People of Wright State

Teaching temperament

Wright State alum, inaugural registrant Sheila Skimmerhorn caps career with stint at STEM school

Sheila Skimmerhorn, a two-time Wright State graduate, was the first student to register for classes at the university in 1964. Continue reading

Terminal triumph

Art installation by Wright State alum Kailah Ware graces Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Kailah Ware, who graduated from Wright State with a degree in motion pictures, created “One Degree of Separation,” a mix-media art installation celebrating Cincinnati. Continue reading

Military discipline

Zachary Schulze, an Army ROTC cadet and athletic training major, stays disciplined as he prepares for a career in the military. Continue reading

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister

The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

Moore news

Alumna Brooke Moore is one of at least 17 Wright State graduates working in television broadcasting newsrooms in the Dayton area. Continue reading

Fossil force

Smithsonian is latest TV channel to turn to Wright State professor Chuck Ciampaglio for expertise on prehistoric sharks

Chuck Ciampaglio is among only a handful of scientists worldwide who has studied the megalodon, a prehistoric shark. Continue reading

English enthusiasm

Wright State student Samantha Cornett wins Dion Scholarship for high-achieving English majors

After a 10-year break, Samantha Cornett returned to Wright State and is now thriving in the English program. Continue reading

A family affair

Erica Curtis, who graduated in December with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, is the third member of her family to attend Wright State. Continue reading

Former Purdue lineman finds new team at Boonshoft School of Medicine

Jason Tretter’s commitment to his teammates illustrates one of the reasons he always wanted to attend medical school. Continue reading

Cultural interest

Fellowship winner Max Tokarsky develops curriculum to help teen immigrants living between two cultures

Max Tokarsky, student in the School of Professional Psychology, recently completed a national fellowship offered by the American Psychological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Continue reading