People of Wright State

Tribal matters

Wright State student Aaron Osborn works to grow Native American Student Association

Aaron Osborn, a social science education major, embraces his family roots through the Native American Student Association at Wright State. Continue reading

Active duty

Alumnus, staffer Kip Wright puts heart and soul into Wright State’s Lake Campus

Kip Wright earned two degrees at Lake Campus, founded its Police Academy, is the campus’ conduct officer and has served as president of the Lake Campus Alumni Network. Continue reading

Harrowing history

Wright State alumna Stevie Kremer helps reveal survivor’s account of the Holocaust

Stevie Kremer helped Samuel Heider write “Miracle of Miracles,” documenting his Holocaust survival story. Continue reading

Worldly wisdom

Grad student Holly-Kristina Averette comes home to Wright State after national, international hopscotching

Holly-Kristina Averette is pursuing her master’s degree in student affairs, works as an administrative assistant in the Office of the President and serves as a President’s Ambassador Continue reading

Work product

Economics major Riley Williams spreading his wings at Wright State

Riley Williams transferred to Wright State as a freshman and immediately felt like he had a place in the university community. Continue reading

Economics alums share insights from careers with City of Hamilton

Raj Soin College of Business graduates shares their knowledge and experience with Wright State students as part of a series of seminars on local and global economies. Continue reading

Battle tested

Wright State grad student Loghan Young turns military experience into college success

Loghan Young, a Master of Public Administration student, helps fellow veterans succeed as a graduate assistant in the Veteran and Military Center. Continue reading

Wright State economics professor quoted in New York Times

Excerpt Determining the value of industry versus nature can be difficult and costly, but the needle points toward Dayton’s needing higher-paying jobs and production, said Kevin Willardsen, professor of economics at Wright State University in Dayton, who has studied the effect … Continue reading

Fresh start

Wright State accountancy major Darrell Frye returns to college to pursue a new career

After getting laid off, Darrell Frye hopes a new accounting degree from Wright State will open up numerous job opportunities in the future. Continue reading

Leading man

Wright State student Kevin Jones dives deep into government, activism and community service

Kevin Jones is president of Black Men on the Move and associate director of diversity and inclusion and chief policy officer of the Student Government Association. Continue reading