Alumni Profile

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

Katherine Myers recognized for her contributions in the Office of Disability Services

Katherine Myers, an assistive technology specialist in the Office of Disability Services, recently received several awards for her work at Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State alumna elected to Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall of Fame

Tina McPhearson ’80 has taught high school theater, directed plays and musicals, worked and volunteered for numerous arts organizations. 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