Student Success Stories

Great things happen when students transfer or transition to Wright State University—Wright State offers those students new opportunities, expanded possibilities, and welcomes their experience and perspective. It is a win-win situation! Meet these perfect examples.


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Lexis Gillette-Corsi

When she was of high school age, Lexis Gillette-Corsi lived in Nashville, Tennessee. When it was time for her to think about going to college, she chose Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee. It turned out not to be a good fit. Luckily, she decided to take a trip to Ohio to visit a friend, who happened to be a student at Wright State, and Lexis visited the campus. It was a good fit. And now Lexis Gillette-Corsi is as an enthusiastic supporter of Wright State as any one. She admires, among other things, the beauty of the campus, the student-friendly buildings, the helpful professors, and the programs and activities.

A Communication Studies major, with a minor in French, Lexis loves to travel, and has taken advantage of the Study Abroad Program with a trip to France. Lexis is a student representative on the Conduct Review Panel, and is a member of the Wright State chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Whatever she does, she does enthusiastically.

When Lexis graduates in 2015, she will have left a footprint on Wright State!   


Anthony Hinojosa

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While serving in the United States Navy and stationed in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Anthony Hinojosa attended Tidewater Community College. Anthony moved to Dayton, Ohio, and because of its affordability and program offerings, Wright State became his new college in Fall 2012. Anthony is majoring in International Studies and minoring in Political Science. 

Besides working in the Veteran and Military Student Center, Anthony has been active in the Veterans League and Student Government. Wright State has impressed him, he says, “The administration actually make themselves available to students, and listen to what students say. Everyone is interested in making Wright State even better for veterans, and an even better place to go to school.” Thanks in large part to Anthony’s efforts, Wright State’s administration is in the process of building a Veteran and Military Center that will serve veterans and military-connected students to a far-greater degree than in the past. 

Making things better is an activity that resonates with Hinojosa: he has lent his efforts to Wright State, and hopes to intern with the city of Fairborn, Ohio, as they plan and develop as a military community. And then, he’s off to graduate school for a master’s in International Studies.  

Wright State is a good fit for Anthony, and he has paid it forward.