Approximately 1,600 Wright State students participated in Operation Move In on September 1, where students transitioned to university housing, made new friends, and enjoyed First Weekend activities.
Doug, Cheryl and freshman Keegan Sickell pose for a picture with team leader Tiffanie Friedley at the Parents Reception. Parents of first-year students were invited to join other Wright State parents, along with university faculty and staff, for refreshments and an informal ceremony celebrating their student’s transition to college.
Wright State freshmen enjoyed food, had fun, and got better acquainted with their First Weekend team and other students at Raider Feast September 1.
First-year students met President David R. Hopkins and received their free “Sea of Green” T-shirt for Freshman Convocation at the President’s Cookout held at the Alumni Circle September 2.
Eric Klein, founder and CEO of CAN-DO.org, was the keynote speaker at Freshmen Convocation September 2 at Wright State’s Nutter Center.
First-year students enjoyed lots of music, fun, and entertainment September 2 while learning more about fraternities, sororities and other clubs and organizations on campus as part of Do the U and Meet the Greeks activities.
The Freshmen Plunge, held September 3, was an opportunity for first-year students to have fun while helping others during this annual community engagement and service-learning project.
The Residential Community Association sponsored Boogie on the Bricks September 3 for all Wright State residents. This fun-filled event featured dancing with DJ Opzzy and pizza by Cousin Vinny's.