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College Credit Plus Expands to Cambridge; Special IT Event and Parent Information Nights Announced

In fall 2020, Zane State College is expanding its College Credit Plus options in the areas of engineering and health at the Cambridge campus.

“We collaborated with our Guernsey and Noble County high school partners to hone in on offerings that would greatly benefit students. We are extending the popular Pathways to Engineering Program and Medical Assisting Certificate to the Cambridge campus,” Assistant Dean to the Provost Heather Shepherd said. “Students can complete the first year of the Pathways to Engineering on the Cambridge Campus. After graduation, they will have opportunities to directly enter the workplace with an associate degree, or pursue a bachelor’s degree in a specialized engineering technology field, including Zane State College’s new Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering Technology.”

Also at the Cambridge campus, the College Credit Plus team is offering a Medical Assisting One-Year Certificate to area high school students. “Medical assisting is one of the fastest growing occupations, and our one-year certificate is a gateway to an exciting career in the medical field. After earning the certificate, students can stay another year and take advantage of tuition assistance to complete a Medical Assisting associate degree at Zane State College,” Shepherd said.

Students and parents are encouraged to attend an open house where they can talk with faculty and the College Credit Plus staff about these new opportunities:

Wednesday, February 12
5:30 p.m.
Paul R. Brown EPIC Center
9900 Brick Church Rd., Cambridge, OH 43725
No appointment needed. Parents and students welcome.

On the Zanesville campus, the College Credit Plus team is hosting a special Information Technology event:

IT Career Event (Zanesville Campus):
This event is geared for students wanting to earn a degree in the IT field. Sophomores who want to graduate high school with an associate degree or seniors who are ready to take the next step are encouraged to attend. Our faculty are ready to answer your questions.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
3:30 p.m.
College Hall, Room 284
1555 Newark Rd., Zanesville, OH. 43701
No appointment necessary. Parents and students are welcome.

Throughout the area, parents and students are encouraged to attend a College Credit Plus information night for the upcoming school year.

Upcoming High School Information Nights:

  • January 22, 6 p.m. Lakewood High School
  • January 23, 6 p.m., Liberty Union High School
  • January 29, 6 p.m., C-TEC of Licking County
  • January 30, 7 p.m. Newark Catholic High School
  • February 5, 6 p.m., West Muskingum High School
  • February 6, 7 p.m., Philo High School
  • February 13, 6 p.m. Cambridge High School

For more information, contact Assistant Dean to the Provost Heather Shepherd at hshepherd@zanestate.edu or 740.588.1256.

Zane State College, established in 1969, values people through our commitment to quality, equity, and stewardship. Zane State College has campuses in Zanesville and Cambridge, Ohio, and offers eight less than one year certificates, five one year certificates, 29 programs that lead to an associate degree, and one baccalaureate program focused on regional workforce needs. As a comprehensive community college, students can reduce their bachelor’s degree costs through 2+2 and 3 +1 transfer options to a wide selection of public and private universities. Visit www.zanestate.edu for more information. Zane State College is a public college accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).

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