Staff

Disaster area

Wright State’s Jim Gruenberg says disaster historians could strengthen relief efforts
Jim Gruenberg sitting on rocks at Calamityville

Jim Gruenberg, deputy director of Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, says disaster historians can help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies. Continue reading

Lake effect

Wright State’s Bonnie Mathies leaving lasting legacy at Lake Campus
Bonnie Mathies near Grand Lake St. Marys

As dean of Wright State’s Lake Campus, Bonnie Mathies oversaw surging enrollments, a nearly doubling of bachelor-degree programs and the purchase of nearly 40 acres for expansion. Continue reading

Crocheting for a cause


Cindy Vanzant knitting

A group of Wright State staff has gone through miles of yarn to create more than 400 items for those in need. Continue reading

Wright State staff member honored by largest diversity in higher education magazine

Joyce Smith headshot

Joyce Smith, administrative support coordinator for equity and inclusion, received the Diversity Visionary Award from Insight into Diversity magazine. Continue reading

Wright State sergeants graduated from supervisor training program

Patrick Ammon, David Ratliff and Richard Coy

Two Wright State police sergeants completed a state training program, preparing them to be better equipped to protect the Wright State community. Continue reading

Art director

Sculptor Landon Crowell makes it happen at Wright State’s Fine Arts Building
Landon Crowell with Fine Arts Building equipment

Landon Crowell lovingly cares for the tools needed to make art in Wright State’s Fine Arts Building while pursuing his own artistic ambitions as a sculptor. Continue reading

Wright State launching business intelligence initiative to understand, engage and support students

(L-R) Steve Hayward, business intelligence analyst; Craig Woolley, chief information officer; Roy Lemaster, program analyst; Aaron Skira, senior institutional research analyst; Mark Polatajko, vice president for business and finance/CFO and Sasanska Prabhala, executive director for strategic information and business intelligence constituted the core team that built the Wright State business intelligence solution.

A first-of-its-kind business intelligence solution will provide Wright State leaders with access to accurate information that will help them plan, measure and make decisions. Continue reading

New Wright State initiative will boost multibillion dollar defense/intelligence industries

Cassie Barlow

Excerpt Wright State University is ramping up efforts to tackle the looming shortage in defense, aerospace and intelligence workers. The school recently put three organizations under one umbrella — a new Center for Workforce Development in Beavercreek — to coordinate … Continue reading

Throwing pains

Longtime judo instructor Mark Curry making champions out of Wright State students
Mark Curry demonstrating a throw

Longtime judo instructor Mark Curry is making champions out of Wright State students through the Raider Active judo class. Continue reading

Wright State staff and alumni make ‘Forty Under 40′ list

Wright State manager, alumni honored in DBJ’s “Forty Under 40”

Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards. Continue reading