Stories tagged with: Zane State College

September 23, 2014 - 5:25pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

For the past 11 years Dr. Paul Brown has been the President of Zane State College, but in just nine short months he will be retiring.

Dr. Brown says that part of the mission of Zane State is to develop the region. Through his long involvement with the school he has become involved in the development of a project that would reinvest resources into the redevelopment of our region, which he sited as his reasoning behind the announcement of his retirement.

"The short answer is...

September 9, 2014 - 5:18pm
36 weeks 4 days ago

State funding for Ohio's two and four year colleges are now tied 100% to graduation rates and course completion.

The Inter-University Council of Ohio collaborated with the Ohio Association of Community Colleges to create the new framework for the funding. Dr. Paul Brown, President of Zane State College, worked on the new distribution plan and feels that it will transform the education system in Ohio.

"This last year we went to 100% percent funding based on performance...

August 4, 2014 - 3:35pm
41 weeks 5 days ago

With college courses beginning in just a couple of weeks, Zane State College wants to make sure students are registered for all the classes they need this semester.

The college is hosting what they call "Flash Registration" from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. this Thursday at the Cambridge campus.  They will also be hosting one at the Zanesville campus this Friday, again from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

"Our goal is to streamline the process for new students and...

August 4, 2014 - 2:13pm
41 weeks 5 days ago

A flag created for Muskingum County by residents from Muskingum County is returning to the site where it was designed.

Residents from the Muskingum County Home created the flag several years ago.  It was once flown at the Ohio Statehouse with the flags from Ohio's other 87 counties.  On Monday, former superintendent of the county home, Rebecca Cooper, went to the Muskingum County Commissioners with a request.

"Frame a flag to be presented to Zane State College, the...

July 25, 2014 - 5:08pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State College held an active shooter drill on their campuses Friday.

The safety event brought together observers and 10 different emergency agencies from across the area. Director of Public Safety, Bethany Hayes says that training like this is incredibly relevant in todays day and age.

"In today's day and age I mean it is very very relevant. 74 shootings have happened since Sandy Hook in December of 2012. So we have to be vigilant, we have...

June 16, 2014 - 4:49pm
48 weeks 5 days ago

Area ladies tee'd it up Monday afternoon to help female students receive an education.

Fourteen teams of women took part in the 6th annual Afternoon Tee--Drive for Women's Golf Outing. The money raised from the event will help fund scholarships for ladies at Zane State College. In addition to lunch, a Chinese auction, and driving and putting contests, players had the unique opportunity to bid on one of three male caddies to go along with them and take some of the more difficult...

February 9, 2014 - 5:14pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

It may be the middle of winter but for those looking to head off to college in the fall, now is the time to start planning...

Financial aid is key in order for most students to attend college and for the ninth year in a row, Zane State held their College Goal Sunday to help students apply for financial aid.

"It's a free event that we help families fill out their FAFSAs so students know how much they're eligible for in the Pell Grant, subsidized and unsubsidized loan,"...

November 21, 2013 - 6:26pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

Philip Phillips, an attorney representing Zane State College, met with the Muskingum County Commissioner's Thursday morning to discuss the annexing of about 6 1/2 acres of Falls Twp. land that is owned by the college. Phillips says in order for Zane State to hook up to the city of Zanesville's water and sewer lines without being charged, the land needed to be annexed.

"The city then adopted ordinances agreeing that they would accept it in setting forth the services that they're...

November 6, 2013 - 7:08pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

Zane State College held its 2nd annual Veterans Community Awareness Event on Wednesday. Bruce Davis, President of the Student Veterans of America, says the event is designed to help service members and their families learn about benefits they might not know about and to also help them transition from military life to civilian life, something Davis says can be a big problem.

"The biggest problem is just the cultural change," said Davis. "It's a total different...

October 18, 2013 - 4:41pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

The Advanced Science and Technology Center across from the main campus will now have a road named after Gene MacDonald, who has served on the college's board of trustees for over 35 years. Not only will he have his own street, but Mayor Jeff Tilton surprised MacDonald by proclaiming Oct. 18, "Gene MacDonald day" in Zanesville.

"So ya know he means a lot to the college. And during that time he's been involved all the way from the development of the college through the...

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