Human Services

Amidst tragedy, Wright State grad student finds a way to give back

Brooke Evans, a school counseling graduate student, passed out homemade dog treats and offered pets and pictures with her dogs to raise funds for the victims of the Dayton mass shooting. Continue reading

A voice for the people

Joyce Beatty ’75 uses counseling skills she learned at Wright State as a leader in Congress

The education Joyce Beatty received as a grad student at Wright State helped her to make a difference throughout her distinguished career. Continue reading

Balancing act

Stevie Lamblin ’16 combines professional dance with the study of psychology

Stevie Lamblin performs with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company while pursuing master’s degree in clinical mental health at Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State professor Kevin Lorson honored with top state award for contributions to health education

Kevin Lorson, director of the Physical Education Licensure Program, was recognized for his role in getting a health education standards bill introduced in the Ohio Senate. Continue reading

Enlightened in England

Wright State students take inaugural rehabilitation and disability study abroad trip

The study abroad trip, led by the Office of Disability Services and the Rehabilitation Services Program, compared accessibility in England and the United States. Continue reading

Conversation piece

Wright State plays key role in Conversations for Change, helping people struggling with heroin addiction

Wright State faculty, students and graduates supports Dayton program that assists people struggling with heroin addiction. Continue reading

Ready to act

Volunteer high school students from Live Oaks Career Campus in Milford scream for help while injured patients lie motionless in an equipment storage facility at Calamityville. Continue reading

Graduate Counseling Program conducts valuable training for area counseling professionals

Wright State University is helping counseling professionals from local mental health agencies, private industry, K-12 schools and higher education add critical skills. Continue reading

Wright State’s Kevin Lorson receives Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorsonwas honored for developing the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum, which helps schools address state requirements and be adaptable to the needs of each school district in Ohio. Continue reading