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  • 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.
  • Otterbein Announces Tuition Freeze for 2014-2015 Academic Year

    Otterbein University announced there will be no increase in undergraduate and graduate tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year. The tuition freeze was approved by the Board of Trustees at its winter meeting on March 8.
  • Habitat for Humanity Embarks on Annual Collegiate Challenge

    On March 1, the Otterbein Habitat for Humanity team embarked on our annual Collegiate Challenge, an alternative spring break trip. This year, the team traveled to Vineland, New Jersey.
  • Summer Camps at Otterbein 2015

    Otterbein's Summer Camps a Draw for Middle and High Schoolers

    Young music and equine enthusiasts, among others, will love Otterbein's summer camp offerings.
  • Baseball vs Cancer

    Cardinals Baseball Players Shave Heads for Cancer

    The Otterbein University baseball team came together to support a great cause Monday, Feb. 23, shaving their heads at the Campus Center and teaming up in the fight against cancer.
  • Ruth Downing '06

    Ruth Downing ’06 Receives Liberator Award

    Alumna uses forensic nursing background to educate healthcare and legal professionals to work with victims of violence and human trafficking.
  • Bonny Norton

    Pack Scholar-in-Residence to Speak About Language Learning

    Otterbein University will welcome Dr. Bonny Norton for a lecture, “Language and Identity Across Time and Space,” at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 16, in the Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St.
  • Sam and Jillian Snavley ’02

    Cardinal Connections to Cardinal Couple

    The friendships Otterbein students make while on campus are unending. So it’s not surprising that the long-lasting relationships students begin in freshman year often turn into long-lasting marriages. Sam and Jillian Snavley ’02 are no exception. The two met their freshman year around Valentine’s Day and have been together ever since.
  • Women in Philanthropy Summit

    Otterbein to Host Women in Philanthropy Summit

    Otterbein University is proud to host the Women in Philanthropy Summit: Investing in Women for the Common Good on March 3-4, 2015, on the University’s campus.
  • OtterThon Dance Marathon

    OtterTHON Raises Money for Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Otterbein University students are raising money for Nationwide Children’s Hospital with the third annual OtterTHON, a seven-hour dance marathon beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Clements Recreation Center, 180 Center St.
  • Otterbein Choirs Concert for WARM

    Otterbein Choirs to Perform Benefit Concert

    The Otterbein University choirs will partner with the Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM) with a concert to benefit the community non-profit organization. The Otterbein choirs will perform the “Share the Love: Otterbein Sings For WARM” concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22, in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations of cash or checks payable to WARM are encouraged.
  • The Greeks: The Murders

    Otterbein University Theatre Presents "The Greeks: The Murders"

    Otterbein University Theatre presents a bloody, dramatic, rock adaptation of classic literature, The Greeks: The Murders, Three plays by Euripides, Aeschylus and Sophocles, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19; 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22; and 8 p.m. on Feb. 20-21 and Feb. 26-28 in the Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Tickets cost $18. Call 614-823-1109 or visit www.otterbein.edu/drama.
  • Lauren Lichtenauer

    Alumna's Non-Profit Provides Adaptive Bicycles to Children with Special Circumstances

    As a junior, secondary education and life sciences major at Otterbein University, Lauren Lichtenauer ’11 accepted an internship position that would fill one of her requirements for graduation. Little did she know, this opportunity at Camp Sunshine, a therapeutic camp in Portland, Maine for children battling life-threatening illnesses, would change her life.
  • Allison Cortez

    Alumna Discovers New Career Path at Otterbein

    College is a time of discovery. Most freshmen think they know what they want to become but many discover new passions once they arrive on campus. For Allison Cortez ’99 things were no different. When Cortez came to Otterbein in Fall 1995, she planned to have a teaching career. Four years later she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and journalism.
  • Bryan Knicely

    Alumnus Named Executive Director of Evansville Museum

    The Board of Directors of the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, & Science announced today the hiring of Bryan W. Knicely as the new Executive Director. He was hired after a nationwide executive search guided by Arts Consulting Group. Knicely will begin his new role in mid-October.
  • Music Faculty News, February 2015

    A round up of music faculty and instructor accomplishments and performances.
  • Concert Choir on Tour in Ireland

    Music Updates, February 2015

    We hope to see you at our annual Valentine’s gala event, Music and Romance, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at The Medallion Club in Westerville. The event will combine romantic jazz, swing dancing, and gourmet desserts in an elegant, candlelit setting. We are pleased to announce that NBC4 anchorman and Otterbein music alumnus Cabot Rea will be the event’s emcee and featured guest performer.
  • Rachel Dalton

    Students Share Internship Experiences

    The Center for Career & Professional Development supports students through their entire internship experience, and has asked some students to share stories from the field on its internship blog.
  • Newsies Actor Eric Mahlum Talks to Students

    Theatre and Dance Students Visited by Cast Members of Touring Broadway Show, Newsies

    Otterbein University theatre and dance students had the opportunity to meet with cast members of the touring Broadway show, Newsies, when the show recently made its stop in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Spirits In Stone art exhibit

    New Otterbein Partnership with Mid-Ohio Foodbank Promotes Art, Not Food

    It may seem that African stone sculptors and the Mid-Ohio Foodbank would have very little in common, but all that changed five years ago when Mid-Ohio Foodbank CEO Matt Habash became involved with the people of Kufunda Village. Habash’s involvement has created the opportunity for the village’s talented sculptors to share their work with central Ohio through an exhibition at Otterbein University’s Frank Museum of Art.