Author Archives: Jim Hannah

About Jim Hannah

Born in San Diego, Calif., and raised in Troy, OH. Graduated in journalism from Ohio State University. Worked at the Rome Daily American in Italy, the Indianapolis Star and The Associated Press, where I spent 30 years working in Columbus, Dayton and Washington D.C. Currently assistant director of public relations at Wright State University. Married, with three children.

Wright State’s Donna Schlagheck honored at Ohio House of Representatives

Donna Schlagheck and Cliff Rosenberger

Ohio House Speaker and Wright State grad Cliff Rosenberger read a commendation of professor Donna Schlagheck in the House chamber May 20. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Model UN, News, Political Science |

Poetic license

Wright State’s James Guthrie taking over as editor of prestigious journal on Emily Dickinson
James Guthrie holding the Emily Dickinson Journal

Wright State English professor James Guthrie will assume the editorship of the Emily Dickinson Journal, the only publication devoted to her writing. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Features, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

French lesson

Wright State’s Carine Verlin spins life’s challenges into gold
Carline Verlin in Wright State’s Friendship Food Pantry

Carine Verlin grew up in France and later weathered significant challenges. Today, the 43-year-old is a graduate student at Wright State with a psychology degree and is steaming toward a double master’s degree. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, Human Services, International Students, Leadership Studies, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Student profiles, Teacher Education |

Art director

Sculptor Landon Crowell makes it happen at Wright State’s Fine Arts Building
Landon Crowell with Fine Arts Building equipment

Landon Crowell lovingly cares for the tools needed to make art in Wright State’s Fine Arts Building while pursuing his own artistic ambitions as a sculptor. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Staff |

Image worship

Wright State’s Nasser Kashou growing student research stars in his biomedical engineering imaging lab
Nasser Kashou and students from his biomedical imaging lab.

Assistant engineering professor Nasser Kashou has turned his biomedical imaging lab into a petri dish that grows student research stars. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Undergraduate |

Wright State’s Shelley Goldenberg honored as Woman of Valor

Kim and Shelley Goldenberg at ArtsGala

Former Wright State First Lady Shelley Goldenberg honored for her generosity of heart that supports Beth Abraham’s commitment to foster social action and remain a vital force in the community. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Community Service, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Teacher Education |

League of their own

Wright State’s Scott Peterson chronicles historic 1890 baseball season in new book
Scott Peterson with his new book and old newspapers

A new book by Wright State communication professor Scott Peterson examines a pivotal year in baseball’s history and the development of sports journalism. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Liberal Arts, News, Research |

Joseph Keferl named dean of the College of Education and Human Services

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Joseph Keferl, a longtime Wright State faculty member, administrator and alumnus, will assume the position of dean in January and will begin serving as dean-elect in October. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Education & Human Services, Faculty, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Human Services, Kinesiology & Health, Leadership Studies, News, Rehabilitation Services, Teacher Education |

Credit worthy

Wright State alum Joel Huxley turns painting degree into banking career
Joel Huxley

Wright State 1998 graduate Joel Huxley uses his B.F.A. in painting to help him see the big picture as executive at the Wright-Patt Credit Union. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Art and Art History, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Rescue mission

Trauma Care Challenge at Calamityville sharpens the skills of firefighters
Firefighters practice extricating a victim from a submerged vehicle during the Trauma Care Challenge at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville.

Firefighters from around the world participate in a trauma care and rescue training exercise at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville. Continue reading

Posted in Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Leadership Studies, National Center for Medical Readiness, News, WSRI |