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 awarded nearly $1 million in Choose Ohio First grants for computer science scholarships

The grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education will help support student recruitment and continuation for the first two academic years. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Student Success |

Lofty success

Wright State alumna Kathy Moore tops artwork at prestigious Indiana competition

Artist and Wright State University alumna Kathy Moore enjoys success in art competitions. Continue reading

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

News value

Army ROTC cadet Tyler Scott gets a taste of working in the media

Tyler Scott, majors in history and minors in computer science, is an Army ROTC cadet and plans to serve as an officer in the U.S. Army after he graduates from Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Army ROTC, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, History, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Student Profile |

More than 1,400 students to graduate at Wright State’s 2019 fall commencement

Wright State’s 2019 fall commencement ceremony takes place on Saturday, Dec. 14, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Biology, Business, Commencement, Communication, Computer Science and Engineering, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, News, Nursing & Health, School of Public and International Affairs, Science & Mathematics, Student Success, Undergraduate |

Navigation sensation

Wright State grad student Cassandra Clouse shines at a national military conference with her virtual reality research

Cassandra Clouse, who pursuing a Ph.D. in engineering at Wright State, studies how virtual reality environments can help people with PTSD. Continue reading

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

Drawing interest

Non-art majors urged to consider taking Beginning Drawing to sharpen visual skills

Offered by the Department of Art and Art History, the Beginning Drawing course will appeal to students studying everything from criminal justice to medicine to military affairs. Continue reading

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Raj Soin College of Business named a ‘Best Business School’ by The Princeton Review

Wright State’s MBA program develops managers and leaders whose understanding and vision encompass the total organization. Continue reading

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Pressure prescription

DeStress for Success at Dunbar Library on Dec. 2–12 will help students relax for finals

Wright State students feeling the pressure that the last week of fall semester’s classes and finals week brings can find special stress-relief activities at Dunbar Library. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Libraries, News |

Upwardly mobile

Graduating student Hunter Whitt applauds Wright State’s support of students with disabilities

Hunter Whitt will graduate from Wright State in December with a bachelor’s degree in communications, a minor in health communications and aspirations of becoming a school counselor. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, Disability Services, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Rankings, Student Profile |

Reality check

Sexual harassment research by Wright State faculty member Rachel Sturm featured in Harvard Business Review

Rachel Sturm, associate professor of management, recommends organizations and companies combat sexual harassment at work by focusing on character development. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Home news sidebar, Management & International Business, News, Research |