Oct
4
10:00 AM10:00

CareerFest 2019 (Cleveland)

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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.


Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
300 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44113

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Oct
25
8:30 AM08:30

2019 OFIC Diversity Forum - SAVE THE DATE!

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The annual OFIC Diversity Forum includes a guest speaker and workshop facilitator with informational sessions, networking and sharing of best practices between corporate Ohio and OFIC member campus faculty and staff.

The event is designed to inspire those in attendance to think differently about what diversity and inclusion really means, feel more confident in building relationships with their colleagues, constituencies, stakeholders, and customers, and make diversity and inclusion actionable in their daily work.


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Jan
31
10:00 AM10:00

CareerFest 2020 (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
717 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211

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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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Apr
18
2:00 PM14:00

OFIC Board of Trustees 2019 Spring Meeting

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2:00 p.m.         Coffee, Dessert & Registration
2:30 p.m.         OFIC Board Meeting
4:30 p.m.         Meeting Adjourns
5:00 p.m.         OFIC Evening of Excellence Reception, Dinner & Program                                                                             

The Evening of Excellence follows the board meeting and will feature the induction of two outstanding alumni into the OFIC Hall of Excellence, and the awarding of the Earl F. Morris Trustee Award.

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The Lugar Lecture Series presents former Ambassador Susan Rice
Apr
10
8:00 PM20:00

The Lugar Lecture Series presents former Ambassador Susan Rice

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The Lugar Lecture Series presents former Ambassador Susan Rice. Ambassador Susan E. Rice is currently Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the School of International Service, American University, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She is also a Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times.

Previously, Ambassador Rice served President Barack Obama as National Security Advisor and U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. In her role as National Security Advisor from July 1, 2013, to January 20, 2017, Ambassador Rice led the National Security Council Staff of approximately 400 defense, diplomatic, intelligence and development experts. She chaired the Cabinet-level National Security Principals Committee, provided the President daily national security briefings, and was responsible for coordinating the formulation and implementation of all aspects of the Administration’s foreign and national security policy, including all diplomatic, intelligence, homeland security and military efforts.

As U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet (2009-2013) to which she was unanimously confirmed by the Senate, Rice worked to advance U.S. interests, defend universal values, strengthen the world’s security and prosperity, and promote respect for human rights. In a world of 21st Century threats that pay no heed to borders, Ambassador Rice helped rebuild an effective basis for international cooperation that strengthened the United States’ ability to achieve its foreign policy objectives and made the American people safer.

From 2002-2008, Rice was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where she conducted research and published widely on U.S. foreign policy, transnational security threats, weak states, global poverty and development.

Ambassador Rice served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1997-2001. In that role, she formulated and implemented U.S. policy towards 48 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and was responsible for the management of all of the U.S. Embassies and more than 5,000 U.S. and Foreign Service national employees. Rice was co-recipient of the White House’s 2000 Samuel Nelson Drew Memorial Award for distinguished contributions to the formation of peaceful, cooperative relationships between states. From 1993-1997, she served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council at the White House, as well as Director for International Organizations and Peacekeeping on the National Security Council staff.

Rice began her career as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company where she served natural resource, industrial and some consumer companies.

She is currently on the boards of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Ambassador Rice previously served as an independent Director of the Bureau of National Affairs (now Bloomberg BNA) and on many non-profit boards. Rice received her Master’s degree (M.Phil.) and Ph.D (D.Phil.) in International Relations from New College, Oxford University, England, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She was awarded the Chatham House-British International Studies Association Prize for the most distinguished doctoral dissertation in the United Kingdom in the field of International Relations in 1990. Ambassador Rice received her B.A. in History with honors from Stanford University in 1986, where she was junior Phi Beta Kappa and a Truman Scholar. In 2017, French President Francois Hollande presented Ambassador Rice with the Award of Commander, the Legion of Honor of France, for her contributions to Franco-American relations.

A native of Washington DC, Ambassador Rice is married to Ian Cameron, and they have two children. She is an avid tennis player and retired basketball player.



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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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Actor and Ashland University Alumnus Dwier Brown to Present 2019 Burton D. Morgan Lecture
Mar
26
11:45 AM11:45

Actor and Ashland University Alumnus Dwier Brown to Present 2019 Burton D. Morgan Lecture

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Professional actor Dwier Brown, best known for playing Kevin Costner’s father in the timeless classic film, “Field of Dreams,” will be the speaker at Ashland University’s 2019 Burton D. Morgan Lecture and Lunch on Tuesday, March 26. The event, which includes lunch, is free and open to the public and will be held at 11:45 a.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the AU campus.

Brown will speak on the topic, “If You Build It,” which is also the title of his book, “If You Build It…: A Book about Fathers, Fate and Field of Dreams.” Brown released his book in April of 2014; and it has since become an Amazon bestseller. In the book, Brown details inside stories from his role as John Kinsella in the movie Field of Dreams and from his own Ohio childhood on his unlikely path to becoming a Hollywood actor.

The event, which is held in memory of noted entrepreneur Burton D. Morgan, is hosted by Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship of Ashland University and is annually supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

“It is an honor to be able to welcome Dwier Brown back to the Ashland University campus, and we look forward to hearing him speak and inspire our students, faculty and the community,” said Tom Sudow, director of the Burton D. Morgan Center at Ashland University.

Brown graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ashland University in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in Drama and Speech and minors in Radio/TV and Marketing. After graduation, Brown started his professional career in Chicago and moved to Los Angeles in 1982. In his 38 years of acting professionally, Brown has performed in hundreds of films, plays and television shows including Gettysburg, To Live and Die in L.A., The Cutting Edge, The Thorn Birds, Criminal Minds, Charmed, House M.D., E.R. and C.S.I.

In 1988, Brown traveled to a farm in Iowa to play Kevin Costner’s father for five minutes at the end of the movie Field of Dreams. It was those five minutes that changed his life, with the impactful words, “You wanna have a catch?” to which Brown’s character responded, “I'd like that. Very much.”

Since the movie’s release in 1989, Brown has been recognized by thousands of fans who have told him poignant stories about their fathers and how watching the film changed their lives too.

The AU event ties in with the 30th anniversary of the film, and Brown will be attending the 30th anniversary celebration that is scheduled for June 15, 2019, at the Lansing Family Farm in Dyersville, Iowa.

Reservations are requested for those attending the AU lecture and lunch, and they can be made at http://www.ashland.edu/aumorganlecture19. For additional information, contact Sudow at tsudow@ashland.edu or 216.396.4030.

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

Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit

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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 Krause Lecture in Science features UC San Diego professor
Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

2019 Krause Lecture in Science features UC San Diego professor

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Dr. Jack Gilbert, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California-San Diego, will present "Human and Environmental Microbial Health: A Global Perspective" at the 2019 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College on Tuesday, March 19th.

Gilbert's discussion is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Alma McDonough Auditorium, and it is free and open to the public.

Gilbert joined UC San Diego after working at the University of Chicago Medicine as a Professor in the Department of Surgery, Faculty Director of the Microbiome Center, and Senior Scientist (Adjunct) at Marine Biological Laboratory. He remains in his position as the Group Leader in Microbial Ecology at Argonne National Laboratory and the editor-in-chief of the journal mSystems.

His past research includes a focus on ecology, evolution, and metabolic dynamics of microbial ecosystems from environments including built environments, oceans, rivers, soils, air, plants, animals, and humans.

He is the co-founder of both the Earth Microbiome Project and American Gut Project, as well as the co-author of "Dirt, Is Good: The Advantage of Germs for Your Child's Developing Immune System," all of which are long-term collaborations with Rob Knight, Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering at UC San Diego.

Gilbert earned his Ph.D. from Unilever and Nottingham University (United Kingdom) in 2002, and received his postdoctoral training at Queens University (Canada). From 2005-10 he was a senior scientist at Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK).

The lecture series, which began in 2002, is supported by gifts from the late Dr. Richard M. Krause '47, the son of E.L. and Jennie Mae Krause. Dr. Krause served on the College's Board of Trustees for 22 years.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 49 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by Forbes.com. Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution's rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.

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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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“The Central Park Five” author and filmmaker Sarah Burns
Mar
5
6:30 PM18:30

“The Central Park Five” author and filmmaker Sarah Burns

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(Rescheduled from January) “The Central Park Five” author and filmmaker Sarah Burns will sign books at 6:30 p.m. and screen and discuss her documentary at 7 p.m. about the 1989 Central Park jogger case in which five black and Hispanic teenagers were wrongfully convicted of raping a woman, spending up to 13 years in prison before a serial rapist confessed. All events, including book sales, will be held in the Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Burns directed “The Central Park Five” with her father, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns. The event is OWU’s 2019 Butler A. Jones Lecture on Race and Society sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Social Justice Program with the following OWU departments, programs, and offices: Journalism and Communication, Modern Foreign Languages, Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Black World Studies, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and President’s Office. Admission is free. Learn more at www.owu.edu/soan.

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Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics by Cantay Çalişkan
Mar
1
12:00 PM12:00

Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics by Cantay Çalişkan

The Great Decisions community discussion program continues with a lecture titled "Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics" by Cantay Çalişkan, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science at Ohio Wesleyan University.

The discussion is free and open to the public. It will take place at noon on Fri., March 1 at the Fellowship Hall of William Street United Methodist Church, 28 W. William St., Delaware. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Complimentary coffee and tea will be provided. Following the discussion, participants will have the option of completing a survey, prepared by the Foreign Policy Association, to add their opinions to thousands of others across the nation. Survey results will be sent to executive and legislative policymakers in Washington, D.C.

The Great Decisions Discussion Program, a free community discussion series, is designed to encourage debate and discussion of the role of the United States in world affairs. The program provides materials that help people reach informed opinions on issues and encourages them to participate in the foreign-policy process.

Learn more at www.facebook.com/greatdecisionsdeloh or email Corinne Lyman at cclyman@owu.edu.

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

Tanny Crane, President & CEO, Crane Group

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President & CEO, Crane Group

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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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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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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)

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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*

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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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