People of Wright State

Milling around

Wright State alum Jessica Noes '04 is at the wheel of historic Clifton Mill

Jessica Noes, who graduated from Wright State in 2004, oversees all operations at the Clifton Mill, including its annual Christmas display. Continue reading

Actively engaged

Wright State graduate student Janelle Dixon serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle     

Janelle Dixon plans to turn her passion for social justice advocacy to pursue a career as a forensic psychologist after earning a doctoral degree from the Wright State School of Professional Psychology. Continue reading

Psychological moment

Wright State graduate student Gillian LaRue serving national leadership position in The Association of Black Psychologists’ Student Circle

Gillian LaRue is pursuing a PsyD. at the Wright State School of Professional Psychology and hopes to work with patients at a state mental hospital after graduating. Continue reading

Getting physical

Wright State professor Karen Wonders spreads gospel of exercise for cancer patients

Karen Wonders, director of the Wright State Sports Science Program, founded the Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, which provides exercise, nutritional guidance and fellowship to people battling cancer. Continue reading

Home sweet health

Wright State nursing student studying to create her “American dream” in health care

Wright State nursing student Rosa Aguilar wants to provide care in the Hispanic community within the greater Dayton area. Continue reading

Making a case

Wright State senior Andrew Puthoff played defendant in re-enactment of historic Dayton murder trial

As an intern at Dayton History, Andrew Puthoff played the defendant in a special courtroom drama. Continue reading

Alexa, who is Joe Jessup?

Joe Jessup ’98 is paving the way for innovation at Amazon, one Alexa at a time

The senior manager of software development on Amazon’s Alexa, Joe Jessup established a scholarship to support undergraduate business and computer science students at Wright State. Continue reading

Spiritual minded

Wright State philosophy major Paola Bellini awarded the Erik C. Banks Memorial Scholarship

Paola Bellini received a scholarship established in honor of Erik Banks, the late professor of philosophy. Continue reading

Flight path

Wright State mass communication student Brody Beaver sets his sights on becoming an Air Force pilot

Mass communication student Brody Beaver has enlisted in the Air Force, is in the Ohio Air National Guard, has his private pilot’s license, studies aviation history and takes photos using drones. Continue reading

Poster popularity

Wright State SOPP student Peyton Jones honored for posters at Ohio Psychological Association Convention

Peyton Jones, who is pursuing his Psy.D. at Wright State, was honored for his poster exploring psychological assessments of people whose assigned sex at birth does not match their gender identity. Continue reading