Stories tagged with: Zane State College

April 24, 2012 - 2:50pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

Jim Petro made a stop in the Y-Bridge City Tuesday.

The Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents spoke to members of the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club and discussed higher education.

Petro said the real crisis in higher education in the state is the need for students to complete their programs.

"We don't have enough of our students that actually complete college. I'll give you an example, less than 50% of those who enter a college or a university in Ohio-- one of our...

March 26, 2012 - 4:18pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

New numbers from the National Center for Education show a nation-wide increase in college enrollment from the "Baby-Boomer" generation.

Back in 2009 at age 52, Teresa King decided to go back to Zane State College to get her Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting.

King said after 25 years of weaving baskets, she was ready to start on a new adventure.

"At some point I realized I wouldn't be weaving baskets forever, and wanted to do something...

March 23, 2012 - 4:09pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

It's the last chance for Zane State College students to register for spring classes.

Director of the Student Success Center Stacie Mahaffey said the Flash Registration also allows students to apply for financial aid and seek academic counseling from faculty.

"Many times they've thought that they've lost the opportunity and now they're three or four months out of being able to start at another time, and of course when you're thinking of something and motivated now, we want to...

March 9, 2012 - 6:12pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Zane State College is receiving national recognition for student success.

The college was recognized with the "Leah Meyer Austin Institutional Student Success Leadership Award" as number one in the nation for closing achievement gaps and increasing student retention rates.

Zane State President Dr. Paul Brown said being recognized is a tremendous honor for the school.

"We're being recognized by our peers, as being the best in the country. So, it means a lot to...

February 12, 2012 - 8:26pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

High school seniors are taking another step forward in their education...

Zane State College hosted "College Goal Sunday" Sunday afternoon, to assist college bound seniors with filling out financial aid paperwork. Chairperson Stacy Bernard said this is the fifth year that Zane State held the event, and the school will continue to help as long as there's still a need.

"We've seen a huge success rate, a lot of people are not comfortable with doing...

February 8, 2012 - 6:22pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

If you are preparing for college but need a little more guidance, one local institution is willing to help.

Zane State College will host College Goal Sunday, where students will receive help with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Director of Student Financial Aid Amanda Reisinger says only a few things are required from students who want to participate.

"Social Security number of course, which most people know theirs, but some high school...

February 7, 2012 - 5:59pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Zane State College is preparing for a visit from Lt. Governor Mary Taylor next week.

On February 14th, Taylor along with business leaders and local government officials will meet at the Energy Education Economic Development Summit at the Campus Center.

Zane State President Dr. Paul Brown said the goal is to make long term sustainability of energy a reality for the region.

"Our communities really need to get together, we really wanted to get a good cross section of our...

February 3, 2012 - 7:51pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich will be at Zane State College on Monday, February 6th.

The Governor requested to come to the school in order to view a natural gas technology class.

According to Zane State President Dr. Paul Brown, the Governor will observe students from the Natural Gas Technology degree program and EPIC/Retrain America classes.

On Monday Dr. Brown says there will be extra security on the campus for the Governor's visit.

The visit comes one day before Governor...

January 31, 2012 - 2:16pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

A new push is being made for Community Colleges to make their class schedules more convenient for students who also work and have families.

Ohio's Higher Education Chancellor Jim Petro wants the states public, two-year schools to explore the idea of block scheduling- where classes would be offered back-to-back in clusters.

Zane State's Dean of Education, Health and Behavioral Services Barb Shelby said the proposal would likely put students in the classroom up to 30 hours per week...

January 13, 2012 - 5:56pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

Students from Zane State's Culinary program prepared and presented some good food from around the world Friday.

The 20th annual Ethnic Food Fair was held at the campus center in Zanesville.
The event included Italian, French, Soul and Caribbean cuisines prepared under the direction of chef, Marco Adornetto.
Event-goers were served an entree, two sides and a desert as part of their $10 admission price.
Adornetto said students have to prepare for many months in order to...

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