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The Office of Alumni Relations

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.

Video Series

The Office of Alumni Relations has been working with campus and community partners to produce a variety of video series to keep Cardinal Nation connected and informed during the COVID-19 pandemic! You can view all of these on our Video, Events, and Travel page!


Upcoming Alumni Events

Get Moving Cards!

August 2020

Join your Cardinal Family members in some fitness fun!

In preparation for a virtual Homecoming & Family Week 5k, we’re challenging Cardinal alumni, students, family, and friends to get moving each week in August. Post an image of you on social media along with the #Cardsonthemove and get entered into a drawing for some awesome alumni gear! Be sure to tag @otterbeinalumni too!

Town Hall for Music, Theatre, and Dance Alumni

August 12, 2020

Please join President John Comerford, Dennis Davenport, chair of music, and T.J. Gerckens, chair of theatre and dance for a Virtual Town Hall to discuss music, theatre, and dance performance in times of COVID-19.  The Town Hall will take place at 4 p.m. on August 12. Click here to register.

MBA Connect

August 18, 2020

Connect with fellow Otterbein MBA graduates and professors at on August 18 during a virtual networking event. More information coming soon.

Register here.

Team Trivia Night- August

August 27, 2020

Pull together a team of your Otterbein friends and test your trivia skills against your fellow Cardinals at our virtual Trivia Night on August 27th at 8 pm (EST)! Click here to register. Which team will be crowned as the Otterbein Alumni Trivia Champ?

We’ll be using Zoom to for the trivia questions and Kahoot to submit your answers. You’ll need to access both in order to play trivia.

Alumni Awards 2020

September 26, 2020

Join us for a virtual experience 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.

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic Book Discussion

Date: TBD

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to offer a new quarterly book discussion. The October book is Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones. More information coming soon.

Class of 1970 Golden Reunion

September 17-19, 2021

You have one extra year to celebrate your 50th reunion! COVID-19 restrictions have changed how we travel, connect with friends, and celebrate milestones. Therefore, the Golden Reunion for the Class of 1970 and 1971 will both occur in September 2021 to maximize attendance and to reduce any unnecessary risks. Please mark your calendar for September 17-19, 2021, for a return visit to Otterbein!

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.