Alumni Association

Success in the spotlight and off the grid

A look at where fine arts students are now

Updates on fine arts alumni, all outstanding in their field — including those actually living in a field in Costa Rica. Continue reading

Life at the Lake: Crossroads of creativity

In graphics and digital, students have designs on success

The Wright State-Lake Campus graphic and digital design programs are like the crossroads—where it all comes together—for so many students. Continue reading

Wright State students go to Italy

The Wright State art history and photography programs partnered for an unforgettable experience for students studying abroad. Continue reading

Let there be light

Finance expert with longtime love for filmmaking helps motion pictures students

Wright State graduate Mark Black, a financial planner and independent film fan, gives back and helps motion picture students achieve their dreams. Continue reading

A doll for every child

Lisa Williams ’86, ’88 creates multicultural dolls that represent all children

For two-time Wright State graduate Lisa Williams, there is no better job than bringing joy and happiness to the faces of children and empowering and inspiring them to be their best. Continue reading

ArtsGala: A celebration of students, scholarships and skills

A classy and classic gala that showcases outstanding fine and performing arts students and raises money to help those students complete their education. Continue reading

Vicki Oleen, this ArtsGala is for you

As managing director in the School of Fine and Performing Arts, Vicki Oleen played a large role in making every ArtsGala happen since its inception in 2000. Continue reading

Connecting arts to the community

Community groups are a supporting cast for arts on campus

Being actively engaged with neighboring arts groups helps Wright State’s fine and performing arts students have life-changing experiences. Continue reading

Whirlwind tour

Wright State musical theatre graduates Cassi Mikat and Keaton Eckhoff thrive during "The Sound of Music” tour in Asia

Wright State musical theatre alumni Cassi Mikat and Keaton Eckhoff have had an eight-month adventure around Asia as part of the cast of “The Sound of Music.” Continue reading

Photo development

Wright State staff member Ashley Cheak pushes artistic boundaries during a fellowship at Dayton Art Institute

As a Yeck College Artist Fellow, Ashley Cheak experimented with alternative photographic processes and darkroom techniques to elevate her understanding of photography. Continue reading