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 marketing professor Wakiuru Wamwara lands prestigious Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

Wakiuru Wamwara will spend the summer in her native Kenya training faculty in mentoring graduate students at African Nazarene University and KCA University. Continue reading

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

Latino landmark

Julia Acosta is the new director of Wright State’s Office of Latino Affairs

The Office of Latino Affairs helps all departments in the recruitment and retention of students and helps connect them with faculty and staff. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Education & Human Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, International Students, Latino Affairs, Leadership Studies, News, Staff, Student Union |

Exhibition combining artwork of high school teachers with that of their students on display at Wright State

Seventeen area schools are represented in the annual High School Teacher/Student Exhibition at the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries |

Workplace violations

Wright State psychology professor Nathan Bowling releases book on workplace aggression

“Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression,” co-edited by Nathan Bowling, examines research on aggression in the workplace. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Psychology, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Fashion show

Wright State assistant professor Elizabeth Bourgeois wants to open costuming courses, shop to all students

Located in the Creative Arts Center, the costume shop supports performances produced by Wright State’s Theatre and Dance programs. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures, Videos |

President David R. Hopkins to step down ahead of scheduled retirement to help smooth transition

Under Hopkins’ leadership, Wright State reached record high enrollments and levels of research funding, and won national recognition for service to veterans, students with disabilities and community service. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Education & Human Services, Engineering & Computer Science, Faculty & Staff, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Honors Program, Lake Campus, Liberal Arts, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Professional Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Undergraduate, University College |

Sol LeWitt wall drawing publicly unveiled at gallery opening, lecture

Wall art by Sol LeWitt, regarded as a founder of both Minimal and Conceptual art, is now on display in the Creative Art Center’s Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, CELIA, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries |

Symphony scribe

Wright State lecturer Dennis Loranger turns program prose for Dayton Philharmonic into art form

Wright State music historian Dennis Loranger likely knows more about the music and the composer than anyone else. Continue reading

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

Wright State’s College of Nursing and Health programs ranked as among the best in the nation

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Wright State University’s Master of Nursing program as among the best graduate education programs in the nation. Continue reading

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

Language lion

Wright State English professor John Haught helps Honduran university with English curriculum as part of Fulbright scholarship

John Haught returned to Honduras, where spent 10 years of his life, to develop a new curriculum and strategies that focus on communicative language teaching. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, English, Faculty, Faculty Profile, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |