Social Work

A family committed to Wright State

From Mom Pamela to her kids David, Anna and Andy, the Baugham family has deep roots at Wright State. Continue reading

Social work grad returns to Wright State to advocate for student survivors

Corrie Pleska, a licensed social worker, provides support and resources to student survivors of power-based violence, including domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Continue reading

Wright State social work professor wins best empirical article in social work journal

James Carter, associate professor of social work, was honored by the Journal of Social Work and Education for his research paper on student debt. Continue reading

Alumni Achievement Awards honor Wright State’s finest

The Alumni Association recognized the accomplishments of four Wright State alumni and an honorary alumna during Homecoming Weekend. Continue reading

Friend in need

Wright State percussion student Tyler Ohlemacher honored with a donation from grateful alum Jacob Huff

Wright State University students Jacob Huff and Tyler Ohlemacher built a deep and lasting friendship. Continue reading

A place to shine

Wright State University graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber help create a new home for university’s priceless archives

Wright State graduates Rob and Ann Weisgarber are among the first donors to support the campaign to build a new home for Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Special care

Wright State researchers use gaming app to study burnout among caregivers of dementia patients

The study, led by Wright State computer science and social work researchers, uses word games, apps and skin sensors. Continue reading

Donation of $15,000 pushes Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund total to $700,000

The Bognár fund provides assistance to qualified Hungarian university students with excellent academic records and financial need in Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Serbia and the United States. Continue reading

Wright State course gives students from Switzerland up-close look at U.S. social work system

A comparative exchange course involves Swiss students coming to Wright State one year and Wright State students traveling to Switzerland the next. Continue reading