ONEIL Center


Interim Director

Ms. Teresa Richter
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Teresa Richter (BFA, MS) is currently a faculty lecturer and program coordinator in the Department of Business Technologies for Graphic Design and Digital Design at Wright State University-Lake Campus. She also holds the Interim Director position of the ONEIL Center at Wright State University-Dayton Campus. She oversees the managerial operations and assists our intern students to develop their skills to support clients through innovative experiential learning experiences.

Ms. Richter’s teaching methods focus on building knowledgeable leaders in the latest field of cutting-edge technology. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of Graphic and Digital Design, and 14 years of experience teaching at Wright State Lake Campus. With a master’s degree in Curriculum with a specialization in Educational Computing, Design, and Online Learning, she has broad experience in curriculum development and instructional design. She is currently working on her EdD in Organizational Leadership at WSU. Her professional experiences range from corporate designing for various companies to consulting, to training designers in the field of technology.

In addition to her position as interim director of The ONEIL Center, Ms. Richter is currently appointed as a Subject Matter Expert Panel Review member of approving courses for articulation for the State of Ohio Higher Education Board of Regents. She has served in this position and been a CTAG Item Writer in the studies of Visual Media for the past 5 and 7 years, respectively.


The most innovative aspect of the ONEIL Center is its experiential learning model to create a talent pipeline to the Dayton region. The center uses a competitive process to recruit highly qualified student interns from diverse disciplines and trains them in enterprise operations. These interns contribute to the center’s management, marketing, and customer service. Furthermore, they are prepared using research-based best practices in the following domains to serve the center’s clients in the following fields:

  • Proposal Development
  • Technical Writing & Editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Tools & Services
  • Digital Design
  • Video Editing & Multimedia
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Project Management & Business Administration


Learning Experience and Impact

Once hired, student interns are able to add an impressive experience to their resumes and also can earn course credit for select service-learning courses offered at WSU.