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 historical archaeologist Lance Greene authors book on Cherokees who avoided Trail of Tears

In his new book, “Their Determination to Remain,” Lance Greene explores the complexities of race and gender in the antebellum South and the real impacts of racism. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Research, Sociology and Anthropology |

Never forgotten

Wright State Army ROTC cadets clean headstones at the Dayton National Cemetery

Beautifying the Dayton National Cemetery teaches Wright State Army ROTC that community service is an important part of being an officer and leader. Continue reading

Posted in Army ROTC, Community Service, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Military & Veterans, News, Videos |

Scholarships generated by Wright State’s ArtsGala critical for fine and performing arts students

Now in its 23rd year, ArtsGala has raised over $3.5 million in scholarship support for students in the fine and performing arts. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Around Campus, Art and Art History, Arts Scene, ArtsGala, Giving, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, Music, News, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |

Wright State offering virtual student exchange courses with Kenya, Tanzania and Poland

The program will include a virtual global health course, a drug and behavior course, and an international business and marketing course. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Giving, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, Marketing, Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, News, Nursing, Kinesiology, & Health Sciences, Online Education, Psychology, Science & Mathematics, University Center for International Education |

Medical attention

Wright State medical student Weilong Wang organizes study sessions in the Veteran and Military Center

Weilong Wang, an Army Reserve soldier and medical student, and several classmates are often studying in the Veteran and Military Center from sunup to sundown. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Homepage feature rotator, Medical Students, Medicine, Military & Veterans, News, Student Profile |

Business students get career tips, make contacts during Professional Development Day

Professional Development Day at the Raj Soin College of Business featured a panel discussion and networking opportunities for students. Continue reading

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

Decibel delight

Full-throated Wright State fans give basketball team a boost in historic win

A sea of Wright State fans and supporters clad in green and gold filled the stands in a rare “home” game at UD Arena. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Athletics, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, News, Photos, Videos |

Hitting the mark

Wright State marketing alumnus Daniel Huiet cashing in with Wild Axe Throwing and the Great Escape Game

The secret to success for Wright State graduate and entrepreneur Daniel Huiet is to always learn from his mistakes. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Alumni Profile, Business, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Marketing, News, Videos |

Cruise control

Wright State grad student Marissa Despins collected environmental samples on a two-month research cruise off Alaska

Earth and environmental sciences graduate student Marissa Despins collected chemical samples to measure mercury methylation during a research cruise. Continue reading

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

Dance stance

Emerald Jazz days live on for Wright State alumna Ayauna Goodwin at Cincinnati dance company

The floor of the Wright State Nutter Center holds a special place in Ayauna Goodwin’s heart. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Home news sidebar, Homepage Photos and Video, Liberal Arts, Liberal Studies, Modern Languages, News, Videos |