Zane State College: Celebrating 50 Years

Celebrating 50 Years

Zane State College's 50th Birthday Party

Join us on September 21 starting at 3 p.m. for activities for all ages … including fireworks after dark! We look forward to seeing students, alumni, past and present employees, families, and friends. Everyone is welcome to have FUN, eat good FOOD, MUSIC, and ENJOY our Zanesville campus on the Campus Green. Rain or shine, our goal is to make sure everyone has a GOOD TIME as we celebrate our past and look forward to the next 50 YEARS.
View the 50th Celebration Newsletter

Our Story. Your Story.

Zane State College is a pillar in our community, and education obtained here has changed the lives of many. The start of our 50th Anniversary celebration has begun, and we want to know…

  • What is your favorite memory?
  • Was there a special place on campus that meant a lot to you?
  • Whether it was last year or 50 years ago, we would love to hear your stories. Click here to share.

Historical Photos

50 Acts of Kindness

Throughout the year, be on the lookout as our student clubs and employees give back to community with 50 acts of kindness. They will participate in community projects and volunteer their time. Stay connected by following us on Facebook.

Commemorative Ice Cream

Visit Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl and enjoy a dish of our commemorative ice cream, Monado’s Fudge Claws and Peanut Butter Paws: a blend of white chocolate ice cream, rich butter fudge swirl, and peanut butter cups.

50th Anniversary Steering Committee

Francine Swiger—Retired Community President, Huntington Bank
Geraldine Zylinsky—President, Zylinsky Insurance Agency
Committee Members
Josh Agin—Staff Accountant, Rea & Associates
Jennifer Allen
Diane Braden—Owner/Director of Operations, Braden Med Services
Courtney Jones—Substitute Speech Therapist, The Carr Center
Lisa McDonald—Professor, Zane State College
Beau Moyer—Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch The Moyer Group
Maryjane Shackelford—President, Barnes Advertising Corporation
Kathy Short
Dr. Lori Wahl—Professor, Zane State College
Zane State College Members
Anthony Adornetto—Chief of Staff/Executive Director of Foundation
Chad Brown—President
Molly Dunn—Event Manager
Brenda Elswick—Office Manager, President’s Office and Foundation
Julie MacLaine—Executive Assistant & Coordinator of Annual Giving