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  • 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

    A round up of music faculty and instructor accomplishments and performances.
  • Music Newsletter Updates

    Updates for the semi-annual Music eNewsletter.
  • 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.
  • Health Communication Interns

    Alumni Help Students Thrive in Health-Communication Internships

    Communication students know the importance of internship experiences. In a recent survey of 103 communication students, 84 percent felt that their communication professors provide plenty of leads for internships.
  • Debra Mukasa Chagonda

    Alumna Keeps Otterbein Influence Alive in Zimbabwe

    Otterbein’s alumni reach can be far and wide. For Debra Mukasa Chagonda ‘78, the Otterbein network reached all the way to Zimbabwe. Chagonda didn’t find Otterbein as much as the college found her.
  • Cabot Rea

    Cabot Rea to Emcee Otterbein Jazz Valentine's Event

    Otterbein University jazz ensembles will present their annual Valentine’s gala event, Music and Romance, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, at The Medallion Club, 5000 Club Dr. NBC4 anchorman and Otterbein alumnus Cabot Rea will be the event’s emcee and featured guest performer.
  • Students doing community service

    Otterbein Selected by Carnegie for Community Engagement Classification

    Otterbein University is among 240 U.S. colleges and universities selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification.
  • Towers Hall in the snow

    Alumnus Comes Back to Alma Mater to Serve as Asst. Provost

    There was no way to know it back then, but the stars began to align in the life of Jeff Ankrom when he walked into the office of Otterbein Professor of Chemistry Rex Ogle for the first time in 1974.
  • Gospel Choir

    Community Invited to Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation at Otterbein

    Otterbein University will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, featuring keynote speaker Dr. William H. Smith from 3-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, in the Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 614-823-1312.
  • Towers Hall in the snow

    Otterbein University Annual Fund Makes History

    During the month of December 2014, Otterbein University donors helped the Annual Fund raise more than $200,000-a first in Annual Fund history.
  • Miller Gallery

    Art Department to Host Receptions for New Exhibitions

    Otterbein's art department will host three receptions in January for three new art exhibitions.
  • Nurse Anesthetist Program

    Students Benefit from Wide Array of Clinical Experiences in Nurse Anesthetist Program

    Jason Edwards had a successful career as a critical care nurse and was living in a place that many people consider paradise – Hawaii. Yet he gave it all up and moved to Central Ohio’s unpredictable climate to attend the Otterbein University/Grant Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia graduate program at Otterbein, a collaborative effort between Otterbein and Grant Medical Center.
  • Presidents Honor Roll

    Otterbein University Recognized by President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for Eighth Year

    The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named Otterbein University a finalist for the President’s Award for Economic Opportunity Community Service. This nationwide designation is part of the 2014 Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and recognizes the institution and its students for their commitment to volunteer service.
  • Trevor McDonald and friends

    Otterbein Students Share Holiday Traditions

    Winter break and the holiday season are very exciting times for Otterbein University students. For many, it is a chance to spend time with family and friends and to return home in order to participate in annual traditions that make the holiday season special.
  • GivingDecember

    A #GivingDecember to Remember

    After raising more than $53,000, we wish to follow in our students' footsteps-just as they completed 70,000 hours in a year-we are driving towards $70,000 by the end of the year to make this a #GivingDecember to remember!