Social Work

Hungarian hurricane

Wright State’s Bela Bognar honored by his native Hungary for scholarship efforts
Bela Bognar in Millett Hall

Retired social work professor Bela Bognar was honored by his native Hungary for raising scholarship money for Hungarian students. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

Social life

Wright State’s Melanie West uses social work training in Washington, D.C., immigration internship
Melanie West in Millett Hall

Working in Washington, D.C., as an advocacy intern on immigration issues was an eye-opening experience for social work major Melanie West. Continue reading

Swiss students visit Wright State to learn about social work in the U.S.

Swiss and Wright State social work students and faculty

Students from Switzerland’s Zurich School of Applied Science visited Wright State during an exchange program focused on comparative social work and its practices. Continue reading

Ohio House speaker, Wright State grad supports students with funding for internships

Cliff Rosenberger in the Ohio House

The College of Liberal Arts received funding for internship scholarships with help from Cliff Rosenberger, a 2012 Wright State graduate and speaker of the Ohio House. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS expands

Amelia Hubbard headshot

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year. Continue reading

Cleveland catch

Wright State’s Diamond Williams links social work with mental health, community activism
Diamond Williams

Diamond Williams links social work with mental health, community activism. Her early knowledge of Wright State and her father’s connection drew her to the university. Continue reading

No quit

Wright State’s Gwendolyn Reynolds refused to surrender to crushing series of setbacks
Gwendolyn Reynolds

Gwendolyn Reynolds, a 48-year-old single mother, is poised to get her B.A. in social work, overcoming a series of setbacks that would have derailed most other students. Continue reading

Social life

Alana Brookshire aiming for career as Army social worker
Alana Brookshire

ROTC cadet Alana Brookshire is studying social work at Wright State in order to fulfill her dream of serving as a social worker in the U.S. Army. Continue reading