Giving

Helping hands

Scholarships and programs help former foster youth thrive at Wright State

D’Layne Wilens, an Independent Scholars Network student at Wright State, received support from the Rise. Shine. Scholarship fund. Continue reading

Big numbers

SMART scholarship and Air Force research pave the way for Wright State student Cameron Sterrett

Thanks to a scholarship, Cameron Sterrett, an applied mathematics major at Wright State, has an internship and full-time job lined up after he graduates. Continue reading

Paying tribute

Marc Porter ’77, ’80 creates a scholarship to honor the late Wright State professor Gordon Skinner

The Gordon B. Skinner Scholarship Fund will support the full cost of tuition for a student enrolled in the College of Science and Mathematics and majoring in chemistry. Continue reading

Wright State University Foundation awards Students First Fund grants

12 projects selected for the second year of Students First funding

The 12 projects selected for funding will have far-reaching impacts on both the Dayton and Lake campuses. Continue reading

Wright State Student Emergency Relief Campaign raises $67,287

Crowdfunding campaign helps students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

The Student Emergency Relief Campaign generated gifts from 529 Wright State University alumni, faculty, staff and community partners. Continue reading

Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

The Wright State University Foundation has appointed six new trustees to its board, effective July 1. Continue reading

Spirit of Innovation

David Stuart

Part of the series: President's Awards for Excellence 2019

David Stuart’s kindness and perseverance inspire his fellow and make him a true role model. Continue reading

Wright State to issue CARES Act funds to eligible students

Wright State will help students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic by disbursing more than $5 million in federal funds to eligible students this month. 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

ArtsUNgala generates scholarship support for students

$150,000 raised for students in the fine and performing arts

Sponsors, patrons, community members, faculty and staff generously contributed to ArtsGala even after the event was canceled. Continue reading