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The Office of Alumni Relations

With COVID-19 restrictions in place, the Alumni Awards Gala has been moved to Saturday, September 26.

The Alumni Relations team is here for you. From Homecoming and reunions to regional events and social media, we provide opportunities to connect in the ways that matter to you. Thank you for showing your Otterbein pride on campus, at work, and anywhere you go.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Virtual Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Summit

Wednesday, April 22, 12-1:30 p.m. (EST)

Business leaders are suffering significant impact related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a massive push to successfully work remotely, making communication more challenging, especially when emotions are running high.

We invite you to join Otterbein University, alongside the American Negotiation Institute and The Ohio State Moritz College of Law on April 22 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. ET as we make history. 

We’re inviting business owners, leaders, managers and educators to join forces with subject matter experts in the field of negotiation for a FREE negotiation leadership summit. 

With your help, we will fulfill our mission to serve the public good by equipping leaders across the country with the insights, tools and best practices to successfully weather current circumstances by developing the skills and mindset needed for success. 

We will come together to develop the best practices to address today’s demands for distanced communications and identify the keys to successful virtual negotiation and conflict resolution. 

This will culminate in the creation of a free Virtual Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Handbook that will be available for professionals around the world. 

Save Your Spot Now 

During the Summit, You Will Play a Vital Role in Developing

  • High-performing negotiation strategies and tactics
  • The best ways to plan and execute virtual negotiations
  • New ideas and proven methods to confidently resolve conflict
  • Methods to effectively manage difficult emotions during virtual communications
  • The FREE Virtual Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Handbook that will include the most powerful ideas, insights and practices shared through this collaborative event

Save Your Spot Now

This one-of-a-kind summit will be moderated by the Director of the American Negotiation Institute, Kwame Christian, best-selling author and professional speaker, and the host of the world’s leading negotiation podcast, Negotiate Anything.

Join us on April 22 and let’s make history together. 



Click here to register



Alumni Awards Gala 2020

September 26, 2020

Join us at 7 p.m. to honor alumni and individuals who have positively impacted the Otterbein campus, provided outstanding service to one’s local community, and/or modeled exceptional leadership in one’s profession. The 2020 honorees are listed on the Alumni Awards page.

A Toast to Otterbein

August 5, 2020

Mark your calendar for a new Otterbein tradition! A Toast to Otterbein celebrates our history and welcomes all alumni, family, and friends to gather in cities throughout the United States and beyond. Stay tuned for more information. Please contact Ben Schwarz MBA ’19, associate director of alumni relations, if you are interested in hosting an event in your city.

Class of 1970 Golden Reunion

September 24-26, 2020

We are thrilled to have you back on campus for your 50th reunion! We have an awesome weekend planned and we hope you’ll join in the fun!

Registration coming soon!

Learn more about:

  • Schedule of Events
  • Memory Book Details
  • Hotel and Travel Information

on the Golden Reunion website>

Together, the alumni community makes Otterbein stronger and more vibrant for future generations.