Alumni

Life support

Wright State alumnus William Lutz at the helm of the nonprofit New Path, helping people during life’s tough times

William Lutz earned degrees in urban affairs and public administration from Wright State, works in local government and leads a nonprofit organization. Continue reading

Artists with Wright State connections awarded grants by Culture Works

Faculty member Jeremy Long and alumni Amy Kollar Anderson and Marsha Pippenger received grants to create new art and build their knowledge and skills. Continue reading

Engineering faculty member Joy Gockel honored by professional society for minerals, metals and materials

Joy Gockel will receive a TMS 2021 Structural Materials Division Young Leaders Professional Development Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). Continue reading

Pedal power

Wright State music education alumnus Mike Bisig finds a new kind of rhythm with an indoor bicycle park

Wright State graduate Mike Bisig moved from a career teaching music to operating an indoor bike park in downtown Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State alumni play key roles in latest documentary by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar

From editing to filming to producing, nearly two dozen Wright State alumni played key roles in “9to5: The Story of a Movement.” Continue reading

Wright State international politics, public administration alumni to share career success

“Alumni Changing the World: International Politics and Public Administration” will be held on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. on Webex. Continue reading

Voice recognition

Wright State alumna Lauren Bernstein making a splash doing voiceovers from her studio in New York City

Lauren Bernstein, a 2012 theatre graduate from Wright State, has produced voiceovers for corporations, nonprofits, state governments and universities. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine dean and alum uses book of personal quotes to enlighten and reward others

Gary LeRoy released his first book, “Quotes from the Edge of Nowhere: The Art of Noticing Unnoticed Wisdom.” Continue reading

Police story

Wright State nursing alum Sam Lewis leaps into law enforcement, winning honors at a Tennessee police academy

Sam Lewis used the nursing skills he learned at Wright State in the U.S. Army, a heart transplant unit and hospice. Continue reading

Playing for keeps

Wright State alumnus Juan Muñoz finds success in New Mexico in social services and with Latino Outdoors

Juan Muñoz, who earned a history degree and M.B.A. from Wright State, combines his passion for the Latino community and the outdoors. Continue reading