Alumni

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

Statistical standout

Google selects research proposal from Wright State computer science student Matt Piekenbrock

A research project by Matt Piekenbrock, a graduate computer science at Wright State, was selected by the Google Summer of Code 2017 competition. Continue reading

Dog days

Wright State’s Sarah and Ash McGinley give Marco the pit bull new ‘leash’ on life

Wright State couple Ash and Sarah McGinleys rescued Marco, a pit bull, from an adoption center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Stressful situation

Wright State associate professor Jeremy Schumm to train Canadian clinicians in PTSD therapy for military veterans

Canadian clinicians want to adopt a model used by Jeremy Schumm when he was associate director of the PTSD program at the Cincinnati VA. Continue reading

Over 2,100 students graduate at Wright State University’s 2017 spring commencement

Cliff Rosenberger, the speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives and a 2012 Wright State graduate, gave the commencement address. Continue reading

More than 2,100 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

The class includes graduates with 1,346 bachelor’s degrees and 766 master’s as well those awarded associate degrees and post-master’s certificates. Continue reading

Surgical success

Wright State alum Daniel C. Mills leading American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeon Daniel Mills donates his time and skills to philanthropic organizations to provide plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures for impoverished children. Continue reading

Wright State faculty, alumni named to Dayton’s ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Four faculty members and eight graduates are recognized in the Dayton Business Journal’s annual “Forty Under 40” awards. Continue reading