Mail motivation

Wright State staff write postcards to admitted students to ease their first-year jitters

Staff members got together during their lunch breaks to write postcards welcoming new Raiders to the Wright State family. Continue reading

Midnight minder

Police Sgt. Stefan Kempf honored as Officer of the Year because of his efforts to build relationships during the overnight hours

Wright State’s Department of Public Safety recognized the 2022 Officer of the Year and presented the Distinguished Service Award at its annual award ceremony. Continue reading

An artist’s touch

Rebecca Foley oversees both ArtsGala and the Stein Galleries for Wright State’s College of Liberal Arts

As the new art gallery and events coordinator in the College of Liberal Arts, Rebecca Foley is excited to help raise scholarship funds for Wright State fine and performing arts students at ArtsGala. Continue reading

Alumnus Bill Shepard returns to Wright State as vice president for advancement

Bill Shepard came to Wright State as a first-generation college student and then spent three decades in various leadership roles at the university. 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

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

2022 Excellence in Leadership (Classified)

James Lawrence

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

James Lawrence, Sign Shop scheduler, partnered with the Office of Marketing to beautify campus by creating and installing stunning murals and graphics around Wright State. Continue reading