Alumni

Red rock romance

Wright State alum Sara Toms-Bergquist works as earth and environmental education ranger near Sedona

Wright State grad Sara Toms-Bergquist turned her love of geology into a career as a park ranger. Continue reading

Leading the way 

Student government and Wright State alumni join forces to endow scholarship for student leaders

The Student Government Association and alumni helped create the Student Government Endowed Scholarship, the first endowed scholarship established by a student organization at Wright State. Continue reading

Mid-term mindfulness

Dayton Regional STEM School students of Wright State alum James Smith in national spotlight with elections project

Wright State alumnus James Smith worked with his students at the Dayton Regional STEM School to create an online nonpartisan election guide. Continue reading

Costume craze

Elizabeth Bourgeois and her Wright State team win prestigious HighBall Halloween fashion competition

Elizabeth Bourgeois, assistant professor of costume design, worked with a team of Wright State students and alums to create the winning costume. Continue reading

Bringing history to life

Wright State University launches $6.5 million fundraising campaign to create a new home for priceless archives

Discover Your Story will transform the former corporate headquarters of the Wright-Patt Credit Union at 2455 Presidential Drive into the new home of Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Growth spurt

Wright State’s partner Dayton Regional STEM School announces major expansion that includes new classrooms, lab

An expansion project at the Dayton Regional STEM School, an affiliate of Wright State, includes new classrooms, a place for school assemblies and a gaming research laboratory. Continue reading

The Wright State Experience is focus of proposed strategic plan

Representatives of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee will present the draft strategic plan to the Board of Trustees at its meeting on Oct. 19. Continue reading

Breathing space

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood wins $501,000 Navy award to study effects of fatigue, reduced oxygen

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood receives $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the effects of fatigue and reduced oxygen. Continue reading

Gary LeRoy named president-elect of American Academy of Family Physicians

Gary LeRoy, associate dean for student affairs and admissions at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, will also serve a one-year term as president of the AAFP, followed by a one-year term as AAFP chair. 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