Stories tagged with: Muskingum University

August 30, 2011 - 4:23pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Muskingum University celebrated their 175th class of incoming freshman.

More than 400 incoming students were welcomed to Muskingum University. President Doctor Anne Steele has been working at the University for more than 10 years and said it's always a joy to see the faces of the young students. She said they often times are nervous- as well as excited- but she knows many will go on to be successful.

"The students, well you can see through the confirmation of our speaker,...

July 6, 2011 - 3:24pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

NASA's 135th and final space shuttle launch is set for Friday, this comes at a time when a national hero and astronaut from New Concord will celebrate his 90th Birthday.

It was almost 50 years ago John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. Today Glenn is still involved in his hometown community, where he serves on the Muskingum University Board of Trustees and contributed to the opening of the John and Annie Glenn Museum. Volunteer Tour Guide and friend of John Glenn,...

April 12, 2011 - 5:11pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

Muskingum University is proud to showcase one of its newest facilities.

Through the Otto and Fran Walter Foundation a hall was built in their name on the University's east campus.It opened this January and has more than doubled the music department's previous space.

"We've been able to feature this beautiful facility in our recruiting efforts, in our programmatic development as well as just enjoying our current students having a beautiful place to practice and rehearse,...

August 31, 2010 - 4:54pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Muskingum University is welcoming the class of 2014.

More than 500 students packed into the Recreation Center Tuesday morning for the annual Convocation ceremony.

University President, Anne Steele says this group of students are multi-talented, and she knows the campus has so much to offer them.

"They are developed intellectually, socially, spiritually, physically as part of our mission and that they assume their rightful place in our enduring legacy of leadership,...

April 18, 2010 - 7:59pm
4 years 45 weeks ago


Students and musicians at Muskingum University played beautiful music Sunday afternoon to commemorate a well-loved professor.

Doctor William Schlacks passed away unexpectedly at the beginning of the school year.

"We are still all reeling from it and we just wanted to pay honor to him by having this concert this afternoon," says Don Kason the Interim Director of Wind and Percussion Ensemble.

Doctor Schlacks taught music education, conducting and music...

March 31, 2010 - 7:03pm
4 years 48 weeks ago


Tuition is going up $820 for Muskingum University students next year.

A 4.3% tuition increase is going into effect for the 2010-2011 school year. Muskingum University's Vice President of Enrollment, Jeff Zellers, says tuition increases every year as the cost of operation rises. The 2009-2010 school year also saw an increase of 4.3%. Zellers says much goes to toward faculty compensation which is common for a private university.

Zellers says 35-40% percent of tuition money...

February 16, 2010 - 6:02pm
5 years 2 weeks ago


Students spend thousands of dollars and countless hours in the college classroom to have a job when they graduate. But jobs are scarce all across the board. WHIZ's Katie Jeffries has job hunting tips for soon to be graduates.

The hallowed halls of higher education prepares students to join the workforce, but that doesn't mean they will have a job waiting when they graduate.

"Just like hearing constantly how bad the job market is right now, I am just afraid to...

December 12, 2009 - 10:32pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

 H.S. Boys Basketball

Reynoldsburg 49 Zanesville 61

-- Raheem Foreman (Zanes): 16 pts, Tanner Gibson (Zanes): 15 pts

Nelsonville-York 59 Crooksville 56

Meadowbrook 55 Buckeye Trail 46

-- Ethan Shriver (Mead): 18 pts

Foxfire 38 Mount Vernon Academy 40

-- Mark Maurer (Fox): 12 pts, Dante Wolford (Fox): 9 pts

H.S. Girls Basketball

Cambridge 54...

October 14, 2009 - 7:26pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

Men's Soccer

Marietta 1 (5-8-1, 3-1)
Muskingum 0 (6-8, 1-3)
final: 2 OT

(MAR): Dustin Zimmerman - 1 goal

October 3, 2009 - 9:47pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

#16 Ohio Northern 37 (2-2, 1-0)

Muskingum 34 (0-4, 0-2)

(MU) Jake Burns - 281 yards passing (28-17-1), 100 yds rushing, 2 passing TDs, 2 rushings TDs (4 total). (MU) Dwight Sutton - 72 yards receiving. (MU) Blake Allen - 70 yards receiving. (MU) Brad Polaski - 73 yards receiving.  

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