Faculty & Staff

Petey Peterson, director of LGBTQA affairs, to receive national honor

Petey Peterson will be recognized for inclusive efforts that include helping create a preferred-name change process, gender-inclusive housing and all-gender restrooms on campus. Continue reading

Social work grad returns to Wright State to advocate for student survivors

Corrie Pleska, a licensed social worker, provides support and resources to student survivors of power-based violence, including domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Continue reading

Show time

CBS-TV’s ‘48 Hours,’ including correspondent Erin Moriarty, come to Wright State to interview Dan Krane

Dan Krane, professor of biological science, will discuss DNA evidence on an episode of “48 Hours” examining an old murder case on Jan. 26. Continue reading

Wright State University Foundation launches Students First Fund

New grants program will support student success initiatives

All Wright State students, faculty and staff with a creative concept to promote student success are welcome to apply for a Students First Fund grant. Continue reading

Wright State students pay 100th birthday piano tribute to Irene Romanowski, longtime university music librarian

Irene Romanowski, retired music librarian at Wright State, established a scholarship for piano students. Continue reading

Top Newsroom stories of 2018

From a new provost to NCAA tournament appearances by the men’s basketball and baseball teams to funding to expand undergrad research, 2018 was an eventful year at Wright State. Continue reading

Fall 2018 commencement ceremony in photos

Wright State University honored nearly 1,700 graduating students at its fall commencement ceremony Dec. 15 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

President Schrader tells graduating students that touching lives will be their legacy

Wright State University President Cheryl B. Schrader told graduating students at fall commencement that acts of kindness can be a powerful world-changing force. Continue reading

Literary lioness

Wright State’s Damaris Serrano again wins highest literary honor awarded by her native Panama

Damaris Serrano, associate professor of Spanish at Wright State, received Panama’s Ricardo Miró National Award for her essay on the evolution of Panamanian poetry and literature. Continue reading

Rianna Lloyd named director of the Power of Nursing at Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness

The Power of Nursing is a 15-hour elective course that utilizes discovery model guidelines for nursing students and graduate nurses. Continue reading