Recognition

Wright State, Kimberly Barrett recognized by Dayton NAACP with Community Outreach Award

Photo of Kimberly Barrett, who is Wright State University’s new Vice President—Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement.

Dayton Unit NAACP honors Wright State, Kimberly Barrett for promoting citizen and employee engagement in the community. Continue reading

Kristine Scordo appointed chair of cardiology nurses group

Kristine Scordo

Professor of nursing appointed chair of the Cardiovascular Team Section’s Advanced Practice Nurses Work Group for The American College of Cardiology. Continue reading

Wright State’s Robert Sweeney honored by state commission for Latino affairs

Robert Sweeney and Veronica Sweeney

Robert Sweeney, executive vice president for planning at Wright State, honored for supporting and advancing the interests of the Hispanic community. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine associate dean honored as Family Medicine Educator of the Year

Dr. Gary LeRoy

Boonshoft School of Medicine’s Gary LeRoy named 2014 Family Medicine Educator of the Year by the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians. Continue reading

Professor Kristine Scordo gains national attention for nurse practitioner program

Nursing professor Kristine Scordo

Nursing professor named chair of prestigious advanced practice nurses group and as one of the 25 Top Nurse Practitioner Program Professors. Continue reading

Head of musical theatre initiatives directing show in London

Joe Deer honored with Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer, distinguished professor of musical theatre, director—musical theatre initiative and Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence  winner for 2013—directs and choreographs The Baker’s Wife at London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama for their graduate music theatre program with a … Continue reading

Theatre arts professor to perform at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey this summer

Bruce Cromer, professor of theatre arts, will play the title role in Ben Jonson’s farce, The Alchemist, at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey this summer. One of the top classical companies in the U.S., the STNJ has previously seen … Continue reading

Wright State professor invited to develop and present neuroscience education workshop at national conference

James E. Olson, Ph.D., professor of emergency medicine, and neuroscience, cell biology, and physiology, was invited by the Society for Neuroscience to develop and present a workshop on neuroscience education for grades 6 through college at the National Science Teachers … Continue reading

Co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care receives public service award

Govind Bharwani, Ph.D., co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, received the American College of Health Care Administrators Public Service Award for demonstrating extraordinary commitment to the advancement of the professionalism of long-term … Continue reading

Acting professor active this season with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Bruce Cromer, head of acting in theatre arts, is portraying Claudius in the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Hamlet, running through February 9.  He will resume the role of the murderous uncle to the Danish Prince, in Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, … Continue reading