People of Wright State

World class

A Fulbright in Taiwan will be the latest of many international education experiences for Wright State student Emma Peterson

When she begins her Fulbright experience in Taiwan this summer, it will be the fifth foreign country Emma Peterson has lived and studied in during the past four years. Continue reading

Market force

Wright State alum Nick Moshos goes from being a bagger to the owner of Dot’s Market

Nick Moshos, a human resources graduate from Wright State, buys Dot’s Market after working at the local grocery story for 11 years. Continue reading

Water power

Paintings by Wright State arts alum Jennifer Rosengarten shine at Miami Valley Hospital South

Jennifer Rosengarten, who received her bachelor’s degree in painting from Wright State, was commissioned to create paintings for Miami Valley Hospital South. Continue reading

Health department

Wright State senior Katelyn Howard uses her education in sports science to help cancer patients

Katelyn Howard, a senior sports science major at Wright State, helps cancer patients with their physical therapy as part of her job at Maple Tree Cancer Alliance. Continue reading

Artfully done

Painter and Wright State alum Erika b Hess making name for herself with artist podcasts

2006 Wright State fine arts grad Erika b Hess interviews artists, curators, collectors and gallerists on her popular “I Like Your Work” podcast. Continue reading

Match maker

Wright State motion pictures alum Scott Marshall thrives as live-event producer for World Wrestling Entertainment

2002 Wright State film grad Scott Marshall has produced World Wrestling Entertainment shows around the United States and in Colombia, Panama and the Czech Republic. Continue reading

Ring leader

Wright State music student Noah Carpenter brings the carillon to life from atop a bell tower at a Middletown church

Noah Carpenter, organ performance and vocal music education major, may be the youngest carillonneur in the country. Continue reading

Bread brilliance

Wright State alum Rahn Keucher a rising star in the baking business

Rahn Keucher, a Wright State University alumnus, sells his bread and other pastries to area restaurants and at a stand in Dayton’s 2nd Street Market. Continue reading

Digital detective

Wright State computer science major Jacquelyn Smith completes internship with the FBI

An internship with the FBI has led Wright State junior Jacquelyn Smith to pursue a career in law enforcement after she graduates. Continue reading

Pattern passion

Wright State alum Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, grow elegant dress shop after making royal connection

2006 Wright State graduate Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, saw their dress-making business take off after the exiled empress of Iran wore one of their creations. Continue reading