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.

Investment expert Sam Stovall a headliner at this year’s LIFT2 Symposium at Wright State

The Leading Innovation in Finance Today and Tomorrow symposium will touch on everything from investing to tax reform and a holistic approach to retirement planning to divorce in retirement. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Business, Finance and Financial Services, Home news sidebar, News, Student Union |

High school bands directed by Wright State alumni capture awards from the National Band Association

The awards honor programs and educators that challenge students and promote standards of excellence. Continue reading

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

Making magic

Wright State alumni artists help Dayton’s Front Street Studio Gallery spread its wings

Wright State alumni contribute to Dayton’s arts world through the Front Street Studio Gallery. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Art and Art History, ArtsGala, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Digital detective

Wright State computer science major Jacquelyn Smith completes internship with the FBI

An internship with the FBI has led Wright State junior Jacquelyn Smith to pursue a career in law enforcement after she graduates. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Homepage feature rotator, Mathematics & Statistics, News, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile, Women in STEMM |

Petey Peterson, director of LGBTQA affairs, to receive national honor

Petey Peterson will be recognized for inclusive efforts that include helping create a preferred-name change process, gender-inclusive housing and all-gender restrooms on campus. Continue reading

Posted in Home news sidebar, News, Staff |

Arts starts

Recent Wright State grads land full-time jobs at Dayton Ballet, Dayton Philharmonic following internships

Wright State School of Music grads James Edwards-Kenion and Cory Wilhite turned internships into jobs with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Arts Scene, Business, CELIA, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, MBA, Music, News |

Taking care

Wright State grad student Sara Martinko to present her poster on stroke caregiving at national psychology conference

Research by Sara Martinko, a graduate student in the School of Professional Psychology, was influenced by her mother’s stroke. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Graduate, Home news sidebar, News, Professional Psychology, Research |

Pattern passion

Wright State alum Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, grow elegant dress shop after making royal connection

2006 Wright State graduate Reza Masoudi and his wife, Bahar, saw their dress-making business take off after the exiled empress of Iran wore one of their creations. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News |

Chemical properties

Wright State senior Catherine Evers Smith is right at home doing research in the chem lab

Wright State senior Catherine Evers Smith is part of a research team that received funding from the National Institutes of Health to work on a novel approach to fight cancer. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Chemistry, Homepage feature rotator, News, Pre-Health, Science & Mathematics, Student Profile, Women in STEMM |

Intelligent design

Wright State grad student Angela Reichelderfer creates historical dressmaking exhibit as part of her master’s thesis

Wright State graduate student Angela Reichelderfer’s exhibit featuring historical dresses is on display at the Stein Galleries in the Creative Arts Center through Feb. 17. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Arts Scene, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Master of Humanities, News, Research, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries |