Stories tagged with: Zane State College

June 4, 2015 - 1:55pm
35 weeks 4 days ago

 Zane State College and Muskingum University are teaming up to give local college students a path to a Bachelor's Degree.

The college and university signed a memorandum of agreement June 4 at the Galleria of the Advanced Science and Technology Center on Zane State's campus. The agreement grants students transferring from Zane State to Muskingum University a $2,500 scholarship. President of Zane State Paul Brown said that the money will make getting a four-year degree a tangible...

May 9, 2015 - 7:26pm
39 weeks 2 days ago

Today is the start of something wonderful and new for the now alumni of Zane State College.

This afternoon nearly 300 students received their diploma from Zane State College. President of the school, Doctor Paul Brown explains what it means to be able to prepare this many students to go into the world.

"It's great. I mean it's healthy for the communities that we live in because you know in our history which goes back about 46 years, 75 percent of over 11,000 graduates still...

April 30, 2015 - 6:15am
40 weeks 5 days ago

Top stories for Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Heather Bowers in Court

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - 24-year-old Heather Bowers was in court Wednesday and entered a not guilty plea to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, four counts of aggravated vehicular assault, and two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence. Judge Fleegle continued bowers bond as set at 100 thousand dollars.

Swearing-in Ceremony

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April 29, 2015 - 5:15pm
40 weeks 5 days ago

Zane State has scored the presence of a former Buckeye football coach.

Jim Tressel is now the president at Youngstown State University, and he will be delivering the commencement speech at Zane State on May 9. College President, Dr. Paul Brown, said having Tressel come is very exciting.

"We're really excited about him being here first of all," Brown said. "We're honored that he's willing to do this for us, but anybody that knows Jim Tressel knows that he's been...

April 14, 2015 - 9:28am
42 weeks 6 days ago

Many areas make up healthy living, eating right, having a safe home and exercise to name a few. 

At Zane State College the public as well as students took part in a community health expo that exposed visitors to the proper way to perform CPR. Exercise techniques and the dangers of smoking along with many others.

Interim Vice President for Student Services Larisa Harper said, "It's important that we have a variety of folks from the college that teach healthy living and...

April 7, 2015 - 2:12pm
43 weeks 6 days ago

To protect against cyber threats, Zane State College is offering a new program.

The two year online Information Assurance and Securities Strategies degree aims to prepare students for cyber defense positions. Professor Barb Miller discussed the program with the Noon Rotary Club of Zanesville Tuesday.

"The goal of the program is to train individuals who want to go out and have a skill in the workforce that is in high demand right now," Miller said. "They have the...

March 24, 2015 - 2:57pm
45 weeks 6 days ago

White smoke filled the air in Zane State's parking lot Tuesday, not because of a fire, but because of those learning to safely put one out.

This event was part of Safety week at the college. The purpose of the event was to teach people the proper way to use an extinguisher if they come into contact with a fire. Environmental Technologies Instructor at Zane State, Elizabeth Kline told us the most people never think about using one.

"I think they know what it is and they know...

March 23, 2015 - 4:25pm
46 weeks 16 hours ago

Each year during safety days at Ohio University Zanesville, speakers talk to students and community members about staying safe.

The director of the criminal justice program at Zane State College, John Gibson, spoke Monday about dealing with disgruntled people. His talk focused on picking up on cues that people give leading up to a violent situation.

"The importance of it is, we're living in a very violent society currently," Gibson said. "I think a lot of times,...

March 18, 2015 - 2:46pm
46 weeks 5 days ago

Zane State College is preparing for its Campus Safety Days event next week.

It's held every year and is open to the school and public. Director of Public Safety Bethany Hayes gave us an overview of some of the topics that will be covered on the first day of the event.

"We'll kick off the event this year with Senator Balderson at 9AM and he will be presenting on professionalism and leadership and then we have two more events for that day. At 11AM we have taking back the night...

February 16, 2015 - 4:58pm
51 weeks 15 hours ago

Lessons of the past played a big role in a lecture on black history at Zane State College Monday morning.

Dr Francine Childs, who is a retired professor of African American studies at Ohio University in Athens, addressed a small crowd about the struggles of the past.

"I think it's very important because I think we need to know, if we don't know where we came from, we'll never know where we're going," Dr. Childs said. "I think it's so important that people...

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