Stories tagged with: OUZ

May 13, 2013 - 4:02pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

The increase in violent events in schools and in public is the reason behind the ALICE Training Method. It's being taught to students, teachers, and now it can be taught to you.

ALICE stands for alert, lock down, information, counter, and evacuate. Now that schools and work places have lock down procedures using ALICE, it has been decided to host another ALICE awareness session, but this time it is focused on everyday life situations.

"Going to the mall, going to the movies...

May 3, 2013 - 8:29pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The class of 2013, their family and friends, listened guest speakers give words of encouragement as they end this chapter in their life and endeavor on a new one.

"Be curious for the rest of your life and cherish the people that you went through this experience with because you'll know them for the rest of your lives," said Michael Kline, former professor at OUZ.

A former history professor and an alumni of Ohio University, Kline received the alumni leadership award...

May 2, 2013 - 9:05pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Over 100 people walked the campus trail to raise money for March of Dimes, a national organization that focuses on preventing and treating babies that are born premature.

"Is to bring awareness to children that are born prematurely and it helps fund certain medications and other treatments for the babies that may be born prematurely here in the area," said Michele Shirer, Co-Logistics Chair for March of Dimes.

Teams, families and individual walkers shared their stories...

April 5, 2013 - 4:52pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

The A.L.I.C.E Training was held at The Ohio University/Zane State College Campus this afternoon. The training stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate and is intended to teach survival options to students, faculty and staff to maximize the survivability during a crisis and extreme situations.

"Greg Crain was the founder along with his wife, she was a principal of an elementary school, he was a law enforcement officer and an SRT Officer. The two came together and were...

March 19, 2013 - 1:57pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Educators and first responders get a look at a program that could change the outcome in the event of a school shooting.

Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State invite educators and law enforcement from Coshocton, Guernsey, Licking, Muskingum, Morgan, Noble and Perry Counties to ALICE training. ALICE stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate and is the leading way to deal with active shooters.

The institutions decdided to present the program due to interest shown...

March 3, 2013 - 7:21pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

The convention hosted three speakers at Saturday's event. One of them was Nan Chase, author of "Eat Your Yard." Chase shared her expertise and gardening tips to Muskingum County residents.

"I'm blown away. This is a huge symposium, everybody's done volunteer work it, it's super well organized, there's a lot to see," said author of "Eat Your Yard," Nan Chase.

"Eat Your Yard" is a combination of a cookbook and a growing guide. The book gives...

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...

July 20, 2011 - 5:11am
3 years 5 weeks ago

Residents of southeast Ohio will get a chance to express their views on the redrawing of the State's Congressional Districts at a public hearing Wednesday.

That hearing will take place at Ohio University Zanesville between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm. It's one of two hearings that will take place. The other will be held at the Ohio State House. More meetings will be held around the state on Thursday and Aug 2.

Due to shrinking population, Ohio has lost two congressional seats heading...

July 11, 2011 - 11:35am
3 years 7 weeks ago

The summer months will bring changes to Ohio University Zanesville that will continue into the new school year.

Current Dean Dr. Jim Fonseca is being placed on a temporary assignment that will make him the Regional Dean of all five Ohio University Regional Campuses. He replaces retiring Executive Dean Dan Evans.

Dr. Fonseca said he's looking forward to this change.

"It's a kind of renewal and reinvigorating and particularly since it's for a year. If It had been...

February 28, 2011 - 11:55pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Education interns at Ohio University Zanesville Monday got a sneak peek at what the interview process is like to become a teacher.

Interns went through mock interviews with area principals from across Southeast Ohio. OUZ Education Program Assistant Jon Carroll says the experience gives interns the opportunity to realize strengths and weaknesses in the interview process to help them become a better interviewee and ultimately a teacher.

"Getting input from the principals....

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