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  • #GivingTuesday

    Otterbein Set to Participate in #GivingTuesday, Dec. 2

    Just as Otterbein students have chosen to give their time to the community by volunteering 70,000 hours, Otterbein is setting a one day goal to raise $70,000 during this one day global movement with a dollar-for-hour challenge on #GivingTuesday.
  • Concert Choir

    Concert Choir to Perform Local Preview of Ireland Tour

    The Otterbein University Concert Choir, under the direction of Gayle Walker, will perform their Ireland Tour Preview Concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23, at Westerville Community United Church of the Christ, 770 County Line Rd. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • Dance 2014: Tell Tale Poe

    Otterbein Theatre & Dance Presents Dance 2014: Tell Tale Poe

    The Otterbein University Department of Theatre and Dance presents its annual dance concert, Dance 2014: Tell Tale Poe, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20; 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21 and 22; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23, at The Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Tickets are $18. Call 614-823-1109 or visit www.otterbein.edu/drama for tickets or more information about the Otterbein University Theatre season.
  • Holly Ross Tong

    Alumna returns to professor's class from where she launched her career

    When Holly Ross Tong ’93 walked into the communication building for a recent guest speaking appearance, an overwhelming feeling came over her. She heard professor John Ludlum’s voice and goose bumps came upon her.
  • Michael Hoggarth

    Otterbein Professor Elected President of Ohio Academy of Science

    Dr. Michael Hoggarth was recently elected president of the Ohio Academy of Science. Currently a professor in the Department of Biology and Earth Science at Otterbein, he was chair of the department for 13 years.
  • Roger Howard with Cardy

    Long-Time Cardinal Fan Captures Memories for Otterbein Athletes

    Roger Howard loves sports and photography. He also has a lot of time on his hands. Put the three together and it’s no wonder he’s become known as Otterbein’s most beloved fan and unofficial sports photographer by athletes and their families alike.
  • Student tour guide giving a tour to a prospective student

    Register Now for Discover Otterbein Visit Day, Nov. 8

    Come try Otterbein on for size at our Discover Otterbein Visit Days. Join us on campus in Westerville, Ohio on Saturday, November 8.
  • Emmanuela and Doug Bean

    Otterbein Announces Inaugural Model Community Family Awardee

    Otterbein University has chosen Doug Bean as the inaugural Model Community Family Award recipient. This award is given in honor of the outstanding and significant contributions family members make in the lives of Otterbein students by preparing them for college and supporting them while they are attending Otterbein. Bean was nominated by his daughter, Emmanuela Bean ‘16, a junior at Otterbein, because of the work ethic he demonstrates to Emmanuela, while supporting a family of eight.
  • John and Susie King

    Alumnus and His Wife Recognized for Commitment to Otterbein

    John King ‘68 and his wife Susie understand the transformational effect that the good work made possible by their philanthropy can have on the lives of young people and others in need -- and they want to do all they can to support such critically important endeavors.
  • Where We Stand Matters logo

    Otterbein University Announces $50 Million Comprehensive Campaign

    Before the Otterbein Cardinals took the field on their brand new artificial turf for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 20, Otterbein officials made a public announcement about a $50 million comprehensive campaign. The announcement came during a pre-game spectacular on the new field—one of the first projects funded by the campaign. This is the first comprehensive campaign that the institution has commenced in 20 years.
  • Ben Hartnell

    How I Spent My Summers...at the TESOL Summer Academy

    “Hello, Ben. This is Bev Good calling from Otterbein University to see if you would be interested in taking part in a federally-funded program for TESOL endorsement.” And with that message left in August 2012, my journey toward teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) began.
  • John Chovan

    Mid-Career Change Allowed Professor John Chovan to Follow His Passion

    John Chovan was in the middle of a career in engineering and education technology about 10 years ago, when he felt something was missing in his life. Today, Chovan gets to do exactly that as an assistant professor in Otterbein’s Department of Nursing.
  • Shelley Payne

    Old Injury Creates New Competition for Professor Shelley Payne

    Tearing her ACL in high school opened up the world of physical therapy and athletic training for Shelley S. Payne. Tearing it again in her ‘20s, shifted her competitive spirit from basketball to physical therapy and academics.
  • No Tuition Increase in 2015-16

    Second Year in a Row, Otterbein University Announces No Increase in Tuition

    Otterbein University announced there will be no increase in undergraduate tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year. The tuition freeze, for a second academic year, was approved by the Board of Trustees at its fall meeting on Oct. 25.
  • Ottership students

    Ottership Connects Students, Alumni for Job-Shadowing Experience

    Few things prepare students more for their career than hands-on experience in their field. And gaining that experience alongside a former Cardinal is even better. On Oct. 14, 21 Otterbein University students participated in the second annual Ottership Job Shadow Program, through which they are matched with Otterbein alumni for a half day of in-depth exposure to their industry and or occupation of interest.
  • Science Building

    Otterbein Taking First Step in Combating Shortage of Primary-Care Physicians

    Otterbein is taking its first step in helping combat what could become a critical shortage of primary-care physicians on the front lines of medicine as the University responds to what is already a pressing need in much of Ohio.
  • OCMLA

    Otterbein Collegiate Middle Level Association Receives National Recognition

    Otterbein University’s chapter of the Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) has won national recognition for its commitment to the preparation of future teachers in the middle grades.
  • Adult student in the classroom

    Register Today for an Adult and Transfer Student Open House

    Let us help you plan your future at Otterbein by joining us of one of our adult and transfer student open houses. Register online today for the Nov. 6 or Dec. 4 open house, and get more information about our degree completion programs and evening majors.
  • Mark and Debbie Thresher

    Mark '78 and Debbie '77 Thresher Support Otterbein Scholars

    The Threshers have never forgotten how their experiences at Otterbein helped prepare them for life. So it became obvious to the couple that supporting the university’s $50 million “Where We Stand Matters” campaign was a critically important thing to do. As a result, the Threshers are making gifts totaling $500,000 to establish a scholarship fund for music education majors and a fellowship that will support experiential learning at Otterbein.
  • Professor Chris Kirk

    Theatre Professor's Acting Career Sets Example for Her Students

    Christina Kirk remembers exactly when she realized that Otterbein was the perfect place for her to share her love for the theater with students as passionate about acting and directing as she is.