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Media Coverage

The following are recent coverage highlights from media outlets of the Otterbein STEAM Innovation Center or its affiliated faculty members, initiative members, or partners:

  • Entrepreneurship Alive And Well In Westerville
    Jul 17, 2017, Public Now
    Nikola Labs Inc., a wireless power company touting a proprietary energy-harvesting system, is a tenant of The Point at Otterbein University, the STEAM Innovation Center that blends academics with the business needs of the community.
  • Cam Around Town: Otterbein Engineering Camp
    Jun 26, 2017, Good Day Columbus
    Good Day Columbus feature reporter Cameron Fontana was live at Otterbein University to check out their summer engineering camp.
  • 'Town and Gown' a good thing in Westerville
    Sep 08, 2016, Westerville News and Public Opinion
    Westerville City Manager David Collinsworth on the role of the new STEAM Innovation Center in local economic development.
  • Otterbein innovation center brings together employers, students
    Sep 08, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch
    Otterbein's new STEAM Innovation Center is featured on the front page of The Columbus Dispatch.
  • President Krendl Discusses Liberal Arts and STEM
    Jul 20, 2016, University Business
    University Business featured an op-ed by President Krendl about the demand for liberal arts and STEM in education.
  • Otterbein STEAM center gets legal, science mind in new chief
    Jun 03, 2016, Columbus Business First
    Erin Bender has been named executive director of the science, technology, engineering, arts and math center that aims to pair students with businesses and house startups on the Westerville campus.
  • Otterbein puts some STEAM into its education
    Jun 01, 2016, Cincy Magazine
    Groundbreaking ideas have been a hallmark of Otterbein University since its founding 169 years ago... Remaining true to its roots, the university earlier this year announced the creation of the STEAM Innovation Center, believed to be the first of its kind in the country.
  • Facility won't be a UFO, just great place to learn
    May 04, 2016, Westerville News & Public Opinion
    Work has begun on turning a former storage building into Otterbein University's most technologically advanced facility. The university is in the process of turning the 61,000-square-foot site at 60 Collegeview Road into its new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Innovation Center.
  • COSI funding for dinosaur exhibit among local projects in Ohio’s new capital budget
    Apr 13, 2016, The Columbus Dispatch
    The state is looking to chip in $500,000 for a new practice facility for the Columbus Crew, one of hundreds of community projects in line for funding in the new two-year, $2.6 billion capital budget.
  • Leaders Point to Signs of Growth, Greater Visibility
    Mar 01, 2016, Westerville News & Public Opinion
    At Westerville's annual State of the Community address, several city leaders took the opportunity to share their thoughts on 2015 and the future.

/The Point at Otterbein University STEAM Innovation Center

60 Collegeview
Westerville, OH 43081

Visit us at: www.OtterbeinPoint.com

Erin Bender
Executive Director
614-823-2941 | 740-225-1079

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