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Filed under Academic News, Calendar, Events, Campus News on 10/19/2014 by Author: Chris Shaw.



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Fall Semester Week 9

 

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1)      Zanesville Campus to go TOBACCO FREE on January 1, 2015

2)      Spring Semester Advising begins TODAY October 20

3)      Rarely-Taught English Course Offerings for Spring Semester

4)      Campus Safety Days TODAY October 20 & 21

5)      Help Grant Writing Class with Survey about Recycling

6)      Habitat for Humanity Meeting October 24

7)      Plan to Stay Healthy this Winter with Phys Ed and Recreation Classes

8)      Stranger Danger Activity October 23

9)      Relocate Day in Athens October 24

10)   Become a Published Author with Zane Traces – Deadline November 3

11)   Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) Art Reception November 13

12)   Innovation Startup Weekend in Athens November 14-16

13)   International Education Week November 17-19

14)   Zanesville Muskingum Co Health Department and CDC Message about Ebola

15)   Dine with the Dean – openings available for November 20

16)   Roberta’s Café Specials

17)   Java Jitter’s Special

 

 


1)      Zanesville Campus to go TOBACCO FREE on January 1, 2015

In cooperation with our friends at Zane State College there will be several workshops and/or information sessions related to stress reduction strategies and smoking cessation in the coming months in anticipation of the campus going totally smoke free beginning January 1. 

 

To help with the transition the following information/education sessions are scheduled.  

·         Wed, Oct 22, 2014, 12:30, C161/G514, Anika Avery Grant (Impact), Healthy Living

·         Thur, Nov 6, 2014, 1-2p, C161/G514, Kelsey Loushin (Impact), Staying Smoke Free & Tobacco Free For Good

·         Thurs, Nov 20, 2014, 1-2p, C161/G514, Kylie Jones (Musk. Co. Health Dept.), Tobacco Free Campus

 



2)      Spring Semester Advising begins TODAY October 20

It’s time to schedule your advising appointment for spring semester. Advising dates run October 20 – November 7. More information can be found at http://www.zanesville.ohiou.edu/advising/. You can also connect to the site under QUICK LINKS on the OU Zanesville homepage. 

 

*If you have not used the appointment system before, you will need to click the green REGISTER HERE button on the right side. Step one is to look up your advisor in MY OHIO. Then login to the system and make an appointment with that advisor.

 



3)      Rarely-Taught English Course Offerings for Spring Semester

Need an upper-division English course for your BSS, Education or other degree?  Or just like Shakespeare, literature or writing?  Check out these courses.

ENG 3010 Shakespeare – T/H 2:00 - 3:20 p.m.  3 credits  

Selection of Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies, coupled with film versions of each.

ENG 3550 Studies in World Literature – M/W 3:30-4:50 p.m.  3 credits

Presents a mosaic of texts to acquaint students with the literature of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Eastern European, and Latin America. Designed to provide samples of diverse writing from different historical, cultural, and socio-political contexts. Emphasizes shorter texts (short stories, poems, novellas, plays) to better acquaint students with at least two of the various regions.

English 3630 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction – T/TH 11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. 3 credits

Beginning course in writing nonfiction with emphasis on invention, craft, and criticism of student writing and published nonfiction

Don’t have the pre-requisites or any further questions, please email Lisa Haven at havenl@ohio.edu.



4)      Campus Safety Days October 20 & 21

Monday, October 20

·         9:30 – 10:30 a.m. “Drunk Driving Awareness” presented by Bill Duerson, Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper

·         9:30 – 10:30 a.m. “Basic Improvised Trauma Treatment” presented by Troy Lowe, Licking County SRT Medic from (the class is limited to 40 participants)

·         11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. “Basic Improvised Trauma Treatment” presented by Troy Lowe, Licking County SRT Medic from (the class is limited to 40 participants)

Tuesday, October 21

·         11a.m. – 12 p.m. “Sexual Assault for Dummies” presented by Cricket Rerko, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence

·         12 – 1 p.m. “Domestic Violence Awareness” presented by Mitchell Carpenter, Haven of Hope

·         2 – 4 p.m. “Female Self-Defense and Awareness” presented by Bethany Hayes, Zanesville Campus Public Safety Department

 



5)      Help Grant Writing Class with Survey about Recycling

Members of Dr. Thomas Kamau’s Grant Writing class are conducting a survey about recycling for their course. Please click here to take the brief survey, which should take about five minutes to complete. The survey will be open until November 2.

 



6)      Habitat for Humanity Meeting October 24

The Habitat for Humanity student group on campus will be meeting Friday, October 24 at noon.

The location has yet to be decided. Students interested in learning more about the group should contact Mike Nern at nern@ohio.edu

 



7)      Plan to Stay Healthy this Winter with Phys Ed Classes

When you are looking for a credit or two to fill your Spring Semester schedule consider physical education and recreation courses!  We are offering 15 PED and 4 REC courses. Click here for the PED courses and click here for REC courses for Spring Semester.

 



8)      Stranger Danger Activity October 23  

The Zanesville Campus Public Safety Department, in collaboration with the MRC, is organizing a Stranger Danger and Halloween Safety event for children in the Littick Hall Gymnasium on Thursday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. Officers will discuss Stranger Danger and Halloween Safety topics and other fun events are being planned as well. The event will be open for students’ and employees’ children along with children from the community. Questions about this event should be directed to Bethany Hayes at hayesb@ohio.edu.

 



9)      Relocate Day in Athens October 24

Students relocating to the Athens campus have the opportunity to participate in Relocation Day. This event will be held on October 24 and will guide students through the relocation process. Visit www.ohio.edu/orientation to make your reservation. Click here for more info.

 



10)   Become a Published Author with Zane Traces – Deadline is Monday, November 3

Zane Traces, OU Zanesville’s own literary journal is now actively seeking submissions. Poetry, fiction and non-fiction prose, photography and artwork are all accepted. ​Digital submissions can be emailed to zanetracesjournal@gmail.com.  If desired, hard copies may be submitted in person to Laura Waggle, Taylor Calendine,​ Dr. Lisa Haven's mailbox, or office 170L. Deadline is Monday, November 3, 2014.



11)   Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) Art Reception November 13

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) will be displaying members’ artwork in the Zanesville campus library in November. The art reception will be held in the campus library on November 13 at 7 p.m. where you can learn about the organization and how to get involved.

Three members will be demonstrating their art processes. Jane Evans will be felting wool, AnneMarie Kovach will demonstrate wire wrapping and sculpting, and Jenn Sands will spin wool to make yarn.

ZAAP memberships are FREE for young adults and artists (18 – 35 yrs). Whether you’re just starting out or if you’re an established artist, this is a great opportunity to get more involved with the art community in Zanesville. As a member, you will have the opportunity to show (and possibly sell) 1-2 pieces of your work each month at the ZAAP gallery downtown and various off-site occasions throughout the year. For more information about ZAAP contact the Director, John Taylor-Lehman, at info@zaapart.org



12)   Startup Weekend in Athens November 14-16

The Startup Weekend entrepreneurship event returns to Athens Nov. 14-16 at the Ohio University Innovation Center. This program brings together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, engineers and business experts to pitch an idea and turn it into a viable startup company. Participants create working startups during the event, collaborate with like-minded individuals and receive expert coaching outside of their daily networks.

 

For more information about the event and how to register, visit the Startup Weekend webpage.

 



13)   International Education Week Celebration November 17-19

Watch for more information coming soon about International Education Week activities on campus. We are fortunate to have representatives on staff from many other countries. You can learn about the culture and education in a variety of countries when you participate in the on-campus activities. You can learn more about Ohio University’s International Education Week Activities at www.ohio.edu/iew. All OHIO students are invited to participate in any and all activities planned.

 



14)   Zanesville Muskingum Co Health Dept and CDC Message about Ebola

Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is very low, CDC and partners are taking precautions to prevent this from happening. The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department (ZMCHD) is working closely with local hospital systems, healthcare providers, and first responders to ensure our community is prepared. Local public health also has a system to monitor, track, investigate, and control infectious diseases and outbreaks, a core public health function. ZMCHD and its partners will continue to monitor the situation closely and share needed information with the public.

 

In the meantime, you can learn more by visiting the following websites:

Understanding Ebola CDC http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html

Information for Travelers http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/diseases/ebola

What You Need to Know About Ebola Factsheet

 

Travel Immunization Clinic: ZMCHD also has a Travel Immunization Clinic for those who do mission work or other travel. In addition to assessing which vaccinations are needed, we research the areas that travel will occur so the travelers are aware of any disease or health consideration they may need to be aware of for that region. Call (740) 454-9741 and ask for the Travel Clinic Nurse.



 

15)   Dine with the Dean

Would you like to meet Dean Cushman? Have an idea to share or just want to get more involved on campus? Dr. Cushman is interested in hearing from students of Ohio University Zanesville. FEOUZ will be dining with the Dean on Mon, Nov 3, at 2:30p and The Green Bobcats are scheduled for Thursday, Nov 20, at 12p, but there are still some spots left if you’d like to join the group.  If you’d be interested in dining with the dean, email Gail Hayes, executive assistant to the Dean, at hayesg@ohio.edu.



 

16)   Roberta’s Café Specials

·         Monday – Beef Stew w/ Biscuits, Chocolate Chip Cookie, and Small Drink

·         Tuesday – Wings: BBQ, hot or plain, Mac-n-Cheese, Tater Tots, Broccoli

·         Wednesday – Soup: Chili or Broccoli Cheese

·         Thursday – Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Corn, Roll and a Small Drink

 



17)   Java Jitters Special

Java Jitters, located in Elson Hall outside the Auditorium, is open Mon-Thurs 8a.m. - 3p.m. and now accepting bank cards. This week’s special is 50 cents off Reese’s Cup cappuccino, latte, frappe or iced coffee. Discounts available for gourmet coffee refills.




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