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.

Chinatown

Interest in Chinese booming at Wright State
Tai Chi Fan practice

Interest in learning Chinese has led to a dramatic increase in Chinese language courses, as well as a minor in Chinese studies, at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Home news sidebar, International Students, Liberal Arts, Modern Languages, News |

Economic development, aerospace, immigration highlight Wright State’s annual Regional Summit

Wright State President David R. Hopkins, State Sen. Chris Widener and Provost S. Narayanan

Business leaders, educators, government officials and others discussed developing initiatives in workforce development and globalization during Wright State’s annual Regional Summit. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Center for Urban & Public Affairs (CUPA), Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Latino Affairs, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Nursing & Health, Science & Mathematics, WSRI |

Reconstruction zone

Engineering student Corinne Mowrey changes career path after hitting bump in the road
Engineering student Corinne Mowrey

Her world was turned upside down, but today Corinne Mowrey is pursuing a Ph.D. in engineering, has won national scholarships and has been published in two journals. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, News, Research |

Spanish scene

Latino children at El Puente reap benefits of tutoring from Wright State education students
Lauren Hummel tutoring

Wright State graduate students tutor Latino children while improving their teaching skills at El Puente, a Wright State tutoring program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Community Service, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Latino Affairs, News, Teacher Education |

Masters of disasters

College of Nursing and Health develops National Disaster Health Consortium
Dan Kirkpatrick and Sharon Stanley

College of Nursing and Health launches the National Disaster Health Consortium, a disaster preparedness training program for nurses and other professionals. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Nursing & Health |

Workforce development, globalization to highlight Wright State University’s Regional Summit on Aug. 15

Wright State President David R. Hopkins

Annual Regional Summit is expected to draw business leaders, educators, government officials and others to the Wright State Nutter Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Medicine, Military & Veterans, News, Nursing & Health, Science & Mathematics |

Summer-at-the-Edge open house to showcase students’ high-tech, high-flying achievements

Discover Lab students

The Summer-at-the-Edge program offers highly sought-after internships that give undergraduate engineering students the freedom to solve problems or meet challenges facing the military. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State Research Institute continues growth with new talent

WSRI's Michael Deis

Wright State Research Institute continues to attract talent staff, including the former director of the Sensors Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Military & Veterans, News, Research, Staff, WSRI |

Military expedition

Army Guard student Ben McCullough pursuing career in intelligence analysis
Ben McCullough

Ben McCullough hopes to turn a master’s degree in international and comparative politics into a job with the Pentagon or a U.S. intelligence agency. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Political Science |