Wright State honors its nearly 1,700 graduating students at Saturday ceremony

Wright State honors its nearly 1,700 graduating students at Saturday ceremony

On Saturday December 15, Wright State honored its nearly 1,700 graduating students at the commencement ceremony for fall 2018.

At the ceremony, University President Cheryl Schrader offered parting words for the class of fall 2018. “Class of 2018, I know that you will touch lives and make our world a better place,” she said in a news release. “I’ve seen your commitment to helping others, your passion for our campus and community. I’ve witnessed your creative and innovating minds at work.”

This semester, Wright State issued 1,010 bachelor’s degrees, 602 master’s degrees, 54 Doctors of Philosophy and an undetermined amount of associate and post-master’s certificates, according to the news release.

The fall 2018 class included students from 54 counties, 28 states and 24 nations, according to the news release.

Here are the numbers of graduates by college, as provided by the news release:

  • College of Education and Human Services: 280
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science: 338
  • College of Liberal Arts: 240
  • College of Nursing and Health: 133
  • College of Science and Mathematics: 201
  • Raj Soin College of Business: 373
  • Lake Campus: 31

Schrader bid farewell to the graduating class, confident that students would impact our world for the better. “Class of 2018, you give me hope – hope for a better tomorrow, hope for a world in which we can put our differences aside and celebrate the commonalities that unite us all,” she said in the news release.