Stories tagged with: Muskingum University

November 21, 2013 - 9:19pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

After receiving a bomb threat at their university on Thursday Muskingum students spoke out about their experiences.

At approximately 12:45 p.m. Muskingum University in New Concord received a phone call on their 1-800 number saying that there was a bomb on the campus. Although there was no bomb found, officials from the school and local emergency agencies immediately responded by making sure the campus was vacated before closing the school down for the day.

"Well I was in...

November 21, 2013 - 5:06pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Muskingum University in New Concord was evacuated and closed on Thursday after a bomb threat.

Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Director Bo Keck says that at around 12:45 p.m. the school received a bomb threat via the university's 1-800 number. Officials asked all students, faculty and visitors to vacate the premises in order to facilitate a campus wide investigation.

"We are now in the process of searching buildings, searching dorms and checking every place we...

November 21, 2013 - 3:24pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Muskingum University  received an anonymous telephone call today (Thursday, Nov. 21) reporting that a bomb was located somewhere on the campus. The University has taken steps to evacuate. Students, staff and faculty were instructed to leave campus or to assemble at a designated off-campus site.

The University is working with Muskingum University Police, the Muskingum County Sheriff's office, and New Concord Police and Fire Departments.

Classes and events for the day (...

October 30, 2013 - 9:58pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

Last Saturday, Muskingum freshman defensive back Dominick Williams took a punt return 74 yards for a touchdown against Heidelberg. The Muskies went on to lose the game 49-21, but Williams' play became an overnight sensation on the internet. Earlier this week, the play was named the " Play of the Week", and has been watched nearly a half million times on YouTube.

Williams' sensational play has been shown on ESPN Sportscenter, Fox Sports 1, and Yahoo Sports,...

October 26, 2013 - 3:11pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra rehearsed for their opening concert at Muskingum University on Saturday.

This is the organization's 40th season anniversary and  to celebrate, Musical Director and Conductor,Laura E. Schumann says that visitor's can expect to hear musical selections from Beethoven and local community members.

"What can they not expect. It's going to be awesome, it's great music, it's great musicians, you'll have about 45 to 50 people up on the...

October 23, 2013 - 5:25pm
2 years 15 weeks ago

Muskingum University is adding a new University Center to campus and construction starts next month.

On Wednesday, Muskingum University President Dr. Anne Steele announced that the University Center, which is the new home of the university's library and teacher preparation program, will be a 40,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility built around the university's former library. Recycling the building is expected to save between $8 and $10 million.

"This is our first time to...

September 27, 2013 - 4:57pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

Muskingum University hosted an educational conference for teachers and the greater community on Friday at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge.

At the event, the keynote speaker related neuroscience research to the different ways children learn in a classroom .

"The field that I work with is a thing called differentiation instruction," said Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson. It talks about how to think about different needs kids might need in a classroom at the same...

September 25, 2013 - 7:37pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

NCAA Women's Soccer

Muskingum 2 Chatham 0
Goals: Stephanie Price, Moriah Mathies

Muskingum moves to 6-1-2 on the season, the best start for the women's soccer program since it began back in 1987. Head Coach Mary Beth Caudill is in her 17th season for the Lady Muskies, and has one of her finest teams to date. Muskingum currently has the second best record in the OAC, only behind Baldwin Wallace (7-1). The Lady Muskies...

September 5, 2013 - 10:14pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

It's been over a decade since the Muskingum University football team recorded a winning season, but that doesn't mean the Muskies aren't optimistic for the season ahead. Head coach Al Logan returns depth on both sides of the ball that makes him confident this team can break through.

The Muskies were hard at work this week for their season opener this Saturday on the road at Waynesburg University. The game is set for a 2 p.m. kickoff. Last season, Muskingum jumped all over the Yellow...

September 4, 2013 - 9:37pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

The Muskingum men's soccer team and women's volleyball team both picked up victories on their home turf Wednesday night in New Concord.

The volleyball team, led by Dr. Elizabeth Zicha, is off to a perfect 5-0 start after defeating Ohio Wesleyan Wednesday. The Lady Muskies got down early by losing the first set, but came back strong and won the last three 25-21, 25-16, 25-20. Sophomore Brooke Scott led the team with 17 kills, while junior Alexa Abrams added 27 digs for the winners...

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