 35 special Homecoming events. Continue reading

Vending trending

Social media-activated vending machine to be showcased at Wright State during Homecoming Week

A social media-activated vending machine that dispenses free hats, T-shirts, gift cards and other products will be on campus during Homecoming Week at Wright State, the first university in the region to have one. Continue reading

Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: Emil Kmetec

Emil Kmetec arrived at Wright State in 1964 to help develop the university’s program and research effort in biological sciences. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

Wright State in the 2010s

The 2010s have been highlighted by the appointment of Cheryl B. Schrader as president; the dedication of the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures; opening of new buildings; and a successful $167.7 million fundraising campaign. Continue reading

President Schrader says Wright State is ‘ready to soar’

In her first State of the University Address, Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader said that by working together the university community can overcome any challenge. Continue reading

Wright State’s Homecoming Week packed with activities as university marks 50th anniversary

Chili cookoff

The special Homecoming Week features a golf cart parade, chili cook-off, bonfire, dining-in-the-dark event and a reunion of Wright State’s founding classes. Continue reading

Wright State staff and faculty honored for excellence

President Cheryl B. Schrader and the campus community recognized award recipients during the University Convocation and Awards Ceremony. Continue reading