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 trustees approve 2019-20 tuition rates

Tuition for the next cohort of students arriving in the fall under the Wright Guarantee program will be $4,741 per semester. Continue reading

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Sweet spot

Wright State accounting student James Curlis dips into the ice cream business

James Curlis, a junior majoring in accountancy at Wright State, and his mother, Kim, opened K&J’s Ice Cream in Sidney. Continue reading

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Wright State’s partner Dayton Regional STEM School cuts ribbon on major expansion that includes unique gaming research lab

The expansion project features the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory (GRILL). Continue reading

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Wright State alum Anne Fife produces documentary detailing quest by Ohio courts to help drug users

The documentary “Second Chances: One Year in Ohio’s Drug Courts” follows the drug use and adjudication of 19 Ohioans. Continue reading

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Wright State’s Management Information Systems program ranked No. 1 in the nation for military veterans

Wright State’s Management Information Systems program is designed for students interested in working in businesses, nonprofits and government agencies relying on data to drive decision-making and increase productivity. Continue reading

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Wright State grad Jim McCutcheon takes top spot in Ohio Federation of Music Clubs Adult Composer Contest

Jim McCutcheon was honored for the third movement of a concerto he wrote titled “Mirkin Concerto for Classical Guitar and Strings.” Continue reading

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Wright State graduate researcher investigates durability of cardiac devices; reporting to FDA

Wright State biomedical engineering grad student briefed U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the progress of his research on the durability of pacemakers and other cardiac devices. Continue reading

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Mentoring magic

College of Liberal Arts’ mentoring and CLASS programs yielding jobs, opportunities for students

College of Liberal Arts mentoring program connects students with professionals in the community. Continue reading

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Base bandit

Wright State outfielder J.D. Orr breaks Raiders’ season and career records for stolen bases

Senior J.D. Orr has stolen 57 bases this year and 115 steals during his NCAA career, both Wright State records. Continue reading

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Six incoming engineering students awarded Reynolds and Reynolds Leadership Scholarships as part of a multiyear gift supporting student success at Wright State

The program provides each student with a $10,000 award payable throughout the four years of their academic program. Continue reading

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