Alumni

Wright Brothers Day to celebrate innovation in the community

Wright Brothers Day takes place Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium. 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 state to have one. 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

Terminal triumph

Art installation by Wright State alum Kailah Ware graces Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Kailah Ware, who graduated from Wright State with a degree in motion pictures, created “One Degree of Separation,” a mix-media art installation celebrating Cincinnati. 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

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 in the 2000s

Wright State continued to find success in the 2000s through financial growth and more student success. Continue reading

Moore news

Alumna Brooke Moore is one of at least 17 Wright State graduates working in television broadcasting newsrooms in the Dayton area. Continue reading

Wright State in the 1990s

The 1990s brought a growth spurt for Wright State, as the university opened seven buildings opened, three centers and Alumni Field. Continue reading

Wright State supporting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

The Wright State University community is rallying to help people in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading