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.

Current affair

Wright State neuroscience professors open eyes of high schoolers with electrifying lesson on neural pathways
Current affair

Wright State faculty reach out to the community to promote a new undergraduate neuroscience major. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences Ph.D., Center for Workforce Development, Enrollment Management, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Research, Science & Mathematics, Videos |

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Wright State and the Dayton PBS member station are collaborating on an online election hub designed to teach K-12 students about democracy and the political process. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Debate, Education & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Political Science, Teacher Education |

Business is hopping

Wright State alum Janice Hester '77 turned ceramic frogs into artistic career
Business is hopping

Wright State alumna Janice Hester ran a successful business making popular, grinning, bug-eyed ceramic frogs. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Wright State students spearhead relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Ecuador

Wright State students spearhead relief effort for earthquake-ravaged Ecuador

Donations for Ecuador can be dropped off in the parking lot of Pepito’s Mexican Restaurant in Kettering on May 21 and May 22. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Community Service, Home news sidebar, International Students, Latino Affairs, MBA, News |

Wright State to offer scholarship in memory of shooting victim Parris Hummons

Wright State to offer scholarship in memory of shooting victim Parris Hummons

Dayton Early College Academy graduates will be the preferred recipients of the Parris Hummons Memorial Scholarship. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Giving, Home news sidebar, News, Rehabilitation Services, Undergraduate, University College |

Giving from Wright State retirees hits record high

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More than a quarter million dollars was donated to the Wright State Retirees Association for scholarships and other campus programs in 2015, a record amount. Continue reading

Posted in Faculty & Staff, Giving, Home news sidebar, News |

Marketing students float ideas on promoting the presidential debate at Wright State

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Students in the Integrated Marketing Communication class create campaigns to promote the presidential debate and enhance the prestige of Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Debate, Home news sidebar, Marketing, News |

Growing concern

Wright State volunteers help sprout The Urban Renewal Farm in East Dayton
Reilly Dixon, a 2014 Wright State graduate, has volunteered at The Urban Renewal Farm for about a year.

Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Biology, Community Service, English, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, International Studies, Liberal Arts, News, Science & Mathematics, Videos |

League of their own

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team will play at Wright State as fundraiser for Fisher House at Dayton VA
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“Warrior Weekend” will feature two exhibition softball games between the Wounded Warriors and local all-star softball teams at Wright State’s Nischwitz Field on May 21. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News |

Wright State statistics students to analyze presidential polls in debate-related project

From left: The College of Science and Mathematics' Jeffrey Cowgill, manager, multimedia and technology; Deborah Garber, communications and events coordinator; and Teesha Corcoran, digital media coordinator. (Photo by Erin Pence)

Wright State statistics students will put their skills to work by analyzing data from presidential polls in every state to predict the likely nominees. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Debate, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |