Alumni Profile

Learning curve

Wright State alumnus Kevin Leichtman highlights struggles, lessons of students in ‘The Perfect Ten’

The turning point came when Kevin Leichtman was working a minimum-wage job and decided to give school the old college try for the third time. Continue reading

A space odyssey

Lindsay Aitchison ’11 helps NASA design a new generation of spacesuits

Engineer Lindsay Aitchison ’11 is supporting NASA’s next trip to the Moon in 2024 by designing new, state-of-the-art spacesuits. Continue reading

A different kind of influencer

Mohamed Al-Hamdani ’03, ’19, immigration lawyer and president of Dayton Public Schools Board, is one of the city’s most influential young leaders

Two-time Wright State graduate Al-Hamdani wants immigrants to know Dayton as a welcoming city. Continue reading

Sound effect

Wright State alumnus and Air Force researcher Brian Simpson honored by the Acoustical Society of America

Wright State psychology alumnus Brian Simpson was named as a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. Continue reading

Mental attitude

Wright State professional psychology alumnus LaMaurice Gardner spearheads an initiative to pair mental health professionals with police

Neuropsychologist LaMaurice Gardner offers mental health services to law enforcement officers and assists with mental health calls. Continue reading

Pedal power

Wright State music education alumnus Mike Bisig finds a new kind of rhythm with an indoor bicycle park

Wright State graduate Mike Bisig moved from a career teaching music to operating an indoor bike park in downtown Dayton. Continue reading

Voice recognition

Wright State alumna Lauren Bernstein making a splash doing voiceovers from her studio in New York City

Lauren Bernstein, a 2012 theatre graduate from Wright State, has produced voiceovers for corporations, nonprofits, state governments and universities. Continue reading

Playing for keeps

Wright State alumnus Juan Muñoz finds success in New Mexico in social services and with Latino Outdoors

Juan Muñoz, who earned a history degree and M.B.A. from Wright State, combines his passion for the Latino community and the outdoors. Continue reading

Finance phenom

Wright State business alum Shon Anderson helms his own financial services company and an investment analyst society

The seeds for Shon Anderson’s success in financial planning and investment services were planted in fertile soil at Wright State. Continue reading

Triple play

2020 Wright State graduate Christensen Oninku sets his career sights on politics, film and fashion

Communication alumnus Christensen Oninku works for a law firm, is writing two screenplays and is designing a fashion collection. Continue reading