Social Work

Wright State student crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ohio, advances to national pageant

Elizabeth Schrack

Wright State student Elizabeth Schrack won the 2014 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio pageant and will represent the state at a national competition in August. Continue reading

Student health care project attracts U.S. senator, president of Enroll America to Wright State

Sherrod Brown, Sasha Cahill and Kellie Jean Roberts

A project by Wright State social work students to help fellow students sign up for health insurance drew a U.S. senator and the president of Enroll America to campus. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

Swiss social work students and faculty visiting Wright State

Students from Zurich University and Wright State

Students from Switzerland are learning alongside Wright State students in a unique comparative social work course on the university’s Dayton campus. Continue reading

Social Circles

Wright State teams with Miami University to offer master’s degree in social work
Carl Brun, chair of Wright State’s Department of Social Work, is the first director of the new MASW program and is helping teach some of the master’s courses.

The Greater Miami Valley Masters of Arts in Social Work Program began last fall. Twenty-six students—half at Wright State and half at Miami—enrolled in the inaugural Fall 2012 semester… Continue reading

Wright State student group aids House of Bread

Excerpt The Catholic Order of Foresters and Wright State University’s Social Work Club sponsored the 8th annual House of Bread Awareness Dinner on March 22. The House of Bread, 9 Orth Ave., serves 200 people a day. Social worker Carl … Continue reading

Undergraduates excel in summer research

Rebecca Holtkamp

Former Wright State social work student Rebecca Holtkamp and nursing student Karen Herzing were part of the program. Continue reading

Wright State students recognized for co-curricular excellence

(L-R) Photo of Honors Director Susan Carrafiello, Wright State President David R. Hopkins, commendation award winner for writing excellence Lara Donnelly and Honors Associate Director Alex Wenning.

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins presented Presidential Commendations for Excellence in Co-Curricular Activities to students Wednesday, June 6, at the Rockafield House on campus. Continue reading

Sarah Twill named 2011 Honors Teacher of the Year

One Honors student said that Twill “makes you want to learn.” Continue reading