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100 Things to See, Do & Celebrate

  1. Celebrate 100 years of Otterbein Homecomings  
  2. Watch the Homecoming Parade at its new start time of 10:30 a.m.
  3. Cheer on the football  team
  4. Eat pancackes on the plaza
  5. Donate to The Otterbein Fund
  6. Post or tweet why you STAND with Otterbein
  7. Take a tour of The Point, STEAM Innovation Center
  8. Eat from a local food truck
  9. Find Towers Philomathean Room
  10. Celebrate Otterbein becoming a Tree Campus USA and visit the 100th Homecoming Tree
  11. Visit Schneider’s Bakery
  12. Celebrate the here We STAND Matters Campaign
  13. Celebrate the new dual admission program with Columbus State Community College
  14. Update your Cardinal gear at the bookstore  
  15. See the animals from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  16. Visit Shirley’s Popcorn for Cardy Corn
  17. Take a picture with a 2017 graduate
  18. Use #Otterbein on social media
  19. Celebrate and honor the faculty and staff who helped make your Otterbein experience unique
  20. Perform an act of kindness
  21. Find a past or current homecoming royalty
  22. Find and visit all four Ohio Historical signs on Otterbein’s Campus
  23. Celebrate Otterbein’s longstanding commitment to equity and inclusion, dating back to our founding
  24. Go to the African American Network Student-Alumni Bowling Mixer
  25. Follow Otterbein on social media to stay up-to-date on all things Otterbein
  26. Visit the Young Alumni Happy Hour
  27. Go to the OtterTalks Lecture “100 years in 100 (minus 70) minutes!”
  28. Dance at the all-alumni annual Razzmatazz
  29. Go ice-less ice skating outside the Campus Center
  30. Try Whit’s new Cardinal Pride Sundae
  31. Grab a drink in Uptown Westerville!
  32. Visit the Otterbein alumni-owned shops in Uptown Westerville
  33. Sign the Rock
  34. Visit your residence hall
  35. Take a selfie on the spot where you met your sweetheart/best friend
  36. Visit the old Davis Annex—the new home for Health and Sport Sciences
  37. Visit the Learning Commons in the Courtright Memorial Library
  38. Grab a coffee from the OtterBean Cafe
  39. Build-A-Cardy with CAB/RSA
  40. Sing the Otterbein Love Song
  41. See past issues of the Tan and Cardinal at the Library
  42. Find alumni art in the Library
  43. Get your Legacy Family photo taken on the Cowan Hall Plaza
  44. Visit the Young Alumni Donut and Tent Hub on the Campus Center Plaza
  45. Listen to OtterTuned at the Grove Festival
  46. Shop at the Thrift Shop
  47. Give school supplies or canned food to Promise House, Otterbein’s resource pantry
  48. Share a picture of your favorite location on campus on social media and #Otterbein
  49. Celebrate 100 years with Epsilon Kappa Tau, Theta Nu and the Tan and Cardinal
  50. Get a Cardinal face tattoo
  51. Check out the pictorial history wall, third floor Roush Hall
  52. Marvel at the President’s Gallery, third floor Towers Hall
  53. Sign the Homecoming board
  54. Visit the Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science
  55. Walk the Otterbein Alumni and Friends Walkway  
  56. Celebrate the 125th anniversary of illiam Henry Fouse, first African American graduate from Otterbein
  57. See the donor-provided improvements at Battelle Fine Arts Center and Riley Auditorium  
  58. Watch the Marching Band march to Memorial Stadium
  59. Visit the OtterDen in the Campus Center for a snack
  60. Jump on the inflatables in the KidsZone
  61. Go to the Homecoming Music Celebration in Riley Auditorium
  62. Buy a mum
  63. Cheer on the men’s soccer team
  64. Take a picture with Cardy and the cheerleaders
  65. Find and meet someone from the Class of 1967 50th reunion
  66. Meet an Otterbein legacy family
  67. Find the backwards “N” on Towers Hall
  68. Listen to the Gospel Choir perform in the Campus Center
  69. Request your favorite throwback song from Willie the DJ at the Grove Festival
  70. Celebrate Vice President Calvin Coolidge’s visit to Otterbein in 1922
  71. Visit the Miller Art Gallery in the Art and Communications Building
  72. Celebrate the Class of 1972 45th reunion
  73. View the Cole Victory Bell
  74. Meet a current faculty or staff member
  75. Find Sarah’s Corner and the stuffed animals
  76. Visit the Hall of Champions
  77. Celebrate the Class of 1977 40th Reunion
  78. Find the Temperance Row Historic District houses
  79. View the Common Book Wall in the Library
  80. Get a balloon animal
  81. Find one of your past Otterbein friends and take a picture
  82. Volunteer as an Alumni Career Mentor
  83. Celebrate the winning Otterbein men’s wrestling team’s first season since 1974
  84. Visit and volunteer at the Otterbein Community Garden
  85. Visit the bird aviary in the Science Center
  86. Find Cardy and take a picture
  87. Visit the STAND spirit tent
  88. Celebrate Otterbein’s “O” Club that supports athletics on campus
  89. Celebrate the 2017 Homecoming royalty at halftime of the football game
  90. Celebrate Otterbein Greek Life and check out the chapters’ creativity as they walk through the Homecoming parade
  91. Get an alumni car decal
  92. Celebrate the Class of 1992 25th reunion
  93. Honor and celebrate past and present Otterbein veterans and their service
  94. Create cardinal crafts at the KidsZone
  95. Watch the Otterbein dance team
  96. Recruit a student - provide an internship
  97. Visit the Hanby House
  98. Sit in the adirondack chairs
  99. View the historic costumes on the second floor of Roush Hall
  100. What is your favorite thing to see, do and celebrate at Otterbein’s Homecoming?  Share with #OtterHCF on social media!