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Otterbein Seeks Ideas to Name New Innovation Center

May 20, 2016
Otterbein University

STEAM Naming Competition is open to general public with prize options available to the winning entry.

Westerville, OH—Otterbein University invites members of the Otterbein community and general public to submit ideas to help name the building at 60 Collegeview Road — the future center of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) at Otterbein.

The building is currently being referred to as the STEAM Innovation Center. When completed, it will bring together Otterbein and partnering organizations for collaboration, innovation, STEAM, business, entrepreneurialism, graphic design, creativity, education/teaching, manufacturing and more.

Entries for the STEAM Naming Competition will be accepted now through Sept. 12 and judging will take place on Sept. 16 by a panel of judges from Otterbein and partner organizations. The most creative, memorable and depictive name will win. The winner will be announced at the University’s Homecoming celebration on Oct. 1. 

The winner will receive a prize of their choice from the following: iPad; $100 Otterbein bookstore gift card; season passes to theatre and athletics events; or a parking spot for the year on campus.

For complete details and to enter the STEAM Naming Competition, visit

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