Spring Commencement

More than 2,000 graduating students and their families will celebrate the culmination of their education this weekend when the university holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony Saturday, April 30, at the Nutter Center.

Hanks for the Memories

Academy Award-winning actor/producer Tom Hanks left a lasting imprint on Dayton after touring the National Museum of the United States Air Force, touching the original 1905 Wright Flyer, and dazzling hundreds of Wright State students with his personal stories and experiences.

Dare to Do

At Wright State, we dare you to make waves, make friends, and make a difference. We dare you to pioneer and persevere, to succeed and soar. Dare to do at Wright State University.

The Road to the White House Begins at Wright State

The Commission on Presidential Debates has selected Wright State University to host the first Presidential Debate on September 26, 2016. Celebrate as the national political spotlight shines on Wright State and Ohio.

The People of Wright State

Student Profile

All the right moves

Wright State student Alimamy Barrie skies in university’s dance program
As a freshman, Alimany Barrie would sneak into classes to watch because he loved dance. Now, he is a senior graduating with a bachelor’s degree in dance and pre-pharmacy.
Alumni Profile

Fast break

Wright State alum Morgan O'Brien '07 lands NBA fellowship as rising star at State Department
Morgan O'Brien, a 2007 Wright State graduate and foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, lands a fellowship with the NBA.
Faculty Profile

Wright State course examines connections between Great Books and Bad Weather

Crystal B. Lake asks her students to create something inspired by readings examining the role of weather in literature in a new course, Great Books and Bad Weather.
Staff Profile

A look at the life of Wright State’s head volleyball coach

Wright State volleyball coach Susan Clements represents the dedication, competitive spirit and passion that Wright State coaches exemplify on a weekly basis.


Employee Wellness Festival

Wednesday, May 4, 10 a.m.
Student Union / Apollo Room

Your event to-do list:

International Women's Gathering

Tuesday, May 10, 1 a.m.
UCIE Conference Room (Student Union E190)

ORC Trip Leader Training

Saturday, April 30
WSU, MetoParks and Red River Gorge, KY

New Employee Orientation

Monday, May 2, 8 a.m.
103 Student Union - Explorer Room


Hanks for the memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University
An in-depth review of Tom Hanks's whirlwind visit to Dayton and Wright State University.

Wright State introduces new website design

Newly designed Wright State homepage and undergraduate admissions websites focus on attracting and assisting potential incoming students.

Wright State President Hopkins urges graduates to serve others

"If you serve others before yourself, there is no limit to what you can do," Wright State President David R. Hopkins told the class of 2016 during the commencement ceremony April 30.