Stories tagged with: OUZ

May 27, 2016 - 4:38pm
12 weeks 6 days ago

'You Work It, You Earn It' a message that one politician is trying to send across to Ohioans.

Democratic U.S Senate Candidate Ted Strickland is currently continuing his 3-day campaign tour on economic fairness across Ohio. Saturday the former Ohio Governor held a roundtable discussion in Zanesville to discuss three of his policy proposals.

"I'm talking about what I call the middle class squeeze. The fact that people have worked really hard and they've created wealth but,...

May 19, 2016 - 3:32pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Statewide there are 552 people incarcerated who are from Muskingum County. Tim Buchanan, who is the Warden at the Noble Correctional Institute in Caldwell, says a majority of them will one day return back home to Southeastern Ohio, and that it’s a taxpayer’s moral obligation to help rehabilitate them.

“These are son, they’re daughters, they’re brothers or sisters,” said Warden Buchanan. “These are people who...

February 22, 2016 - 5:16pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

A documentary about the impact of poverty in Newark will be screened later this week.

Ohio University Zanesville will host the "Up River" screening on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Elson Hall. "Up River" tells the story of a grassroots organization called Think Tank. The goal of Think Tank is to empower those in poverty to take action for the betterment of themselves. Director Doug Swift said there is a meaning behind the title.

"It's a parable for people in...

January 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

It's important to be a good writer.

Friday Dr.Lisa Haven from Ohio University Zanesville stopped by Jennifer Stotts's high school English class to inform students about a writing camp.

This is the first time Ohio University Zanesville is offering a camp like this. It's for students in grades 7 to 9 who live in Muskingum County. There will be three main areas: fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. We spoke to freshman Clarise Hague who attended a writing camp last summer....

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January 12, 2016 - 1:03am
3 weeks 6 days ago
November 16, 2015 - 6:35pm
40 weeks 3 days ago

Ohio University Zanesville kicked off its fifth annual International Education Week celebration Monday.

International Education Week is time for schools nationwide to recognize cultural diversity and promote studying abroad. In honor of this national phenomenon, OUZ is inviting the community to participate in a variety of campus activities and presentations focusing primarily on multiculturalism. Campus Dean, Jenifer Cushman, said this week is especially important to OUZ, as one-third...

October 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
45 weeks 1 day ago

OUZ and Zane State Plan to host their Fall Safety Days.

The event will feature four different programs taking place between Monday October 19th and Tuesday October 20th in the campus center conference rooms. The first presentation on Monday from 10-11 a.m will be given by criminal justice advocate, Dorothy Thomas, focusing on support programs for those who are victims of domestic violence and from 2-3 p.m New Concord Police Chief, Trevor Hayes, will be giving a lecture on internet...

September 15, 2015 - 5:56pm
49 weeks 2 days ago

Constitution Day is in just two days and before he heads to Athens, a special guest stopped by OUZ Sept. 15 to speak with students.

Marc Kantrowitz focused on 9 cases that were overturned by the Supreme Court in his presentation called 'Supreme Court Cases that have not Withstood the Test of Time.' Cases like 'Plessy v. Ferguson' and others were on the line-up. Kantrowitz said he hopes to enlighten students.

"College students should know about our constitution, should know...

June 9, 2015 - 6:10pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

Muskingum Behavioral Health and OUZ collaborated to offer young girls grades six through eight a special opportunity.

The annual S.T.A.R.S. Camp focuses on building positive self image and the skills to have a future of success. Camp Coordinator and Prevention Specialist, Ronell Barnett explained the history behind getting things started.

"This camp actually started 12 years ago now. Initially a teacher, locally from Roseville, started it in her classroom and she just kind...

April 18, 2015 - 5:36pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

With sun shining down... It was easy to think green today.

Thinking green is what Ohio University Zanesville's Green Bobcats Environmental Club aimed for during its 6th annual Community Recycle Day. The club invited all members of the community to dispose of their recyclables to increase environmental awareness. Club president Desiree Shannon says all recyclables were accepted.

"We're just trying to spread awareness to the community about recycling, and it's importance. It's...

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