Stories tagged with: enrollment

March 26, 2012 - 4:18pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

New numbers from the National Center for Education show a nation-wide increase in college enrollment from the "Baby-Boomer" generation.

Back in 2009 at age 52, Teresa King decided to go back to Zane State College to get her Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting.

King said after 25 years of weaving baskets, she was ready to start on a new adventure.

"At some point I realized I wouldn't be weaving baskets forever, and wanted to do something...

August 8, 2011 - 4:19pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

A recent spike in community college enrollment may be driven by jobs and affordability.

Data from Ohio's Higher Education Board shows enrollment has more than tripled in the past decade for Community Colleges and Regional Campuses. President of Zane State College Doctor Paul Brown said from a local perspective that averages out to be a 10% hike each year.

"The word is out that you need some level of college education to get a skilled job," said Brown.

According to...

September 25, 2009 - 1:32pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

 

A local university is breaking records.

The enrollment at Ohio University of Zanesville is up 7% to a total of 1,680 students. While more people are going back to school due to the economic downturn, OUZ believes its community outreach helped spark interest in higher education.

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