Maker Space is now open to the public The health and safety of members, tenants and employees is our number one priority for the reopening of the Maker Space. We have been working hard to get ready to reopen and welcome you back. Our staff members conduct regular and thorough cleaning of all the equipment, surfaces and areas of the Maker Space. Although we cannot eliminate all risks associated with […]
This free informational workshop is designed to help you keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket. Find out how you can maximize your retirement income by reducing taxes and take advantage of strategies to preserve and protect your assets through sickness and at your death. CLICK HERE to Sign up!
Would you like to customize your own items? Lasers have the ability to engrave and customize products made with wood, glass, stone, plastic, fabric, coated metal and much more! In this class you will learn to operate our laser. You will customize a wooden picture frame with text or a simple image. We will supply you with everything you need. Rate: $40 per person $30 for Otterbein Faculty/Staff/Alumni […]
December 16th- 18th : Open from 9am- 3pm December 19th: Open from 9am-12pm December 20th- January 5th: Closed January 6th-10th: Open from 9am-3pm January 11th and 12th: Closed for the day
In this robotics engineering camp, campers will start off learning engineering, problem solving, and programming skills. Using the VEX Robotics Design System, students will build robots, participate in engineering challenges, and work both on their own and in groups. Students will gain hands-on experience by learning to design their robots, program in ROBOTC, and participating in virtual and real world challenges. Vision Tech’s VEX Robotics curriculum guides students through the […]
Craft Bazaar, open to the public, raises funds for Staff Assembly to be used for members of the Otterbein community in need during the holidays.
Our teachers inspire students all across China as they lead one-on-one English classes. They do it through our online learning platform (aka from anywhere). https://t.vipkid.com.cn/
Ross Leadership Institute is dedicated to raising the quality of leadership in business, education, nonprofit and government organizations. By bringing together proven leaders we provide focused responses to critical leadership needs through a variety of resources; including leadership developments programs, courses, consulting, coaching, and presentations, including coordinating and guiding an organization’s overall leadership development efforts. This Event is FREE! Pre-registration is required. To register, please email Debbie@RossLeadership.com Visit Ross Leadership’s Website for […]
Paul Newman and Robert Redford star in this classic buddy movie loosely based on a true story. It won Oscars for original screenplay, music score, cinematography, and song “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.” View this timeless film and munch on popcorn as Dr. Karen Steigman, director of Film Studies, and Dr. Patricia Frick, professor in the Department of English, introduce and discuss. Free admission, with a donation of $5 […]
Deepen Your Commitment to Education! What is the Lifelong Learning Community?A group of mature learners who are Open to learning. Curious about the world. Committed to maintaining an active mind for a healthy body. Interested in coming to the Otterbein campus for a year-long menu of workshops, lectures and May mini-courses designed for Lifelong Learning Community members. Eager to meet artists, lecturers, writers and faculty in formal and informal settings. Visit […]
Girls Who Code club encourages young women to pursue computer science! Otterbein University and JPMorgan Chase are working together to help educate girls and young women in the community to pursue careers in computer science through a campus-based chapter of Girls Who Code. Girls Who Code was founded in 2010 and is a national movement with the mission of closing the gender gap in technology through after-school clubs, summer courses and […]
Experience Otterbein for yourself during our special Fall Visit Days! Register Today at www.otterbein.edu/tanandcardinal/ Days of Events: Friday October 11th, Friday October 18th and Saturday October 26th
Friendship Village Columbus takes a trip to Otterbein University for an immersive tour of The Point- including the MakerSpace and the cafe! See Friendship Village’s Website For More Details: https://www.fvcolumbus.org/events/
Art opportunities for children ages 7 to 11 offered through the Arts Council of Westerville. These workshops are art lessons taught by an instructor with a degree in fine arts and art education. Each session stretches a child’s creativity and allows them the freedom to express themselves. All materials and instruction are covered. Lessons are held the Second Wednesday of the month, from 5:30 to 7:00 To Sign Up, Visit This Link! https://www.artscouncilofwesterville.com/programs/wacky-westerville-arts-council-kids-and-youth-art-workshop Event […]
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We’re in need of crew leaders for the Wall Build August 17th, held indoors at The Point at Otterbein University. You don’t have to be a professional carpenter, just have some knowledge of how to use a hammer and comfortable guiding a team of 5-8 people. Sign up here and please share with friends:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4ba4ad2aa5fb6-habitat2
Complex problem solving is here to stay; and the ones who understand the difference between the simple and the complex will lead. Join us August 27 for our “See Through Complexity” workshop and get equipped with expert complex problem solving skills. Register here: https://alloy.institute/events HUGE, limited time discount for Otterbein students! Email email@example.com to get your promotional code.
The Point will be closed to the public. If you would like to register for this event, follow this link. https://columbus.org/retailsummit/ For the past 10 years, Retail Summit has cultivated an environment that offers attendees the opportunity to connect with the most innovative companies in the industry ranging from start-ups, emerging leaders and established veterans. This year’s summit at The Point at Otterbein University will allow our panelists to address […]
To learn about the devastating results of factory farming and giving a spiritual perspective of how we can better live with other animals and help the planet, register here for: Screening of A Prayer for Compassion ~ Q&A with producer, Victoria Moran Tickets, Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM
This is a private event We provide an international learning experience to children in China between the ages 4-12. Located in Beijing and San Francisco, with teachers all over the U.S. and Canada, the company offers fully immersive one-on-one English language instruction provided online by highly qualified teachers. The curriculum uses a flipped-classroom approach to foster creativity and critical thinking skills. https://www.vipkidteachers.com/mkt/faq/about-vipkid
Register here! https://columbus.org/columbus-region-logistics-council-series/ Gender equity in the workplace – whether through pay, advancement and/or access to opportunities – is at the top of mind for many. While there have been great strides for women in recent years, there are still many questions that remain: what is happening in the workforce, especially the local workforce, in regards to pay equity, and how can companies ensure women are being compensated appropriately, as […]
Brilliant Builders – Wooden Marquee Letters@ Click link to register. https://www.womeninthetrade.com/workshops?fbclid=IwAR19Zp9S3c-gxXYrYddbNrMggJJVFoadZkUriw7HcyFaA-vN13ijN96VgSU July 06, 2019 Picture your favorite letter on display for all to see! In this workshop, you will be using woodworking tools to create an 18” tall marquee letter, decked out with battery-operated lighting. This is the perfect project to create a unique wall-hanging, using either your first or last name as inspiration. Keep it for yourself, or create […]
Quarterly meeting. This is a closed/private event. Click here to learn more about the foundation. https://www.westervilleeducationfoundation.com/p/2/home#.XQo9q4hKhaQ
Summer camp hosted by Otterbein June 16 – 22. Camp is FULL click here for more information https://www.otterbein.edu/summercamps/essex/
Tara Chinn from Otterbein’s Risk Management Office will be hosting campus safety training and bystander CPR training for Otterbein Faculty, Staff, and Students. The Point business partners are also invited to attend. Please contact Tara at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend.
Come learn about Otterbein’s graduate programs! Allied Health, Educational Mathematics, MBA, Education, Nursing, DNP June 12th 5:30 – 7:00 PM Follow this link to register. www.otterbein.edu/gradinfo
To register, click on this link. https://www.womeninthetrade.com/product-page/creating-cat-condos-playspaces?fbclid=IwAR19Zp9S3c-gxXYrYddbNrMggJJVFoadZkUriw7HcyFaA-vN13ijN96VgSU Hosted by Central Ohio Women in Trades
MakerEDU Summer Summit supports the development and sustainability of innovative spaces for maker education. Theses spaces encourage practical and problem-based use of all educational disciplines in solving real issues in our community and the world. https://sites.google.com/view/makeredu-summit/home
We are honored to share news about one of our business partners, Jeffrey Becker of edgeThingz and hisHealthcare Education Simulation Station (HESS). This amazing product was developed here at The Point! https://vcclite.com/vcc-helps-nursing-students-cut-costs-in-advanced-healthcare-simulations/
People are your greatest asset – or your greatest weakness. If you are like most employers today, your company’s single biggest challenge is finding and keeping the right people to help you accomplish your organizational goals. However, as difficult as it may be to find the right hire, the cost of a bad hire can be enormous and good hiring takes more than good instincts. It takes a systematic approach.
Events at The Point (3/20-23) 2019 State of the Community: On March 21, Westerville will celebrate volunteerism and the accomplishments they achieved collectively last year. There will be a brief presentation, video, and awards over hors d’oeuvres and mocktails. It is a free event. JP Morgan Chase Meeting: On March 20 and 21, JP Morgan, one of our tenants, will be having corporate meetings with continental breakfast and boxed lunches provided by our […]
Events at The Point (3/15-16) CoverMyMeds: On March 15, CoverMyMeds, a healthcare software company, will be using one of our spaces with whiteboards and projectors for their business meeting. Columbus State/Otterbein 2 + 2 Program: On March 15, an informational session will be held at The Point about the Columbus State Dual Admission Program at Otterbein. Visit http://www.otterbein.edu/apply/columbus-state/ for more information about the program. Cardinal Leadership Summit: On March 16, the Otterbein University Center for Student […]
YEA! Columbus, based at The Point at Otterbein, is now accepting applications for its 2018-19 class of aspiring young entreprenuers! The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking and exciting program that transforms local middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Through the 20-week program, students in grades 6-12 generate business ideas, conduct market research, write business plans, pitch to a panel of investors, and launch their very own companies. YEA! […]
Reagan Nemec Department: Engineering Major: Systems Engineering Class Of 2019 Job Title: Research and Development Intern – Nestle Otterbein students understand the importance of hands-on learning and the value of internships, and that’s why senior Reagan Nemec has sought out internships since her first year as an engineering student. Her first internship experience was at Honda of America Manufacturing the summer after her freshman year. Last summer she landed an internship with Nestle, the […]
By Duncan Squillante ’21 and Dan Steinberg How would you like to tour the Colosseum in Rome without ever leaving the Otterbein campus? What would it be like to travel in space and see our planet from the space station while sitting in a classroom in the Communication building? A learning community offered for students and professors alike by the Center for Teaching and Learning is doing just that in […]
Otterbein 3D capabilities put fossils in the hands of biology students Lauren Heberling ’19 Thousands of miles away in a locked vault at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, are the fossilized remains of Homo naledi, an extinct species of hominid. However, with the help of 3D printers at The Point, the skull of Homo naledi is in our science center, within the quiet peaceful village of […]
Engineering students at Ohio’s Otterbein University were tasked with exploring automated solutions for raised bed drying. All photos courtesy of Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. Read more here!
Maker Space at The Point at Otterbein is now open to the community Lauren Heberling ‘19 The Point at Otterbein University is a growing STEAM innovation center that is home to resident companies, academic departments and now the public. The Maker Space, within The Point, is comprised of five creative spaces for Otterbein students, faculty, staff and members of the community to utilize, providing access to industrial technologies not […]
Congratulations to FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1317, Digital Fusion, hosted at The Point, for the 2018 Digital Animation Award. Watch the animation below:
Check out this new post from thisweeknews.com about Team Calamari No. 10084 from Educational Robotics of Central Ohio (ERCO), hosted at The Point: http://www.thisweeknews.com/news/20180123/robot-builders-enjoy-challenges
This past summer DeBacker spent two and a half months creating his own, fully operational mini-arcade machine as a side project during his internship with The Point.
Otterbein University will host three events to celebrate national Make a Difference Day, as well as its new Kindness Matters initiative. Otterbein is proud to partner with Kind Columbus at The Columbus Foundation in its effort to cultivate and inspire kindness throughout the greater Columbus region.
Westerville, OH—Otterbein University is a new host site for the national Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), and is accepting applications now through Sept. 15.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio— Partnering with the PAST Foundation once again, The Point welcomed fourth through eighth graders to the FIRST Lego League (FLL): Smash Hits summer camp, July 10-14.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio— This week at The Point, middle school student campers utilized the resources at The Point, and learned about 3D modeling, 3D printing, prototyping, designing, building, and testing, along with variety of other skills.
Over the weekend, The Point at Otterbein University hosted its inaugural IdeaFest, an event that challenged students to tackle problems within the community and come together to solve them.
In its inaugural event, IdeaFest 2017 brought over a dozen students to The Point at Otterbein to tackle some of the most pressing social issues in Columbus and beyond.
Collaboration at The Point at Otterbein University Enables a New Innovative Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Solution to be “Made in Ohio”
Otterbein University – The Point, hosts Westerville Special Olympics December 11th, 2016 – 15 athletes and their parents came together for the Westerville Special Olympics! Special thanks to freshman student volunteers (Michael Fernandes and Jesse Chirdon) and others who helped make this event a success!
While technology firms, government, and education embrace making as the future, other industries can reap rewards by inspiring employees to both think of solutions and make them happen.