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Spotlights

  • I Am a Sorority Sister

    For many students, it is hard to venture away from the high school and childhood friends. However, it can also be an opportunity to meet new people and expand your horizons. That’s how Jenna saw it, and that’s why she joined Greek life.
  • I am a Broadcaster

    At Otterbein, students don’t have to wait until they are upperclassmen to start gaining experience in their field. In the highly competitive field of broadcasting, Josh Overholser will have an advantage over his peers, because of all the hands-on, professional experience he has gained as a student at Otterbein.
  • I Am a Phys Ed Teacher

    Otterbein University wasn’t just a good fit for Joshua Slone, it was also a great deal.
  • I Am a Student-Athlete

    Brooke Albright was able to meet her academic, athletic, community service and career goals as a student-athlete at Otterbein.
  • I am a Biologist

    It can be difficult to blend two majors such as biology and Spanish, but that is what Chelsea Jenney did –and so much more.
  • I Am a Dentist

    As a pre-dentistry student, Curtis Baker was not only dedicated to his coursework, but serving others as well. He helped to establish Otterbein's MEDLIFE chapter and volunteered at free dental clinics.
  • I am a Philosopher

    Beth came to Otterbein with a goal that’s common among students – get the education needed to find a job. What she found was an experience that changed the way she viewed the world.
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    I am a Writer

    Beth started her time at Otterbein willing to try different activities. She wasn’t sure where life was leading her. The many opportunities Otterbein offered helped her break out of her shell and into the person she is today.
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    I am a Teacher

    Whether it’s as captain of the men’s lacrosse team or serving as an orientation leader, Mike Spatafore is a teacher in the making.
  • I am Inspired

    Katie Miller was absolutely sure about her major when she came to Otterbein University - she was going to be a pre-dentistry student. But she had no idea that her job in Otterbein’s Center for Student Success would ultimately lead her down an unexpected path.
  • I Am an Environmentalist

    When she first came to Otterbein University, Kristen Giesting said she was very shy. It wasn’t until a friend encouraged her to get involved on campus that Kristen began taking advantage of the many opportunities Otterbein University had to offer.
  • I am a Volunteer

    Otterbein University offers its students the opportunity to realize his or her personal best – to realize their full potential. Dominic Porretta realized his potential not just as one of the top pitchers for the Cardinals baseball team, but as a student and a volunteer in the community.
  • Otterbein students thankful for family, friends, faith

    Otterbein students thankful for family, friends, faith

    This holiday season, we all have lots of things to be thankful for. Here are ten Otterbein student’s answers to “What are you thankful for this year?”
  • Student Recognized for Public Health Outreach

    Student recognized for public health outreach

    Grant Seredick was recently chosen as the undergraduate student winner of Ohio Society of Public Health Educator’s (SOPHE) Karen H. Evans Memorial Scholarship for his outreach to central Ohio’s Somali community.
  • Fall a busy time for the Knowlton Center for Equine Science

    Fall a busy time for the Knowlton Center for Equine Science

    Otterbein Equine Science has hosted several academic events this Fall for national organizations as well as riding competitions for university teams.
  • Otterbein Tackles Hunger and Homelessness

    Otterbein Tackles Hunger and Homelessness

    The Otterbein community raises awareness during Hunger and Homelessness Week and contributes to charities year-round.
  • Otterbein Financial Aid Boot Camp to cover financial aid landscape and process

    Otterbein Financial Aid Boot Camp to cover financial aid landscape and process

    Otterbein will host a Financial Aid Boot Camp Nov. 30 and Jan. 7 to help parents become more comfortable with the process.
  • Psychology Alumna Credits Otterbein with Making Her a Great Student and Teacher

    Psychology Alumna Credits Otterbein with Making Her a Great Student and Teacher

    Molly Metz ’09 was honored with The Wilbert J. McKeachie Teaching Excellence Award by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.