Category Archives: WSU History

March Madness: A Brief History of Hoops at WSU

In honor of March Madness and the basketball frenzy that has washed over the University Library like a monsoon, (I may be exaggerating), we thought we would pay tribute to our own Wright State Raiders and their basketball accomplishments over … Continue reading






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CoLA’s New ‘Back in the Day’ Column

We were excited to learn that the Wright State College of Liberal Arts has begun publishing a new university history column called Back in the Day in its e-newsletter. (You know how we love Wright State University history!) The column will will … Continue reading






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Founders’ Spotlight: Novice G. Fawcett

Fawcett Hall, completed in 1967, was the fourth of the original four buildings on the University Quadrangle. The building was named for Novice G. Fawcett. Novice was a lifelong “school man” who started his career as a high school teacher … Continue reading






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