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.

Practice makes perfect

Wright State’s Elizabeth Procopio feeling the drumbeat of success
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Wright State senior music major Elizabeth Procopio, who has been playing the drums since childhood, plans to pursue a career in a symphony orchestra as a percussionist. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Arts Scene, CELIA, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Student profiles, Undergraduate |

Virtual vicinity

Marxent Labs announces Wright State scholarships for female engineers and computer scientists
Barry Besecker in his office

Software company Marxent creates scholarships at Wright State to encourage women to pursue careers in computer vision and related fields. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Engineering & Computer Science, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics |

Photo synthesis

Tracy Longley-Cook helping further develop Wright State’s photography program
Photography professor Tracy Longley-Cook

Since joining Wright State’s Department of Art and Art History, associate professor Tracy Longley-Cook has been a driving force behind the growth of the photography program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Faculty, Features, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Wright State University: Emerging leader in shared services

Printing Services Consortium managed by Xerox

Wright State develops strategic partnerships with state agencies, neighboring municipalities and colleges for shared print services and road-salt storage. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Facilities & Planning, Home news sidebar, News, Offices |

Men in pumps

Heels for Heroes race to benefit returning military veterans
Billy Donlon, Seth Gordon, Marilyn McCauley and Jonathan Granata.

Operation Fairborn Cares will have some fun on Sept. 14 to raise funds for Greene County military veterans transitioning to the civilian world. Continue reading

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

Science in the stacks

Library-going children learn geology from Wright State students
Stacey Hundley helps elementary school students make volcanoes

Earth and environmental sciences lecturer Stacey Hundley creates summer enrichment program to encourage young people to study science in college. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Science & Mathematics |

Dash of ingenuity

Wright State students create showcase event for Urban Nights in downtown Dayton
Wright State students Kacie Klarer and David Cobble

Wright State students design a scavenger hunt fundraiser during Urban Nights in downtown Dayton on Sept. 12. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Communication, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Wright State unveils professional-development program for the public

Jennie Gallimore

The Office of Professional Development in the College of Engineering and Computer Science offers a range of courses tailored for engineers, computer scientists and managers. Continue reading

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

Penchant for painting

Assistant professor Jeremy Long makes Wright State his home after thrilling journey through the art world
Art professor Jeremy Long

Assistant art professor Jeremy Long painted in Chicago and Rome and taught in Illinois and New York before joining the Wright State faculty in 2012. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Faculty, Features, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |