Homecoming

Events

Friday, May 26

Time Event/Description Location
7 pm to 10 pm
Homecoming FIFA Tournament

Intramural FIFA tournament hosted by Campus Rec and Walmart. Walmart has donated game systems for use for this event and the winner wins a Game Console. This event is a two day event with the finals on Saturday during the Homecoming Festival. 

Student Union Atrium

Thursday, September 28

Time Event/Description Location
6 pm to 8 pm
International Alumni Meet and Greet

International alumni meet and greet with current WSU international students.

Pathfinder
7 pm to 10 pm
Homecoming FIFA Tournament

Intramural FIFA tournament hosted by Campus Rec and Walmart. Walmart has donated game systems for use for this event and the winner wins a Game Console. This event is a two day event with the finals on Saturday during the Homecoming Festival. 

Student Union Atrium

Friday, September 29

Time Event/Description Location
Guardian/Radio

As a part of the annual Homecoming Weekend activities to be held Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 The Guardian and WWSU 106.9, in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Relations, will host a special reunion for our campus communication gurus. Whether you graduated last year or were one of the first DJ’s or Guardian staffers, this reunion is for you! 

Housing Reunion

As a part of the annual Homecoming Weekend activities to be held Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 Residence life & Housing, in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Relations, will host a special reunion for Residence Life leaders. Whether you graduated last year, were one of the first 8 RA’s in Hamilton Hall, or part of the Residential Community Association, this reunion is for you!

Residence Life at Wright State has evolved quite a bit in the last 50 years and since 1967 our community of residential leaders and staff has grown immensely! With this reunion we plan to showcase the growth of housing at Wright State, celebrate the university’s legacy, and reminisce about some of our favorite moments on campus.  

Various locations on campus
Campus Rec/Student Union EE Alumni Reunion

As a part of the annual Homecoming Weekend activities to be held Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 the staff of the Student Union and Campus Recreation will host a special reunion for alumni who were campus rec and student union administration student staff. Whether you graduated last year or helped us transform the Student Union and Campus Rec programs, this reunion is for you! 

Greek Alumni Reunion

As a part of the annual Homecoming Weekend activities to be held Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 the Fraternity and Sorority Alumni society in collaboration with current fraternity and sorority students, will host a special reunion for Greek Alumni. Join us as we celebrate the legacy of the Wright State Greek Community during Wright State’s 50th Anniversary Homecoming!

Student Government Reunion

As a part of the annual Homecoming Weekend activities to be held Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, 2017, Student Government in collaboration with Office of Alumni Relations, will host a special reunion for Student Government leaders. 

Student Government, now known as Student Government Association (SGA), has evolved extensively over the past 50 years.  Since its inception in 1967, SGA has served as the “official voice” of the student body and has consistently advocated to the administration on behalf of the student body!  SGA has made great strides over the years and this past year was no different.  Our reunion will serve as an opportunity to reminisce about some of our favorite moments (the good, bad, and funny), highlight some of SGA’s greatest accomplishments and rekindle old friendships.

Model UN Alumni Reunion

As a part of the annual Homecoming Weekend activities to be held Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 the Model UN Alumni Society will host a special reunion to celebrate the legacy of Wright State MUN excellence. Whether you were on the team last year or were a MUN pioneer, this reunion is for you! 

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017 will feature events honoring Wright State University's 50th anniversary.

5:30 pm to 7 pm
Leadership Launch

The Leadership Launch is an event that brings together students, faculty and alumni from the WSU community to showcase LDR programs and organizations that contribute to leadership development around campus and the Dayton community.

Endeavor
6 pm to 8 pm
Alumni Achievement Awards*

The Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Wright State alumni at an annual awards ceremony during Homecoming weekend. The outstanding individuals, selected from a pool over 100,000 Wright State alumni, are recognized for numerous accomplishments in their chosen fields.In addition to possessing high standards of integrity and character, they have also given their time and talent to benefit the Alumni Association.

Student Union Atrium
7 pm to 10 pm
CEHS Trivia Night

Annual College of Education and Human Services Trivia Night! Open to all, this event is the College of Education and Human Services' signature homecoming event! Test your trivia skills for a chance to get your team's name on the Trivia Night Plaque—and for #braggingwrights, of course!Register your table of 8 today for $150. Table purchase includes, five rounds of trivia, appetizers for each guest. Cash bar will be available. Raffles, and special Wright State trivia questions will be aplenty! Don't forget your mulligans! 

Apollo Room
8 pm to 11 pm
Casino Night

An annual Homecoming Event hosted by RCA that provides a safe environment for students to enoy a casino type atmosphere and gamble to win prizes. 

Student Union Market

Saturday, September 30

Time Event/Description Location
Founding Reunion

As a part of the annual Homecoming Weekend activities to be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 the university will pay special attention to our legacy – a legacy that you helped create - by inviting you and fellow alumni home for one of Wright State’s most unique reunions to date. This reunion will celebrate our 2,000+ alumni who represent the founding classes, showcase the history of Wright State, and kick off the second half of the university’s first century.

Wright State University is a unique institution serving a diverse population of students, alumni and friends. In our first 50 years Wright State University has graduated more than 100,000 alumni who have received more than 119,000 degrees. Our alumni of Wright State live in every state in the U.S. and in more than 75 other countries.  Join us “Wright” where it all started as we celebrate you, our shared legacies, and 50 years of Wright State. 

All Homecoming events are free and open to Wright State students. Alumni sponsored events may require registration and payment.

Valid Wright1 Card required for admittance to student-only events.