Stories tagged with: Zane State

October 10, 2014 - 1:55pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

High School Students from across 7 counties took part in an important learning opportunity Friday.

Zane State College held their 34th annual College Day Friday. It gave students the chance to explore 65 different colleges and institutions. Jody Burchett, recruitment coordinator of Zane State College told us it give high school students the opportunity to learn about things they might not have know about before.

"Well the college reps bring anything from a view-book which...

May 19, 2014 - 4:25pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

 The Zane State College Foundation celebrated 28 years of teeing off for scholarships this afternoon.

The 28th Annual Drive for Excellence Golf Outing took place at the Zanesville Country Club. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit students with significant financial needs, some of whom are first generation college students.

"Proceeds normally are around $1,000 dollars on average a scholarship per student," said Pamela Jira, an Executive Director at Zane...

April 3, 2014 - 5:55pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

In 2012 Ohio passed a law banning texting while driving, but nearly two years later it remains a serious problem. Whiz's Courtney Wheaton tells us about the latest effort to drive home the message that texting while driving is unacceptable.

"It is reported that more than a hundred thousand accidents are caused due to texting and driving and on Thursday people learned how to decrease that number."

As a part of Campus Safety Week at the OUZ -Zane State Campus members...

April 2, 2014 - 4:55pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

As part of the ongoing OUZ Zane State Public Safety Week, campus safety addressed students and staff about how to deal with an active killer situaton through ALICE  training.

It is mandatory for every employee on the OUZ campus to attend ALICE training at some point within their first year. Zane State has promoted it in classrooms and has even held open sessions.

"What it is called is Response to Critical Incidents, Active Killer Situations...

April 2, 2014 - 4:23pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department Special Response Team spoke to students at OUZ and Zane State for Public Safety Week.

The team consisting of two snipers, two negotiators, and ten operators. Members were present to answer questions; they also went through a role play scenario to show students what an entry into a barricade or hostage situation consists of.

Members of the Special Response team are required to have 3 years of patrol experience. By speaking with the...

March 31, 2014 - 4:03pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

As part of the OUZ Zane State Public Safety week, Medflight 6 out of McConalsville made an appearance. Students attended the presentation to ask questions, learn about Medflight, the challenges of working in a critical emergency, as well as the experience needed to work in a mobile intensive care unit.

"Medflight has a ground side where we have our own ambulances, nurses and paramedics can work in that area for a little while and get more experience working in emergency...

March 8, 2014 - 6:39pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

The District Nine Science Day took place at the new Zane State Science and Technology building on Saturday.

More than a hundred students in grades five through 12 competed in the competition. Six counties were represented including Monroe, Washington, Coshoction, Noble, Guernsey and Muskingum. The children's projects were judged on a variety of aspects.

"They are judged on a couple of different things. They are judged on the scientific method first and foremost so they...

January 25, 2014 - 6:35pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

Zane State College hosted its first ever VEX Robotics Competition at the Zane State - OUZ Campus Center.

Nearly 40 teams signed up for the competition and on Saturday more than 25 showed up despite the inclement weather. Zane State President, Paul Brown says the competition is an investment in our future. The event promotes STEM learning and education in the youth.

"Our best recruiting advice in our programs and we have a robotics program is to really get down into the...

January 18, 2014 - 6:22pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

The first ever winter bird watch took place at the Zane State OUZ Pavilion earlier on Saturday.

The Professor of Parks, Recreation and Wildlife at Zane State, Scott Albaugh, along with Wildlife Specialist Nicole Hafer, guided the viewing tours. More than 50 people showed up to learn about the different types of birds that are native to Ohio.

"A lot of little birds, some of the smaller songbirds, the nuthatches, chickadees, some of the small birds you see at your feeders. We...

January 9, 2014 - 6:43pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

The faculty at Zane State College is working towards building a vibrant community in our area.

Two ways they are reaching that goal is through the creation of two centers for higher learning in our area. Yesterday the college hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Advanced Science and Technology Center in Zanesville and on Thursday they celebrated the opening of the EPIC Center in Cambridge. School officials say the building is designed to meet students every need.

"We...

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