Faculty & Staff Notes

Joe Deer honored with Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer receives Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Joe Deer, head of Wright State’s Musical Theatre program, received the Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence during Fall Commencement Dec. 14. Continue reading

Counselor education professor receives Ohio Counseling Association award for excellence in research and writing

Wright State to host English educators, formalize internship program for Student Affairs students

Rick Wantz, Ed.D., professor of counselor education and mental health counselor education program advisor, received the Ohio Counseling Association (OCA) Award for excellence in research and writing… Continue reading

Petkie named chair of Physics Department

Doug Petkie

Doug Petkie, an associate professor of physics, was named chair of Wright State’s Physics Department. Continue reading

Dan Kirkpatrick elected president of Ohio Nurses Association

Dan Kirkpatrick elected president of Ohio Nurses Association

Dan Kirkpatrick, a clinical instructor at the Wright State–Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, was recently elected president of the Ohio Nurses Association. Continue reading

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine professor named Gold Humanism Scholar at Harvard Macy Institute

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine professor named Gold Humanism Scholar at Harvard Macy Institute

Sabrina Neeley, a Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine assistant professor, named a Gold Humanism Scholar at the Harvard Macy Institute 2014 Program for Educators. Continue reading

Bruce Cromer, professor of theatre arts, will play Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company in September of 2012.  He will join his son Charlie, also a professional actor, in the production.  In December, Professor … Continue reading

Julie Williams, Psy.D., C.R.C., and associate professor with the School of Professional Psychology,  will receive an early career award from Division 22, Rehabilitation Psychology at the 2012 annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Orlando, FL Aug. 2-5, 2012.

Mary Hysell Lynd, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.L., will be inducted as a Fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education at the National League of Nursing Summit in September 2012. Lynd is an adjunct professor and a professor emerita in the Wright … Continue reading

Bruce Cromer, professor of Acting and Movement in the Department of Theatre Arts, Dance, and Motion Pictures, will play Dan in the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati’s rock musical “Next to Normal” during the second and third weeks of June.  This … Continue reading

Peter K. Lauf, M.D., professor emeritus, physiology & biophysics, pathology, has been selected by the American Physiological Society to participate in its “Living Legends in Physiology History” project. The Society encourages its members to interview senior physiologists at their institutions … Continue reading