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Otterbein in the News

Otterbein's students, alumni and faculty are doing great things, both on and off campus! Below you will find a variety of stories that news outlets have written about Otterbein's people, programs and events. Click on the headlines to read the full stories at their source websites. 

  • The Conservation Foundation leader named ‘Nonprofit Executive of the Year’
    Apr 06, 2015, The Conservation Foundation
    Brook McDonald '83 is being awarded Nonprofit Executive of the Year by West Suburban Philanthropic Network which recognizes individuals, foundations and corporations for their philanthropic leadership.
  • Cincinnati native stars in NBC drama 'American Odyssey'
    Apr 03, 2015, Cincinnati.com
    Jake Robinson '12, stars as the young political activist in NBC's new global conspiracy drama called "American Odyssey." The show premieres at 10 p.m. April 5.
  • BWW Interviews: Timing is Perfect for Otterbein's Into the Woods
    Apr 03, 2015, Broadway World Columbus
    BroadwayWorld.com gives a preview of Otterbein's stage production of Into the Woods, which opens 7:30 p.m. April 9th at Cowan Hall's Fritsche Theatre.
  • 82-year-old Lebanon man named national champion pole vaulter
    Apr 02, 2015, WLWT5
    Robert Arledge '55 just completed in the Senior Olympic games, USA Track & Field Masters and won a gold medal in his age group.
  • Random Thoughts - Students who pursue sports win off field, too
    Mar 30, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch
    From The Columbus Dispatch: A track-and-field standout at Otterbein — a senior nursing major — recalled running hurdles after 10-hour shifts at a nearby hospital.
  • A radical education
    Mar 25, 2015, LEO Weekly
    Jim Bates, assistant professor in the Department of Music, recently discovered some of his former students that he taught as a music teacher at the J. Graham Brown School are now prominent in the indie rock scene.
  • St. Patrick’s Day By The Numbers
    Mar 12, 2015, Wallet Hub
    Michael A. Levin, associate professor of Marketing at Otterbein, offers tips to avoid overspending on St. Patrick's day.
  • USA: The Worst Economic Condition in 75 Years & Implications of the so called “Recovery”
    Mar 05, 2015, Democratic Underground
    The Otterbein University Department of History and Political Science Speaker Series presents Richard D. Wolff on "Our Economic Futures: Can Democracy Cure Capitalism?"
  • Leaders recap 2014, look to 2015 plans
    Mar 03, 2015, This Week News
    Westerville community leaders include Otterbein University President Kathy Krendl's whose presentation was on the university's new fundraising campaign. "For the first time in almost two decades, Otterbein has announced a comprehensive campaign, the largest campaign in this university's history," she said. "Our goal is to secure $50 million to ensure that Otterbein stands strong among the great institutions of our country."
  • Gone Camping
    Mar 02, 2015, CityScene
    Otterbein offers summer fun through upcoming educational summer camps
  • Nursing student drives herself toward important finish lines
    Feb 26, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch
    Nursing student Abbey Gray works 12-hour shifts caring for heart and vascular patients and runs 60-meter hurdles, the 60-meter dash and some relays for Otterbein's Women Track and Field team.
  • Applications to colleges keep rising
    Feb 16, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch
    From The Columbus Dispatch: “More students are applying to more colleges. The reality is that students have greater access to college applications than they have historically,” said Ben Shoemaker, director of admissions for Otterbein, where applications are up about 5 percent this year.
  • Bowl-a-thon set for Feb. 21
    Feb 11, 2015, This Week News Staff
    The 15th annual Westerville Community Bowl-a-Thon is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace, 5705 Forest Hills Blvd. A portion of funds raised from this event benefit the Westerville Symphony at Otterbein.
  • Retirement is the law, not choice for Common Pleas Judge David W. Fais
    Feb 06, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch
    Judge David W. Fais '65 begins retirement today after a 26-year career in which he handled some of Franklin county’s highest-profile cases.
  • Westerville South HS brings 'page to the stage' this week
    Feb 05, 2015, This Week News
    The Westerville South High School Theatre Department will perform the Bard's comedy at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6-8 under Director Matthew Wolfe, who also serves as administrative assistant in Otterbein's Theatre and Dance Department.
  • Otterbein Alumni Light Up Screen
    Feb 05, 2015, This Week News
    Sam Jaeger '99, Cory Michael Smith '09, and Jeremy Bobb '03 are all alumni of Otterbein University’s Department of Theatre and Dance who regularly work on Broadway as well as the big and small screens.
  • Literacy Conference for educators, parents is Feb. 21
    Feb 04, 2015, This Week News
    The 26th annual Dublin Literacy Conference is expected to draw nearly 600 educators, including some Otterbein faculty, to Coffman High School, 6780 Coffman Road, Feb. 21 to learn and share ideas about literacy.
  • Artist finds clarity with restored vision
    Feb 03, 2015, This Week News
    Adam Kolp '02 has not always had his eyesight, but the New Albany Middle School art teacher always had a vision and a passion for his artwork.
  • Why Super Bowl Ads Could Be Sad, Somber and Serious for Years to Come
    Feb 03, 2015, Variety
    From Variety: Michael Levin, associate professor of marketing at Otterbein, weighs in on the new trends in Superbowl advertising.
  • Former student inspires teacher to pen novel
    Feb 03, 2015, This Week News
    Sean C. Billingslea '02, a math and science teacher at Fort Hayes Arts and Academic High School, credits a former student with inspiring him to write a novel for teens that's set in ancient Greece.

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