People of Wright State

Video virtuoso

Wright State alum Kevin Cornell named Ohio’s 2016 PBS Lead Digital Innovator

Kevin Cornell, a two-time Wright State graduate, teaches kids about science through his popular YouTube channel. Continue reading

Medical student competes in elite 100-mile ultramarathons

For Teddy Bross, a fourth-year medical student at the School of Medicine, ultramarathon running helps him prepare for a career as a doctor. Continue reading

Smart move

Wright State’s Derek Desentz wins prestigious scholarship from Department of Defense

Derek Desentz, a junior computer science and computer engineering major at Wright State, hones his coding skills as an intern at the Air Force Institute of Technology. Continue reading

Novel approach

Wright State alum Tiffani Angus marries creative writing career with university lectureship in England

Two-time Wright State graduate Tiffani Angus writes fantasy and science fiction stories, while teaching at Anglia Ruskin University. Continue reading

Puck pluck

Wright State junior Scott Humes flourishes in the hockey rink despite hearing loss

Scott Humes, a business major at Wright State, helped Team USA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Hockey Team win a gold medal in the World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships. Continue reading

Sea change

Wright State student Saundra-Anne Morrell brings 23-year Navy career to pursuit of doctorate at School of Professional Psychology

Saundra-Anne Morrell is pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology at Wright State to prepare for a career counseling children and their parents. Continue reading

Lifeguarding job leads to medical school

Justin Kelley is pursuing a M.D./M.P.H. dual degree at the Boonshoft School of Medicine to prepare for a medical career in health policy and management. Continue reading

Geologist gem

Rita Ghose, who graduated with a master’s in earth and environmental sciences, studies geology to help boost the economy of Bangladesh. Continue reading

Literacy love

Allison Rives, who is pursuing her master’s degree in literacy from the College of Education and Human Services, instills a love of reading in her elementary school students. Continue reading

Accounting principles

Maggie Houston caps teaching career with scholarship designed to help nontraditional female accounting students at Wright State

Even in retirement, long-time accountancy instructor Maggie Houston continues to place the welfare of her students above all else. Continue reading