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. 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.
Participants experience today's state-of-the-art classrooms, facilities, and dorms.
Don't worry—this time around, you won't be quizzed at the end!
SAVE THE DATE: ALUMNI COLLEGE 2015 IS AUGUST 1ST & 2ND
A sampling of the courses from 2014:
- First in Flight & the Wright Brothers
- Archived Treasures
- The Wonders of Wetlands (field trip)
- Behind the Scenes at "CELIA" and a first look at the Creative Arts Center Renovations
- Crime Scene Science
- Most interesting and WEIRD Presidential Elections
- Global Health Issues
- The Environment: Some Reasons for Concern
- How Your Brain Learns
- Our Energy Situation
- Human Factors and Medical Technology
- How impressed should you be with a DNA profile match?
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, it's guaranteed you'll 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.