Stories tagged with: Zane State College

March 21, 2013 - 4:27pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

The Wilds held a job fair at Zane State College Thursday afternoon for the 100 seasonal positions they are looking to hire for. About sixty people dropped off applications and were interviewed, but they still have a lot of spots to fill.

"We are looking for people that are excellent in customer service. We are hiring from grounds maintenance to parking, to shuttle drivers, interpretive guides, food service, admissions, those sorts of positions," said Betsy Root, HR...

February 18, 2013 - 5:36pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

The national service network, Americorps' mission is, to create programs that engage Americans to help meet the nations needs in health or education.

In order to observe the upcoming Americorps Week, which starts on March 9th, the organization has developed a childrens' book drive called 'Sharing the Literacy'.

Gretchen Newsom and Roishell Cooper, Americorps College Completion Coaches said, " We feel that reading is extremely important for children and it starts when they...

February 15, 2013 - 6:08pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

Zane State College is leading the area on a push for natural gas alternatives.

Friday at the college, a panel of specialists took part in an energy forum to discuss compressed natural gas and it's use in commercial vehicles. The panel spoke to a crowd of drivers, farmers and those in the fuel industry who want to learn more about the new technology.

"This is very similar to when the gasoline engine was first created, this is the new technology in the industry far...

January 10, 2013 - 4:41pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

It's not too late to register for spring semester at Zane State.

The new semester begins Monday and Thursday the college held a flash registration to help students register for classes. For students who missed their chance, there is still plenty of time to get enrolled.

"There are still several options for registering so what students should do is they should look at our website or give us a call at 454-2501 or just drop by," said Susan Holdren Dean of Arts...

October 12, 2012 - 9:51am
3 years 6 weeks ago

Zane State College and Ohio University-Zanesville held their annual "College Day" program at the Campus Center. Students were able to take a quick look into 70 different colleges within the region.

"It's a nice opportunity for them to be able to visit with the colleges... A lot of people don't get to go to the different colleges to visit the campus, so we do what we can to bring as many colleges as we can here to them so that they can have an opportunity to see as many...

October 6, 2012 - 4:00pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Zane State College has a new energy addition.

President Paul Brown cut the ribbon on the school's new solar panel rey installed by Dovetail Solar on the college's front lawn. The five-kilowatt panels will generate power that the campus can use. This was made possible thanks to the Appalachian Energize Ohio Grant.

"It was a three million dollar grant from the Department of Labor that is basically for training incumbent markers in the field of energy," said Dean of...

September 24, 2012 - 9:17pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

Zane State College is getting ready to break ground at two new facilities.

The Advanced Science and Technology Center is coming to Zanesville and Cambridge.  President Dr. Paul Brown said both locations will have cutting-edge technical programs that are related to the STEMM fields, which includes science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

"It's very exciting and one of the things we want to emphasize is that we have been involved in a capital...

August 30, 2012 - 5:29pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

Plans for the newest addition to Zane State College are moving forward.

President Dr. Paul Brown met with the Muskingum County Commissioners to discuss the details of the project.  Brown said the Advanced Science and Technology Center will be located at the site of the old county home on Newark Road.

"It's going to accommodate about 500 more students a semester here," said Brown.  "It's going to have all of the cutting-edge technical programs that are...

August 15, 2012 - 5:20pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Zane State College is receiving national recognition once again.

The college was recognized for the second year in a row by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the, "Great colleges to work for."

Adjunct Services Coordinator Pam Kirst said she and her fellow employees are honored to receive the recognition and are committed to investing in their student's lives.

"I think that the reality is that people are just glad that they are making a difference,...

July 23, 2012 - 3:21pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

A decision by the Ohio Board of Regents could soon be taking effect at public campuses across Ohio.

Higher education officials have voted to urge all state campuses to ban use of all tobacco products, both indoors and outdoors. Although the decision to do so will ultimately be up to each institution's Board of Trustees.

"It has been a topic of our President's Cabinet for a little over two years now, and it's also been a cross campus collaboration topic as we've worked with...

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