Thomas A. Knapke, who died on October 4, 2018, served in various functions at the Western Ohio Branch Campus of Wright State University from 1977 until he retired in 2006. He chaired the Capital Campaign Committee that spearheaded fundraising to renovate the Lake Campus in 2007 and was the driving force to create the first Lake Campus student residential unit in 2010.
Oct 5, 2018
Sep 23, 2018
Dr. John Ellison, who died on Sept. 11, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C., worked as a librarian in public, school, medical and university settings, including at the Wright State University, where he also was a founding member of the faculty.
Sep 13, 2018
John retired in 2015 from Wright State University where he was the director of the Math Learning Center, and had 30 years of experience in math education.
Sep 8, 2018
Dr. Brandeberry, who passed away on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, was instrumental in the fundraising and design of the Russ Engineering Center and the Joshi Research Center at Wright State. The WSU Brandeberry Career Development Center is named in his honor.
Aug 25, 2018
Celesta Warner, who died Aug. 23, 2018, was an ob/gyn nurse and educator at Miami Valley Hospital as well as a faculty member at Wright State.
Aug 23, 2018
Dr. Randall “Randy” S. Paul, who died on Aug. 19, 2018, was a highly respected performer, scholar, conductor and longtime educator. He began teaching at Wright State in 1983.
Paul R. Griffin, 74, chair and professor of religion and director of the African and African American Studies Program
Aug 22, 2018
Dr. Paul R. Griffin, emeritus professor in the Department of Religion, died Aug. 17, 2018, at Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Griffin began his career at Wright State in 1988 and, until his retirement in 2010, he taught a variety of courses on Western Christian thought and African American religious history.
Aug 10, 2018
James Webb, who died July 27, 2018, had a passion for furthering the educational and emotional needs of the gifted, spending quality time with family and friends, flying, traveling, scuba diving and supporting various worthy causes.
Jun 11, 2018
Frankie recently retired after 20 years of employment with the Wright State University Foundation.
Jun 11, 2018
He served in private practice and emergency care, was a world traveler and provided medical care for underserved countries including South Africa & Belize and served as MD on a trek through the Himalayan Mountains. He died May 24, 2018.