Issue: Spring 2012

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Volume 1 Issue 2, SPRING 2012

A Passion Born

Like an artist working on a masterpiece, Howard and Sally Stevens consider their involvement with Wright State University a continual work in progress. As their connections to the students, faculty, and staff have expanded over the years, so have their … Continue reading

University News

Arts earn an Ohio Center of Excellence and an endorsement by Tom Hanks In October, Wright State University’s Center for Collaborative Education, Leadership, and Innovation in the Arts (CELIA) was named an Ohio Center of Excellence. CELIA is Wright State’s … Continue reading


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

A Gift of Knowledge

An antique lover and avid collector of historic books and documents, Wright State College of Nursing and Health (CoNH) alumnus Nelda Martinez gave one of her most cherished pieces to her college—a first edition textbook written by famed nurse Florence … Continue reading

Cassandra’s Crescendo

The moment had arrived, and this time Cassandra Lloyd was ready to make up for near misses at NCAA regionals as an underclassman, ready to run focused but loose, and ready to claim her spot at NCAA nationals. Before settling … Continue reading

Raider Gang Redux

A ninth inning rally to beat Southeast Missouri State, compliments of Jake Hibberd’s grand slam. Huge wins over Big East teams like Cincinnati and West Virginia. The come-from-behind win in the Horizon League Championship against Valparaiso. All are highlights from … Continue reading

Benjamin and Marian Schuster Hall

Work has begun on the $4.2 million renovation of the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Hall in Wright State’s Creative Arts Center. The name honors the renowned cardiologist and his late wife, longtime supporters of the arts at Wright State and … Continue reading

Connecting Classroom and Community

At Wright State University, faculty and students are joining forces in innovative curricula that improve teaching effectiveness by providing hands-on learning. “Service-learning engages students, faculty, and community members in a partnership to achieve academic learning objectives, meet community needs, and … Continue reading