Alumni Profile

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

Mission ready

Army veteran Arreal Riggs finds needed support in Wright State’s Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program and at the Veteran and Military Center. 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 music grad wins position in prestigious Army band

William Kan, a Wright State music performance graduate, earned a position as a percussionist in the prestigious U.S. Army band Pershing’s Own. 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

Laser-focused learning

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Wright State in April, Jacen Urbaniak will pursue a Ph.D. in physics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Continue reading

Wright State graduate making impact in Dayton and Liberia with Library for Africa project

As the founder of Library for Africa, Veleta Jenkins is working to build a technology-focused library in Liberia. Continue reading