Kinesiology & Health

More than 2,000 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremony

Wright State University’s 2019 spring commencement ceremony takes place Saturday, May 4, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Wright State Libraries honor 7 graduating seniors as Top Scholars

The Top Scholars are awarded a book in their subject area that becomes a permanent part of the University Libraries’ collection. Continue reading

Health department

Wright State senior Katelyn Howard uses her education in sports science to help cancer patients

Katelyn Howard, a senior sports science major at Wright State, helps cancer patients with their physical therapy as part of her job at Maple Tree Cancer Alliance. Continue reading

Second nature

Wright State grad Miranda Martin puts her athletic training skills to good use in treating an injured football player

As the football player lay on the field with a possible spinal cord injury, the words of athletic trainer Miranda Martin’s instructor kept ringing in her ears. Continue reading

Wright State professor Kevin Lorson honored with top state award for contributions to health education

Kevin Lorson, director of the Physical Education Licensure Program, was recognized for his role in getting a health education standards bill introduced in the Ohio Senate. Continue reading

Getting physical

Wright State professor Karen Wonders spreads gospel of exercise for cancer patients

Karen Wonders, director of the Wright State Sports Science Program, founded the Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, which provides exercise, nutritional guidance and fellowship to people battling cancer. Continue reading

One-on-one

A dozen Wright State students in the adaptive physical education/recreation class partnered with United Rehabilitation Services to provide physical activity sessions for adults and children clients. Continue reading

Military models

Five Wright State Army ROTC grads honored nationally as Distinguished Military Graduates
Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Distinguished Military Graduates made up 50 percent of Wright State’s Army ROTC commissioning class. Continue reading

Ready to act

Volunteer high school students from Live Oaks Career Campus in Milford scream for help while injured patients lie motionless in an equipment storage facility at Calamityville. Continue reading

Wright State’s Kevin Lorson receives Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorsonwas honored for developing the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum, which helps schools address state requirements and be adaptable to the needs of each school district in Ohio. Continue reading