Nursing & Health

Giving back

Childhood brush with cancer pushes Maria Donovan toward her nursing degree at Wright State

After she receives her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wright State, Maria Donovan plans to work as a pediatric hematology and oncology nurse. Continue reading

In virtual commencement ceremony, President Edwards praises graduates for their resiliency

“To earn a college degree is a monumental achievement in its own right, but to complete it during a global pandemic is nothing short of heroic,” Edwards told graduates. “You are inspirational.” Continue reading

More than 1,300 students to graduate at Wright State’s virtual fall commencement

Wright State will broadcast the virtual fall commencement ceremony on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube beginning at 10 am on Saturday, Dec. 12. Continue reading

Body work

Nursing students use augmented reality in patient assessment thanks to a computer science partnership

Wright State nursing students use augmented reality to better assess patients with virtual hearts, lungs and other internal body parts coming to life to enhance the learning experience. Continue reading

Wright State to hold virtual commencement ceremony for spring graduates Oct. 24

The virtual ceremony will celebrate Dayton Campus spring 2020 graduates and Lake Campus summer 2019 through spring 2020 graduates. Continue reading

Kind mind

Nikki Puckett says her late mother was the driving force in her nursing career

Nikki Puckett is pursuing an online bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wright State after making a promise to her dying mother. Continue reading

Running toward the danger

Two Boonshoft School of Medicine students rush to help communities in New Orleans and New York amid pandemic response

Wright State medical students Juliet Corcillo and Kyle Henneke ’14 found ways to make a difference in the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

Wright State to hold virtual commencement ceremony for spring graduates on Oct. 24

Wright State will hold a virtual commencement ceremony on Oct. 24 to celebrate Dayton Campus spring 2020 graduates and Lake Campus summer 2019 through spring 2020 graduates. Continue reading

Going the distance

Wright State nursing alum Renee Quallen spearheads wellness and fitness for children in Clinton County

Wright State nursing grad Renee Quallen established 26th Mile Clinton County, a wellness and fitness program modeled after the Flying Pig program. Continue reading

Wright State waives application fee and test requirements for new undergrad students for fall 2021

Waiving the application fee and testing requirement will remove barriers for students who want to pursue a four-year college education. Continue reading