Stories tagged with: Ohio University Zanesville

July 25, 2014 - 5:08pm
6 days 15 hours ago

Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State College held an active shooter drill on their campuses Friday.

The safety event brought together observers and 10 different emergency agencies from across the area. Director of Public Safety, Bethany Hayes says that training like this is incredibly relevant in todays day and age.

"In today's day and age I mean it is very very relevant. 74 shootings have happened since Sandy Hook in December of 2012. So we have to be vigilant, we have...

February 1, 2014 - 5:58pm
25 weeks 5 days ago

Ohio University Zanesville invited the community to an open house on Saturday for perspective students to check out what the college has to offer.

Parents and students were given tours of the school, information about financial aid and had the chance to talk to current students and faculty about curriculum.

"It's been really great. We have had a really interactive question and answer session with the faculty representing programs here and programs that were represented by...

December 16, 2013 - 6:18pm
32 weeks 3 days ago

Between traveling, holiday celebrations and picking out the right present, the holiday's aren't always the most wonderful time of year. While some people look forward to the holiday's, others simply try and cope with the stress of it all.

"It's the extra shopping, it's the food preparation, its the grocery shopping, it's just a lot of money is going out in a short period of time," said Kelly Riley of the stresses the holiday's bring.

"The...

November 7, 2013 - 10:32pm
38 weeks 9 hours ago

A local organization produced a free short film that will premiere at Ohio University Zanesville Friday evening.

The group, Chaos in Rhythm is comprised of writers, actors, photographers, artists and directors who all came together to create the 30 minute film "Consequence of Sound". The short movie took over a year to complete and is now ready for its big debut.

"It's about a couple who have a music band duo and they are trying to make in the music business and...

May 1, 2013 - 4:52pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

Thursday evening a march will take place for healthier babies.

March of Dimes is celebrating its 75th anniversary and Muskingum County is getting involved. The walk will take place along OUZ campus. The march supports research for different issues affecting babies and their mothers.

" They've done a ton of research, their mission basically emcompasses healthy moms and babies so they've done a lot of research about healthy moms and folic acid and the benefits of that....

April 17, 2013 - 6:29pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

Local students are being honored for their academic achievement.

Ohio University Zanesville recognizes students who performed with excellence at its annual Honors Luncheon. Many of the students faced obstacles while trying to obtain their degrees.

Applied Management Outstanding Student, Danielle Fairchild said  " I am a young mother. I have a son, he seven months old and I actually went through a lot during my pregnancy to graduate in time. I am...

February 2, 2013 - 7:28pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

 H.S. Girls Basketball:

River View 28  Bishop Rosecrans 30
Rose: Alexis Kirkbride- 9pts; Maddie Chandler-8 pts
RV: Andi Daugherty- 14pts

Cambridge 20 Zanesville 45
Z: Alexus Grimmett- 12pts

Marietta 58 Dover 56

H.S. Boys Basketball:


Cambridge 56 #5 St. Clairsville 58 OT
C: Ben Standiford- 17pts, Kyle Ritz-...

November 14, 2012 - 8:23pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center is one step closer to completion. A groundbreaking ceremony took place today on the Ohio University Zanesville campus. The multi generation facility will aim to improve health, wellness and physical fitness for community members.

"This will be the 2nd best day, the best day will be the grand opening, which we hope will happen in a little more than a year from now."

The facility will house an eight lane lap pool for competition, a two-...

November 13, 2012 - 6:03pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

After three years of hard work, fundraising, and planning, the Muskingum Recreation Center will break ground Wednesday.

The ceremonial groundbreaking will take place at 3 p.m. on the Ohio University Zanesville Campus. The aquatic recreation facility will host swim meets and basketball tournaments, and encourage all ages of the community to make lifestyle changes.

"To actually see the groundbreaking come into fruition is really a dream." said Muskingum Recreation Center...

September 5, 2012 - 5:07pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

Ohio University Zanesville took part in an event to get students involved on campus.

"Campus Fest" kicked off Wednesday and featured booths from different clubs and organizations from Zane State and Ohio University Zanesville.

Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator Christine Shaw said the event helps students get to know each other, which can be a challenge at a regional campus.

"We are a commuter campus, so a lot of times it is difficult to engage...

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