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13 Wright State faculty, staff and alumni named to Dayton Business Journal Forty Under 40 list

The honorees include Amir Zadeh, associate professor of management information systems, and Brooke Johnson Leppla, associate director of alumni and donor marketing and communication. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member Erin Flanagan wins prestigious Edgar Award for best first novel

Erin Flanagan, professor of English language and literatures, won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author for “Deer Season.” Continue reading

Gary Schmidt of Coastal Carolina University named dean of College of Liberal Arts at Wright State

Gary Schmidt is the director of diversity, equity and inclusion and community engagement for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University. Continue reading

Finding sanctuary

Wright State alumna Rishan Habte serves as a program officer at a major refugee resettlement agency

Wright State English alumna Rishan Habte is a program officer for economic empowerment at Lutheran Immigrant and Refugee Services. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member Erin Flanagan’s debut novel nominated for prestigious Edgar Award

“Deer Season,” by Erin Flanagan, professor of English language and literatures, was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author. Continue reading

Book season

English faculty member Erin Flanagan publishes her first novel, with a second on the way

After releasing two short story collections, Erin Flanagan, a professor of English language and literatures at Wright State, published “Deer Season” earlier this fall. Continue reading

Carol Loranger appointed interim vice provost for faculty affairs

“Dr. Loranger’s record of teaching, scholarship and service points to the commitment to faculty development she will bring to the Center for Teaching and Learning,” said interim Provost Oliver H. Evans. Continue reading

Professor of English Sharon Lynette Jones’ book on civil rights activist Angela Davis is published

Sharon Lynette Jones, professor of English language and literatures, visited archives around the country to research “Conversations with Angela Davis.” Continue reading

Wright State alumna, faculty member lend Spanish skills at community vaccination clinic

Two members of the Wright State community volunteered to help those in need at a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Continue reading

Five Wright State faculty members to be honored by national certificate program for effective online teaching

Mathematics and English faculty members participated in a certificate program offered by the Association of College and University Educators. Continue reading