Liberal Arts

Foundation for success

From stand-up comedy to the automotive world, Chris Wagel ’02 credits Wright State with helping him thrive

Chris Wagel never envisioned a successful career in automotive sales. As a Wright State student, he steered clear of anything related to the world of business. Continue reading

Learn more about potential majors through Wright State’s Spotlight series

Prospective students can explore potential majors and learn more about Wright State during our online Spotlight series. Continue reading

Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research

Crystal B. Lake

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2018-19

Crystal B. Lake was honored for a new book, “Artifacts: How We Think and Write About Found Objects”; efforts to build an innovative, online archive of important historical images of antiquities; and her online magazine. Continue reading

Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence: Early Career Achievement

Ashley Hall

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2018-19

Ashley Hall’s innovative spirit has led to more opportunities for students to thrive in the field of digital media. Continue reading

Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence: Community Engagement

Brandy Foster

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2018-19

Brandy Foster’s dedication to her community has improved the lives of many and given students the opportunity to succeed. Continue reading

Wheel zeal

Wright State alum Kimiko Kidd picking up speed at an automotive magazine

She has degrees in environmental sciences and sociology from Wright State but works as an editor for an automotive magazine. Continue reading

Wright State offers Pass/Unsatisfactory grading option to support students during COVID-19 pandemic

Wright State students have the option to convert one or more grades of courses to Pass/Unsatisfactory (P/U) grading for the spring 2020 semester. Continue reading

Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks calls Wright State’s Class of 2020  ‘the chosen ones’

Tom Hanks delivered a personal video message that was played during a virtual ceremony for students graduating from Wright State’s Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures. Continue reading


Married couple Caitlyn and Jordan Sandy prepare for nursing and Air Force careers with degrees from Wright State

They walked down the aisle together and now Caitlyn and Jordan Sandy will pursue careers in nursing and military analysis with degrees from Wright State. Continue reading

Remote reality

Kristin Baughman uses her education and experiences at Wright State to adjust to remote working

Kristin Baughman, a 2018 communication grad who works as a digital content writer, adjusts to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading