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Wright State University acknowledges outstanding alumni each year. Ten honorees were recognized in 2015 during the 16th annual College Outstanding Alumni Awards. Left to right: Douglas A. Cook, ’81 M.B.A., ’85 M.S., Raj Soin College of Business; Orval H. Homan (non-degreed alumnus), Lake Campus; Michael C. Bridges, ’81 B.S.E., College of Engineering and Computer Science; Randall W. Franz, ’92 M.D., F.A.C.S., R.V.T., Boonshoft School of Medicine; Judy Wyatt, ’88 B.A., College of Liberal Arts; Anna Jones Monnett, ’83 B.S.N., ’87 M.S., Wright State University–Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health; Zachary W. Holler, ’12 B.S., College of Education and Human Services; Ellis F. Unger, M.D., ’76 B.S., College of Science and Mathematics; Joseph E. Keferl, ’93 B.S., ’94 M.R.C., ’95 M.R.C., Wright State University Graduate School. Not pictured: Erin E. Andrews, ’08 Psy.D., School of Professional Psychology

2015 Charles Spear (M.D.) was one of six people nationwide to receive the 2015 Young Physicians Patient Safety Award at the annual Association of American Medical College’s Integrating Quality meeting for his essay detailing personal insights into the significance of … Continue reading

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Send us your notes Email your news items to alumni_news@wright.edu and they will appear here and/or on the web version of the magazine at wright.edu/magazine 2014 Mitchell Bailey (M.P.A.), chief of staff Office of the President at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, … Continue reading

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14240 Holly Gersbacher, Alumni Association Achievement Awards 10-3-14

Alumni Awards Each fall during Homecoming weekend, the Wright State University Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Wright State alumni. The outstanding alumni, who are selected from a pool of more than 100,000 Wright State alumni, are recognized … Continue reading

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2014 Behzad Ghanbarian (Ph.D.), who has 10 published papers in peer-reviewed Iranian journals and 26 in peer-reviewed international journals, is doing post-doc work at the University of Texas in Austin in petroleum geosystems engineering. Jean Goettemoeller (B.S.) was named a … Continue reading

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The Wright State University Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Wright State alumni on an annual basis at an awards ceremony celebrated each fall during Homecoming weekend. Top row, from left to right: David R. Hopkins, Wright State president; Carolyn Wright, president of the Wright State Alumni Association Board of Directors; Greg Scharer, executive director of alumni relations Bottom row, from left to right: David Brush, brother of award recipient Michael P. Brush (accepted the award on Michael’s behalf); Anthony “Scott” Keen; Satyam Kantamneni; Bradley Roediger; Lilah H. Findley; Elizabeth Omolewu, mother of award recipient Rachel F. Omolewu (accepted the award on Rachel’s behalf)

2013 Cassie Fishbein (M.S.), a certified pediatric nurse practitioner, joined the pediatric practice of Karen Smith and Abigail Fischer in Kitsap, WA. Kurt Holden (B.S.) is a police officer at Wright State University. Jeremy Williams (B.S.B.) is a consultant with … Continue reading

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Back row, left to right: President David Hopkins; Raymond L. Umstead, ’75 B.S.B. Raj Soin College of Business; Ronald P. Golovan, ’89 M.D. Boonshoft School of Medicine; James D. Mamer, ’88 B.S.Ed., ’94 M.Ed. College of Education and Human Services; Clay Johnson (Christopher’s brother); Christopher R. Johnson, ’82 B.S. College of Science and Mathematics; Stephen R. Hampton, ’80 B.M. College of Liberal Arts; and Sharon A. R. Stanley, ’83 M.S. Wright State University–Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health. Front row, left to right: Lori Crosby, ’95 Psy.D. School of Professional Psychology; Patricia Adams Howard, ’79 B.S.B., ’99 M.B.A. Wright State University–Lake Campus; Michael R. Deis, ’82 B.S.Egr. College of Engineering and Computer Science; and Sung K. Ahn, ’83 M.S. Wright State University Graduate School.

  2013 Casey McCluskey (M.D.) was presented with the 2013 Excellence in Public Health Award by the U.S. Public Health Service. The award recognizes medical students who are involved in public health issues in their communities. Nicole Tompkins (B.F.A.) played … Continue reading

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2012 Mercedes Bender (B.A.) was named associate producer at ABC 22/FOX 45 in Dayton, Ohio. Cindy Bevan (M.S.) joined Clinton Memorial Hospital Regional Health System in Wilmington, Ohio, as an advanced nurse practitioner. Her responsibilities include providing primary care to … Continue reading

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2012 Amber M. Wilson (B.S.) was awarded a full scholarship for a five-year Ph.D. program in genetic research at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. 2010 Natalia Jones (M.B.A.) was hired as client services executive by TriComB2B, a … Continue reading

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Class of 1972 Sharon Benedict (B.F.A.) has completed a three-year mural project on the stage backdrop of the Clifton Opera House. The mural includes Clifton Gorge, Clifton’s historic buildings and homes, a covered bridge, a stage coach stop, and opera … Continue reading

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Class of 1970 Randall Solomon (B.A.) has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Ohio to chair the state’s Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure. He has served on the commission for five years and has chaired its … Continue reading