Stories tagged with: Zane State

September 20, 2013 - 5:52pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Leadership Muskingum 2013-2014 kicked off Friday at the OUZ/Zane State College campus center.

16 leaders from all over the county spent the day learning to become better leaders, and they'll spend the next nine months honing their skills and learning all about Muskingum County.

"We have business and industry days where they'll go into different businesses within the county, history and diversity day; learning about the history of Muskingum county," said Chair of the...

May 3, 2013 - 5:18pm
1 year 52 weeks ago

The simulated oil and gas field is located right outside the Cambridge campus and is designed to give students a hands on experience of what it's like working in the oil industry, something that field trips can't do.

"We do take a lot of field trips out to actual drill sights and other activity in the oil and gas industry that's going on, but when you go to these sights you really can't do hands-on because of liability and not wanting to get anyone hurt," said Mike Whitson,...

May 2, 2013 - 9:05pm
2 years 13 hours ago

Over 100 people walked the campus trail to raise money for March of Dimes, a national organization that focuses on preventing and treating babies that are born premature.

"Is to bring awareness to children that are born prematurely and it helps fund certain medications and other treatments for the babies that may be born prematurely here in the area," said Michele Shirer, Co-Logistics Chair for March of Dimes.

Teams, families and individual walkers shared their stories...

March 19, 2013 - 1:57pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

Educators and first responders get a look at a program that could change the outcome in the event of a school shooting.

Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State invite educators and law enforcement from Coshocton, Guernsey, Licking, Muskingum, Morgan, Noble and Perry Counties to ALICE training. ALICE stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate and is the leading way to deal with active shooters.

The institutions decdided to present the program due to interest shown...

March 9, 2013 - 7:34pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

At the first annual District 9 Science Day, over 120 fifth graders to seniors in high school had an opportunity to show off their science projects. Students from Muskingum, Coshocton, and Guernsey counties competed against each other in hopes of making it to the State Science Day where they will then compete for 4.3 million dollars in scholarships and awards.

"They are judged by teams of two, so the students have to do a presentation in front of the judges which...

November 5, 2012 - 6:33pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

A sewer line running under the old Muskingum County Home property on Newark road was the cause of a heated discussion between the city and county Monday.

According to Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton, since 1996 the old County Home property has been a city sewer customer, but it's unclear which entity installed the line and how it came about. The county thinks the line may belong to them, giving them a reason to take a second look at the Joint Economic Development District [JEDD]...

September 27, 2012 - 1:15pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

Fifteen months from now a new building will sit across from Zane State on ground that once house the county home.

Despite the rain for those at Zane State, Thursday, was a beautiful day. Shovels in hand dignitaries broke ground on the new Advanced Science and Technology Center.

"Today begins a milestone journey that began more than 2 years ago when Zane State College and the people of Southeastern Ohio came together and pledged to build a vibrant community," said Chair...

September 11, 2012 - 2:42pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

A donation by AT&T is helping advance the educational opportunities for students at Zane State College.

The AT&T Foundation recently donated $20,000 to Zane State in order to purchase digital video equipment including an electronic mixer, high end mac computer, a professional production monitor and HD camera.

"i just marvel at the possibilities that this technology will enable as they move out beyond college and into real economy that's out there," said Tom...

March 5, 2012 - 4:24pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

With the old Muskingum County Home now demolished, Zane State is moving forward with plans to add new buildings.

A new Science and Technology Center is in the works for the property that housed the old County Home on Newark Road.

Zane State President Dr. Paul Brown said he hopes to make the historic property a symbol of progress for the region.

"Now the new Science and Technology Center is also going to be a landmark of the future for Zanesville, and our community. So...

February 14, 2012 - 5:26pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Panelists were on hand for the E3D summit and shared a message of education and cooperation in support of shale drilling.

Zane State President Dr. Paul Brown opened today's summit at the Campus Center.

Executive Director of the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program, Rhonda Reda was one of the guest speakers at the summit, and said working with schools like Zane State is important to ensure highly trained people to fill jobs created by shale drilling.


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