Liberal Arts

US News and World Report: Wright State Tops Cleveland St 74-57, Earns NCAA Tourney Bid

Grant Benzinger had 19 points and nine rebounds to help second-seeded Wright State beat eighth-seeded Cleveland State 74-57 to win the Horizon League Tournament title and earn an NCAA Tournament bid.

Excerpt Grant Benzinger grew up watching the NCAA Tournament, looking up old highlights and locking in for “One Shining Moment,” with his dad, hoping to play in it someday. His dream is about to come true. Benzinger had 19 points … Continue reading

Raidersgiving, Match Day, Science Olympiad voiced as Wright State points of pride in latest community dialogue

The explosive growth of Raidersgiving, a Thanksgiving celebration for Wright State University students who don’t go home for the holiday. Continue reading

Acceptance, belonging and teamwork voiced as Wright State strengths in latest community dialogue

The willingness to work together, the freedom to try new things and a strong sense of acceptance and community were among the strengths of Wright State voiced in the latest community dialogue session… Continue reading

Pronunciation practice

International Wright State students and community members learn to improve their pronunciation skills through new class offered by the LEAP Intensive English Program

The goal of Pronunciation Improvement is to teach non-native English speakers difficult aspects of English Continue reading

Gallery general

Michael Conlan takes command of Wright State’s art galleries

As the new coordinator of the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Michael Conlan has lofty ambitions for the galleries. Continue reading

A place to shine

Wright State University graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber help create a new home for university’s priceless archives

Wright State graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber are among the first donors to support the campaign to build a new home for Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Peace offering

Wright State alum Jacquelyn Weaver gives and receives with Peace Corps stint in Africa

Jacquelyn Weaver volunteered with the Peace Corps because she wanted to relate to people and help them without being motivated by money. Continue reading

Grand fan

Wright State’s Kristie McKiernan a full-throated superfan of the women's basketball team

Kristie McKiernan, Wright State grad and senior English lecturer, is a superfan of the Raiders, missing only three home games and attending road contests as far away as Chicago over the past eight years. Continue reading

Strategic planning process will create ongoing dialogue at Wright State

Thousands of Wright State community members can shape the university’s future through a new strategic planning process that the university hopes will become part of the leadership culture. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Wright State Theatre’s production of “The Grapes of Wrath” runs Feb. 1 to Feb. 11 in the Festival Playhouse in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading