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.
Alumni Profile

Moore news

Alumna Brooke Moore is one of at least 17 Wright State graduates working in television broadcasting newsrooms in the Dayton area.
Student Profile

English enthusiasm

Wright State student Samantha Cornett wins Dion Scholarship for high-achieving English majors
After a 10-year break, Samantha Cornett returned to Wright State and is now thriving in the English program.
Alumni Profile

A family affair

Erica Curtis, who graduated in December with a bachelor's degree in psychology, is the third member of her family to attend Wright State.

Wright State Magazine

Hanks for the Memories

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hanks leaves lasting imprint on Dayton, Wright State University
Tom Hanks of Forrest Gump/Saving Private Ryan fame was on campus, and excitement was at a fever pitch. Nearly 2,000 students, faculty, and staff had amassed outside Wright State University’s Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures on April 19 to catch …

From Wright State to Hollywood

Emmy Award–winning screenwriter Erik Bork (’89) reflects on his days as a motion pictures student and working with Tom Hanks

Collection Companions

Author David McCullough joined Tom Hanks in combing through rare Wright Brothers artifacts

Game Changers: Scott Nagy and Katrina Merriweather

New basketball coaches add to Raiders' winning tradition

Flight Test

Emmanuel Urquieta participates in a NASA mission simulating stresses of deep space exploration