Reaching new heights

Wrights State students use indoor climbing wall to prepare for exciting outdoor adventures

What started as two Wright State students wanting to try something new has blossomed into almost two dozen Raiders training several days per week and traveling the country for thrills and adventures. Continue reading

Keep climbing

Wright State alumnus’ Air Force ROTC experience prepared him to excite and inspire

For the past two years, Maj. Jake “Primo” Impellizzeri has performed dangerous and gravity-defying maneuvers in over 80 airshows per year as a pilot for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Continue reading

Students in Field School in Archaeology excavate campus woods hope to find evidence of Wright State’s past

Wright State’s Field School in Archaeology hopes to scrape the surface to learn more about the people who lived in the woods before the university was built. Continue reading

Area Latino students strengthen STEM skills and learn about college at two Wright State camps

Wright State University welcomed dozens of Latino middle school and high school students from around Raider Country for two week-long camps to learn about STEM and what Wright State can offer them. Continue reading

Wright State helps connect area veterans to support services during annual Vets Moving Forward event

Military veterans and their families were able to connect with employers and service organizations at the Vets Moving Forward event at Wright State University. Continue reading

Sample suds

Wright State craft beer festival attracts local brewers and alumni

The first-ever May Daze Craft Beer Fest at Wright State University offered 45 different beers to sample from 14 local breweries. Continue reading

Boots on the ground

Wright State welcomes veterans and first responders spreading the meaning of Memorial Day and honoring fallen heroes

For the third consecutive year, Wright State welcomed Carry the Load hikers who are honoring first responders and military personnel who have died in the line of duty. Continue reading

Wright State trip leaders spring to action to save a life at Yellowstone National Park

During a visit to the natural hot springs at Yellowstone National Park, Wright State students Hannah Mesa and Silas Hoam rescued a woman who was having a seizure. Continue reading

A chance to shine

Wright State hosts hundreds of young musicians showcasing diversity in music composition

The Wright State School of Fine and Performing Arts welcomed concert bands, string orchestras and choir ensembles from 15 Ohio high schools and middle schools at the Silver Melted Into Sound festival. Continue reading

Immortal exhibition

Wright State English students’ study of vampire literature will impact them forever

Students in the Studies in Literary Theory course created a Vampire Exhibition as their final project and culminating experience for the class.  Continue reading