Stories tagged with: Ohio University Zanesville

April 20, 2012 - 8:22pm
2 years 4 days ago

It was a night of networking and entertainment at Ohio University Zanesville.

The Association of University Regional Campuses of Ohio is sponsoring a conference to highlight the best practices among regional campus faculty.  Academic Division Coordinator Sheida Shirvani said the music and artwork of students and faculty were on display.

"We would like to show how artistic and creative our students and staff are," said Shirvani.  "They are taking these...

April 17, 2012 - 2:25pm
2 years 1 week ago

An Ohio University Zanesville professor is giving his thoughts on the 2012 presidential race.

Tuesday, Dr. Jared Farley spoke to members of the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club, about the November election, and how it may play out over the next seven months.

Farley said the big determining factor for President Obama to win re-election, will be the state of the economy during the summer months.

"If we continue to get economic data, like we received in the first quarter of...

April 12, 2012 - 6:51pm
2 years 1 week ago

Ohio University Zanesville is inviting prospective students to attend a spring open house.

Associate Director of Student Services Jason Howard said the event will feature a general information session, campus tours and financial aid tips.

"We will be covering the entire admission process, and our financial aid coordinator will be covering that process," said Howard.  "We'll be waiving application fees, so they can certainly save a few bucks there, and we're...

February 4, 2012 - 2:06pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Students interested in attending Ohio University Zanesville had the opportunity to tour the campus and hear first-hand from students already involved in the school.

More than 50 interested students and parents attended the winter open house.

Associate Director Jason Howard said the event is a great opportunity for high school students to learn more about the academic programs they offer.

"Ultimately we want them to go away feeling like they have an idea of what it's...

January 20, 2012 - 7:18pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

Ohio University Zanesville is joining a trend that's sweeping across the state.

Associate Dean Dr. Alan Punches said all of Ohio University's regional campuses will be transitioning from quarters to semesters.  He said the project has been in the works for several years, and it should have a positive impact on the entire OUZ community.

"From a classroom standpoint, you can do more in a semester than you can in a ten week quarter," said Punches.  "In...

November 15, 2011 - 6:41pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

A grant from the city of Zanesville is keeping the wheels turning on a project at Ohio University Zanesville.

Executive Dean of Regional Campuses Jim Fonseca said construction on a community center should begin next spring.  The facility will include a fitness center and two pools, and the $48,000 grant will cover the cost of pool equipment.

"The community has been talking about building such a center for more than 30 years," said Fonseca.  "We...

October 28, 2011 - 6:15pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

A one-day workshop will put those who haven't received a high school diploma one credit closer towards achieving their college education- and for the community it's free.

Ohio University Zanesville is partnering with the program M.I.N.D-Making Impact Negotiating Decisions - to offer a one-credit hour workshop to teach individuals the skills they need to succeed at a job interview.

 "Attacking stage fright, which is the most horrible thing for most people, learning how...

October 22, 2011 - 2:54pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

A community project working to make a difference will refurbish the walking trail behind Ohio University Zanesville.

Representative Michele Shirer choose the Collegial Woods Trail as her project for United Healthcare Community Plan after realizing the benefits of the trail are hardly recognized by the community.

"In this economy it's hard to find something healthful, to do things healthier on a fixed budget," said Shirer. "This is free, it's free, it's beautiful,...

August 31, 2011 - 7:57pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

Political affairs expert Andy Friedman who appears on CNBC's Squawk Box made a stop in the Y-city Wednesday evening.

He spoke to clients of Merrill Lynch at Ohio University-Zanesville on the state of the fiscal crisis in Washington D.C., especially the big decisions that affect all Americans like taxes and entitlement costs such as Medicare and Social Security.

"All of the plans that have been put forth that have managed to get through Congress do not attack either...

August 10, 2011 - 6:03pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

Ohio University Zanesville is offering something that may make the price of college seem more affordable in this tough economy.

OU-Z is offering one free course this fall for those who have never attended the campus, and those who haven't attended in the past three years.

The average cost of tuition at the Zanesville campus is around $4600 per year, which makes a four year degree approximately $24,000. Ohio University Zanesville representatives say this is truly helpful for...

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