Liberal Arts

#SMDay: Spot on social

About 250 university professionals and students use Wright State’s social media channels to support recruitment, retention, alumni engagement, donor support and reputation management. Continue reading

Former Student Government president heading to Harvard

Lukas Wenrick, who graduated from Wright State in April with a degree in social science education, will attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Continue reading

Grand slam

Wright State practice room named for alum Marilee King, stickler for making sons hone piano skills on baby grand

Practice room in the Creative Arts Center honors Marilee King, who graduated from Wright State University in 1969 and who instilled a strong work ethic in her three sons. Continue reading

Making her mark

A Wright State alumna helped the Dayton Red Cross chapter celebrate its 100th anniversary in a large way.

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Foundation find

Students in Wright State anthropology course unearth historic settlement structure

During a six-week dig, students in Wright State’s Field School in Archaeology uncovered a limestone foundation of a structure occupied by frontier settlers outside of Springfield, Ohio. Continue reading

Photography for a cause

Briana Snyder, a Wright State international and comparative politics graduate student, is interviewing and photographing Dayton immigrants as part of her master’s program. Continue reading

Dayton Daily News profiles debut poetry collection by Wright State grad

Excerpt “Poetry is a mystical thing to me,” explains Rita Coleman, a local poet who lives in rural Greene County. Rita’s debut collection of poetry, “And Yet,” will be published in August by Finishing Line Press. “The title of the … Continue reading

Great ferment

Wright State history alum Jeff Fortney '08 putting FigLeaf Brewing Co. on the map

Jeff Fortney parlays a degree in history and the study of theatre set design at Wright State into a growing brewing business. Continue reading

Former Wright State theatre student directs sensory-friendly performances

Ryan Scarlata designs performances for people with sensory sensitivities at the Columbus Children’s Theatre, where he is the associate artistic director. Continue reading

Making wishes come true

Katie McGrath, who graduated in April from Wright State with a master’s degree in educational leadership, was honored as Volunteer of the Year by A Special Wish. Continue reading