People of Wright State

‘I am a warrior’

Theatre studies major Nerissa Jheanelle finds her voice with impressive display of theatre and performing arts

Nerissa Jheanelle, a theatre studies major, has been prolific at Wright State, producing a play, a dance, a movie and a musical. Continue reading

Deere to her heart

Wright State alumna Elizabeth Conzo-Kershner ’00 flourishes as a leader in precision agriculture at John Deere

Elizabeth Conzo-Kershner helped establish a Student Government scholarship when she was a student and to get it endowed in 2018. Continue reading

Balancing act

Stevie Lamblin ’16 combines professional dance with the study of psychology

Stevie Lamblin performs with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company while pursuing master’s degree in clinical mental health at Wright State. Continue reading

Fantastic voyage

Caroline Cao reaches stratosphere in higher education as an engineer and medical pioneer

Wright State professor Caroline Cao is an expert in the design and evaluation of enabling technology, such as haptics, navigational aids, and surgical simulation, for minimally invasive surgery. Continue reading

Photo opportunity

Wright State alumna Chelsea Hall voted top local photographer in Best of Dayton 2018 contest

2013 Wright State grad Chelsea Hall runs a growing photography business that specializes in wedding photography and portraits. Continue reading

World class

A Fulbright in Taiwan will be the latest of many international education experiences for Wright State student Emma Peterson

When she begins her Fulbright experience in Taiwan this summer, it will be the fifth foreign country Emma Peterson has lived and studied in during the past four years. Continue reading

Market force

Wright State alum Nick Moshos goes from being a bagger to the owner of Dot’s Market

Nick Moshos, a human resources graduate from Wright State, buys Dot’s Market after working at the local grocery story for 11 years. Continue reading

Water power

Paintings by Wright State arts alum Jennifer Rosengarten shine at Miami Valley Hospital South

Jennifer Rosengarten, who received her bachelor’s degree in painting from Wright State, was commissioned to create paintings for Miami Valley Hospital South. Continue reading

Health department

Wright State senior Katelyn Howard uses her education in sports science to help cancer patients

Katelyn Howard, a senior sports science major at Wright State, helps cancer patients with their physical therapy as part of her job at Maple Tree Cancer Alliance. Continue reading

Communication in the Peace Corps

Calandria Tate, who graduated from Wright State in December with a degree in communication studies, is volunteering in Senegal as a member of the Peace Corps. Continue reading