Alumni Association

First string

Wright State alum Michael Bard again featured soloist at Kennedy Center holiday concerts

Michael Bard, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in music in 1991, will perform at the Kennedy Center Washington Choral Arts Society holiday concerts Dec. 17, 18 and 24. Continue reading

Wright State film grad Hannah Beachler talks about working on ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Black Panther’

Hannah Beachler, who received a B.F.A. from Wright State in 2005, talked about her successful career and answered questions during a discussion with performing arts students. Continue reading

Scrap value

Wright State alum Sheila Skimmerhorn remembers the university’s beginnings

Sheila Skimmerhorn, the first student to register and complete her degree at what would become Wright State, kept a scrapbook of the university’s early days. Continue reading

Childhood interest in science leads medical student to pursue M.D./Ph.D. degree

During her M.D./Ph.D. studies with the Boonshoft School of Medicine and the College of Science and Mathematics, Jessica Myers will research mental illness and functional magnetic resonance imaging. Continue reading

Outstanding job in Guinea

Wright State grad Jacob Miller uses his French degree to land a position with the Peace Corps in Guinea. Continue reading

Metal master

Wright State alum Brian Joyce making name for himself as president of Metallurgical Solutions in Middletown

After earning his Ph.D. in materials engineering from Wright State, Brian Joyce launched a successful metal-testing company. Continue reading

TEDxDayton features Wright State faculty and alumni

Wright State faculty and alumni shared their expertise on a variety of topics such as experience as an Iraqi refugee, embracing life after menopause and Generation Z at TEDxDayton. Continue reading

Light might

Wright State alum Chris LeVeck '05 heads one of nation’s fastest-growing lighting and signage companies

2005 Wright State grad Chris LeVeck grew up helping with the family lighting business, then set off to found a success company of his own. Continue reading

Composite software and the need for speed

Sean Saffle was a student athlete at Wright State University who turned his passion for engineering and prosthetics into a career. Continue reading

2017 Alumni Achievement Awards honor Wright State’s finest

The Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Wright State alumni each year at the event. Continue reading