Young Entrepreneurs Academy: Apply for our 2018-19 Class!

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! […]

Otterbein senior has sweet internship and offer from Nestle

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 […]

Summer Camps at The Point at Otterbein

Columbus City Schools students enjoy summer camps at The Point at Otterbein Watch the video here:

STEAM-Powered Summer Camps

Is your early elementary child positioned to succeed with 21st century learning skills? Required skills for today’s children are different from our own childhood.  Learn how to best position your child for the new age of learning based on their interests, personality and learning style.  Jobs of the future require the ability to collaborate, communicate, be creative, and problem solve.  At the earliest ages they are now expected to learn […]

Otterbein virtual reality PLC presents new ways of looking at old things

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

  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 […]

Maker Space closed on Sunday, April 8

Due to the Starry Night event at Westerville North High School, the Maker Space will be closed on Sunday, April 8.

Spring Break – Maker Space

During the week of 3/5 – 3/10, MakerSpace will be available by appointment due to Spring Break.

With Crimson Cup, Ohio College Students Explore Automated Coffee Drying

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

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 […]

STEAM-Powered Summer Camps

Looking for some summer excitement? Look no further than The POINT at Otterbein and all of the exciting summer camp happenings!

2018 Digital Animation Award sponsored by Automation Direct winner!

Congratulations to FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1317, Digital Fusion, hosted at The Point, for the 2018 Digital Animation Award.   Watch the animation below:

Robot builders enjoy challenges

  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    

Harpster Engineering Lab – Dedicated Dec. 4

The Harpster Engineering Lab at The Point at Otterbein University was dedicated on Monday night, Dec. 4

Otterbein systems engineering major builds mini-arcade as a side project

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.

‘Make a Difference’ Day

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.

Otterbein University Hosts YEA!

Westerville, OH—Otterbein University is a new host site for the national Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), and is accepting applications now through Sept. 15.

SUPER SLEUTHS CAMP

WESTERVILLE, Ohio—The Point teamed up with the PAST Foundation the week of June 19 to host Otterbein’s STEAM Powered, Super Sleuths Summer Camp.

FIRST Lego League Camp

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.

Cam Around Town: Otterbein Engineering Camp

Good Day Columbus feature reporter Cameron Fontana was live at Otterbein University to check out their summer engineering camp.

Engineering Solutions Summer Camp

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.

Accelerating Potential

Check out how The Point at Otterbein is Accelerating Potential

STEAM-Powered Summer Camps

Looking for some summer excitement? Look no further than The Point at Otterbein and all of the exciting summer camps happenings in the coming months!

STEAM-Powered Summer Camps

Looking for some summer excitement? Look no further than The Point at Otterbein and all of the exciting summer camps happenings in the coming months!

Otterbein IdeaFest 2017 teams strives to help community

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.

IdeaFest 2017

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.

The Point at Otterbein University Enables “Made in Ohio”

Collaboration at The Point at Otterbein University Enables a New Innovative Healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Solution to be “Made in Ohio”

IDEAFEST

2 DAY IDEA HACKATHON – FACULTY, STUDENTS AND STAFF MAKING GREAT IDEAS HAPPEN.

Westerville Special Olympics

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!

Corporate America, Meet the Maker Movement

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.

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