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February Events for Otterbein Community!

Becker Gallery Artist: Lindsey Buck - RECEPTION
Thursday, Feb. 11 @ 5p in the Becker Gallery, Lower Level, Library
Join Alumni Relations and the Courtright Library in celebrating our newest Becker Gallery Artist, Lindsey Buck!  Stay for the food and the chance to chat with the artist, and get lost in her beautiful calligraphy creations.  

February Events for Students!

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On Wednesday, Feb. 3, @ 9a join the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) for Cocoa and Career, your chance to grab a warm cup of cocoa and chat about career topics! 

Monday, Feb. 8 @ 5p in LIB 118 is your chance to join the CCPD in Exploring Majors and Careers, a session designed to help you maximize your four years at Otterbein and achieve your post-Otterbein Goals.  Co-sponsored by the Center for Student Success.

Let the Academic Support Center (ASC)'s Test Taking Tips workshop on Thursday, Feb. 11 @ 2p in the Lower Level Learning Lab will teach you how to the stress out of tests! 

The ESL Program is pleased to present several Writing Workshops designed to help you hone your skills!  Join Liz McMurray for a look at Writing a Resume in English: Looking and Sounding Your Best on Thursday, Feb. 11 @ 3p in LIB 200. 

Attend the Non-Profit Career Panel on Wednesday, Feb. 17 @ 5:30p in LIB 118 and listen to representatives from a variety of non-profits discuss their organizational missions and available job opportunities. Presented by the CCPD, the Center for Community Engagement, and Otterbein's Chapter of American Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

ASC presents it's Text Anxiety Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 18 @ 3p in the Lower Level Learning Lab, your chance to discuss test anxiety, explore ways to break the cycle, and practice techniques that can help relieve some of the stress brought on by test-taking.

On Monday, Feb. 22, @ 3p in LIB 201, join Gwen DeRosa for "Daily Freewriting: A Creative Way to Become a Better and Faster Writer in English".  

The CCPD presents "LinkedIn and Interviewing" at 5p on Wednesday, Feb. 24 in LIB 118, a workshop that will help you develop your LinkedIn profile and teach you how to maximize it in order to expand your professional network. 

January Events for Faculty!

Check out the Center for Teaching & Learning's Calendar of Events below to learn more about the exciting and informative events designed specially for our faculty!

Don't forget to join the CTL for their newest book discussion group, beginning Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at noon in the Lois' Study.   The Center for Teaching & Learning will begin reading the book “College Students Sense of Belonging."  Reach out to the CTL for more details, and don’t forget your lunch! 

Know a faculty member who you think should be nominated for the Library's Featured Faculty program? Email today with your suggestion and tell us why you want to see them on display!

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Current Newsletter

Correction: Pages to Film on Thursday, Nov. 12

Correction: Please note that the Pages to Film event is going to take place on ThursdayNov. 12, from 9a - 6p, with the faculty-led event with Patti Frick at 6:30p in the Lower Level Learning Lab (formerly LIB 013).  Our newsletter incorrectly stated that the 12th was a Wednesday, and we thank our eagle-eyed readers for catching that error.

Introducing Read & Write Gold Software!

Read & Write Gold Software now available to the Otterbein University Community!

Join us for a celebration of Read & Write Gold! 

On Friday, October 30th, beginning at 11:30a, grab a piece of cake and help us spread the word about this useful and advantageous software!

From the publisher's description, "Read&Write Gold is a discreet, customizable toolbar that integrates readingwriting, studying, and research support tools with common applications. It is accessible for those with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, or English Language Learners."  This customizable and flexible software tool is now available to our University members. 

The program is currently available in the following locations: 

              •  Roush Basement computer lab
              • Residence Hall computer labs
              • Math & Computer Science computer lab
              • and Library Laptop Loaners (3-Day)

With more access points to come in Spring term!

Introducing CareerSpots!

In conjunction with the Center for Career & Professional Development,
the Courtright Memorial Library is pleased to bring
CareerSpots! to Otterbein! 

This unique database featuring videos related to professional development and career hunting can be accessed via the career site at