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.

Biographies written by STEM students may result in new state historical markers

Huffman Prairie marker

Four new historical markers may grace Ohio’s landscape after students at the Dayton Regional STEM School wrote biographies of the historical figures. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State excels at Model Arab League Conference

Model Arab League Club members

Wright State students received eight awards in the annual Ohio Valley Model Arab League Conference at Miami University. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, International Studies, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science |

Wright State plays key role in 2015 Drug Abuse Prevention Poster Contest

April King poster

A scholarship to Wright State is an option for the winner of a poster contest sponsored by the Montgomery County Drug-Free Coalition. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Human Services, News |

Peace officer

Wright State philosophy student John Klugh promotes non-violence, help for the homeless
John Klugh in Dunbar Library

Wright State philosophy/religion major John Klugh is a soldier in Ahimsa’s Army, the university’s peace and nonviolence club, which he helped found two years ago. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Community Service, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, News, Religion, Philosophy, and Classics, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Sensing victory

Wright State and Wright STEPP alum Adrienne Bolds-Ephrem flying high with Air Force sensors unit
Adrienne Bolds-Ephrem headshot

After participating in the Wright STEPP program and earning two biomedical engineering degrees at Wright State, Adrienne Bolds-Ephrem is flying high with an Air Force sensors unit. Continue reading

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

5K walk through Wright State’s tunnels to raise money for the university

Students walking in tunnels

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to walk Wright State’s tunnels Feb. 26 to raise money for Wright State University Foundation funds. Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, News |

Wright State grad Alexis Gomez advances to top 24 on ‘American Idol’

Alexis Gomez at American Idol audition

After performing in Hollywood, Alexis Gomez, a 2014 Wright State graduate, advanced on “American Idol.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, International Students, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News |

Wright State reduces tuition by half for local international residents who want to learn English

LEAP classroom

Wright State makes its intensive English program more attractive to local international students who want to increase their skills in English. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, International Students, Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP), Liberal Arts, News |

Subterranean salute

Wright State’s Shannon family witnesses annual Dutch Christmas Eve tribute to World War II liberators
Vaughn Shannon and Mandy Shannon

Wright State’s Shannon family travel to Netherlands to witness an annual Dutch Christmas Eve tribute to World War II liberators. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Libraries, News, Political Science, Staff |

YSI donates water testing equipment to Wright State education students

Chris Cushman using pH meter

Donated pH meters will help Wright State education students develop skills critical to teaching how to preserve water quality. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics, Teacher Education, Undergraduate |