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.

Thrill of the grill

Wright State psychology alumna Erica Blaire Roby rockets to national fame as a barbecue pitmaster

Erica Blaire Roby was named “Master of ‘Cue” in “BBQ Brawl,” a competition among barbecue greats hosted by the Food Network. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, Videos |

Fishing expedition

Wright State Lake Campus graduate Ben Strang works on the high seas for NOAA

Integrated science studies graduate Ben Strang monitors fishing quotas on fishing vessels for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Home news sidebar, Lake Campus, News, Science & Mathematics |

The Princeton Review names Wright State one of nation’s top business schools for its MBA program

Wright State’s MBA program provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary understanding of business while emphasizing ethics and sustainability and a global perspective. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Graduate, Home news sidebar, MBA, News, Rankings |

Physics fervor

Wright State physics student Neil Pohl is flourishing as an intern at the Air Force Research Laboratory

The Air Force Research Laboratory recognized Neil Pohl, a physics major at Wright State, for his work by naming him Intern of the Week. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Career Services, Homepage feature rotator, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile |

2022 MLK Week to feature address by Pastor Renard Allen and other events

MLK Week at Wright State will also include an art event and a talk on King’s legacy of organizing for racial and other forms of justice. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Videos |

Honorary doctor of science degree presented to Boonshoft School of Medicine professor Abdul Wase in India

Abdul Wase, professor of internal medicine, received a D.Sc. (honoris causa) degree from the University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya. Continue reading

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

Wright State MPA student Elisheba Hawkins co-authors climate change article published in national magazine

Master of Public Administration student Elisheba Hawkins wrote the article as part of an internship with the village of Silverton, Ohio. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Career Services, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Liberal Studies, Master of Public Administration, News, Research, School of Public and International Affairs |

Bear hugs

Wright State marketing student Callista Hess is the driving force behind Bears4Children’s

Wright State marketing major Callista Hess and her family run an organization that delivers personalized teddy bears to sick children. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Biology, Business, Community Service, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Marketing, News, Science & Mathematics, Videos |

Milling around

Wright State alum Jessica Noes '04 is at the wheel of historic Clifton Mill

2004 Wright State graduate Jessica Noes oversees all operations at the Clifton Mill, including the mill’s popular Christmas lights display. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Communication, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, News, Videos |

Getting down to business

Alumna Andrea Kunk supports Wright State while steering a high-tech, 500-plus employee company

Wright State University has a friend in two-time graduate Andrea Kunk. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Business, Giving, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Info. Systems & Supply Chain Management, MBA, News, Undergraduate |