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.

Students to explore health careers at Path to Health Professions Day

The Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine is one of a number of organizations participating in the university’s Path to Health Professions Day on Feb. 15.

High school and college students can learn more about careers as doctors, nurses and veterinarians during Path to Health Professions Day on Feb. 15. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Pre-Health, Science & Mathematics, Student Union |

Wright State’s Emily Bingham falls in ‘Jeopardy!’ tournament, but calls it a memorable journey

Emily Bingham was among the 15 contestants competing in the "Jeopardy! College Championship," which was filmed at Sony Pictures Studios’ Stage 10 in Culver City, California.

An exhilarating run in the “Jeopardy! College Championship” came to an end for Wright State senior Emily Bingham. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, English, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Marketing, News, Videos |

Wright State officials brief community leaders on presidential debate preparations

Wright State President David R. Hopkins briefed elected officials and community leaders on the university's presidential debate preparations on Feb. 8. (Photo by Will Jones)

Wright State, the region and the state have a golden opportunity to shine when the university hosts the first presidential debate in September, says President David R. Hopkins. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Debate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Videos |

Laboratory love

Employers beat path to door of Wright State’s Clinical Laboratory Sciences program
From left: Laboratory science students Carly Simmons, Shon Jergens, program Director Tammy Bash and student Lauren Hamrock. Graduates of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program are in great demand by employers. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Graduates of Wright State’s Clinical Laboratory Sciences program are in great demand by employers. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Career Services, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Hollywood composer Steve Hampton ’80 installs recording studio at Wright State

Hollywood composer Steve Hampton installs recording studio at Wright State

Housed in Schuster Hall, the professional-level recording studio will be available to students to record their performances and for students seeking a certificate in recording technology. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

Wright State’s Emily Bingham advances to semifinals in ‘Jeopardy!’ college tournament

Wright State’s Emily Bingham advances to semifinals in 'Jeopardy!' college tournament

Wright State University senior Emily Bingham will complete in the semifinal round in the “Jeopardy! College Championship” on Feb. 9. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Business, Center for Urban & Public Affairs (CUPA), English, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Marketing, News, Videos |

Minding their business

Wright State accounting students using talents to assist not-for-profits as part of class project
Susan Lightle, professor of accountancy, meets with Master of Accountancy students during a recent class. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Wright State accounting students use talents to assist local not-for-profits as part of a class project. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Accountancy, Business, Community Service, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Latino Affairs, News |

Circuit judge

Wright State junior Jeremy Hong turns interest in electrical engineering into electronics company
Wright State junior Jeremy Hong turns his interest in electrical engineering into his own electronics company. (Photos by Erin Pence)

Wright State junior Jeremy Hong turns his interest in electrical engineering into his own electronics company. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, News, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Foreign service

Wright State alum Joshua Cummins gets inside peek at workings of Persian Gulf nation of Qatar
Foreign service

Joshua Cummins, who has degrees in history and international and comparative politics from Wright State, received first-hand lessons on the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar during a fellowship. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Graduate, History, Home news sidebar, International Studies, Liberal Arts, Model UN, News, Political Science |

Psychologist Sarah Gervais coming to Wright State to present lecture, workshop on confronting prejudice

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Sarah Gervais will give a lecture on Feb. 3 and an interactive workshop on Feb. 4 at Wright State.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Sarah Gervais will give a lecture on Feb. 3 and an interactive workshop on Feb. 4. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement, News, Women's Center |