Alumni

120 medical students graduate from Boonshoft School of Medicine 

After four or more years of intense study and specialized training, 120 medical students received their M.D. degrees on May 2. Continue reading

Nearly 1,900 students graduate at Wright State’s 2021 spring commencements

Wright State President Sue Edwards called attention to students’ resolve as the university and the broader community emerged from a fully COVID-impacted school year. Continue reading

Learning curve

Wright State alumnus Kevin Leichtman highlights struggles, lessons of students in ‘The Perfect Ten’

The turning point came when Kevin Leichtman was working a minimum-wage job and decided to give school the old college try for the third time. Continue reading

120 medical students to graduate during Boonshoft School of Medicine commencement ceremony at Wright State Nutter Center

After intense study and specialized training, medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine will be able to experience the school’s graduation ceremony on May 2. Continue reading

Governor DeWine to address students during Wright State University’s spring commencement ceremonies

Nearly 1,900 students are expected to graduate during Wright State’s spring commencement ceremonies in the Nutter Center on April 30 and May 1. Continue reading

No small feat

Martha Conkel Nghiem ’16 and her husband seek to revive a historic Dayton gem in St. Anne’s Hill

Dayton couple Martha Conkel Nghiem ’16 and her husband, Tung, took a huge leap of faith to buy a historic Dayton gem — the St. Anne’s Hill Wilhelmina house. Continue reading

Spring class notes

Meet three outstanding alumni who are featured in the spring 2021 issue of the Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading

The changemakers

Wright State Alumni and community members are confronting racism and all of its manifestations

How we can learn from our Black alumni, faculty, staff, and students who are working to actively create change in their communities by fighting racism and injustice. Continue reading

Going for the Gold

Clinical and sport psychologist Cody Commander ’10 will help support Team USA athletes as they pursue their Olympic dreams

School of Professional Psychology graduate Cody Commander will serve as a mental health officer for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee in Tokyo. Continue reading

A space odyssey

Lindsay Aitchison ’11 helps NASA design a new generation of spacesuits

Engineer Lindsay Aitchison ’11 is supporting NASA’s next trip to the Moon in 2024 by designing new, state-of-the-art spacesuits. Continue reading