In 2017, Wright State University celebrated 50 years of being an innovative leader in affordable and accessible higher education. Please enjoy our unique timeline as well as stories and photographs of the milestone events and inspirational people who have helped make Wright State such a special place.
I grew up on Col. Glenn & attended the Grand opening ox roast on campus. Watched the University grow, watched the horses in the riding stable, the "Woodstock" on the hill. Bungee jumping over the lake at the Nutter Center
Lakshmi Nathan Balasubramanian
Far away from a distance land in the eastern hemisphere, I decided to take my first flight to the birth place of aviation to the university named after the brothers who gave the world a taste of flying. Today, this place has given me the wings of courage to fly
Student Body President
My story is dependent upon the story of others. To the professor who showed me the value of my education; the community director who exposed me to a life of purpose, the numerous leaders who contributed to my growth, and the students who trusted me to lead: thank you.
Staff & Student
I joined the FMS Department at WSU in the spring of 1995 and started classes in the fall. This chapter of my educational journey will end in December 2017 with graduation. It never would have been possible without the wonderful support of my supervisors, colleagues and the entire WSU community.