Stories tagged with: OUZ

November 1, 2013 - 2:56pm
2 years 3 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 - 6:35pm
2 years 4 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...

October 24, 2013 - 8:18pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

A stranger danger Halloween safety outing took place at Ohio University Zanesville Thursday evening.

Hundreds of parents and children packed the OUZ Campus Center to hear OUZ Public Safety Director, Bethany Hayes go over safety precautions while out trick or treating. Hayes discussed basic tips, like only going out with parents or trustworthy friends and family members. She also reminded children to not take candy from those you don't know and only trick or treat in areas that you are...

October 18, 2013 - 3:36pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

The Ohio University Zanesville Campus Public Safety Department invites the community to its first ever Stranger Danger and Halloween Safety Presentation.

The fun filled night will take place at the OUZ Campus Center on October 24th. The event prepares children and parents for Halloween safety with live demos and advice.

"So we'll go over basic tips, make sure you trick or treat with your parents or trustworthy friends or family members, make sure you don't take homemade...

October 18, 2013 - 3:25pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Ohio University-Zanesville held a conference to discuss pressing issues involving women in Appalachia.

Women, men, students and faculty were present at the Women in Appalachia: Sisters in STEM Conference. Although there are other conferences that aim to better the Appalachian region, this conference is designed to focus on topics and issues that affect Appalachian women.

"There was a niche missing, you know, gap, that focused on women and especially when it comes to their...

September 20, 2013 - 4:52pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Leadership Muskingum 2013-2014 kicked off Friday at the OUZ/Zane State College campus center.

16 leaders from all over the county spent the day learning to become better leaders, and they'll spend the next nine months honing their skills and learning all about Muskingum County.

"We have business and industry days where they'll go into different businesses within the county, history and diversity day; learning about the history of Muskingum county," said Chair of the...

September 19, 2013 - 9:01pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Red, white and gold balloons filled Ohio University Zanesville to bring awareness to a serious disease.

Thursday was the 8th annual Light The Night Walk. The event is a part of larger nationwide mission to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The funds raised will go towards education and research initiatives that doctors hope one day will lead to a cure.

"Our goal this year was $100,000 for our Zanesville walk, which is super exciting. We got so close $90,000...

September 1, 2013 - 6:50pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

Ohio University alumni met at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville to view the Bobcats first game of the season.

Ohio alumni watched Louisville take the lead on the scoreboard and ultimately win the game, but that did not stop the organizer of the event and 1996 graduate, Brad Sims from reminiscing on more positive times at the university.

"I enjoyed my time down there academically it was a great time. It was a great campus, beautiful campus and all the athletic...

August 21, 2013 - 5:11pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

Many universities across the state are reporting enrollment numbers are up this year after many saw a dip last year.

Seventeen Ohio schools, including Ohio University Zanesville, switched from a quarter to semester schedule last fall and enrollment suffered, so this increase in student population is a welcomed change.

"Enrollment for the fall is up,” said Enrollment Manager, Susan Montgomery. “As of about a week and half ago we have an increase of about 3%. We...

August 3, 2013 - 4:28pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

Since 2008, a local organization has helped kindergartners get prepared for the nearing school year and that tradition continued on Saturday.

This is the sixth year for the Muskingum Families and Children First Back Pack and School Supplies Event. The children were able to fill their bags with supplies and experience new activities.

"Our bus is also here so that the students can see what a bus would look like so that they are not afraid the first day and it's familiar to...

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