People of Wright State

Wright State graduate’s book empowers and educates kids about wearing eyeglasses

Wright State English graduate Kristin B. Gyimah was inspired to write “Teddy Gets Glasses” by one of her children. Continue reading

STEM-focused

Computer engineering major Celeste Irwin is the inaugural recipient of the BHG Financial Runner scholarship for women in STEM

Wright State computer engineering major Celeste Irwin wants to use her medical and programming knowledge to work in research and product development in MRI-guided focused ultrasound. Continue reading

Onome Scott-Emuakpor discovered true passion at Wright State

Mechanical engineering graduate Onome Scott-Emuakpor seeks to push thresholds of advanced technology in aerospace systems as the founder of Hyphen Innovations. Continue reading

Good investment

Losing his job because of the pandemic inspired Eric Tomlinson to pursue a degree at Wright State that matched his decades of experience as a supply chain management professional. Continue reading

A higher purpose

From college dropout to 2022 Wright State Alumnus of the Year, Richard J. Kaiser has taken a circuitous path to achieving success. Continue reading

Rainbow remedy

Emily Winkelman studied women, gender and sexuality studies and led the Rainbow Alliance to ensure there are inclusive spaces at Wright State and in the community. Continue reading

A need to help others

Wright State graduate student Anthony Windsor was named an Ohio Social Work Student of the Year

Anthony Windsor decided to pursue a career in social work to honor his friends and fellow veterans who have died while also helping other veterans who are struggling. Continue reading

Marching toward a dream

Percussion performance major Phil Andrews realized a lifelong dream when he was accepted into the Army Old Guard Drum and Fife Corps. Continue reading

Engineering precision

Matt Specht, a senior industrial and systems engineering major, learned that small changes can have a significant impact on large-scale manufacturing during an internship with Honda. Continue reading

Raising the barre

Olivia Bruno, a senior dance major at Wright State, realized a lifelong dream of dancing professionally when she joined Dayton Ballet for its 2022–2023 season. Continue reading