Awards

2023 Excellence in Service (Classified)

Bryan McLean

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2023

Bryan McLean, a lead worker in Custodial Services, exemplifies excellent leadership and service abilities through his productivity and never-failing positive attitude. Continue reading

2023 Excellence in Service (Unclassified)

Angie Tipton

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2023

Angie Tipton, the budget and project accounts manager in the Design and Construction Department, is a trusted and valuable team member who demonstrates daily what a model employee looks. Continue reading

2023 Outstanding Unit

Department of Public Safety

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2023

The Wright State Department of Public Safety is an exemplary organization dedicated to the health and safety of the community. Continue reading

2023 Outstanding Collaborative Units

Slate Committee

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2023

The Slate Committee spent countless hours working to enhance the user experience for students and parents while empowering staff members with intuitive tools to streamline their workflows. Continue reading

2023 Spirit of Innovation

Courtney Laukitis

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2023

Courtney Laukitis, program manager of student organizations, is a forward-thinking leader who has demonstrated unwavering courage, character, philosophy and accomplishments that mirror the innovative spirit. Continue reading

2023 Spirit of Innovation

Amanda Coffman

Part of the series: President’s Awards for Excellence 2023

Colleagues describe Amanda Coffman, coordinator of administrative operations at the Lake Campus, as the “definition of student centered” and “the glue that holds us together.” Continue reading

2022–23 Trustees’ Award for Faculty Excellence

Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan (T. K. Prasad)

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2022–2023

Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan (or T. K. Prasad), professor of computer science and engineering, is an ideal academic who has struck the perfect balance between teaching, research and scholarship. Continue reading

2022–23 University Professor

In-Hong Cha

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2022–2023

In-Hong Cha, professor of music, is an outstanding teacher, musician and conductor who has brought national and international attention to Wright State and its music program. Continue reading

2022–23 Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research

Sherif M. Elbasiouny

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2022–2023

Sherif Elbasiouny, professor of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology, is pursuing innovative cross-disciplinary neuroscience research that could impact human disease in phenomenal ways. Continue reading

2022–23 Frederick A. White Distinguished Professor of Professional Service

Wakiuru Wamwara

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2022–2023

Wakiuru Wamwara, professor of marketing, has championed the expansion of global awareness and international understanding at Wright State University and beyond. Continue reading