Human Services

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

Wright State professor Kevin Lorson to receive Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorson, director of Wright State University’s Physical Education Licensure Program, created the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum. Continue reading

Wright State to host workshop on drug prevention education

Schoolteachers and administrators can learn about drug prevention education during the HOPE Curriculum and Start Talking workshop on Nov. 8 in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Wright State research in Sierra Leone focused on translation, stressors

John Conteh, assistant professor in the Department of Human Services, conducted research how to translate a World Health Organization questionnaire into Krio. Continue reading

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister

The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading