Stories tagged with: Ohio University Zanesville

August 10, 2011 - 6:03pm
3 years 2 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...

August 4, 2011 - 2:44pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

An ocean-themed literacy program makes strides for both students and student-teachers.

'Commotion in the Ocean' is a summer-time literacy program taking place at Ohio University Zanesville. The event is put on by Early and Middle Childhood Education Majors working to meet requirements for their education license. Assistant Professor of Education, Dr. Beverly Bell said it's a win-win situation, as the activities also help prepare the children for back to school.

"They're...

August 1, 2011 - 4:32pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center is in the beginning stages and ideas on the design are needed.

The community is invited to meet with the design team at a public 'information and input' open house this Wednesday. The purpose of the event is to inform supporters and the community about the progress of the Rec Center. Assistant Dean of Development Cindy Linn said ideas on both design and programs are welcome.

"As a result, the more they can tell us about what their interested...

June 15, 2011 - 4:48pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

'STARS': Sensitivity, Attitude, Responsibility, Self-esteem...A program dedicated to giving middle school girls confidence in themselves.

The summer program, began when Executive Director, Cindy Brandi, experienced, as a teacher, that many middle school girls began to loose their confidence, therefore affecting their grades and friendships. Brandi said, her goal is to make a difference in the girl's lives.

"I feel that if I can change even a few girls by having them be here...

April 20, 2011 - 8:07pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family Y honored local Women of Achievement Wednesday night.

The dinner held at Ohio University Zanesville recognized 10 women who make an impact in our community.

This year Monica Westerheide was awarded the Community Youth Foundation Bright Futures Award, Heather Sands the Ethel Granger Schultz Young Adult Award and Patty Boyd the Mary Vashti Jones Funk Business Award.

Connie Norman and Yvonne Factor both received the Aldine Roach Flegal Special Recognition...

March 2, 2011 - 5:55pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

Where should I go to college is on the mind of many high school seniors this time of year. An annual luncheon at Ohio University Zanesville honors the professionals that help students with this life changing choice.

Those in attendance at the annual luncheon benefit from hearing what is happening at Ohio University Zanesville. One exciting change is as higher education faces a challenging future, OUZ is able to provide more scholarships to students in Muskingum County.

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October 8, 2010 - 11:38am
3 years 46 weeks ago


High school seniors are thinking about college today.

Zane State College and Ohio University Zanesville held their 30th College Day Friday. Administrative Assistant Jody Burchett said this is the biggest recruiting event they have and more than 1,200 students from the area came to check out 67 different colleges and universities.

"It's an opportunity for students who may not have a chance to go for a college visit.  They get a chance to...

May 19, 2010 - 11:49am
4 years 14 weeks ago

Seniors from all over the country are getting ready to graduate high school, and with the high cost of college it's making it harder for students to afford it.

Ohio University Zanesville Junior Matthew Dair is working toward a social work degree.

"Well tuition here at the branch much less than at the main campus and so FAFSA really took care of pretty much all of it for the past couple of years this year with the economy or with the new administration in the white house...

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