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Filed under Academic News, Calendar, Events, Campus News on 9/15/2014 by Author: Chris Shaw.

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Fall Semester Week 4


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1)     Future Educators of OU Zanesville (FEOUZ) to Meet September 17

2)     Inspirational Concert September 17

3)     Fall Fest September 18

4)     Third Thursday Event September 18

5)     Human Trafficking Awareness Program October 7

6)     Become a Published Author with Zane Traces

7)     Stranger Danger Activity October 23 Help Wanted

8)     FREE Microsoft Office 365 for currently enrolled students

9)     FREE Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) Membership for Young Adults

10)   Java Jitters Special 


1)      FEOUZ to Meet September 17

FEOUZ will meet on Wednesday, September 17, from 11-12 in Elson 177. There will be free food and lots of fun! Also, feel free to invite any other education majors (early or middle) who might be interested in joining this professional networking group. If this meeting interferes with your schedule, let Colleen Romito know at know. You can also like the group on Facebook at to stay informed.


2)      Inspirational Concert September 17

Campus Ministry Club invites everyone to an inspirational concert featuring Abe Parker. The concert will be Wednesday, September 17th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Ohio University Zanesville Elson Hall's auditorium. A free will offering will be taken.


3)      Fall Fest September 18

Mark your calendar to attend Fall Fest on the Campus Green Thursday, September 18, from 11a-1p. Enjoy FREE food, fun and fellowship, learn about student organizations, support student efforts and get involved on campus!


If your student group would like to have a table you can register online by filling out the Fall Fest 2014 Club and Organization participation sign-up sheet. Please contact Jason Howard at or Nicole Galloway at Zane State College at with any questions.


4)      Third Thursday Event September 18, 2014

On Thursday, September 18, Dr. John O’Keefe from OU Chillicothe will discuss "Free Speech, the Sedition Act, and Radical Immigrant Printers in the Early American Republic" in honor of Constitution Day. In the early years after the ratification of the Constitution, many issues were up for debate. Discussion topics include how the Constitution and Bill of Rights should be applied, who had these rights, and what limits might there be on free speech. This FREE event will be held in the Elson Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.



5)      Human Trafficking Awareness October 7

Theresa Flores, international speaker and advocate for trafficking victims, was trafficked in the 80s from 15-17 years of age. An award-winning author of 3 books, including The Slave Across the Street, she received the Courage Award from the governor in 2012. She is the founder of S.O.A.P. – Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution and her story has been told on Dateline, Nightline, and other outlets. Theresa will be on the Ohio University Zanesville / Zane State College campus to discuss her story and to raise awareness about human trafficking. The event will take place October 7, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.


6)      Become a Published Author with Zane Traces

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  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.

7)      Stranger Danger Activity October 23  - Help Wanted

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.


We are looking for departments and club organizations to participate in the parade portion of the event where children will be dressed up in Halloween costumes collecting goodies from departments and clubs.


The event will be open for students’ and employees’ children along with children from the community. If you would like to participate and support this event, please contact Bethany Hayes at


8)      FREE MicroSoft Office 365

Office 365 ProPlus Student Advantage is available at no charge to OHIO students.  Click here for more information. Note that the free software eligibility includes:


·    Currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.


·   Term active graduate and undergraduate students.  Normally, you will remain term active for one year plus one term after you last enroll for a class.


·  Once you are no longer term active, your subscription will expire


·    Faculty and staff currently are not eligible for this service.  Visit the departmental or home use software areas for employee options.



9) FREE Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) Membership for Young Adults

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) is offering FREE memberships 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 contact ZAAP Director, John Taylor-Lehman, at


10)   Java Jitters Special

Java Jitters, located in Elson Hall outside the Auditorium/Lecture Hall, is open Mon-Thurs 8a-3p and now accepting bank cards. This week’s special is 50 cents off your choice of a spiced pumpkin or salted caramel cappuccino, latte, frappe or iced coffee. Discounts available for gourmet coffee refills.

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