Featured Stories in this Issue of eConnections:

Part-time MBA Program Nationally Ranked by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

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Wright State University’s part-time MBA program has been recognized in the Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Top Part-Time MBA Programs for 2011. The national ranking survey considers separate measures of student satisfaction, academic quality, and post-graduation outcomes. All part-time MBA programs in the … Continue reading

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Wall Street Pioneer Praises Wright State Students, Receives Honorary Doctorate

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“I meet finance students from all over country when they visit the trading floor. Without a doubt, Wright State students ask the most insightful questions, are the best prepared, and clearly understand the equity markets.”  – Doreen Mogavero, President & … Continue reading

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Accounting Students Qualify for an Unprecedented 14th Time at IMA National Competition

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Wright State accounting students placed in the final four for the 14th time at the 2011 Institute for Management Accountants (IMA) national competition. The students’ analysis of the case and 15-minute video presentation earned the team the opportunity to be … Continue reading

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Business Students Earn Top Honors at National Case Competition for Ninth Consecutive Year

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Raj Soin College of Business students once again achieved top honors at the Society for Advancement of Management Annual National Case Competition, with the undergraduate and graduate teams finishing second and third, respectively, in their divisions. This is the ninth … Continue reading

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Six Business Majors Participate on Model United Nations Team Continuing a 32-Year Tradition for Wright State

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Live your policy is the official slogan of the Wright State University Model United Nations Team. Living Japanese policy is what they did this year for the 2011 National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN). For their representation of Japan, the … Continue reading

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Todd Dewett Named Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching

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Throughout his career at Wright State, Todd Dewett has consistently been an outstanding professor, winning recognition for his stellar teaching, forging remarkable connections with his students, and enabling those students to apply his ideas to their business careers and to … Continue reading

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A Never-to-be-Forgotten Life Lesson for Gary McCullough, B.S.B. ’81

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The chute came out, but never caught air—a frightening phenomenon known as a cigarette roll. Fortunately, the 19-year-old McCullough had a reserve chute and landed safely. But he was required to make one more jump to earn his wings. “The … Continue reading

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Andrea Kunk, Nominated for CFO of the Year by the Dayton Business Journal

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Andrea Kunk, a 30-year-old with an MBA from Wright State University, took the reins as CFO of Dayton-based Peerless Technologies Corp. in 2006 – a mere six years after her father founded the company. Peerless Technologies works with government clients … Continue reading

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Booming High-Tech Research Company is a Wright State Family Affair

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The Bridges Family at Peerless Technologies Corporation (Left to right: David Alan Bridges, B.S.B,  MIS (2006) ; Master of Information Systems (2010); James T. Kunk, B.S.B, HR Management (2007); Andrea Michelle Kunk, B.S.B, MIS (2004),  MBA (2007); Marcia Lynn Bridges, … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Lasting Tribute – Marketing Professor and MBA Alumna Establishes Scholarship

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Jacob Jaworski and Rosemary Paula Ramsey, MBA Marketing (1980)) Like many children growing up in the Depression, Rosemary P. Ramsey’s parents had to quit school in order to assist their families financially. Yet they valued education so dearly that they … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Careers – Wright State Couple Combines Medicine & Finance

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The Winburn Couple, Michele Torres-Winburn, M.D and RoShawn Winburn B.S. Financial Services (1997), MBA (2009)) Like many graduates of medical school, Michele Torres-Winburn set out to practice family medicine. But somewhere along the way, the Wright State University alumna discovered … Continue reading

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Accounting Graduate Follows Retirement Dream in the Winery Business

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Gerry Koshal B.S (1975) and Julia Staigers B.S. Accountancy (1976) When Julia Staigers ’76 and Gerard “Gerry” Koschal ’75 decided they wanted a vineyard, they moved to the Dundee Hills of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, approximately 30 miles southwest of Portland. … Continue reading

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