Alumni

Career finder

Wright State graduate Jeremy Nelson helps adults with disabilities find community employment. Continue reading

Wright State grad uses military experience and geography degree to locate historical artifacts

Jared Shank, who has degrees in geography and earth and environmental science from Wright State, searches underground for the past as a member of a metal detecting club. Continue reading

Latino landmark

Julia Acosta is the new director of Wright State’s Office of Latino Affairs

The Office of Latino Affairs helps all departments in the recruitment and retention of students and helps connect them with faculty and staff. Continue reading

Lifting the burden

Wright State nursing grad helps single mother earn her B.S.N.

Joyce Rutherford-Donner ’82, who knows the struggles of balancing school with the responsibilities of being a single mother, helps current Wright State nursing students who face the same challenges. Continue reading

A family affair

Erica Curtis, who graduated in December with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, is the third member of her family to attend Wright State. Continue reading

Katherine Myers recognized for her contributions in the Office of Disability Services

Katherine Myers, an assistive technology specialist in the Office of Disability Services, recently received several awards for her work at Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State alumna elected to Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall of Fame

Tina McPhearson ’80 has taught high school theater, directed plays and musicals, worked and volunteered for numerous arts organizations. Continue reading

Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State graduate was production designer on Oscar-winner ‘Moonlight’

Hannah Beachler was also the production designer of Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” which won a 2017 Art Directors Guild Award for excellence in production design and art direction. Continue reading

NBC News recognizes Boonshoft School of Medicine student during Black History Month

Christen Johnson, president of the Student National Medical Association, will graduate in May 2017 with a dual M.D./M.P.H. degree. Continue reading