Who We Are
We believe that the pursuit of knowledge is a lifelong quest, and Alumni College is a rich opportunity to enjoy that learning experience again and to sample the recent research and academic courses of Wright State's distinguished faculty. And don't worry—this time around, you won't be quizzed at the end!
Participants experience today's state-of-the-art classrooms, facilities, and dorms. When you're not in class, Alumni College offers a chance to mingle with your fellow "classmates" who make up a broad spectrum of WSU alumni from various class years, majors, and regions.
The courses being offered August 1-2, 2015 (schedule tentative):
- The Great Dayton Flood
- The Fels Longitudinal Study
- Leading Generationally: Bridging the Gaps of Understanding
- America: Still the Indispensable State? Facing the Global Challenges Ahead
- What you can learn from your Facebook data
- Writing the Constitution: The reasons, the issues, and the compromises that made the United States of America
- Statistical Pitfalls
- The Science of Beer (session held on campus followed by a field trip to Warped Wing Brewery)
Alumni College offers a variety of "classes without quizzes" that explore subjects so current you could find them in today's headlines. Whether you're interested in health, science, the arts, the economy, or contemporary social issues, Alumni College has the class for you. And with members of the distinguished faculty leading these lectures, you're guaranteed to learn something new.
Hamilton Hall Dormitory
Hamilton Hall was the first campus dormitory and houses approximately 320 students during the school year. The dorm is conveniently located next to the Student Union, completely handicapped accessible, and provides access to Wright State's famous tunnel sytem. The dorm has a mix of doubles and triples with shared bathrooms on each floor. The dorm has a commons area and vending machines.
Alumni College overnight participants will be housed on the 1st floor and breakfast on Sunday morning for all Alumni College participants will be served in the Hamilton Hall commons area.