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.

Investing for Millennials, digital financial advice among topics at Wright State’s third annual LIFT2 Symposium

LIFT2 (Leading Innovation in Finance Today and Tomorrow) will be held March 24 in the Student Union. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Finance and Financial Services, Home news sidebar, News, Student Union |

First string

Wright State guitar instructor and graduate Jim McCutcheon wins Governor’s Award for arts education

Jim McCutcheon teaches classical guitar at Wright State, where he earned degrees in guitar performance and music education. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Faculty, Faculty Profile, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News |

Matthew Boaz named chief diversity officer at Wright State

Matthew Boaz joined Wright State University as the director of equity and inclusion in 2013. Continue reading

Posted in Home news sidebar, News, Staff |

Best-selling author Kelly Williams Brown to speak at “Life After Wright State 2017”

“Life After Wright State” is a series of social, educational and networking events sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and other campus partners. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Student Union |

Wright State to host panel of top executives in ‘Disruptive Leadership: Remaking Dayton’ event

A panel of top Dayton business executives will discuss topics involving the current and future economic climate of the region. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Business, Home news sidebar, News, Student Union |

Artist with acclaimed dance company Complexions at Wright State to audition students, prepare for Spring Dance Concert

The Wright State Dance program will host residencies with Clifford Williams and Dwight Rhoden of the Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company during the spring semester. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, CELIA, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Vehicular verve

Wright State engineering students break down USS Enterprise, Millennium Falcon and other fictional vehicles as part of class project

College of Engineering and Computer Science students gave presentations on how they would manufacture popular fictional vehicles. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Wright State presidential candidate Cheryl Schrader says university’s diversity, research and breadth of academics a strong drawing card

Cheryl Schrader, one of three finalists for the Wright State president’s job, met with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community leaders at the Dayton and Lake campuses Feb 7-9. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Applied Behavioral Science, Around Campus, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Presidential Search, Professional Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College, Videos |

Wright State creates Pre-College Residential International English Institute

Wright State will offer summer program to teach English to international high school students and give them a U.S. college experience. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Home news sidebar, International Students, Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP), Liberal Arts, News, Pre-College Camps |

Wright State presidential candidate Deborah Ford drawn by university’s mission, student diversity

Deborah Ford, one of three finalists for the Wright State president’s job, met with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community leaders at the Dayton and Lake campuses Feb 5-7. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Applied Behavioral Science, Around Campus, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Presidential Search, Professional Psychology, Research, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College, Videos |