Alumni Association

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

Peace offering

Wright State alum Jacquelyn Weaver gives and receives with Peace Corps stint in Africa

Jacquelyn Weaver volunteered with the Peace Corps because she wanted to relate to people and help them without being motivated by money. Continue reading

Grand fan

Wright State’s Kristie McKiernan a full-throated superfan of the women's basketball team

Kristie McKiernan, Wright State grad and senior English lecturer, is a superfan of the Raiders, missing only three home games and attending road contests as far away as Chicago over the past eight years. Continue reading

Wright State musical theatre grad Christian Duhamel wins prominent award for emerging artists

The 2018 Kleban Prize in Musical Theater recognized 2005 grad Christian Duhamel as the year’s most promising musical theatre librettist. Continue reading

Boonshoft Scholars scholarship recipient committed to serving others

Julia Hitchcock, who graduated with a degree in biology from Wright State in 2017, is the recipient of the four-year Boonshoft Scholars scholarship. Continue reading

Mission accomplished

Air Force veteran and Wright State graduate Jonathan Granata ’15 finds a new duty in giving back

Air Force veteran Jonathan Granata found a home and the support he needed in Wright State’s Office of Veterans Affairs and later the university’s Veteran and Military Center. Continue reading

Drawing power

Love of sketching cars propelled Wright State alum Sagar Sangle into world of mechanical engineering

Sagar Sangle uses his art skills and his master’s degree in mechanical engineering while teaching middle school students about design for 3D printing, manufacturing design and robotics. Continue reading

Z is for zeal

Wright State alum Zontaye Richardson uses thrift shop to channel her passion for community

Zontaye Richardson’s west Dayton store TheZe DealZ has become as a place to socialize, network and pitch in to help neighbors in need. Continue reading

Nearly 1,900 students graduate at Wright State University’s 2017 fall commencement

Led by Wright State’s seventh President Cheryl B. Schrader for the first time, students, families, faculty and staff celebrated the commencement of nearly 1,900 students at the fall graduation ceremony Dec. 16. Continue reading

First string

Wright State alum Michael Bard again featured soloist at Kennedy Center holiday concerts

Michael Bard, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in music in 1991, will perform at the Kennedy Center Washington Choral Arts Society holiday concerts Dec. 17, 18 and 24. Continue reading