Stories tagged with: Zane State College

February 9, 2014 - 5:14pm
9 weeks 2 days ago

It may be the middle of winter but for those looking to head off to college in the fall, now is the time to start planning...

Financial aid is key in order for most students to attend college and for the ninth year in a row, Zane State held their College Goal Sunday to help students apply for financial aid.

"It's a free event that we help families fill out their FAFSAs so students know how much they're eligible for in the Pell Grant, subsidized and unsubsidized loan,"...

November 21, 2013 - 6:26pm
20 weeks 6 days ago

Philip Phillips, an attorney representing Zane State College, met with the Muskingum County Commissioner's Thursday morning to discuss the annexing of about 6 1/2 acres of Falls Twp. land that is owned by the college. Phillips says in order for Zane State to hook up to the city of Zanesville's water and sewer lines without being charged, the land needed to be annexed.

"The city then adopted ordinances agreeing that they would accept it in setting forth the services that they're...

November 6, 2013 - 7:08pm
23 weeks 4 hours ago

Zane State College held its 2nd annual Veterans Community Awareness Event on Wednesday. Bruce Davis, President of the Student Veterans of America, says the event is designed to help service members and their families learn about benefits they might not know about and to also help them transition from military life to civilian life, something Davis says can be a big problem.

"The biggest problem is just the cultural change," said Davis. "It's a total different...

October 18, 2013 - 4:41pm
25 weeks 5 days ago

The Advanced Science and Technology Center across from the main campus will now have a road named after Gene MacDonald, who has served on the college's board of trustees for over 35 years. Not only will he have his own street, but Mayor Jeff Tilton surprised MacDonald by proclaiming Oct. 18, "Gene MacDonald day" in Zanesville.

"So ya know he means a lot to the college. And during that time he's been involved all the way from the development of the college through the...

September 26, 2013 - 5:36pm
28 weeks 6 days ago

The Zane State College Law Laboratory was dedicated on Thursday to Commander Tom Holdren and Mike Watton for not only their public service to the Zanesville community, but for their combined 50 years of teaching at Zane State College.

"Their legacy is the people that they trained and educated, that graduated and went into the workforce, are doing so much for all of us so it's a wonderful feeling to be able to recognize them forever in a dedication such as the law...

May 11, 2013 - 7:38pm
48 weeks 4 days ago

449 local students reached their goal of receiving higher education today.

Zane State College had their Commencement Ceremony. One Criminal Justice student believes his degree was an investment in his future.

Graduate, Thomas Davis said "Well I currently work at Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center. I plan on furthering my career and being in Ohio State Patrol. "

President of Zane State, Paul Brown said that 75 percent of students that graduate stay within a...

May 7, 2013 - 6:12pm
49 weeks 1 day ago

Donors, employees and other members of the community got to sign a reserved steel beam that will help hold up the Advanced Science and Technology Center for Zane State College

The building's construction is on schedule for January of next year and this evening the people who donated money will be historically etched into the new science center.

"And the beam signing is kind of like a time capsule where the donors and the employees of the college can sign the beam and that's...

March 21, 2013 - 5:27pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The Wilds held a job fair at Zane State College Thursday afternoon for the 100 seasonal positions they are looking to hire for. About sixty people dropped off applications and were interviewed, but they still have a lot of spots to fill.

"We are looking for people that are excellent in customer service. We are hiring from grounds maintenance to parking, to shuttle drivers, interpretive guides, food service, admissions, those sorts of positions," said Betsy Root, HR...

February 18, 2013 - 6:36pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The national service network, Americorps' mission is, to create programs that engage Americans to help meet the nations needs in health or education.

In order to observe the upcoming Americorps Week, which starts on March 9th, the organization has developed a childrens' book drive called 'Sharing the Literacy'.

Gretchen Newsom and Roishell Cooper, Americorps College Completion Coaches said, " We feel that reading is extremely important for children and it starts when they...

February 15, 2013 - 7:08pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Zane State College is leading the area on a push for natural gas alternatives.

Friday at the college, a panel of specialists took part in an energy forum to discuss compressed natural gas and it's use in commercial vehicles. The panel spoke to a crowd of drivers, farmers and those in the fuel industry who want to learn more about the new technology.
 

"This is very similar to when the gasoline engine was first created, this is the new technology in the industry far...

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