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.

“This is the right time to be at Wright State.”

Cheryl B. Schrader officially joined Wright State on July 1, after a successful five-year tenure as chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Puck pluck

Wright State junior Scott Humes flourishes in the hockey rink despite hearing loss
Scott Humes, a business major at Wright State, helped Team USA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Hockey Team win a gold medal in the World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships.
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Sea change

Wright State student Saundra-Anne Morrell brings 23-year Navy career to pursuit of doctorate at School of Professional Psychology
Saundra-Anne Morrell is pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology at Wright State to prepare for a career counseling children and their parents.
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Geologist gem

Rita Ghose, who graduated with a master's in earth and environmental sciences, studies geology to help boost the economy of Bangladesh.
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Lucky break

Wright State senior and Air Force veteran Lilia Barberi discovered passion for nursing after basic training injury
After serving as a medic at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Lilia Barberi is preparing for a career in nursing through Wright State's Veteran Bachelor of Science Nursing program option.

Summer Orientation 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 8 am to 4 pm
Wright State Student Union

Welcome to the Wright State Community! During Summer Orientation you will register for your Fall Semester Classes, learn

Raider Open House

Friday, August 4, 9 am to 1 pm
Wright State University - Student Union

MBA Virtual Info Session

Wednesday, August 9, 6 pm to 7 pm

Academic Advantage Program (AAP)

Monday, August 14, 8 am to Friday, August 18, 5 pm
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Book banquet

Special honorary funds enable Wright State’s Dunbar Library to enrich collection on designated topics
Established by English chair Carol Loranger, the Loretta M. Schaechterle Book Fund provides books and multimedia materials that promote an understanding of the lives of women in the United States.

Student veterans interview Iwo Jima survivor for Veterans Voices

Wright State student veterans received a firsthand account of Battle of Iwo Jima during an interview for the Veterans Voices Project.

Wright State grad students help create commercialization success story

Jeremy Brunn and Alan Smith became two important members of the Kno.e.sis team that transformed Twitris into a Dayton-based startup company.