Alumni Profile

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

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

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

Video virtuoso

Wright State alum Kevin Cornell named Ohio’s 2016 PBS Lead Digital Innovator

Kevin Cornell, a two-time Wright State graduate, teaches kids about science through his popular YouTube channel. Continue reading

Novel approach

Wright State alum Tiffani Angus marries creative writing career with university lectureship in England

Two-time Wright State graduate Tiffani Angus writes fantasy and science fiction stories, while teaching at Anglia Ruskin University. Continue reading

Lifeguarding job leads to medical school

Justin Kelley is pursuing a M.D./M.P.H. dual degree at the Boonshoft School of Medicine to prepare for a medical career in health policy and management. Continue reading

Great ferment

Wright State history alum Jeff Fortney '08 putting FigLeaf Brewing Co. on the map

Jeff Fortney parlays a degree in history and the study of theatre set design at Wright State into a growing brewing business. Continue reading

Dog days

Wright State’s Sarah and Ash McGinley give Marco the pit bull new ‘leash’ on life

Wright State couple Ash and Sarah McGinleys rescued Marco, a pit bull, from an adoption center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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