Alumni Association

Bread brilliance

Wright State alum Rahn Keucher a rising star in the baking business

Rahn Keucher, a Wright State University alumnus, sells his bread and other pastries to area restaurants and at a stand in Dayton’s 2nd Street Market. Continue reading

Pattern passion

Wright State alum Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, grow elegant dress shop after making royal connection

2006 Wright State graduate Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, saw their dress-making business take off after the exiled empress of Iran wore one of their creations. Continue reading

Making music

Wright State alum Kris Kropff flourishes as head of music publishing for The Lorenz Corporation

Wright State music graduate Kris Kropff intended to work at music publisher Lorenz Corporation for six months. Nearly 20 years later, she’s the company’s president. Continue reading

Metal mettle

Wright State sculptor Landon Crowell creates aerial sculpture for new PNC Arts Annex

New sculpture by Landon Crowell, fine arts technician in the Department of Art and Art History, features an optical illusion for viewers. Continue reading

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

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

Alexa, who is Joe Jessup?

Joe Jessup ’98 is paving the way for innovation at Amazon, one Alexa at a time

The senior manager of software development on Amazon’s Alexa, Joe Jessup established a scholarship to support undergraduate business and computer science students at Wright State. Continue reading

Supporting democracy in coffee country

International observer of Colombian elections is the latest role for Wright State alumnus and Foreign Service Officer James Mosher

Two-time Wright State grad James Mosher has worked around the world as part of the U.S. Foreign Service. Continue reading

Take me to Wakanda

Alumna Hannah Beachler ’05 creates her vision of fictional world as production designer in Marvel’s 'Black Panther'

The Wright State Alumni Association named Hannah Beachler ’05 the winner of its 2018 Alumna of the Year Award. Continue reading

Stagecraft

Wright State alum Cameron Holsinger and former student King David Jones have major roles in 'Hamilton'

Cameron Holsinger is the first assistant stage manager for “Hamilton” on Broadway, while King David Jones is a “swing” for several characters in the traveling production of the hit musical. Continue reading