We See the Potential in You

The Wright brothers were not pilots. They were dreamers and inventors. Through their persistence they taught the world to fly. Named after these pioneers, we carry on their desire to build, create, and pioneer. What does it mean to be a pioneer? Find out here.

Celebrating 50 Years

In 1967, when enrollment reached 5,704 students, the Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University ceased to exist, and the newly independent Wright State University came into being. Join us throughout 2017 as we celebrate our history and look forward to the future.

Student Profile

Military discipline

Zachary Schulze, an Army ROTC cadet and athletic training major, stays disciplined as he prepares for a career in the military.
Faculty Profile

Fossil force

Smithsonian is latest TV channel to turn to Wright State professor Chuck Ciampaglio for expertise on prehistoric sharks
Chuck Ciampaglio is among only a handful of scientists worldwide who has studied the megalodon, a prehistoric shark.
Alumni Profile

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister
The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s.
Student Profile

Cultural interest

Fellowship winner Max Tokarsky develops curriculum to help teen immigrants living between two cultures
Max Tokarsky, a student in the School of Professional Psychology, recently completed a national fellowship offered by the American Psychological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

Celebrate the 50

Monday, September 25, Noon to 3 pm
North Lawn

Come celebrate the University's 50th birthday with fun, cake and games! It will be in the North Lawn by Hamilton Hall. See you there!

Wright State in the 2010s

The 2010s have been highlighted by the appointment of Cheryl B. Schrader as president; the dedication of the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures; opening of new buildings; and a successful $167.7 million fundraising campaign.

President Schrader says Wright State is ‘ready to soar’

In her first State of the University Address, Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader said that by working together the university community can overcome any challenge.

Wright State’s Homecoming Week packed with activities as university marks 50th anniversary

The special Homecoming Week features a golf cart parade, chili cook-off, bonfire, dining-in-the-dark event and a reunion of Wright State’s founding classes.