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Filed under Campus News on 12/3/2012 by Author: Madison O'Hara.

Zanesville News YOU Can Use (NYCU)

Fall Semester Week 15


TAKE FIVE –to complete your degree in four years you should be taking five classes per semester!


Scroll down to learn more about:

1)      LAST DAY TO SUBMIT to Zane Traces Literary Journal deadline TODAY

2)      Follow OU Zanesville Tracer Basketball next game December 4

3)      Habitat For Humanity Fundraiser December 4

4)      Student Group Meeting Dates – Rotaract, Campus Ministry

5)      Lessons from Wall Street Presentation December 6

6)      What’s the Word” Game Show on Campus – be “on TV” and win prizes too! December 8

7)      Change in methods of payments for student accounts!

8)      Finance 101: Keeping your New Years’ Resolution of getting your Finances in Order

9)      Support FEOUZ by purchasing from Scholastic Book Club

10)   EM Club planning Spring Talent Show – want to help??


1)      LAST DAY TO SUBMIT to Zane Traces Literary Journal

Zane Traces, OU Zanesville’s literary journal, is seeking submissions of short stories, poems, creative non-fiction, and artwork for its 2012/13 issue. All OU Zanesville students, staff and faculty are welcome to submit to Dr. Haven’s office, Elson 170L or Mailbox #22 (in the main office) by TODAY, Monday, December 3, 2012, at 5 p.m.


Submissions will be submitted to blind peer review to facilitate selection.  Please submit your work with your name, phone and email on a separate cover sheet ONLY.  You need only submit one copy.  Contact Dr. Lisa Haven at or 588-1535 with questions or concerns.


2)      Follow OU Zanesville Tracer Basketball

The Men’s and Women’s Basketball continue their "on the road" season with losses at ORCC power Miami Middletown last Saturday. In the first contest the Lady Tracers fell 83-36 as Alicia Drake scored 20 points to lead the team who are 0-3 on conference play. In the night contest the Thunderhawks scored a 114-81 victory. The Tracers were led by Meadowbrook grad Jeramie Neff with 25 points. Neff is among the conference leaders scoring at a 21.5 points per game average. Jason Toler added 12 for the 2-3 Tracers.

Next game at OSU Mansfield 5:30 p.m. Men’s & 7:30 p.m. Women’s on December 4. Go to and click on Women’s and Mens’ Basketball Schedule for a complete schedule!


3)      Habitat for Humanity Fundraisers

The following community fundraisers for Habitat's Spring Break Trip will yield the group 15% of the profits when you present the fliers (ask any Habitat member or look on the bulletin boards on campus). Support your fellow students who will help others through this community service project:

·         Pizza Hut Maple Ave, Zanesville, December 4, 2012 5-8pm

·         Bob Evans Underwood St., Zanesville, Thursday, January 24, 2013  6:00am-10:00pm

·         Bob Evans Southgate Parkway, Cambridge, December 19, 2012 4-8pm and January 9, 2013 4-8pm


4)      Student Group Meeting Dates –Ask your advisor & let PR know!

·        Rotaract meets in the Herrold Hall Pit (right outside the library) on the following dates during Fall Semester. You can email the group officers at for more information.

·         Thursday, Dec 6 at 11 a.m.

·        Campus Ministry Club invites everyone to join in campus wide prayer. They meet each month on the first Monday at noon and the third Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Plan to meet on the campus green by the steps of the Campus Center. In case of rain we will meet in the student lounge (lower area) of The Campus Center. Please use the "PRAYER POSTS" located around campus on the bulletin boards. We will be praying for any requests.


When does your student organization meet? Please email so we can help you get the word out! Thanks much.


5)      What’s The Word Game Show

Thursday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m., students in Electronic Media 2170 are recording “What’s the Word?” And, they need 12 players per day! The game is based on the classic TV game show, “Password.” Two teams of two players compete to get their partners to guess the “secret word” using only one word clues. Winners get prizes, too! Players will compete for Ohio University branded merchandise, like T-shirts, pen and pencil sets, water bottles, and key chains. The show is recorded in Elson 245.

Student players will be required to sign a talent release form allowing Ohio University to use their images, so clips from the show can be used in recruiting for the Electronic Media program. If you would like to be a player on “What’s the Word,” contact Professor Rick Shriver at


6)      Lessons from Occupy Wall Street at OU Zanesville

Dr. Nick Kiersey, assistant professor of Political Science at Ohio University, will present, “Lessons from Occupy Wall Street for Thinking about World Politics” at Ohio University Zanesville on Newark Road.

Kiersey’s message focuses on how the powers of globalization affect the economy, and the government’s role in the matter. Kiersey is an acclaimed scholar and has published numerous journal articles featuring on the topics of neoliberalism, bio-politics, and global change. This free program is open to the community and will be held at the Elson Hall Auditorium at the Elson Hall Auditorium at 7 pm on Thursday, December 6.


7)      Change in methods of payments for student accounts!

Acceptable methods of payments for student accounts at the Zanesville campus are:

·        Check or Money Order payable to Ohio University

·        Credit Card payments in PERSON only! Cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. The cardholder must be present to sign and present photo identification. Telephone payments are no longer accepted.

·        Online payments may be made through My OHIO Student Center, under Finances, Make a Payment. Online methods include eCheck (have route number and account number available) with checking or savings account; or Credit Card – MasterCard, American Express and Discover.


8)      FEOUZ Scholastic Book Club

FEOUZ is now enrolled in the Scholastic book club. Faculty, staff and students will be able to order fabulous books for children ages preschool-9 years of age at very reasonable prices. We will be offering flyers, ordering information and setting up a monthly table for taking book orders. FEOUZ will use the earned book points and all "free" books for a book drive for a local educational program at the end of the school year. If you have any questions contact, book committee chair, Addy Rudy at Like Future Educators at Ohio University Zanesville (FEOUZ) on Facebook!


9)      Finance 101: Keeping your New Years’ Resolution of getting your Finances in Order

Seth Conley, Vice President of the Phipps Group, Merrill Lynch will present a program entitled “Finance 101: Keeping your New Years’ Resolution of getting your Finances in Order.” Mr. Conley will touch on student loans, credit card debt, retirement programs and much more. Learn how to start the New Year off right and how to keep your resolution through basic financial strategies. The free program will take place in the Elson Hall Auditorium at 7pm on January 17, 2013.


10)   Spring Talent Show being planned – want to help?

The Electronic Media (EM) Club is planning to organize a large college student/community talent show in the spring.  The proceeds will go to the student groups that participate. This is a great way to promote student talent and the Zanesville Campus.  If you like the idea, let us know what your schedule is the week of December 17 so we can schedule a planning meeting and how you'd like to contribute (talent, organizational skills, promotion, having your student group do concessions, etc.) Please email  December to plan in more detail.  Email George Jones at to express your interest! Thank you for your help and time!


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