Alumni Association

Helping students succeed

Wright State graduate Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, create scholarship fund for engineering and computer science students

Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, hope their newly created scholarship will impact the lives of students, just as theirs was by a scholarship Doug received as a student at Wright State. Continue reading

Military minded

Wright State alumnus, Bronze Star winner Mark Winters shares his experience with Army ROTC cadets

Mark Winters started his 25-year career in the military during his freshman year at Wright State when he joined the Army ROTC. Continue reading

Riveting affair

2003 Wright State alum Casey Simmons played key role in restoring the historic Memphis Belle Flying Fortress

Casey Simmons, who graduated from Wright State with a degree in anthropology, restores historic airplanes at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Continue reading

Military expedition

Over 500 military veterans interviewed by Wright State alum Bridget Federspiel as part of history project

Bridget Federspiel works with both high school students and Wright State student veterans to interview U.S. veterans for the Library of Congress. Continue reading

Bound for Yale

David Baugham, former Student Government president, hopes to manage a health-related nonprofit organization. Continue reading

Gold standard

Elizabeth Freeman, who uses her degree to mine for gold in Alaska, had her college career interrupted for three years before returning. "I feel like I am finally achieving the goals I set out for myself all those years ago."

2015 Wright State graduate Elizabeth Freeman works as a geologist at a gold mine near Juneau, Alaska. Continue reading

Doubling down

2018 Wright State grad Julia Gomez-Cambronero combines her love of theater and Spanish for double degrees

2018 Wright State graduate Julia Gomez-Cambronero’s Spanish heritage influences her theatre performances. Continue reading

Wright State, Ohio’s public universities seek to close attainment gap

Forward Ohio highlights higher ed’s role in economy and society

Ohio’s 14 public universities, including Wright State University, are launching a statewide communication campaign designed to raise awareness of the value of public higher education. Continue reading

At spring commencement, President Schrader encourages graduates to be entrepreneurs, innovators, humanitarians

“I have seen firsthand your passion for helping others. Never forget that one person can make a difference,” President Cheryl B. Schrader told graduates. Continue reading

More than skin deep

Wright State alum Katherine Heminger excels as a scientist with Procter and Gamble

Katherine Heminger returned to the university to teach a seminar and meet with Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program students. Continue reading