Stories tagged with: OUZ

November 18, 2014 - 4:36pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

Students, faculty and community members alike are taking part in international studies week at Ohio University Zanesville.

Students had the opportunity to try foods from all around the world Tuesday. But the rest of the week is dedicated to teaching students and the community about foreign cultures and also teaching international faculty and students about american culture.

"We as the immigrant here in the U.S. We live in the community, so we are apart of that community, and...

October 21, 2014 - 4:31pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

Campus Safety Days at the Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State campus ended Tuesday afternoon with a female safety session.

The session aimed at teaching women the importance of skill and technique rather than strength. Director of Public Safety at the Zanesville campus, Bethany Hayes, said being mentally prepared is very important.

"We have a different mentality of it's not going to be happening to me, but it is a possibility that it could happen to me," said...

September 13, 2014 - 3:39pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

For the second year, The Walk to End Alzheimer's came to Zanesville. This year the walk moved to the Ohio University Zanesville campus, but the new location didn't stop people from getting up and taking strides for the disease.

The walk started at 9:30 Saturday morning. Thirty-one teams registered to participate. Jeanne Nehrenz the Community Development Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association in Ohio said support from the community, family and friends is a big part in finding a...

September 9, 2014 - 5:17pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The American Cancer Society is hosting a walk at the OU Zanesville campus October 18th.

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk aims to raise money for cancer research. The goal of the walk is to raise money to aid in research to cure the disease. WHIZ is the media sponsor for the event and we spoke to our own Sara Shallcross about the walk.

"Unfortunately a lot of people are affected by breast cancer whether it be a friend, a family, a mom or someone that you know; a...

April 3, 2014 - 4:55pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

In 2012 Ohio passed a law banning texting while driving, but nearly two years later it remains a serious problem. Whiz's Courtney Wheaton tells us about the latest effort to drive home the message that texting while driving is unacceptable.

"It is reported that more than a hundred thousand accidents are caused due to texting and driving and on Thursday people learned how to decrease that number."

As a part of Campus Safety Week at the OUZ -Zane State Campus members...

April 2, 2014 - 3:55pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

As part of the ongoing OUZ Zane State Public Safety Week, campus safety addressed students and staff about how to deal with an active killer situaton through ALICE  training.

It is mandatory for every employee on the OUZ campus to attend ALICE training at some point within their first year. Zane State has promoted it in classrooms and has even held open sessions.

"What it is called is Response to Critical Incidents, Active Killer Situations...

April 2, 2014 - 3:23pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department Special Response Team spoke to students at OUZ and Zane State for Public Safety Week.

The team consisting of two snipers, two negotiators, and ten operators. Members were present to answer questions; they also went through a role play scenario to show students what an entry into a barricade or hostage situation consists of.

Members of the Special Response team are required to have 3 years of patrol experience. By speaking with the...

March 31, 2014 - 3:19pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

Monday was the first day of the Ohio University Zanesville- Zane State Campus' Public Safety Week. To kick things off a seminar from from Ohio Homeland Security Officials.

Regional Coordination Unit Supervisor, Mary Tyler talked about the importance of speaking out against suspicious behavior as a part of their "See Something Say Something" campaign.

"It's basically your who why your how, the five the who, what ,when, where, and why and we ask them did you...

March 31, 2014 - 3:03pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

As part of the OUZ Zane State Public Safety week, Medflight 6 out of McConalsville made an appearance. Students attended the presentation to ask questions, learn about Medflight, the challenges of working in a critical emergency, as well as the experience needed to work in a mobile intensive care unit.

"Medflight has a ground side where we have our own ambulances, nurses and paramedics can work in that area for a little while and get more experience working in emergency...

March 24, 2014 - 1:45pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

Ohio University faculty and staff welcomed a new dean to the Zanesville campus today.

Dr. Jenifer Cushman joins Ohio University from Juniata College in Huntindon, PA where she served as Dean of International Education and Associate Professor of German for seven years. A native of West Virginia, she is excited to have moved to such as historic part of Ohio.

"I've lived in Ohio a couple of different times in my life, and it's an area, especially Eastern Ohio, that feels...

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