Student Profile

Sweet spot

Wright State accounting student James Curlis dips into the ice cream business

James Curlis, a junior majoring in accountancy at Wright State, and his mother, Kim, opened K&J’s Ice Cream in Sidney. Continue reading

Base bandit

Wright State outfielder J.D. Orr breaks Raiders’ season and career records for stolen bases

Senior J.D. Orr has stolen 57 bases this year and 115 steals during his NCAA career, both Wright State records. Continue reading

New kid on the block

Wright State computer science grad student Aman Ali Pogaku was a featured speaker at national blockchain conference

Aman Ali Pogaku, a computer science graduate student at Wright State, is working on using blockchain to develop artificial intelligence and virtual reality assets management solutions. Continue reading

Overcoming the impossible

At Wright State, Olivia Kilby, a senior political science and liberal studies major, discovered she can accomplish great things in her life. Continue reading

‘I am a warrior’

Theatre studies major Nerissa Jheanelle finds her voice with impressive display of theatre and performing arts

Nerissa Jheanelle, a theatre studies major, has been prolific at Wright State, producing a play, a dance, a movie and a musical. Continue reading

Balancing act

Stevie Lamblin ’16 combines professional dance with the study of psychology

Stevie Lamblin performs with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company while pursuing master’s degree in clinical mental health at Wright State. Continue reading

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

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

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

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