The Podium

President Hopkins’ Perspective

Excellence in Human Relations (Unclassified)

Jim Hannah
Jim Hannah

“He is a machine. A machine that shines a bright and engaging light on everything and everyone at Wright State for all to see.” Continue reading

Excellence in Human Relations (Classified)

Joyce Smith
Joyce Smith

Joyce E. smith, goes above and beyond her job as administrative support coordinator at the Office of Equity and Inclusion, volunteering to assist many student groups on campus. Continue reading

Spirit of Innovation (Classified)

Beth Stanze-Tate
Beth Stanze Tate

Inspiring, happy and highly productive, are just a few modest words that describe Elizabeth “Beth” Stanze-Tate. Continue reading

Spirit of Innovation

Veterans Voices Project
Front row left to right: Matt Bauer, student veteran, WYSO Fellow;
Adrian Hill,  student veteran, Veterans Voices Project coordinator. Back row left to right: Jonathan R. Winkler, associate professor of history and Veterans Voices humanities scholar;
Terry Ramirez, student veteran, Veterans Voices video interviewer;
Will Davis, WYSO project editor, Director of the Wright State Communication Department Media Lab; Seth E. Gordon, director, Wright State Veteran and Military Center.

Wright State’s Veterans Voices Project has connected different generations of veterans at the university and across the Dayton area through a unique historical archive of veterans’ stories. Continue reading

Excellence in Leadership (Unclassified)

Jackie Frederick
Jackie Frederick

Throughout her 25-year career at Wright State, Jackie Frederick has been committed to excellence. Continue reading

Excellence in Service (Classified)

Avery Deal
Avery Deal

Avery Deal is a man of integrity who is courteous and always has a smile. Continue reading

Excellence in Service (Unclassified)

Victoria Oleen
Victoria Oleen

From behind the scenes to center stage, one can find Victoria Oleen, managing director for theatre, dance and motion pictures, who serves in various tasks and fulfills many roles throughout the Creative Arts Center (CAC). Continue reading

Outstanding Unit

Lake Campus
Wright State University faculty and staff.

For years, faculty and staff at Wright State’s Lake Campus have provided compassionate care to a colleague and her family, through a campus-wide year of compassion campaign. Continue reading

Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research

Evan Osborne
Evan Osborne

Evan Osborne, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Economics, can be considered something of a Renaissance man. Continue reading

University Professor

Hank Dahlman
Hank Dahlman

Hank Dahlman, D.M.A, is a man with his own sound and is a globally known teacher and musician. Continue reading