Stories tagged with: Zane State College

June 18, 2012 - 4:30pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

Area women golfers are helping send young women to college while enjoying food, friendship and fun.

The Zane State College Foundation presented the 4th Annual "Afternoon Tee" Golf Outing at Zanesville Country Club this afternoon.  All the proceeds provide scholarships for female students to attend Zane State.

A highlight of the event is former LPGA golfer Michele Redman.

"It just keeps getting better every year. We do an hour clinic, you don't have to...

June 13, 2012 - 6:04pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland made a stop in the Y-Bridge City Wednesday. He talked to students and staff at Zane State College about the importance of higher education.

Strickland made his stop in Zanesville, among other cities, as part of the 'Obama for America's Southeast Ohio' tour. Strickland says investing into rural colleges and universities is just one of the key parts to strengthening the United States and middle class citizens.

"Protecting educational...

June 4, 2012 - 5:17pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Zane State College is offering students a way to get a jump on summer and fall classes.

The summer registration program was held in front of College Hall on the Zane State campus in Zanesville.

The event featured music, free pizza as well as counseling and advising for students interested in signing up for classes.

"We are registering for Summer and Fall. We wanted to do something fun and a little bit different to get people on campus and get registered, and we thought...

May 24, 2012 - 11:16am
4 years 9 weeks ago

Zane State College honored Muskingum County veterans with a flag raising ceremony May 24th.

Zane State College's Veteran and Service Members Council invited veterans in observance of Memorial Day.

Mike Ross served as an airborne infantryman for the United States Army in Iraq and is president of the Veteran's club.

Zane State College has earned the ranking of "Military Friendly College" from G.I. Jobs magazine for the past three years by doing the most to...

May 18, 2012 - 3:34pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

Zane State College is preparing for its Memorial Day event.

The school is holding a flag raising ceremony to honor our troops.  The event will feature a 21-gun salute, and the National Guard will raise the flag.  Organizer Michael Ross said he's seeking out veterans interested in joining a new non-profit organization called Operation Overwatch.

"What we're trying to do is there's a lot of community help available to veterans, but nine times out of ten, our young...

May 7, 2012 - 3:06pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

Golfers got some fun in before the storms swept across our area on Monday.

EagleSticks Golf Club hosted the Zane State College Foundation Golf Outing.  Marketing Director Tamra Pace said the event has developed quite a reputation in its 26 year history.

"The turnout has been as great as always," said Pace.  "We have some people who look forward to this event every year, and many of our golfers have been here year after year."

Proceeds provide...

April 24, 2012 - 2:50pm
4 years 13 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
4 years 17 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
4 years 17 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
4 years 19 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...

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