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.
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We moved to Dayton after months in the hospital, having sold our house and car, and withdrawn our savings to care for our three little boys. I came with a lot of baggage. A lot of drama. A lot of headaches. Wright State hired me anyway.
Erica Curtis, who graduated in December with a bachelor's degree in psychology, is the third member of her family to attend Wright State.
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.