Alumni Association

A voice for the people

Joyce Beatty ’75 uses counseling skills she learned at Wright State as a leader in Congress

The education Joyce Beatty received as a grad student at Wright State helped her to make a difference throughout her distinguished career. Continue reading

Market force

Wright State alum Nick Moshos goes from being a bagger to the owner of Dot’s Market

Nick Moshos, a human resources graduate from Wright State, buys Dot’s Market after working at the local grocery story for 11 years. Continue reading

Artfully done

Painter and Wright State alum Erika b Hess making name for herself with artist podcasts

2006 Wright State fine arts grad Erika b Hess interviews artists, curators, collectors and gallerists on her popular “I Like Your Work” podcast. Continue reading

Match maker

Wright State motion pictures alum Scott Marshall thrives as live-event producer for World Wrestling Entertainment

2002 Wright State film grad Scott Marshall has produced World Wrestling Entertainment shows around the United States and in Colombia, Panama and the Czech Republic. Continue reading

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