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.

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, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Liberal Arts, News, Social Sciences and International Studies, Videos |

Wright State to take part in degree-attainment study in partnership with Stellic

Wright State will work with Stellic to improve student outcomes and increase opportunities for students from underrepresented groups. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, News, Student Success |

Never too late

Wright State’s Business Degree Completion Program helps Danita Sani earn a degree in human resource management

Danita Sani, formerly Danita Barnes, is among the first wave of students in the Wright State Business Degree Completion Program. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Enrollment Management, Management & International Business, News, Student Profile |

Design destiny

Love of art springboards Lake Campus senior Madison Pape into graphic design

Madison Pape, a senior graphic design major at the Lake Campus, turned her passion for art into a career path. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Lake Campus, News, Student Profile |

Wright State, Fairborn and YMCA will explore partnership on a possible new facility on campus

A new YMCA on the university’s campus would serve Fairborn residents and Wright State students, faculty and staff. Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Campus Recreation, Employee Wellness, Home news sidebar, News, Residence Life & Housing |

Employer Speaker Series to feature Wright-Patterson contract specialist job opportunities

The virtual Employer Speaker Series program, organized by Career Services, will be held Feb. 23 at 12:30 p.m. on Webex. Continue reading

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

Wright State to celebrate Engineers Week Feb. 21-25

During Engineers Week, students will have the opportunity to explore internships and careers with local employers. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Enrollment Management, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Prime time

Wright State business alumna and award winner Beth Graves at the helm of Prime Controls

Raj Soin College of Business graduate Beth Graves leads a local manufacturing company founded by her father. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Business, Graduate, Home news sidebar, Marketing, MBA, News, Undergraduate |

Late Wright State faculty member Gail Moddeman recognized as part of Year of the Nurse Educator

Gail Moddeman was the first nurse to have a joint faculty appointment between Wright State University and Miami Valley Hospital. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Health, Education, & Human Services, Home news sidebar, News, Nursing, Kinesiology, & Health Sciences |