Brent Schroeder, BSEE, Group President, Heating and Air Conditioning Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions
Feb
18
7:30 PM19:30

Brent Schroeder, BSEE, Group President, Heating and Air Conditioning Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions

Join us for the T.J. Smull College of Engineering Spotts Lecture Series

Feb. 18, 2019
 7:30 p.m.

Ohio Northern University

Freed Center for the Performing Arts

A Global Company's Perspective on Engineering Career Opportunities
Presented by:  Brent Schroeder, BSEE ’88, Group President, Heating and Air Conditioning Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions

This event is good for one CPD hour. Please RSVP for CPD attendance to Laurie Laird by email or by phone: 419-772-2421

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Brent Schroeder, BSEE ’88, was born and raised in Defiance, Ohio. After graduating from Defiance High School, Schroeder attended Ohio Northern University, where he graduated in with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering. While at Ohio Northern, Schroeder was a member of the men’s varsity basketball and golf teams.

Upon graduation, Schroeder joined Therm-O-Disc, a subsidiary of Emerson Electric in Mansfield, Ohio, as a sales engineer. He subsequently held a series of increasingly responsible roles in sales, marketing, internal operations and general management. Schroeder was promoted to president of Emerson’s Fusite Division in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2003, holding that role until 2006. Schroeder then returned to Therm-O-Disc as president, serving until he joined Emerson’s Air Conditioning business as president in 2008.

In 2016, Schroeder was promoted to group president, heating and air conditioning, of Emerson’s Commercial and Residential Solutions business. In this role, Schroeder is responsible for Emerson’s businesses serving the HVAC industries, with revenue in excess of $2 billion and solutions ranging from Copeland compressors, White-Rogers valves and controls, and Sensi thermostats and monitoring solutions.

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Tanny Crane, President & CEO, Crane Group
Feb
19
7:30 AM07:30

Tanny Crane, President & CEO, Crane Group

Tanny Crane

President & CEO, Crane Group

Tanny Crane Bio

Ross Leadership Institute

Registration is required. No cost to attend

To register, email debbie@rossleadership.com

Our Leadership Hours are held the third Tuesday of each month (January-May, July-November) from 7:30am–8:30am and are free to attend. These presentations are offered in partnership with Otterbein University and highlight exceptional leaders and a variety of leadership topics.**REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED**

Learn More: http://rossleadership.com/leadership-hours

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Joe DeLoss, founder, Hot Chicken Takeover
Feb
21
7:30 PM19:30

Joe DeLoss, founder, Hot Chicken Takeover

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Joe DeLoss, founder and head fryer of Columbus, Ohio-based Hot Chicken Takeover, discusses his company’s business model, which seeks to provide supportive jobs to men and women who need a fair chance at work to overcome barriers such as homelessness or previous incarceration. His presentation will be a fireside-style chat moderated by 2006 OWU alumnus Dan Sharpe, vice president for community research and grants management for The Columbus Foundation.

The chat will be held in Benes Room B of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. It represents OWU’s 2019 Heisler Business Ethics Lecture organized by The Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship. Admission is free. Learn more about the center and lecture series at www.owu.edu/woltemade.

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Kenyon Unique Series: An Evening with Nicole Van Der Tuin '07
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

Kenyon Unique Series: An Evening with Nicole Van Der Tuin '07

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The 2019 Kenyon Unique lecture will feature entrepreneur Nicole Van Der Tuin '07. Named one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in 2016, Van Der Tuin is the co-founder and CEO of First Access, a financial technology company helping extend credit to people in emerging economies.

 Kenyon Unique features lectures and conversations with distinguished faculty members and Kenyon alumni that are streamed live and recorded as part of a digital library.

Community Foundation Theater in the Gund Gallery 
101 1/2 College Drive, Gambier, Ohio 43022

more info: http://calendar.kenyon.edu/event/kenyon_unique_series_an_evening_with_nicole_van_der_tuin_07#.XE9n4C2ZNTZ

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Milton Friedman Lecture: Dr. Mark Schweitzer
Mar
5
7:00 PM19:00

Milton Friedman Lecture: Dr. Mark Schweitzer

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Dr. Mark Schweitzer, Senior Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, is the 2019 Milton Friedman Lecture speaker. Schweitzer, who is responsible for providing high-level oversight to the community development department and making economic presentations to the Bank and Branch boards of directors, business advisory councils, and internal and external groups, will speak at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 5th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. His topic will be "Opioids and the Labor Market." The event is free and open to the public.

Alma McDonough Auditorium

CONTACT INFO:
Dr. Greg Delemeester 
delemeeg@marietta.edu

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Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit
Mar
20
11:30 AM11:30

Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit

Lourdes University’s College of Business & Leadership is pleased to host the 7th annual Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit – Business as a Noble Profession: Innovative Entrepreneurship on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Sylvania Country Club. The Summit is an annual event that serves as a catalyst for our region’s businesses to engage and encourage leaders to accept the challenge of leading in a socially responsible manner.

Join us for this formal luncheon, which includes networking opportunities along with hearing first-hand remarks from our panelist’s backgrounds.

Our 2019 honorary guest speakers:

  • Mr. Michael Gibbons, President & CEO of Mainstreet Ventures Inc.

  • Mr. Prakash Karamchandani, Co-Founder of Balance Pan-Asian Grille

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https://www.lourdes.edu/academics/college-of-business-and-leadership/endowed-chairs-and-professorships/joseph-m-magliochetti-endowed-chair-of-business-finance/

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Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit
Mar
20
11:30 AM11:30

Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit

CEO of Mainstreet Ventures and Co-Founder of Balance Pan-Asian Grille to present on ‘Innovative Entrepreneurship’

Lourdes University’s College of Business and Leadership is pleased to host the 7th annual Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit, on Wednesday, March 20 at 11:30 AM, at the Sylvania Country Club, 5201 Corey Rd, Sylvania. Featured speakers, Michael Gibbons, President & CEO of Mainstreet Ventures Inc., and Prakash Karamchandani, Co-Founder of Balance Pan-Asian Grille, will speak on Innovative Leadership.

The Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit honors the work of the former CEO of the Dana Corporation. In 2010, his family established the summit as well as the Lourdes University Endowed Chair of Business and Finance in his memory. Today, the Leadership Summit is recognized as the Toledo region’s foremost event dedicated to realizing “Business as a Noble Profession.” Previous events have featured CEOs and administrators from local, national and international businesses and organizations.

Tickets are $30 per person/$300 per table for regular seating or $50 per person/$500 per table for preferred seating. Tables include seating for (10) people. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. To purchase tickets, please visit www.picatic.com/JMMLS19 or call 419-824-3751.

 

Michael C. Gibbons

Michael C. Gibbons co-founded Mainstreet Ventures Inc., along with Dennis Serras and Dieter Boehm in 1981. Mainstreet Ventures (MSV) owns and operates 22 distinctive eateries in 14 cities across five states including Real Seafood Co., Ciao, and The Chop House. MSV seeks to exceed guest expectations by “providing memorable dining experiences in creative and distinctive restaurants.” Along with excellent customer experiences and food, MSV enhances the community by providing over $50,000 in scholarships to employees annually, and over $2 million per year to local charities. The former chair of the National Restaurant Association earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Government from Xavier University. 

 

Prakash Karamchandani

Prakash Karamchandani is the Co-Founder/CEO of Balance Pan-Asian Grille. With multiple locations, over 120 employees, and $8 million-plus in revenue, his business utilizes thousands of pounds of locally grown produce for its operations. A respected and well-known professional, Karamchandani has received several awards including being named one of Fast-Casual.com’s Top 24 Fast Casual Executives. Balance Grille is ranked 33rd on the Top 100 Movers and Shakers list. He has presented at national forums including the Restaurant Leadership Conference and the Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference. Karamchandani attended The University of Toledo, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and met his business partner for Balance Grille. 

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2019 Kenyon Showcase
Apr
2
1:00 PM13:00

2019 Kenyon Showcase

On April 2, Kenyon faculty, staff and students will celebrate intellectual and creative life on campus.  

 The Kenyon Showcase features the high-impact practices that make a Kenyon education spectacular. These include but are not limited to student research projects, artistic performances, internships, community-based research and community-engaged learning, senior honors theses, capstone courses and projects, off-campus study, independent study, service learning, first-year seminars and experiences and collaborative assignments and projects.  

 Students, faculty and staff mentors will be sharing their work at stations organized by the type of educational experience. We want everyone to see what is happening on the Hill in many different areas that impact the lives of our students.

 This campus-wide event celebrates student success, shares information about the amazing things our students are doing and fosters intellectual discussion and creative engagement on campus.

Kenyon Athletic Center 
221 Duff St, Gambier, Ohio 43022

More info: http://calendar.kenyon.edu/event/2019_kenyon_showcase#.XE9pWy2ZPUZ

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Apr
18
5:00 PM17:00

2019 Evening of Excellence

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*By Invitation Only* - No Cost to attend

The 2019 OFIC Evening of Excellence will be held at The Grand Event Center in Columbus and will honor outstanding alumni, trustees and students of our member institutions and volunteers of OFIC. Be sure to mark your calendar for this night of celebration!

To make overnight reservations, please us the OFIC group rate below:
Book your group rate for Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges

The Grand Event Center
820 Goodale Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43212

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I HEART TRAVEL WEEK LECTURE
Feb
12
12:00 PM12:00

I HEART TRAVEL WEEK LECTURE

Marting-Treuhaft Lounge, Marting Hall

Event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. REGISTER>>

"HOW FOREIGN LANGUAGE LAUNCHED MY BUSINESS AROUND THE WORLD"

As a part of the BW Study Abroad "I Heart Travel Week" celebration, the Center for Innovation & Growth (CIG) welcomes Michael Tindall '10 who will share his entrepreneurial journey which began at Baldwin Wallace University.

Tindall will talk about how starting a student group and a film series played a role in creating his businesses after graduating as a German and English double major. His current business, Opus Global Services, provides virtual staff to organizations all over the world. Now, he is able to pursue a career that aligns with his passion for travel.

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Nicholas E. Calio, president and chief executive officer of Airlines for America
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

Nicholas E. Calio, president and chief executive officer of Airlines for America

Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Nicholas E. Calio, Class of 1975, president and chief executive officer of Airlines for America, discusses “A Perspective: Congress, the White House, and Business. Bipartisanship in Partisan Politics, in Room 301 of Merrick Hall, 65 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. During his career, Calio also worked as assistant to the president for legislative affairs for Presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush. He also is the current vice chair of the OWU Board of Trustees. Calio’s presentation is Ohio Wesleyan’s 2019 Benjamin F. Marsh Lecture Series on Public Affairssponsored by OWU’s Department of Politics and Government and its Arneson Institute for Practical Politics and Public Affairs. Admission is free. Learn more at www.owu.edu/politics.

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Feb
1
10:00 AM10:00

CareerFest 2019 (Columbus)

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CareerFest is one of Ohio's largest career fairs designed specifically for students of all majors attending any of OFIC’s 33 member colleges and universities.

*Questions? Contact Wendy Thornton at 614-469-1950 x108.

CareerFest is ONLY open to students and alumni of our 33 member institutions and student ID is required to attend these events.


Ohio Expo Center - Kasich Hall (formally Cardinal Hall)
717 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211

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Oct
16
12:00 PM12:00

OFIC Board of Trustees Fall Meeting

Franklin University - Ross Auditorium

Featured Speaker

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Philip D. Gardner
Director of the Collegiate Employment Research Institute
Michigan State University

BA: Whitman College
MS, Ph.D. Michigan State University

Dr. Gardner has been with MSU for 28 years after receiving degrees from Whitman College (BA in Chemistry) and Michigan State University (Ph.D. in Resource & Development Economics/Public Policy).  His major areas of research include the transition from college to work, early socialization and career progression in the workplace, workforce readiness, and other areas related to college student studies. MSU’s nationally recognized annual college labor market study is done under his direction each fall. He served as senior editor of the Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships. In the spring of 2009 he served as a Fulbright specialist to New Zealand on work-integrated learning.

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Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

CareerFest 2018 (Cleveland)

  • Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland (map)
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CareerFest is one of Ohio's largest career fairs designed specifically for students of all majors attending any of OFIC’s 33 member colleges and universities.

*Questions? Contact Wendy Thornton at 614-469-1950 x108.

CareerFest is ONLY open to students and alumni of our 33 member institutions and student ID is required to attend these events.

CLEVELAND

Friday, September 28, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
300 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44113


Coming in 2019

COLUMBUS

Friday, February 1, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ohio Expo Center - Cardinal Hall
17 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211

Discounted rates apply for recruiting companies that register for both events!

Students and companies may learn more at http://www.ofic.org/careerfest.

 

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May
22
10:30 AM10:30

2018 OFIC Career Services Forum

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OFIC Career Services Forum

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Ohio Dominican University
Griffin Student Center
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus, OH 43219

Lunch will be provided.

Career service directors and/or employees of career services offices of OFIC member colleges and universities are welcome.

Registration is now closed.

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OFIC Member Cost Savings Initiative Meeting
May
31
1:30 PM13:30

OFIC Member Cost Savings Initiative Meeting

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1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Capital University
Blackmore Library (Room 115)
555 E Main St.
Bexley, OH 43209

Join your colleagues from around the state for a professional conference/networking opportunity that will provide an information sharing meeting regarding the status of current and future OFIC member cost-saving and process-enhancement initiatives.

We invite you to bring appropriate staff from your campus that may have an interest in these issues. Each attendee must register separately. If you are unable to be present, you may participate electronically to see how you can help your campus and give feedback to OFIC. If you choose to participate electronically, a link to the event will be emailed to you shortly at the address you provide.

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2016 Accounting CareerFest (Cleveland)
Sep
9
10:00 AM10:00

2016 Accounting CareerFest (Cleveland)

  • 101 W Prospect Ave Cleveland, OH, 44115 United States (map)
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Sherwin-Williams Headquarters
Cleveland, Ohio

Accounting CareerFest is ONLY open to students and alumni of our 34 member institutions. Student ID will need to be provided to attend the event.

Questions?

Contact:
Wendy Thornton or Karey West
OFIC, CareerFest Coordinators
614-469-1950, ext. 100
thornton@ofic.org

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Apr
16
11:30 AM11:30

OFIC Board of Trustees Spring Meeting

Keynote SpeakerJaynie L. Smith
Best-Selling Author, Consultant and CEO

Jaynie L. Smith is an internationally recognized business keynote speaker, best-selling author, and CEO of Smart Advantage, Inc. Jaynie spent 24 years of her career as a corporate consultant specializing in helping businesses define and communicate their competitive advantages to differentiate themselves from competition.

Author of the best-selling business books Creating Competitive Advantage and Relevant Selling.

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Workforce Development Roundtable (Columbus)
Nov
13
11:30 AM11:30

Workforce Development Roundtable (Columbus)

Workforce ready college graduates: 
Where are they & how does my company find them?

The Columbus Club
181 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215

 

This new roundtable event, which will be held in several cities throughout the state this fall, brings together corporate CEOs, presidents and senior executives with OFIC member institution presidents and academic deans to openly discuss the challenges of workforce development, the economic advancement of Ohio and the role of independent higher education in Ohio as a resource for talent.  Lunch will be provided.

*Registration now closed*

Click here to view the invite

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Workforce Development Roundtable (Cleveland)
Oct
20
11:30 AM11:30

Workforce Development Roundtable (Cleveland)

Workforce ready college graduates: 
Where are they & how does my company find them?

The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave,
Cleveland, OH 44115

 

This new roundtable event, which will be held in several cities throughout the state this fall, brings together corporate CEOs, presidents and senior executives with OFIC member institution presidents and academic deans to openly discuss the challenges of workforce development, the economic advancement of Ohio and the role of independent higher education in Ohio as a resource for talent.  Lunch will be provided.

*Register for the roundtable by October 13*

Click here to view the invite

Registration now closed

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Workforce Development Roundtable (Dayton)
Oct
9
11:30 AM11:30

Workforce Development Roundtable (Dayton)

Workforce ready college graduates: 
Where are they & how does my company find them?

University of Dayton 
John F. Kennedy Memorial Union
Ballroom, 2nd Floor
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469

This new roundtable event, which will be held in several cities throughout the state this fall, brings together corporate CEOs, presidents and senior executives with OFIC member institution presidents and academic deans to openly discuss the challenges of workforce development, the economic advancement of Ohio and the role of independent higher education in Ohio as a resource for talent.  Lunch will be provided.

*Register for the roundtable by September 30*

Click here to view the invite

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