Wright State University honored more than 1,200 graduating students at its fall commencement ceremony Dec. 19 in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Graduating students received 742 bachelor’s degrees, 447 master’s degrees, 25 doctoral degrees, three post-master’s degrees and 12 associate degrees.
Graduating students range in age from 19 to 64. The class included 731 students from the 16 counties anchored by Wright State’s Dayton and Lake campuses and 151 from other Ohio counties. Graduates hailed from 10 different states and Washington, D.C., and 282 international students from 25 nations.
Wright State President David R. Hopkins urged graduates to put their energies into healing a troubled world and working for peace.
Commencement speaker Sharon Honaker Rab told the graduates to turn a deaf ear to doubters and surround themselves with people who support new ideas and who will help them turn those ideas into reality. Read more >>