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At Otterbein, our president is focused on college affordability. Our professors are leading the way in curriculum development. Our Center for Community Engagement is winning awards for its dedication to serving others. These are only a few of the people and programs you’ll read about in our Newsroom.

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Otterbein Fast Facts:

Location: Westerville, Ohio
Founded: 1847
Control: Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities
Size & Setting: Four-year, small, highly residential
Enrollment: 3,000
President: John Comerford, Ph.D.
Colors: Tan and Cardinal
Mascot: Cardinal

News Stories:

Passions and Professions Go Hand-in-Hand at Otterbein


News - March 1, 2021
Students at Otterbein are realizing their personal best both inside and outside the classroom by pursuing their chosen careers and their side interests, too. Examples are everywhere —from a marketing major who competes on the equestrian team to a religion and philosophy student in the ROTC.  Rachel Muti '21 conducting research Rachel Muti is a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major and member of the marching band, and her love of both contributed to her choice to attend Otterbein.   “There’s no academic or outside-your-major interests sacrifices at Otterbein,” she said. “Being able…

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Second Round of COVID-19 Relief Funding to Students is Available


News - February 26, 2021
Thanks to the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II), Otterbein University is delighted to offer a second round of COVID-19 Relief Funding to provide relief for students coping with the ongoing financial ramifications of the pandemic. Individualized links to the application will be sent directly to students’ Otterbein email accounts the week of March 8.  “The pandemic is continuing to create financial difficulties, and we’re hoping this additional funding will offer some important relief to our students and their families,” said Jefferson…

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Otterbein Financial Aid Officers are the Unsung Heroes of Students


News - February 24, 2021
By Taylor Gill ’24  Financial Aid Awareness Month is almost over, but Otterbein’s team of financial aid counselors are still tirelessly working with prospective students to make an Otterbein education affordable. That’s why financial aid officers are unsung heroes of students, making it possible for students to pursue higher education and find a career that interests and inspires them.   Financial aid can be complex — there are grants, scholarships, work-study jobs, loans, aid for military families, aid from the state government, and aid from the college or career school. Federal work-study is also available to certain students based on the results…

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Otterbein Office of Social Justice and Activism Takes Its Mission to High School


News - February 23, 2021
An Office of Social Justice and Activism (OSJA) program that helps high school students learn about social justice has been so successful it’s being expanded.  Otterbein’s Office of Social Justice and Activism began offering its Social Justice Academy to students at Columbus Alternative High School last fall as part of the high school’s weekly internship program. Students met on Zoom with OSJA Director James Prysock, Otterbein chaplain Judy Guion-Utsler, and Otterbein student Kay Mitchell to learn about wide-ranging topics including identity, civil discourse, and engagement.  “It’s become a place for…

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Otterbein Alumnus Combines Art and Philosophy in his Endeavors


News - February 19, 2021
By Madelyn Nelson ’23  Ben Willis ‘14 was awarded the Art Unites CBUS grant from the Greater Columbus Arts Council for his photographs of the Black Lives Matter protests in Columbus in 2020. Willis produced hundreds of photos from the protests of people in his community.   Ben Willis '14 According to his artist’s page: “From May 28 through June 30, I made hundreds of photographs, all on film covering the uprisings in Columbus. I plan on using the money from this grant to make a…

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Educational Mathematics – A Bewitching Barnyard Task


News - February 18, 2021
It has happened to all of us. We work on a mathematics problem, believing that we’ve found a beautiful and elegant solution, only to find a snag somewhere along the chain of reasoning.  The same is true among the best mathematicians, even when tackling seemingly simple problems. Consider the following exercise, first posited over 270 years ago:  Imagine a circular fence that encloses one acre of grass. If you tie a goat to the inside of the fence, how long of a…

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Education – Endorsement Opportunities


News - February 18, 2021
It is not too late — you can still begin an Endorsement Program this semester! Our TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and Reading Endorsements both offer seven-week courses, and you can start as early as March 2021. The courses are virtual and convenient.  Contact Graduate Advisor Amy Featherstone at afeatherstone@otterbein.edu for more information. – Dee Knoblauch, Education Graduate Director Join us on social media sites by sending us your ideas, comments, and inspirations, and while you are there, like and share our posts.

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MBA – Are remote work opportunities the new normal?


News - February 18, 2021
Did you know…  An increasing number of employees expect remote work to become the new normal? According to a recent Forbes article from November 2020, approximately 5% of full-time employees with office jobs worked primarily from home before COVID-19. That figure is likely to settle at 20-30%, with variation across occupations and industries.  At the same time, employees are seeking the right mix of technology and skills to allow themselves to function as if they were in the office. They are seeking the best tools to engage coworkers in a more seamless fashion.…

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Nursing – COVID-19, Mental Health and Wellness Resources


News - February 18, 2021
Did you know... COVID-19 has changed the world and how we live in it. Masks, social distancing, and living in a bubble have become ways of protecting ourselves from COVID-19. The symptoms of a COVID-19 infection are more than just physical. Did you know that the pandemic is also having a major impact on mental health and wellness? Check out the following resources for more information: Pandemics can be stressful - CDC, December, 2020 'I've Tried Everything': Pandemic Worsens Child Mental…

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Allied Health – Practicums with a Purpose: Developing Professionals While Fostering Community Engagement


News - February 18, 2021
Master of Science in Allied Health (MSAH) students at Otterbein have the opportunity to complete either a capstone practicum experience or a thesis research project in conjunction with engaging coursework to complete the MSAH degree. The practicum can be completed over one or two semesters and allows our students to have access to fields they may not have otherwise been exposed to.  John Putnam had an excellent experience this fall working with the American Lung Association. He helped coordinate efforts to create a reimagined Fight for Air Climb slated…

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