Faculty & Staff

It’s Homecoming week on Wright State’s Dayton Campus

The annual chili cookoff, two men’s basketball games, the Alumni Achievement Awards and a Homecoming Dance highlight Wright State University’s packed Homecoming week Continue reading

Brotherly love

Holden brothers lift children’s spirits during the holidays

Ten years ago the Holden brothers created Fostering Ohio, a nonprofit organization that assists foster children after emancipation and families in need. Continue reading

Wright State honors researchers at inaugural Excellence in Grantsmanship awards

The Excellence in Grantsmanship awards celebrate Wright State faculty who have been awarded more than $1 million in funding over the past five years. Continue reading

Wright State historical archaeologist Lance Greene nominated for North Carolina literary award

Lance Greene, professor of anthropology, is a finalist for the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award for “Their Determination to Remain: A Cherokee Community’s Resistance to the Trail of Tears in North Carolina.” Continue reading

All are welcome at Wright State’s Raidersgiving holiday meal

The Raidersgiving meal will be served Wednesday, Nov. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Apollo Room. Continue reading

A touch of Philly comes to Wright State

Pam Lavarnway, professor of theatre design and technology, oversaw the transformation of the Festival Playhouse stage into Philadelphia for Wright State Theatre’s production of “Sister Act.” Continue reading

Tom Webb selected for training program to improve access to medical education for people with disabilities

Tom Webb, director of disability services, will receive training to help others in the field of disability inclusion and accommodation expand their involvement in the health sciences. Continue reading

Wright State staff and faculty honored for excellence

Wright State University has recognized select staff and faculty members for their vital contributions to the university with Awards for Excellence. Continue reading

2022 Excellence in Human Relations (Classified)

Cathy Lee

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2022

Coworkers praise Cathy Lee, student services coordinator in the School of Fine and Performing Arts, for her helpful attitude and open mind when facing new challenges. Continue reading

2022 Excellence in Human Relations (Unclassified)

Heather Casto

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2022

Heather Casto, academic programming director, is known as the glue that holds together the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Continue reading