Wright State to graduate more than 2,000


By Whitney Vickers - wvickers@civitasmedia.com



File photo More than 2,000 individuals will be considered Wright State University alumni as of Saturday, April 30. Pictured is a previous Wright State graduation.


FAIRBORN — Two thousand, forty five individuals will walk across the stage beginning 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Wright State University Nutter Center with a college degree in their hand.

Thirty-six will have obtained their associates degree; 1,281 will have earned their bachelor’s degree; 708 will have their master’s and 30 may be addressed as “doctor”.

The class ranges from 19-to-60 years old, originating in 27 nations, 27 states and 64 Ohio counties. Three hundred five are international students, 173 of which are from India while the remaining 72 began in Saudi Arabia. One thousand, nine hundred forty three have roots in Ohio and the majority of the class, 1,095, are women.

Graduates spent the last few years in specific colleges across Wright State, each offering a varying amount to be considered alumni as of Saturday:

– College of Education and Human Services: 316

– College of Engineering and Computer Science: 468

– College of Liberal Arts: 473

– College of Nursing and Health: 109

– College of Science and Mathematics: 322

– Raj Soin College of Business: 259

– Boonshoft School of Medicine: 22 (master’s degree only)

– School of Professional Psychology: four

– Lake Campus: 87

Wright State President David Hopkins will deliver the commencement address. Meanwhile, Student Government President Gavin Doll and Wright State Alumni Association Board of Directors President Deb Downing will additionally offer words of wisdom to the graduates.

Individuals who wish watch the ceremony from their couch can do so by tuning in to WSU-TV on Time Warner Cable channel 5.105 across the college’s dorms, AT&T Uverse channel 99 in the Dayton tab and wright.edu/streaming, as these channels will offer a live broadcast of the event.

File photo More than 2,000 individuals will be considered Wright State University alumni as of Saturday, April 30. Pictured is a previous Wright State graduation.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_14883_ep_394-508×291.jpgFile photo More than 2,000 individuals will be considered Wright State University alumni as of Saturday, April 30. Pictured is a previous Wright State graduation.

By Whitney Vickers

wvickers@civitasmedia.com

Whitney Vickers can be reached by calling her directly at 937-502-4532. For more content online, visit our website or like our Facebook page.

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