Alumni Profile

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

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

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

Great ferment

Wright State history alum Jeff Fortney '08 putting FigLeaf Brewing Co. on the map

Jeff Fortney parlays a degree in history and the study of theatre set design at Wright State into a growing brewing business. Continue reading

Dog days

Wright State’s Sarah and Ash McGinley give Marco the pit bull new ‘leash’ on life

Wright State couple Ash and Sarah McGinleys rescued Marco, a pit bull, from an adoption center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Stressful situation

Wright State associate professor Jeremy Schumm to train Canadian clinicians in PTSD therapy for military veterans

Canadian clinicians want to adopt a model used by Jeremy Schumm when he was associate director of the PTSD program at the Cincinnati VA. Continue reading

Wright State grads create digital marketing company

After taking several communication classes together at Wright State, 2016 graduates Jesse Schrote and Blake Stuck decided to launch 937 Digital. Continue reading

Wright State grad uses military experience and geography degree to locate historical artifacts

Jared Shank, who has degrees in geography and earth and environmental science from Wright State, searches underground for the past as a member of a metal detecting club. Continue reading

Latino landmark

Julia Acosta is the new director of Wright State’s Office of Latino Affairs

The Office of Latino Affairs helps all departments in the recruitment and retention of students and helps connect them with faculty and staff. Continue reading

A family affair

Erica Curtis, who graduated in December with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, is the third member of her family to attend Wright State. Continue reading