Education & Human Services

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

College material

Wright State’s Ryan Staley excels on a campus he never thought he would see
Ryan Staley in office

Wright State student Ryan Staley excels on a campus he never thought he would see, majoring in organizational leadership and working to give back to the community. Continue reading

Raider romance

Alice Throckmorton and Luke Alan Keiser outside Rike Hall

Two Wright State alumni get engaged in the Rike Hall classroom where they first met in 2009. Continue reading

French lesson

Wright State’s Carine Verlin spins life’s challenges into gold
Carline Verlin in Wright State’s Friendship Food Pantry

Carine Verlin grew up in France and later weathered significant challenges. Today, the 43-year-old is a graduate student at Wright State with a psychology degree and is steaming toward a double master’s degree. Continue reading

Wright State’s Shelley Goldenberg honored as Woman of Valor

Kim and Shelley Goldenberg at ArtsGala

Former Wright State First Lady Shelley Goldenberg honored for her generosity of heart that supports Beth Abraham’s commitment to foster social action and remain a vital force in the community. Continue reading

Joseph Keferl named dean of the College of Education and Human Services

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Joseph Keferl, a longtime Wright State faculty member, administrator and alumnus, will assume the position of dean in January and will begin serving as dean-elect in October. Continue reading

Rescue mission

Trauma Care Challenge at Calamityville sharpens the skills of firefighters
Firefighters practice extricating a victim from a submerged vehicle during the Trauma Care Challenge at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville.

Firefighters from around the world participate in a trauma care and rescue training exercise at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville. Continue reading

Spring 2015 commencement in photos

Spring commencement in photos

Wright State University honored more than 2,100 graduating students at its 81st commencement ceremony May 2. Continue reading

Wright State President Hopkins tells graduates to go out in the world and shine

President Hopkins greeting students

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins urged graduates to “do good and inspire others” during the university’s commencement ceremony May 2. Continue reading