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Energizing entrepreneurs

Wright State helps position aspiring entrepreneurs for success

Meet several alumni and students making their mark as successful entrepreneurs. Continue reading

Wright State alumni open ‘old-school’ sandwich shop in Dayton’s Fire Blocks

Wright State alumni Justin Simmons and Kathleen Roll opened Tony and Pete’s Grocery and Coldcuts in honor of their dads for whom the shop is named. Continue reading

Elevated voice

2013 graduate and rising gospel star Isaiah Templeton returned to Wright State to perform with Elevation Worship at the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Studying society cup by cup

Graduate student Bethany Lamb explores people and history through the study of ceramic cups

As a student in Wright State’s Master of Humanities Program, Bethany Lamb produced her own ceramic cups for an exhibition in the Stein Galleries. Continue reading

Wright State graduate Lesley Ott is paying it forward

Lesley Ott reciprocates the support she received while at Wright State by helping the next generation of business students. Continue reading

Community pride motivates Wright State business alumnus Chris Haines

Wright State alumnus Chris Haines leads both of his family’s businesses, Marias Technology and Orestod Holdings. Continue reading

Nontraditional student Stephanie Porter realizes dream of completing degree at Wright State

After putting her education on hold for several years Stephanie Porter earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wright State in April 2022. Continue reading

Wright State University Foundation welcomes new trustees

Wright State alumni Tony Alexander, Bob Reynolds and Loghan Young and graduate student Doniska Taylor joined the Wright State University Foundation Board of Trustees. Continue reading

Graduation triumvirate

Siblings Melissa, Jacob and Joshua Ward graduated together as members of Wright State’s spring class of 2022

Wright State’s spring commencement ceremonies were three times as special for the Ward family, who celebrated the graduation of siblings Melissa, Jacob and Joshua. Continue reading

Smart action plan

Scholarship gives electrical engineering Ph.D. student Thomas Beard research position at AFRL

Thanks to the Department of Defense SMART Scholarship-for-Service, Thomas Beard is pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and working at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Continue reading