Stories tagged with: OUZ

April 3, 2014 - 5:55pm
1 year 26 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 - 4:55pm
1 year 26 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 - 4:23pm
1 year 26 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 - 4:19pm
1 year 26 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 - 4:03pm
1 year 26 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 - 2:45pm
1 year 27 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...

March 22, 2014 - 3:58pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The second session of the two day Applied Career Development Workshop was held at the Ohio University Zanesville Campus on Saturday.

Enrolled students had the opportunity to meet one on one with established business men and women in the community. Some of the featured guests included WHIZ's Sunrise Anchor, Jennifer Bullock and Genesis Healthcare System Chief Financial Officer, Paul Masterson.Students participated in a mock interview scenario with the career experts.


February 7, 2014 - 6:47pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

A special certification training took place at the Ohio University Zanesville- Zane State Campus on Friday.

The Public Safety Department at the college hosted an ALICE Institute training session to teach visitors how to protect themselves in an active shooter situation. Members from the organization taught visitors how to use different safety defense procedures to save their lives.

"ALICE training basically uses all the options available to people. It's leaving the facility...

November 1, 2013 - 3:56pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

Future educators at Ohio University are learning what it's like to teach in urban schools.

Sophomores majoring in education, enrolled in a specific education class at Ohio University-Zanesville, the main campus and other area branches, spent four days outside of their comfort zone in Columbus City Schools learning what it's like to teach students in a diverse, urban school setting.

"At the end of that experience, they have a symposium where students from Athens, the main...

October 27, 2013 - 7:35pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

For the past ten years Paws of Muskingum County have held their annual Pet Photo Day for the community.

More than 20 families came out to  Rogge Pavilion at Ohio University Zanesville to have pictures taken of their animals by a professional photographer. All the proceeds raised on Sunday will go towards the spaying and neutering of pets living in low income homes in hopes to control pet population.

"Some of the negative things about not getting your pets spayed or...

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