The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff: Dean Ginsberg, OC ‘12 and Program Associate for Creativity and Leadership

September 13, 2013

How do you think Oberlin prepares students for entrepreneurial adventures? In the past year there’s been this thing called LaunchU which is a Winter Term program that [was] created by members of alumni who are on the College president’s advisory council.  The notion was basically to bolster entrepreneurship in Oberlin because there really wasn’t that much while kids were in school. So LaunchU acts as an incubator; it takes place over Winter Term––last year was the first time that happened––and that program is amazing. They bring in lawyers and people who are in marketing and different entrepreneurs to come and speak and they basically give you a crash course on business. You have to apply with your o...

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