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400 students participate in Raiderthon for 4th consecutive year

Dec 8, 2017
Danceathon Raises $45,700 for Children's Hospital

Wright State students raised $45,695.21 for Dayton Children’s Hospital during Raiderthon, Wright State’s fifth annual dance marathon, in the Student Union Apollo Room.

“To raise that much money, I’m so proud to be a Wright State Raider,” said Karlie Cade, a junior political science major and Raiderthon participant. Students stayed on their feet throughout the Nov. 18 event, which ran from 10 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday, dancing for patients at Dayton Children’s who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

More than 400 dancers were registered for the event. Over the past four years, Raiderthon has raised nearly $200,000 for Dayton Children’s Hospital.

WDTN: Wright State professor discusses impeachment effort against President Trump

Nov 16, 2017
WDTN interviews Prof. Lee Hannah on impeachment

CVG Terminal triumph

Nov 6, 2017

WRGT: Wright State professor discusses Donald Trump's upcoming trip to Asia

Nov 2, 2017
Dr. Laura M Luehrmann, Professor of Political Science interviewed by WRGT-TV

WSU Scare Fair appropriate Halloween activity

Nov 2, 2017

Wright State students, faculty and staff could find plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween around campus over the last week.Students played games, ate popcorn, carved pumpkins and learned about different cultures.Highlights included a Pumpkin Smash on the Quad.

Graffiti in campus restrooms upsets students

Oct 25, 2017

The FOX TV station in Dayton reported on campus reactions to hate speech written in two campus restrooms walls.

Senior Grant Benzinger's summer basketball trip to China

Sep 20, 2017

Senior basketball player Grant Benzinger joined Athletics in Action for a summer trip to China. Basketball games were played against various teams, clinics were held for young people, visits made to orphanages and general sightseeing were among the events that "changed my life."

State of the University Address on YouTube

Sep 14, 2017

President Schrader’s State of the University address is now available on YouTube. The length of her presentation is 25 minutes, but well worth listening to. A previous online news story made available the text of the address.

State of the University Address

Wright State president talks with WRGT about finances, future of university

Aug 9, 2017
Wright State president talks with WRGT about finances, future of university

Tom Hanks talks about Wright State with Stephen Colbert

Apr 21, 2016


Actor Tom Hanks dedicates Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures

Apr 19, 2016

Acclaimed actor, producer and director Tom Hanks paid a visit to Wright State University to dedicate the Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures, saying he hopes the center inspires students to do the hard work necessary to launch film careers. Nearly 2,000 students, faculty, staff and others turned out April 19 to see Hanks and witness the ribbon-cutting for the newly renovated center. “I hope that this building spurs the students that come here – the freshman that are here now and the freshman that will be here in the next 20 years – I hope that it spurs them to working harder than they ever have in their lives,” said Hanks. “Because if you work the hardest you ever will in your life at the beginning of your career, the rest takes care of itself.”

Actor Tom Hanks dedicates opening of the Motion Picture Center

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