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.

Sourcing sojourn

Wright State’s Sarah Tritle attends prestigious Global Executive Summit
Sarah Tritle, a native of Springfield, enrolled at Wright State in 2013 to study supply chain management.

Wright State business major Sarah Tritle wants to work as a supply chain manager for the Air Force Materiel Command. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Homepage feature rotator, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, News, People of Wright State, Student Profile |

Plumbing fixture

Wright State grad Chris Heeter '04 uses English degree in flourishing plumbing business
Plumbing fixture

Chris Heeter says his his English degree from Wright State gave him the discipline and skills needed to run his company. Continue reading

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

Inside job

Wright State’s Chinonye Chukwu launches pioneering film project with incarcerated women
Inside job

Watch films written by incarcerated women as part of the “Pens to Pictures” project in the Creative Arts Center at noon on Dec 4. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Faculty, Faculty Profile, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Videos |

Incubation period

Communication students get creative in New Media Incubator space
Incubation period

The New Media Incubator provides meeting areas, a computer lab and studio space to make it easy for motion pictures and communication students to work together. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Communication, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Going places

Wright State MBA student Tasha Fox turns college experience into whirlwind of overseas study, volunteering
Going places

Tasha Fox has taken study abroad trips to Belgium, Tanzania, China, France and Israel. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, MBA, Modern Languages, News, Student Profile, Study Abroad, University Center for International Education |

Wright State agrees to expand student, research, economic partnerships with Indian state of Andhra Pradesh

Wright State President David R. Hopkins and Ganta Srinivasa Rao, the minister for human resources development of Andhra Pradesh, shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding.

A memorandum of understanding was signed Nov. 17 by Wright State President David R. Hopkins and the minister for human resources development of Andhra Pradesh. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, International Students, News, University Center for International Education |

French scholar Pascale Abadie receives Wright State’s 2016 International Education Award

Pascale Abadie, assistant professor of French, accepted the 2016 International Education Award from Provost Thomas Sudkamp, left, and Henry Limouze, interim associate vice president for international affairs. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Pascale Abadie, an assistant professor of French, is a driving force of Wright State’s France Ambassador Program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News, Study Abroad, University Center for International Education |

Painting the town

Wright State art major Katelyn Puthoff produces historical mural for her native Minster
Painting the town

Katelyn Puthoff’s mural depicts a farming scene, Minster’s original log cabin Catholic church and a street scene from the early 1900s. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Videos |

Award-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson to speak at Wright State

“Literature, Religion, Peace: A Conversation with Marilynne Robinson” will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Nov. 21 in the Stein Galleries.

“Literature, Religion, Peace: A Conversation with Marilynne Robinson” will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Nov. 21 in the Stein Galleries. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, English, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries |

Social nature

Wright State graduate student Eric North hopes to be social worker at hospital where he was treated for leukemia
Wright State graduate student Eric North hopes to be social worker at the same hospital where he was treated for leukemia. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Eric North feels like he can make the biggest difference by working as a social worker at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Social Work |