Wright State University became an independent institution in 1967 and spent the next 50 years growing into an innovative leader in affordable and accessible education. In 2017, we celebrate the first 50 years and set the course for the next half century.

Bob Mitterholzer

Alumnus, 1976

I remember the first day of college, business class with Robert Wagley, good times at the Rathskeller, and meeting new friends.

Trudy (Rieker) Cordero

Alumna

Summer 1970: My first class. My degree took 5 years—first generation graduate! Campus memories: dandelions flashing school colors, geese honking overhead, noisy peacocks next door, and no restaurants or buses. I was in the first tennis club and tennis team. I married in 1974 at the chapel.

Nan-c Moss

Alumna, Staff

Many of my life’s experiences are bound to Wright State. As a student, I developed lifelong friendships. As an alumna, I’ve networked with others who share my passion for public service. As an employee, I get to engage with people who liberally invest time, talent, and treasure in our students.

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Homecoming 2017

Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1
Alumni Profile

A family affair

Erica Curtis, who graduated in December with a bachelor's degree in psychology, is the third member of her family to attend Wright State.

Mulholland drive

Discover the history of Wright State in new book by recent grad
New book, by alumna Rebekkah Mulholland, features more than 150 historical images and chronicles the history of Wright State.