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.

Dissenting opinion

Wright State part of national effort to archive history of student activism and dissent

Wright State is participating in Project STAND, which will create an online clearinghouse of digital and analog papers, manuscripts, diaries, photographs and other content related to student activism and dissent. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Home news sidebar, News, Special Collections and Archives |

True lies

Retrospective by Wright State art professor emeritus Ron Geibert features Orwellian themes

“Four Decades,” a retrospective of the work of Wright State art professor emeritus Ron Geibert, is on display in the Stein Galleries through Oct. 21. Continue reading

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

Wright State officially welcomes new Provost Susan Edwards with reception

Faculty, staff, students and community members gathered in the Student Union Atrium on Sept. 18 to hear and meet Provost Susan Edwards. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Provost Search, University News, Videos |

Supporting democracy in coffee country

International observer of Colombian elections is the latest role for Wright State alumnus and Foreign Service Officer James Mosher

Two-time Wright State grad James Mosher has worked around the world as part of the U.S. Foreign Service. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Model UN, News, Political Science, School of Public and International Affairs |

Flight path

Wright State mass communication student Brody Beaver sets his sights on becoming an Air Force pilot

Mass communication student Brody Beaver has enlisted in the Air Force, is in the Ohio Air National Guard, has his private pilot’s license, studies aviation history and takes photos using drones. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Communication, Homepage feature rotator, Liberal Arts, Military & Veterans, News, Student Profile |

Picture this

Wright State MBA student Jaymee Prichard enjoying success with photo booth company

Photo booth business operated by Wright State MBA student Jaymee Prichard and her husband, Jake, has experienced rapid growth. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Business, Finance and Financial Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, MBA, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics |

Stagecraft

Wright State alum Cameron Holsinger and former student King David Jones have major roles in 'Hamilton'

Cameron Holsinger is the first assistant stage manager for “Hamilton” on Broadway, while King David Jones is a “swing” for several characters in the traveling production of the hit musical. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Eight Wright State computer, engineering and business degree programs receive national re-accreditation

Programs offered by the College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Raj Soin College of Business received re-accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Business, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Wright State’s Cheryl Meyer featured as expert in ABC’s ‘The Last Defense’

Cheryl Meyer, associate dean of the School of Professional Psychology, was interviewed as an expert in forensic psychology for “The Last Defense.” Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology |

Undergraduate program at Raj Soin College of Business ranked among best in the nation

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Wright State University’s undergraduate business program at the Raj Soin College of Business as among the best programs in the nation for 2019. Continue reading

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