Wright State in the News

DDN: Wright State enrollment up for first time in several years

Number of first-time students has risen, university officials said.

Wright State University’s enrollment this semester increased 2.2% from the previous year, the first growth of overall student population since fall 2015. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State dedicates garden honoring veterans, military-connected students

Wright State University and its Veteran and Military Center on Friday dedicated the Captain Shawn L. English Champion Garden outside the center and Millett Hall. Continue reading

DDN: Clarinetist hits right notes during survival training

Wright State accountancy major enjoys teaching aspect.

Clarice Wellmeier, an accountancy major and a clarinet minor at Wright State, spent her summer training Junior ROTC cadets. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State students move into dorms for new school year

A higher number of students living on-campus is an early indicator that enrollment might be up, according to WSU.

A higher number of students living on-campus is an early indicator that enrollment might be up, according to WSU. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance to collaborate in 2024-25

Wright State University and the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance plan to collaborate on a series of productions beginning in the 2024-25 season. Continue reading

DBJ: Wright State receives $704,000 grant toward cybersecurity program

The university is collaborating with four-year universities and community colleges from around the country to launch the National Pathway to Success program through a new Cybersecurity Academic Consortium and Career Bridge for Minority and Community College Students. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State student studies twin passions: dance and engineering

There’s no dancing around it. Bri Chan has engineered something unusual. She has two majors that at first blush are diametrically opposed — but they meet her two entirely different but similarly strong passions. Continue reading

DDN: Wright State marketing grad’s Grey Matter earns national acclaim

Wright State University business graduate Zach Strauss has come a long way from starting a marketing business in his one-bedroom apartment. Continue reading

Dayton.com: Wright State named title sponsor of Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards

Wright State University and its School of Fine and Performing Arts has been named title sponsor of the Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards (MVHSTA). Continue reading

VA.gov: Navy veteran, Wright State alumna Deborah Loewer is Veteran of the Day

Loewer attended and graduated from Shawnee High School in 1972 before enrolling in nearby Wright State University. There, she received a degree in math and computer science in 1976. Continue reading