Alumni Profile

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

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

Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State grad Hannah Beachler sets the stage in Hollywood

Hannah Beachler ’05 will discuss her work as a production designer following a screening of “Moonlight” on Feb. 19 at The Neon in downtown Dayton. Continue reading

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

Wright State alumna has perfect recipe for career in culinary arts

Wright State graduate Michelle Bridges turned her lifelong passion for cooking into a successful culinary career. Continue reading

Plumbing fixture

Wright State grad Chris Heeter '04 uses English degree in flourishing plumbing business

Chris Heeter says his his English degree from Wright State gave him the discipline and skills needed to run his company. Continue reading

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

American West provides inspiration for Wright State grad’s novel

Wright State graduate Ryan Ireland’s latest novel is based on real-life events highlighting Stockholm syndrome, institutionalized power and the fading history of the American West. Continue reading

String theory

Wright State alum Dennis Geehan '78 uses guitars, volunteerism to ease Vietnam War pain

Dennis Geehan has volunteered at Habitat for Humanity, Dayton Foodbank, Project READ of Dayton, United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton and K12GalleryandTEJAS. Continue reading