Alumni

Plumbing fixture

Wright State grad Chris Heeter '04 uses English degree in flourishing plumbing business
Plumbing fixture

Chris Heeter says his his English degree from Wright State gave him the discipline and skills needed to run his company. Continue reading

French scholar Pascale Abadie receives Wright State’s 2016 International Education Award

Pascale Abadie, assistant professor of French, accepted the 2016 International Education Award from Provost Thomas Sudkamp, left, and Henry Limouze, interim associate vice president for international affairs. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Pascale Abadie, an assistant professor of French, is a driving force of Wright State’s France Ambassador Program. Continue reading

Social nature

Wright State graduate student Eric North hopes to be social worker at hospital where he was treated for leukemia
Wright State graduate student Eric North hopes to be social worker at the same hospital where he was treated for leukemia. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Eric North feels like he can make the biggest difference by working as a social worker at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

Nontraditional nursing student named Presidential Scholar

Nontraditional nursing student named Presidential Scholar

Pamela Nelson, who received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wright State in 2004, returned to study nursing. Continue reading

Kelli Tittle named Wright State’s director of compliance

Kelli Tittle named Wright State’s director of compliance

A 2006 Wright State graduate, Kelli Tittle is currently the university’s HIPAA and privacy compliance officer in the Office of the Vice President for Research. Continue reading

TEDxDayton speakers to include Wright State faculty and alumni

Joe Deer, distinguished professor of musical theatre, wins the 2016 Governor's Award for the Arts in Ohio for Arts Education. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Wright State-affiliated speakers will address a variety of topics including the re-development of musical theatre, fitness, modern library transformation and LGBTQ advocacy. Continue reading

Ann Weisgarber named Wright State Alumna of the Year

Ann Weisgarber, an award-winning author who graduated from Wright State in 1976, received the 2016 Alumna of the Year Award.

Ann Weisgarber, who graduated from Wright State in 1976, is the author of “The Personal History of Rachel DuPree” and “The Promise.” Continue reading

Homecoming Week had something for everyone

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The Wright State men’s soccer team capped off a terrific Homecoming Week for students and alumni. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school
Teaching temperament

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

American West provides inspiration for Wright State grad’s novel

American West provides inspiration for Wright State grad's novel

Wright State graduate Ryan Ireland’s latest novel is based on real-life events highlighting Stockholm syndrome, institutionalized power and the fading history of the American West. Continue reading