Alumni Association

Just a Pair of Shoes

Young students in need benefit from a nonprofit started by Wright State marketing alum Matt Cline

Marketing graduate Matt Cline runs his own shoe company and a nonprofit organization that provides new shoes to schoolchildren in need. Continue reading

Investing in the future

Wright State graduate Vercie Lark ’86 and his wife, Lisa, created a scholarship fund for students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Lisa and Vercie Lark’s scholarship assists students who can easily get overlooked when it comes to needing money for college. Continue reading

Wright State theatre grad Joey Monda nominated for two Tony Awards

2012 graduate Joey Monda received two Tony Awards nominations for Best Play as producer of “Slave Play” and “The Inheritance.” Continue reading

Wright State grad Jessica Edwards goes the distance for Edison State

Jessica Edwards, who is director of distance learning at Edison State, was named the college’s spring 2020 employee of the semester. Continue reading

Wright Day to Give shatters fundraising records

Annual giving day raises more than $205,000 to help Wright State students

25% of the gifts on the Wright Day to Give were directed to student emergency funds within the colleges, the Deedrick Student Support Fund or the Raider Food Pantry. Continue reading

Call to action

Wright State students and alumni support scholarships to promote equity and inclusion

Wright State’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship and Retain the 9 Scholarship help support students from underrepresented populations. Continue reading

In Raiders we trust

The Wright State Alumni Association announces the 2020 Alumni Achievement Award winners

This year’s honorees are Steven Bognar ’86; Steven Adams, ’87, ’89; Joey Monda ’12; Carol Graff; and James Helton ’04. Continue reading

Alumni notes

Three outstanding alumni featured in the fall 2020 Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading

On the right path

Jill Kingston ’01 opens nonprofit to care for babies exposed to addictive substances

After fostering two babies born exposed to addictive substances, Wright State grad Jill Kingston realized there had to be a better way to care for these children and their families. Continue reading

A hell of a ration

Donald McKinney Wallace, WWI, and the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918

When Donald McKinney Wallace enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1918, he did not expect to spend most of his term of service in the hospital quarantined in his barracks with the Spanish flu. Continue reading