Friday, February 20, 2015

Time Event/Description Location
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm 2015 Parents & Family Weekend - Check-In

Only those families that are attending the Live Band Karaoke Event on Friday evening need to check-in on Friday evening. Families who would like to pick up their tickets early for Saturday and Sunday events may also check-in on Friday evening.

Check in and receive last-minute updates about the upcoming weekend events.  Wright State students may check in for their parents and other guests by presenting their Wright1 Card.  Check-in will also be available during the morning of Saturday, February 21.

Wright State Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm 2015 Parents & Family Weekend - Live Band Karaoke!

Calling all parents!  Join your student and show off your skills with Live Band Karaoke! Showcase your musical talent in front of a live band who will play your favorite song. Lyrics are provided and it’s similar to regular karaoke. The best part is, the band will help you out if you get lost in the song! We've all dreamed of being a “Rockstar,” now is your chance!

The event is free, family friendly, and open to all guests.  Light refreshments will be available.  This event is sponsored by the Residential Community Association and the Student Weekend Activities Team (SWAT).                                                                                                                                           

Online registration is required.

Wright State Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Time Event/Description Location
9:30 am to 10:00 am 2015 Parents & Family Weekend - Check-In

Check in and receive last-minute updates about Saturday and Sunday events.  Wright State students may check in for their parents and other guests by presenting their Wright1 Card.

Wright State Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus
9:30 am to 10:30 am Parents & Family Weekend - Continental Breakfast

All Raider parents and their students are cordially invited to join us for continental breakfast immediately prior to the 10a.m. Coffee, Connections, and Conversation session!  Students, parents, family members, siblings, and friends are all invited to attend.  Wright State students will also need a ticket for this  event.                                                  

Cost is only $4 per person.  Online registration is required.

Wright State Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus
10:00 am to 11:30 pm Parents & Family Weekend - Coffee, Connections, and Conversation

Wright State is preparing your student to be “workforce ready!”  Join us for the “Workforce Ready:  Raiders Ready for the World” session!  This session is specifically tailored to the interests of parents, residential and commuter students.  We’ve invited WSU Alums back to talk with you about how Wright State prepared them for entry into the global workforce.                                                                                      

This is a free event.  Online registration is required.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Dan Abrahamowicz, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs, Wright State University
  • Dr. Melissa Spirek, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Communication, Wright State University                        

Panelists:                                                                                                                                                                                     

Clint Davis, National Content Writer, The EW Scripps Company                                                                            
Andy Sedlak, WHIO-TV Reporter, Dayton, Ohio                                                                                                                     
Brandy Zapata, Actor/Director, Heyman Talent Agency                                                                  

Wright State Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus
11:30 am to 12:30 pm 2015 Parents & Family Weekend - Office of Disability Services Reception

Meet the Director of the Office of Disability Services!  Parents and family members of students registered with the Office of Disability Services are invited to join us for a reception in room 008 Student Union to meet director, Tom Webb for informal conversation.  Light refreshments available.  Please rsvp to jean.denney@wright.edu or 937-775-5686.                                                                                                                                                  

This event is free.  Online registration is required.

Wright State Student Union Rathskeller - Room 008
Dayton Campus
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm 2015 Parents & Family Weekend - Pre-Game Party

Are you arriving just in time for the Pre-Game Party?  Join us one-hour before game time for some great “eats-n-treats!”  Let’s get ROWDY and cheer our Wright State Raider Women on to victory!  Anyone who would like to attend this event must also have a ticket to the women’s basketball game.                                      

 Cost is only $8 per person.  Online registration is required.

Wright State Nutter Center, Platinum Lounge (Arena Level)
Dayton Campus
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Parents & Family Weekend - Wright State Women's Basketball Game vs. Oakland

Feel the Raider spirit and pride at the women’s basketball game!  Join the defending Horizon League Champion Wright State Women’s Basketball team on Saturday, February 21 as they host the Oakland Grizzlies. Tip-off time is 2 p.m.                                                                                              

 Online registration is required.

Basketball Ticket Information:

  • Adult tickets:  $5 per ticket
  • Youth tickets (12 years old and younger): $3 per ticket
  • Full-time WSU students:  2 free tickets with a valid Wright1 Card.
  • Tickets are available for pick-up during check-in or after 12:30p.m. at the Nutter Center main ticket office Will Call window.
Wright State Nutter Center
Dayton Campus
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm 2015 Parents & Family Weekend -Monte Carlo Night

Is your family feeling lucky?  Have fun with us at the annual Monte Carlo Night, sponsored and hosted by students in the Residential Community Association.  Casino gaming tables with Wright State Fun Money, plenty of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and great music are all included in the festivities.  Students, parents, family members, siblings and friends are all invited to attend.  Wright State students also need a ticket for this event.                                                                                                                                            

Cost is only $6 per person.  Online registration is required.

Wright State Student Union - Apollo Room
Dayton Campus
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm 2015 Parents & Family Weekend - Continental Breakfast

All Raider parents and their students are cordially invited to join us for continental breakfast immediately prior to the 10a.m. Coffee, Connections, and Conversation session!  Students, parents, family members, siblings, and friends are all invited to attend.  Wright State students will also need a ticket for this event.                                                                                                                                                               

Cost is only $4 per person.  Online registration is required.

Wright State Student Union Atrium
Dayton Campus

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Time Event/Description Location
10:00 am to 12:00 pm Parents & Family Weekend - Breakfast with the President

Join President David R. Hopkins and First Lady Angelia Hopkins for breakfast and conversation.  This breakfast tops off a lively weekend and is one of the most highly attended events of the weekend.  Enjoy an all-you-care-to-eat breakfast buffet and share in the excitement as the Parent of the Year Award is presented.  All parents who are nominated for the award will be recognized.  Wright State students also need a ticket for this event.
                                                                                                                                                                                      
Cost is only $11 per person.  Online registration is required.

Wright State Nutter Center - Berry Room
Dayton Campus