Foundation

 

Help us create a “A promising future for every one.”

Now, more than ever, our students need YOUR support. Many are struggling with food and financial insecurities, and others need to learn a skill to return to the workforce.

A donation to the Zane State College Foundation provides scholarships and emergency grants to our deserving students, state-of-the-art technology and classrooms, and programs meeting future workforce demands.

Please help us kick off the charitable season by supporting Zane State College students, just like Madeline! Click here to donate to the Zane State College Foundation.

2020 View Book Madeline
Madeline is the recipient of the Ann H. Soppe Memorial Academic Award Scholarship.

“The scholarships I received were very beneficial not only to me, but to my family as well. ZSC has helped me more financially than I could have ever imagined. The scholarships I received were very generous, and every part of it has helped me prepare for my future,”

– Madeline
’21 Business Management – Real Estate

You Care About Your Community.

Access to education has touched you. It has made a difference in your own career. It has been life-changing for someone you love.

Giving a gift to the Zane State College Foundation gives you a chance to change a life. To date, scholarships have been the most significant impact the Foundation has made at Zane State College. In the first award year, the Foundation awarded four student scholarships totaling $252. Now, thirty-five years later, the Foundation has awarded a total of 3,004 scholarships totaling over $3,100,000. In the 2018 academic school year alone, over $250,000 has been given to 175 scholarship students.

About The Foundation.

The Zane State College Foundation was established in April, 1984 by the Board of Trustees as the Muskingum Area Technical College Foundation. A separate and distinct corporation of the College, the Foundation was created to support and enhance certain missions and goals of the College. The Foundation was recognized by the Secretary of State and the Attorney General during July 1984, and was later officially incorporated and granted charitable trust status by the Internal Revenue Service. The goals of the Foundation are to provide student scholarships, to provide opportunities for the professional development of employees, and to assist in capital building projects and improvements.

All of this has been made possible through the generosity of our many gracious donors throughout the community. Thank you, for your continued commitment to our students.

Meet Our Team.

Ways to Give.

Scholarships.

Thank You For Giving!

All of this has been made possible through the generosity of our many gracious donors throughout the community. Thank you, for your continued commitment to our students.

Board of Directors

Mr. Stephen E. Thompson

Member since September 2012
Chief Financial Officer, Primary Aim, LLC

Ms. Francine Swiger

Chair of the Board

Member since May 2012
Community President, Huntington Bank (Retired)

Chandra L. Ontko, Esq.

Vice Chair of the Board

Member since September 2013
Counsellor at Law, Ontko Law, LLC

Ms. Diane Braden

Secretary/Treasurer of the Board

Member since January 2015
Owner, Gillespie’s Drugs & Braden Med Services

Hon. David B. Bennett

Member since September 2017
Judge, Guernsey County Common Pleas Court, Probate/Juvenile Division

Mr. Mark J. Eicher, P.E., P.S.

Member since November 2015
Muskingum County Engineer

Mrs. Courtney G. Jones

Member since May 2017
Speech Language Pathologist, The Carr Center

Ms. B.J. Smith

Member since September 2017
Director – External Affairs, AT&T

Geraldine Zylinsky

Trustee Liaison

Member since September 2003

Mrs. Jennifer Allen

Member since May 2020
Property Manager, AP Management LLC

Mr. Beau Moyer, CPFA

Member since January 2020
Assistant Vice President & Senior Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management – The Moyer Group

Meet Our Team.

Katlyn Porter

Assistant Director of Advancement Services